This immense country covers half of North America and borders the United States, Alaska and three of the four existing oceans. It also spans across six different time zones, with Ottawa as its capital and French and English being the two official languages due to its past rule under both the French and the British.

Canada probably offers the most complete range of choices for tourists in the world, from skiing, sailing, wildlife viewing to a wide range of museums and cultural sites as well as modern cities full of activities and events.

There is just so much to do and see in Canada throughout its various regions; the vast expanse of forests in the north, the striking beauty of the countryside in the west, the typical European charm of the eastern towns and the south with its numerous national parks.

One may choose from the diverse landscape Canada offers with its Arctic tundra in the extreme north where the polar ice cap lies to the Great Lakes of the south. The Rocky Mountains are situated in the west of the country where striking views and a wide expanse of forests can be admired, trekking; skiing and wildlife watching are favorites here. The Niagara Falls are world famous and offer a breathtaking experience.

Canada stretches throughout ten provinces and the climate varies considerably depending on the areas visited. Generally during the summer thunderstorms are quite frequent and occasional tornados can occur, especially during may to September. Winters can get extremely cold to the north and rainfall is frequent near the west coast.

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    Cathcart Tower, Kingston, Ontario

    Cathcart Tower is a Martello tower located on Cedar Island in the St. Lawrence River, off the eastern shore of Fort Henry in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. It is one of four such towers built in the 1840s to protect Kingston's harbour and the entrance to the Rideau Canal. The other towers are: Fort Frederick, Shoal Tower, and Murney Tower.

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    Fort Frederick, Kingston, Ontario

    Fort Frederick is a historic military building located on Point Frederick on the grounds of the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Its construction dates to 1846 and the Oregon boundary dispute. The fort consists of earthworks surrounding a Martello tower.

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    Fort Henry, Kingston, Ontario

    Fort Henry (also known as Fort Henry National Historic Site) is located in Kingston, Ontario, Canada on Point Henry, a strategic, elevated point near the mouth of the Cataraqui River where it flows into the St. Lawrence River at the east end of Lake Ontario.

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    Kingston Mills Blockhouse, Kingston, Ontario

    Kingston Mils Blockhouse National Historic Site of Canada provides a self-guided discovery of the military lifestyle of 1839 at this restored Blockhouse on Canada’s oldest continuously operating canal.

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    Kingston Mills, Kingston, Ontario

    Kingston Mills, located approximately 7 km north of downtown Kingston, Ontario, is the southern-most lockstation and one of 24 lockstations of the Rideau Canal system.

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    La Salle Causeway, Kingston, Ontario

    The La Salle Causeway is a causeway that allows Highway 2 to cross the Cataraqui River (the southern entrance of the Rideau Canal) at Kingston, Ontario. The causeway separates Kingston's inner and outer harbours. Construction of the causeway was completed on April 15, 1917.

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    Long Point, Ontario

    Long Point is a sand spit and medium-sized hamlet on the north shore of Lake Erie, part of Norfolk County in the province of Ontario, Canada.

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    Murney Tower, Kingston, Ontario

    Murney Tower is a Martello tower in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, whose construction dates to 1846 and the Oregon crisis. While officially designated as Murray Tower, locals call it Murney Tower, as it was built on Murney Point (which was owned by the Murney family at the time).

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    Old City of Quebec

    Old Quebec is a historic neighbourhood of Quebec City, the capital of the province of Quebec in Canada. Comprising the Upper Town and Lower Town, the area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Administratively, Old Quebec is part of the Vieux-Quebec-Cap-Blanc-colline Parlementaire district in the borough of La Cite-Limoilou.

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    Ramparts of Quebec City

    Located in Canada, the Ramparts of Quebec City are the only remaining fortified city walls in North America north of Mexico. The British began refortifying the existing walls, after they took Quebec City from the French in the Battle of the Plains of Abraham in 1759.

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    Rideau Canal, Ottawa, Ontario

    The Rideau Canal, also known unofficially as the Rideau Waterway, connects the city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on the Ottawa River to the city of Kingston, Ontario, on Lake Ontario. It is 202 kilometres in length.

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    Waterton Lakes National Park

    Waterton Lakes National Park is a national park located in the southwest corner of Alberta, Canada, and borders Glacier National Park in Montana, United States.