Trip Ideas

Need ideas for a getaway to Quebec? From the rich cultural mix, historical architecture and avant garde food scene of Montreal to grass-covered hills, to romantic vibes of Quebec city to red cliffs and white sandy beaches of Magdalen Islands, there is plenty to do for perfect soul-restoring getaway.

With internationally renowned festivals, concerts, nature activities, and long summer days, Edmonton is the place to be in summer. Whether you want to gather round your pals and camp out under the starry sky, explore Edmonton’s nature or rock the night out during the many festivals – there is no shortage of things to do in Edmonton.

If you are looking for a getaway to the water, you should consider Rice Lake. Located in both Peterborough and Northumberland Counties, Rice Lake is a shallow lake that gets it’s name from the wild rice that grows there. It is a beautiful lake, ideal for camping and boating and there are several small towns surrounding the lake that offer sightseeing, shops, restaurants and other amenities.

Looking to add a bit more romance to your relationship!? Why not plan a getaway for you and your special someone to ignite that spark? Look no further than your own backyard! Canada offers plenty of remarkable destination to create lasting memories together.

Gather up your besties and plan for a weekend of fun, relaxation, good food and laughs. Make memories that you will all be talking about for years to come.

A Road trip from Edmonton – Sun, Sand and the Mountains

Road Trip to Jasper from Edmonton Looking for a long weekend getaway from Edmonton? Here is a road trip itinerary that includes the magnificent Rockies, the woods that are alive with all things wild, sandy beaches and a smattering of Alberta’s history. You can easily follow this itinerary if you are flying into Edmonton to… Read More >>

Situated on the North Saskatchewan River Valley, Edmonton is a vibrant cultural centre, home to historical sites, modern – city type attractions and a plethora of outdoor activities. Edmonton is a great visit any time of the year. Edmonton comes alive in summer with internationally renowned festivals and is a wonderland… Read More >>

Toronto is a dynamic, multi-cultural metropolis with no shortage of things to see and do. The city’s events and festivals draw people from all over the world and the perennial attractions are sure to be on most traveler’s bucket list. Between film festivals, culinary events, major sporting events, live music and theatre, you’ll have a hard time deciding what to see and do during your stay. To help you, here are some suggested itineraries no matter how long you have to spend.

A visit to Quebec City is like walking through a living museum of narrow cobblestone streets, horse-drawn carriages and fortified walls. One of North America’s oldest and most magnificent settlements, it won’t take long before you develop a love for the French-Canadian culture and an infectious desire to kiss on both cheeks. Despite its old age, it still hosts a variety of spectacular events throughout the year that are generally free such as Festival d’ete de Quebec, Fetes de la Nouvelle-France, Crequscule circus show and Carnaval de Quebec.

Canada’s second most populated city and Quebec’s economic and cultural capital, Montreal is known for its rich history and high standard of living. The city has a distinct four-season climate, with warm-to-hot summers and cold snowy winters. Every year thousands of tourists flock to Montreal to partake in a host of year round festivals and events, musical performances, theater shows, and fireworks competitions. Regardless of when you come or for how long you stay there is something to do for everyone.

Kingston, also known as the “limestone city”, was the First Capital city of Canada. Now, a UNESCO World Heritage Destination and the Gateway to the 1000 Islands, Kingston is alive with cultural celebrations and more than two dozen museums, historic sites, and art galleries to explore. As most tourist sights are closed during the winter it would be best to schedule your visit between May and October.

Located between Ontario and Upper state New York, the breathtaking Horeshoe Falls are one of Canada’s top tourist destinations. No matter what time of year these thundering falls are a watery extravaganza. However, this is not all there is to see and due in the Niagara region. Fancy wine estates, museums, casinos and stunning scenery are also some of the things you will want to pencil in on your next visit there.

If you are looking for a weekend getaway from the hustle and bustle of city life, why not check out the Kawarthas? The Kawartha Lakes are a chain of small lakes that makes up a picturesque cottage country near the small city of Peterborough, only a couple hours drive from… Read More >>

Wondering what to do with your Teen in Ontario? From bungee jumping to great festivals there is something to suit every taste and budget!

If you’re looking for things to do in Saskatchewan with teens, check out this list of 50 attractions and activities… Challenge the hiking trails or go dog sledding at the Great Blue Heron Provincial Park. The Great Blue Heron Provincial Park is located North of Prince Albert and boasts beautiful… Read More >>

Top 10 Things to Do in Gros Morne National Park

The second largest national park in Atlantic Canada and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Gros Morne National Park protects the oceanic crust and mantle that was exposed millions of years ago during tectonic plate collision.

Located on the east coast of New Brunswick, Kouchibouguac National Park is a unique blend of nature’s elegance and enchanting Mi’kmaq and Acadian cultures. Experience the Acadian struggle, marvel at the Mi’kmaq way of life and hike through lush mixed-wood forests.

Top 10 Things to Do in Fundy National Park

Located on the Bay of Fundy, near the village of Alma, Fundy National Park was established in 1948. This is New Brunswick’s first National Park.The Park protects Acadian Highlands, that is the site of the world’s highest tides. Walk on the ocean floor, experience high tides, hike along waterfalls, spend the night and join for festivals in the park.

This Mother’s Day, why not create some lasting memories and show her how much you appreciate her with the gift of time together. Here are 10 ideas for unforgettable weekend getaways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Ontario.

Treat your Mom to a special weekend getaway! Whether you want to celebrate right on Mother’s Day weekend or you’re celebrating mother’s day a little late this year, you have plenty of options in Saskatchewan!

Looking to get away to Ottawa for a few days? This year marks a special time as Canada celebrates 150 years and the city will come to life with many fun, interactive and educational events and celebrations. With it’s modern flavor and range of trendy hotels, shops and restaurants, Ottawa has something to offer every visitor. To help you plan how to best spend your time in Ottawa, here are some suggestions of the must see sights and events no matter how long your stay.

Looking for a unique way to celebrate Canada 150 with the whole family? Then plan a trip to Peterborough!

The beautiful city of Peterborough is just 140 km from downtown Toronto, making it the perfect destination for a day away. With a population of almost 79,000, Peterborough is a beautiful mix of city and country and it offers something for everyone.

Day Trip from Toronto: Cobourg

Leave the hustle and bustle of Toronto behind and escape to Ontario’s feel good town – Rich in history, beautiful beaches, shopping and culinary tours!