Ontario lays claim to an over abundance of natural lakes, rivers and sandy beaches. It boasts the natural wonder of Niagara Falls, and many large cities which offer a wide range of tourist attractions and historic sites. Toronto is renown for its offering of world-class entertainment, gastronomic dining and of course, shopping! One can enjoy a never ending assortment of small towns with lots rustic charm, history and shopping. If you prefer the outdoors, Ontario offers canoeing, hiking trails, white water rafting, camping in many large Provincial parks, cottage life, house boat cruising, especially along the Rideau Canal, hunting and fishing. The land around the Great Lakes is internationally known for its abundance of cottages and resorts.