Getaways in Canada

50 Outdoor Summer Adventures in Alberta

50 Outdoor Summer Adventures in Alberta

With the Rocky Mountains on the western side, wildlife and aurora borealis sightings in the northern parks, rivers flowing throughout, and hundreds of lakes waiting for you to explore them, Alberta is a province without outdoor adventures built right in. Hiking, fishing, paddling, or just taking in the breathtaking beauty of this diverse province are all available, no matter what region you’re in. Here is a list of 50 outdoor adventures you can have during a summer in the Energy Province. 1. Wander the Land where Dinosaurs once Walked 75 million years ago, Alberta was a tropical area, lush with
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Things to do in Pembina Valley

50 Things to Do in the Pembina Valley

From Manitoba's longest zipline to its only professional rodeo, here is a list of 50 things you should do while in the Pembina Valley. 
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Places to go Tubing in Alberta

Places to go Tubing in Alberta

Enjoy a lazy float across the river!
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15 Amazing Gardens to Visit in Nova Scotia

15 Amazing Gardens to Visit in Nova Scotia

Dig in and explore the growing gardens across Nova Scotia. The different climates around the province allow different plants and flowers to grow to new heights. These gardens are full of all kinds of plants. The diversity of the natural landscapes are complemented by these beautiful gardens. From beautiful flowers to edible herbs, Nova Scotian gardeners design amazing gardens. So, you should take some time to stop and smell the roses, along the other flowers and plants that call Nova Scotia home. 1. Halifax Public Gardens  Located in the heart of Halifax is one of the finest surviving examples of
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50 Outdoor Adventures in Vancouver Island

50 Outdoor Adventures in Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is one of Canada’s favourite getaway regions. From the capital city of Victoria (also known as “Garden City” for it’s year-round greenness and multi-coloured blossoms) to the rocky shores that make water sports a popular activity, to the surf culture of Tofino — there may be no better place to spend your days outdoors than on the island. Make the most of your time on here by getting out and getting active. The fresh ocean air will have you feeling like a brand new person. Walk along Victoria’s Inner Harbour Victoria’s Inner Harbour is the place to be
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25 Things to Do in and Around Lawrencetown

25 Things to Do in and Around Lawrencetown

Lawrencetown is a small town on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia. It is a short drive from Halifax, which makes it a popular location for both locals and travelers. The area is a known for its beautiful beach, but there are many other activities and places for you to visit. Lawrencetown is a great town to visit no matter the time of year. 1. Lawrencetown Beach Provincial Park Lawrencetown Beach Provincial Park is a must visit when you are in the area. It is a sand and cobble beach that is popular with surfers due to the strong tides
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50 Things to Do this Summer in Sudbury

45+ Things to Do this Summer in Sudbury

From fun festivals to glorious hike in the woods, there is plenty to do in and around Sudbury for a fun filled summer!
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50 Things to do this Summer in Kawarthas & Peterborough

50 Things to do this Summer in Kawarthas & Peterborough

Crystal clear lakes, awe inspiring landscapes, outdoor adventures, family fun activities, summer theatre, finger licking good food -- you will find all this and more in the Kawarthas Region.
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50 Things to do this the Summer in Barrie

50 Things to do this the Summer in Barrie

Located on the west shore of Lake Simcoe,  Barrie is a must visit in summer! With its extensive trails and adventure activities, you will find something to suit the tastes every member of the family! Relax at the Sunnidale Park Arboretum The Sunnidale Park Arboretum is a nature photographer’s dream – with an immense variety of trees, shrubs, and flowers, this rainbow of flora makes for a serene environment to get away from the city. 227 Sunnidale Rd, Barrie. The Downtown Barrie Craft Beer and BBQ Festival All the beer. All the noms. The Downtown Barrie Craft Beer and BBQ Festival
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50 Things to do in the Summer in the Bruce Peninsula

50 Things to do in the Summer in the Bruce Peninsula

Visiting Bruce Peninsula this summer? Here are 50 things to do in the region! Explore Ontario Relax on Sauble Beach This beautiful freshwater beach is nestled between restaurants, shops, golf courses, and fishing spots. Its long stretch of white sand allows you to enjoy the summer sunshine, play a round of Frisbee, or play a game of volleyball. Details Explore  Fathom Five National Marine Park Established in 1987, Fathom Five National Marine Park was the first National Marine Park in Canada. The park covers an area of 130 square kilometres of surface water surrounding 20 islands on the northern and eastern sectors
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25 Family Day Trips from Ottawa for Summer

