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List of Coolest Things to do in Toronto

Blog, North America - GoroadTrip - October 6, 2018

Toronto attractions

The capital of Ontario, Canada, the city of Toronto is modern and very dynamic. It is also cosmopolitan. On the shores of Lake Ontario, one of the five Great Lakes of North America, Toronto has become Canada’s premier metropolis, a leading international finance, industry and commercial center. The city of Toronto also stands out as a cultural city, well known for its film festival, one of the largest in the world, or for its museums, such as the Royal Ontario Museum or the Art Gallery of Ontario.

Do not forget that not far from here you can admire the Niagara Falls.

• CN Tower

The most important attraction in Toronto is the CN Tower, the highest freestanding structure in the Western Hemisphere. Literally walk on the edge on EdgeWalk, a walkway around the outer edge of the tower.

Rising to an altitude of 1,815 feet and listed as one of the wonders of the modern world, this marvel of technology is not only a premier dining and entertainment venue, but also a Canadian icon and preeminent among Toronto attractions.

• Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

The Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada is located at the foot of the CN Tower, in the heart of the entertainment district, and is home to nearly 16,000 exotic and beautiful aquatic species.

With 135,000 square feet of interactive underwater exhibits, the country’s largest indoor aquarium offers to a sightseer magnificent jellyfish, ancient giant lobsters, sharks, rays and all kinds of colorful fish imaginable. Admire the aquatic creatures of the fresh and salty waters of the whole world, observe how they swim in the acrylic vision tunnel. It is the most spectacular among Toronto attractions.

• Royal Ontario Museum

The Royal Ontario Museum is Canada’s largest museum of world culture and natural history and one of the principal among Toronto attractions.
There are many galleries with displays of archeology, art, and natural sciences, including six million objects, awaiting you during your visit to the first museum in the country. Thanks to many interactive and interactive exhibits, from dinosaurs to ancient Egypt, to precious stones and minerals, history comes to life in this world-class museum at the heart of Toronto.

• Art Gallery of Ontario

The Art Gallery of Ontario is one of the most famous art museums in North America. It is probably the most famous of all Toronto attractions.
From the iconic Canadian works to the African art gallery, to the contemporary works and masterpieces of European art, AGO offers an incredible experience during each visit. In 2008, the innovative architectural expansion of world-renowned architect Frank Gehry resulted in one of the most recognized architectural achievements in the world.

• Toronto Islands & Centreville

Visitors can take a short ferry ride to the Toronto Islands, which offer great views and the opportunity to take a picture of the city’s skyline. With several islands to explore, there are beaches, picnic areas, sports facilities, canoe and kayak rentals and much more.

• St. Lawrence Market

St. Lawrence Market, which has been recognized by National Geographic as the best food market anywhere, offers a wide selection of fruits, foods, and fresh produce. Take a walk along famous food stalls and stalls, restaurants, art exhibitions and cooking classes. Be sure to try the famous peameal bacon sandwich at Carousel Bakery.

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Top 5 Must-See Places in Winnipeg

Blog, North America - GoroadTrip - October 2, 2018

Located in the heart of Canada, one might think that Winnipeg, the gateway to western Canada, is just a small town that is just crossed. And then it must be said that its nickname “Winterpeg”, in reference to winter temperatures, leaves no doubt about its climate.

You will be surprised to learn that Winnipeg is one of Canada’s largest cities (approximately 600,000), and of great ethnic diversity.

Point of convergence of three rivers, this charming city of Prairies enjoys a privileged natural location. Tourist attractions in Winnipeg include many parks, such as the Assiniboine Park, where it is good to walk and observe the birds and the Winnipeg Museum.

• The Canadian Museum for Human Rights

Designed by the incredible architect Antione Predock, the latest tourist attractions in Winnipeg dominates the Winnipeg landscape and shines like a beacon. In an incredible experience, 11 powerful, interactive and impressive exhibits gradually climb to the top of CMHR, Tower of Hope (which offers a breathtaking view of the city). A museum that promotes dialogue and change for a better world, CMHR puts forth a moving description of human experience, unlike anything you have seen.

