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Regions to visit in Canada

Sarah Kelsey is a lifestyle writer, editor and spokesperson based in Toronto. She was the editor of AOL/The Huffington Post Canada’s StyleList, Style and Living sites. Today, she's a freelancer writing for some of North America’s top pub...

Canada 101

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Planning a Canada vacation? Though there are 13 provinces and territories to Canada, there are actually about six different regions you can travel through, each with their own feel, personality and history. Here's a brief glimpse at each.

Canada 101

The Golden Horseshoe

The most densely populated portion of Canada, the Golden Horseshoe is centred around the Greater Toronto Area and includes many of the region's suburbs, like Ajax, Huntsville and Muskoka (though, most people believe the Horseshoe stretches all the way from Windsor to Québec's border). The area is home to Toronto, Canada's largest city, as well as Ontario's wine region and Niagara Falls. It also covers a large swath of Canada's cottage country, including Peterborough, Barrie and Georgian Bay. The region is liberally minded and is the most ethnically diverse in the country.

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