Discover what makes these waterside cities better than most. While their pristine waterfront location sets them apart from other urban areas, their cultural, economic, and recreational characteristics also contribute to their popularity.
Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador On the northeast coast of Newfoundland lies the small fishing town of Twillingate. Quaint dwellings set amongst awesome panoramic views make this town reminiscent of the Scottish highlands. While the fishing trade may be on the wane somewhat, the town is becoming a popular destination for wildlife watchers, with seals, dolphins, whales, and even icebergs to be spotted. Don't miss Notre Dame Bay either, as spectacular as its ecclesiastical namesake.
Flower Pot Island, Ontario | This popular tourist island in Georgian Bay is part of Fathom Five National Marine Park. Accessible only by boat, the island is home to two limestone rock pillars, which are named for their striking resemblance to flower pots.