Canada has the most number of lakes in the world and it makes sense for the travellers to explore some of the country’s most famous lakes. Read on and learn about five of them.


Lake Ontario

The list of to do things at Lake Ontario, also known as Toronto’s waterfront, is never ending. Lake Ontario’s 46 km long shoreline has theme parks, picturesque beaches, marinas, concert avenues and a BMX park. Finely built patios allow one to gaze into the beautiful surroundings encircling the lake. You can adore the lake’s beauty while enjoying gourmet meals and wine on a cruise.


Lake Muskoka

Located at a distance of about two hours from Toronto, Lake Muskoka is listed in National Geographic’s Top Places on Earth. The activities here range from stargazing to swimming in clear waters and hiking beautiful trails. Adventure lovers can head for ATV trails, zip lines and aerial parks located in close proximity.  A quick trip to the nearby Farmers’ Market will take you inside the world of Canadian produce, local art forms etc.


Waterton Lake

This blue green lake surrounded by the mountain is a part of the beautiful Waterton Lakes National Park. A stay at the cabins, chalets and cottages by the lakeside ensures rejuvenation and peace. Waterton Lake is one of the most peaceful lakes in Canada, ideal for fishing. The ambience around the lake’s tranquil surroundings offers a perfect set-up for terrific bonfires.


Lake Louise

Named after Queen Victoria’s fourth daughter, Lake Louise, with its blue waters and a lustrous glacier, is among the most beautiful lakes in the area. A ride on a rented canoe is the best way to explore the beauty of the lake. Don’t forget to treat your taste buds to a mouth watering Rocky Mountain sausage plate, bison burger and maple salmon at the Lake Louise Station Restaurant.


Kootenay Lake

Bordered by indomitable Selkirk and Purcell mountains, Kootenay Lake in British Columbia is famous for its water sports, hiking trails and world’s longest free ferry rides. Small rock formations scattered across the lake look like beautiful little islands. Don’t limit yourself to staying at the cottages or huts as heritage holiday houses adjacent to the lake are available on daily and weekly rent.

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