Cross the border from Maine into Canada & explore this awesome places!

Canada is known for many things such as island sights, mountain waterfalls and rich heritage of British and French colonial times. There is a perfect blend of cosmopolitan cities as well as nature to explore here. Here are some landmark places to visit in this country:

The Canadian

Travelers who are coming to Canada can decide to take this legendary train journey. They would be able to travel between Vancouver and Toronto where they will find the Canadian Rockies, Jasper National Park, check out the Prairie Provinces or the lakes in the northern Ontario region.

Vieux-Quebec

This is also known as Old Quebec that is a historic district found in Quebec City. The Saint Louis Fort built in the seventeenth century was built here by Samuel de Champlain, a French explorer. The Citadel or the Gibraltar of Americas is also a popular place with visitors or the European shopping destinations here.

Moraine Lake

This lake is in the Banff National Park, which is in western Canada. The lake has blue green waters that are surrounded by mountains in the Alberta region. There is a Rockpile trail here that is popular with hiking enthusiasts.    A friend of ours, Amanda, owns Purity Hair Design, one of the top Albany hair salons in the Capital Region.  She has ventured here and says it is frigidly cold but worth the trip!

Gros Morne National Park

This is a national park located in Newfoundland, where one can find the lowlands of the Gulf of St Lawrence as well as the alpine settings of the Long Range Maintains.

Calgary Stampede

This is a rodeo area which was made popular in Wild West shows that were hosted in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Canadian city hosts different kinds of festivals and carnivals for which many visitors come to this city.

Victoria’s Inner Harbor

This is found on Vancouver Island and has a boat festival held on Labor Day every year. The harbor area here is known for tour boats and kayaking as well.

Bay of Fundy

This is a place located by the Atlantic coast, which has Hopewell Rocks and sandstone towers.

Athabasca Falls

This is a place in the Alberta province that is known for Jasper National Park which forms part of the Rocky Mountain Parks that is located in this country.

The TOP 5 things you need to see in New York City

If you are touring the major cities of US a visit to New York City is a must. This city is more populous and located at the southern end of New York State. This city has significant impact on many industrial scenes and affairs of the world such as fashion, media and entertainment, technology, research, commerce and so forth. For such reasons it is known to be a media, cultural and financial capital of the world.

The city has one of the largest harbors in the country and is broken into five boroughs such as The Bronx, Staten Island, Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. The city is a hub of different communities of people and is linguistically most diverse. The city signifies cultural diversity, freedom, social tolerance, creativity, entrepreneurship and environmental sustainability.

If you are here as a tourist, you will have an overwhelming list of places to see and things to do. You could start by visiting Central Park, which is an iconic park in this city which has scenic walking areas and offers several recreational activities as well. There are several places and monuments of historic interest to check out here such as the National 9/11 Memorial and Museum. This is a specialty museum that is an iconic landmark as well. You can also include The Metropolitan Museum of Art in your list of art museums to check out here; Top of the Rock is an observation deck that is a must see here; to enjoy the harbor area one can use the Staten Island Ferry here.

These are some of the several landmarks to check out in New York City. The retail shopping as well as wining and dining options are many which are a must try for those who wish to get glimpses of the culture and lifestyle of the people living here.