• Assiniboine Park Zoo

With the possible exception of seals, everyone loves polar bears, which is why they are the much-loved tourist attraction in Winnipeg at the wonderful trip “Journey to Churchill” at the Assiniboine Park Zoo. Seeing these majestic mammals that dive, swim and play above you through the glass dome of the exhibition is impressive, while the new area includes an incredible selection of animals such as musk ox, wolf, elk, and seal. The zoo is also home to very rare animals, such as red pandas and snow leopards, as well as more than 200 other species.

In 6,000 years of history, the meeting of the Red and Assiniboine rivers has always been a meeting place for the nations. On 54 beautiful acres, you will find the main market, exceptional restaurants, and accommodation, extensive wooded trails with views of all the meanders of the coast, the world skating park, the playground, and winter. It also offers scooter rental and access to one of the longest ice rinks in the world.

• Hermetic Code Tour in the Manitoba Legislative Building

The magnificent interior of this legislative building is dotted with hieroglyphics, symbols of Freemasons and numerical codes that are presented in the Hermetic Code Tour – a must visit for anyone who loves drama.

The building and the tour are among the principal tourist attractions in Winnipeg.

• Manitoba Museum

If you wish to visit a place that can take you from enormous dinosaurs of the Cretaceous period, through the cosmos, through space and time, to the plains of meadows with buffaloes under one roof you need to visit the Manitoba Museum. Nine permanent galleries of this award-winning education and heritage center will delight both children and adults.

Whether you attend a planetarium show with one of the most advanced projection systems in the world, or with a view some of Canada’s most important artifacts at the Hudson’s Bay Company Museum, the Manitoba Museum will please you.

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6 Best California Top Vacations

America, Blog - GoroadTrip - September 13, 2018

Located in the western United States, bordered by the Pacific Ocean, California represents the allure of a “world end”, both highly urbanized and very wild.
California also offers a kaleidoscope of wild and majestic landscapes and California vacation ideas include the relentless Death Valley desert, the extraordinary Yosemite Park, the forests that dart to the skies of Sequoia National Park.

• San Francisco

A mixed collage with colorful neighborhoods and beautiful views, San Francisco attracts free spirits seeking cutting-edge art, the taste of ingenious cuisine and the enthusiasm of adventure. It is an unavoidable California vacation idea. The city has impressive venues, world-class cuisine, cozy cafes and many thriving nightclubs. Spend an hour or two relaxing on the shore of the sea lions in the bay, admiring views of the city from Twin Peaks or walking through the marina. And for the quintessence of the Franciscan experience, take the cable car ride.

• San Diego

The sunny weather and 70 miles of beautiful coastline attract fans and sun lovers throughout the year. Mexican cuisine, vibrant nightlife and one of the favorite zoos in the country are located here. And then there are beaches – retreat to Mission Beach to take a wave, to La Jolla, to enjoy the sun and to Coronado for a quiet stroll by the sea. For the more formal groups, you will find the lively nightlife, including the historic Gaslamp Quarter.

• Yosemite National Park

California vacation ideas include one of the most challenging natural landscapes in California, Yosemite National Park is home to almost 1,200 square miles of high waterfalls, ancient sequoias, high cliffs and some of the country’s most unique rock formations. Despite the enormous size, most of the tourist attractions are carried out in the 8 square mile area in the Yosemite Valley, an unparalleled California vacation idea. Here you will find, Half Dome, and El Capitán, very famous monuments of the park as well as great hiking trails through the wilderness.

• Lake Tahoe

Call it incredible and impressive but you would find it difficult to find words that do justice to the beauty of Lake Tahoe. Lake Tahoe, which sits on the California-Nevada border, has long been a favorite vacation destination that receives more than 2.7 million visitors a year. Visitors are drawn to the steep walls of the granite cliffs and mountain peaks, as well as the crystal clear waters that have brought to Lake Tahoe the reputation of one of the most beautiful water reservoirs in the United States. While the beautiful blue lake is worth a visit, the area is also known as Lake Tahoe, offers miles of hiking trails, dozens of scenic views and some of the best skiing in North America.

