Muslims form a significant minority in Canada. There are numerous Islamic organizations in the country. Some of the most prominent masaajid in Canada include the Baitun Nur Masjid in Calgary, Jami Masjid in Toronto, Ottawa Masjid in Ottawa, Salaheddin Islamic Centre in Scarborough and the Baitul Islam Masjid in Vaughan. Almost every major city in Canada has a masjid.
If you want to experience the real Canada then visit everything that comes in between your destinations. From the provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba to the metropolitan cities of Toronto and Vancouver there is a lot to visit. The city of Toronto is the largest city in Canada and also one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the country. Including beautiful art galleries to museums, delicious cuisine to excellent entertainment the city has a lot of things that visitors can enjoy.
Across the border of USA, the Niagara Falls also forms a major attraction in Canada. The entire Niagara region in Ontario, Canada is worth exploring. Canada is blessed with beautiful natural wonders and parks that you can enjoy visiting. The Banff National Park in the Canadian Rocky Mountains in the region of Alberta that attracts several visitors for camping, skiing, hiking, biking, fishing and lots of other fun activities. One of the must visit destinations in Canada is the Bay of Fundy. The bay extends from Maine in USA to Canada between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. The unique landscape, wide range of fauna and the natural phenomenon in the area attract several visitors.
The resort town of Whistler is at about two hours away from Vancouver. The drive from Vancouver to Whistler is just splendid. It is one of the best ski destinations in the country and attracts visitors with its fine spas and dining outlets. The Pacific Rim National Park at the tip of the Vancouver Island is a beautiful nature park with the most famous nature trails, the West Coast Trail. Get lost in views of the Ice Age at the Athabasca Glacier. It extends from the valley from the Columbia Icefield.
The capital of Canada, Ottawa is home to several national monuments, important buildings and museums. The city houses some of the most appreciable architecture. Another metropolitan that should not be missed out is Montreal. To immerse yourself in history visit the Quebec City. The city offers an experience unlike any other city in North America.
Canadian crafts, leather goods and native artwork are the best souvenirs that you can buy while in the country. From vintage shopping to getting the best brands on clothes and shoes there are numerous things that you can buy in Canada. Malls are the most popular shopping destinations and frequented by the locals. Most of the major cities have lavish malls, boutiques and also affordable marketplaces.
Finding halal food in Canada is not very difficult. You can enquire with the Masaajid or ask with the locals about the halal restaurants and outlets. The halal restaurants in Canada need to carry a halal certification. Some places also confirm serving halal food verbally. There are numerous local delicacies that you can enjoy while in Canada. Some of these include fiddleheads, buttertarts, different varieties of pies, etc.
Canada is a huge country, the second largest in the world and hence needs a lot of time to explore. Traveling across the country too is time taking, hence domestic flights are the best option. Intercity coaches also operate in Canada and so do trains, but trains can be expensive at times. Many travelers opt for car and RV rentals so that they can explore the country at their convenience.