Adventure in the province of Ontario

Trip Start Jan 01, 2010
Trip End Dec 31, 2011

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Saturday, December 31, 2011

It was part of my travel adventures in the province of Ontario, Canada.
In Mississauga, there were numerous new developments such as  60 Absolute Dr. the celebrated “Marilyn Monroe” Buildings. A 56th-floor penthouse in this iconic tower, with 180-degree views of the lake and the city’s skyline, was a modern city landmark. In Distillery district, there were Jazz festival, art and craft stores, patio cafes, pubs and one-of-a-kind Japanese sake store to hang around for breezy outing. In Yonge-Dundas square, musical performaces were free for the public in summertime. 
Canada National Exhibiton, CNE was an unstoppable place for family fun, recreational and educational with special exhibitons performances indoor and outdoor.

There was a Morningside park in the east outskirt where visitors would stop for birdwatching.With a bit of luck, whitetailed deer was not something unseen of.  In Autumn, fall color drastically changed the landscape into glistening gold and it was the right time to re-visit this spectacle of nature. 

In Ajax and Pickering, there were marsh meadows for outdoor adventure such as kayaking, and fishing, waterfront for a lesiure stroll and relaxing benches for lovers with an endless view of tranquil and peaceful Lake Ontario.

Sandbank provincial park, there were many campsites and gorgeous lakes for visitors and even a gigantic sandune for family fun as well as sandboarding for daredevils.

In Cobourg, sandcastle contest was held annually on the beach, one can easily spend a whole afternoon appreciating the creative masterpieces.

In Ottawa, parliament buildings, national art gallery, museum of civilization were some of favorite attractions for culture-and-history hunters. War museum and stamp museum were also treasure troves for many. In May at the capital, colorful tulips were everywhere, blooming beautifully under a clear blue sky for the annual tulip festival goers.Cruising along rideau river was a family fun activity one did not want to miss.

Needless to say, Niagara Falls Fury was not to be missed and Maid of the Mist boat trip not only got you close to the Falls and definitely got you soaked. For night entertainment, there were many great festivals, performances and concerts year round in Toronto. For example Toronto Annual Jazz Festival was held at various venues including Distillery District, Koerner Hall, etc. For museum-goers and art lovers, Royal Ontario Museum and Art Gallery of Ontario would certainly transport you to your dreamland of surprises.

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