• Big Sur

Extending 90 miles between the Gulf of Monterey and San Simeon on the west coast of central California, the secluded spot of Big Sur, its peaceful nature and incomparable beauty inspire visitors to change fashion, literally and figuratively, the Pacific Coast Highway, built less than 100 years ago, it is a road through this area and it becomes the most picturesque town of Big Sur. Big Sur with its spellbinding beauty is an exceptional California vacation idea.

• Santa Monica Beach

Santa Monica Beach is located 24 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. This coastal area offers many hotels, restaurants, and shops, as well as an iconic attraction: the Pacific Park pier and the beach. After a relaxing day on the sand or on the famous Third Street, visit Palisades Park to watch an unforgettable sunset in Southern California.

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5 Most Popular Vacation Destinations in Colorado

America, Blog, Things To Do, Weekend Getaways - GoroadTrip - September 10, 2018

Colorado attractions

For lovers of altitude and adventure, Colorado is a real Eldorado to visit during a trip in the American West! Mountain towns invite adventure lovers with all kinds of sports and outdoor activities – hiking, canyon climbing, rafting, winter sports.

Driving through tree-lined parks and along state roads are the best way to get to know the amazing attractions and Colorado attractions. The remaining traces of the cultures that once flourished in this region and the ancient dinosaurs that once roamed the earth can be better understood by visiting some of the national parks and monuments.

• Rocky Mountain National Park

Only a few miles from the town of Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most well known national parks in the United States. Mountain peaks, alpine lakes, abundant forests and rolling meadow create diverse scenery. The park has many peaks over 10,000 feet, including Longs Peak, the highest in the park which stands at 14,259 feet.

The Trail Ridge Road, which in turn reaches an altitude of more than 12,000 feet, is the main route through the park and provides easy access to this unbelievable terrain. You can easily sightsee from your car or take a walk along a hiking trail. The park has an extensive network of trails that range from less than half a mile to one day or long walks of several days.

• Mesa Verde National Park

Regardless of whether you have seen the houses on the cliffs, you will be surprised by Mesa Verde and the amount of access to the magnificent ruins that the park allows visitors. The focal point of the park, and one of the Colorado attractions, Cliff Palace, is one of the most famous cave dwellings in the south-west, with well-preserved ruins. Guided tours, which take place regularly in the summer season, allow you to climb the stairs in the heart of the house. If you are not prepared for this level of activity, you can get a full view of the site from a nearby lookout point.

• The Garden of the Gods

Colorado attractions include The Garden of the Gods is a one of a kind landscape with jagged stone towers and fins that span 300 feet off the ground with giant rocks and scattered piles of rocks dotted across the landscape. There are over fifteen miles of hiking trails which allow you to get close to the rock formations. The park is a popular destination for rock climbers and also horseback riding as well as mountain biking.

• Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak which stands tall at 14,115 ft is one of the most famous peaks in the USA. It is close to the town of Colorado Springs. The summit of the peak is fully accessible and you can drive to the top or take the Pikes Peak Cog Railway which is one of Colorado attractions.

• Durango and the Silverton Narrow Gage Railway

In southern Colorado, the city of Durango enjoys a beautiful location at the foot of the surrounding mountains. In the area of the historic center, there are old, well-restored buildings that function as hotels and restaurants.  In summer, the narrow-gauge railway Durango & Silverton is one of the city’s major tourist attractions.

This historic train provides day trips to the valley, from Durango to the old mining town of Silverton, at the top of the mountains.

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Chill Out at the Heart Island in Mangrove Delta of the Vaza-Barris River, Brazil

America, Blog, South America - GoroadTrip - July 17, 2018

It is time and opportunity to be at the Heart of the Island in mangrove delta in the area of Vaza-Barris River, Brazil. Brazil is known to be the vast South American country and it is known to stretch from the Amazon Basin in the North and move up to the vineyards and the huge Iguacu Falls in the southern part. There are suitable places to visit in Brazil. Continue Reading

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