25 Family Day Trips from Ottawa for Summer

Its summer! Schools out and the sun is shining, which means it times to fill your hot summer days creating new family memories!  Escape the city life of busy Ottawa to get some special family time in the amazing areas that surround the city! Spend the day in nature, exploring new territories and landscape while staying active and busy. Where will your family choose to explore next? Fort Henry Just because school is on break, doesn’t mean you can’t keep learning! Spend the day taking in the history of The Kingston Royal Naval Dockyard which was used during the war
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25 Day Trips in and around Calgary on Public Transit

25 Day Trips in and around Calgary on Public Transit

Whether you’re riding the bus or enjoying Calgary’s far-reaching light rail transit system — known in Calgary as the CTrain — Calgary Transit has you covered for your day trip desires in the city. If you’re looking to explore one of the communities outside city limits, allow the On It Bus to take you comfortably to where you’d like to go, be it the Rocky Mountains or the Cowboy Trail. Spend a day learning about science or history, or get out and explore one of the city’s many parks. Whatever you choose to do, don’t let traffic stand in your
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50 Outdoor Adventures During Summer in New Brunswick

50 Outdoor Adventures During Summer in New Brunswick

New Brunswick is the outdoor adventurers paradise! From the seaside to the mountains to the woodland, whatever your choice of outdoor adventure - New Brunswick has you covered. Here are fifty of the best outdoor adventures in the province! Hiking at Fundy National Park Fundy National Park has to be first on our list and for no other reason than it’s spectacular hiking! Fundy National Park is home to over 25 waterfalls and more than 60 kilometres of different trails, from easy strolls to gruelling climbs, Fundy National Park has something for everyone. Fill your (hiking) boots! Off Route 114,
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50 Summer Outdoor Adventures in Saskatchewan

50 Summer Outdoor Adventures in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan has so much to offer residents and visitors regarding outdoor adventures. Between hiking trails, picnic areas, and places to jump out of a plane, this province is full of activities that could give you the experience of a lifetime.
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25 Things to do in Lunenburg

25 Things to do in Lunenburg

Lunenburg is a charming seaside town that is not short on sights to see for visitors on any trip to Nova Scotia. Lunenburg is also a picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Site that received this honour because it is one of the best examples of a classic British colonial settlement.
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25 Summer Activities in Annapolis Valley

25 Summer Activities in Annapolis Valley

The Annapolis Valley runs from East Hants to Digby and there are many unique locations in between for visitors to explore. This picturesque region of Nova Scotia has many tourist attractions such as forts, historic sites, markets, wineries, and gardens. The valley has fertile soil that is protected on both sides from cold winds by mountains, so fruits and vegetables flourish there because they are sheltered from any inclement weather. In May, when the apple trees start to blossom, the valley is a wondrous sight. However, the summer is when the Valley really comes alive, so you should have a
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25 Must Do Summer activities in Cape Breton

25 Must Do Summer activities in Cape Breton

Cape Breton almost feels like it is a world away from Nova Scotia and the rest of Canada.  You can reconnect with nature at the parks, beaches, and forests, or spend time learning about the unique people who call this beautiful island home. You could easily spend the whole summer on the island and still have things left to see and experience. Here are the 25 ‘must do’ summer activities you should experience on this magical island. 1. Visit Cape Breton Highlands Provincial Park Cape Breton Highlands Provincial Park is a must visit for any trip to Cape Breton. The
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Things to do in North York

Things to do in North York

Home to various museums and cultural centres celebrating diversity,  North York is a suburban district of Toronto that includes neighbourhoods like Lawrence Park, York Mills, Bayview Village and Jane & Finch.  This unique district offers various opportunities to get a closer look at several different cultures as well as learn a little more about the history of the community and what life was like decades and even centuries ago. You may like: Things to Do in Scarborough I. Museums, Arts & Culture 1. Ontario Science Centre This science museum takes you on a journey of discovery to create a better
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50 Bucket List Summer Activities in Nova Scotia

50 Bucket List Summer Activities in Nova Scotia

Breathtaking views, cool beaches, and lots of seafood – it is hard to know exactly where to start exploring in Nova Scotia.The fun never ends in Nova Scotia because there are exciting activities for all ages to take part in and enjoy. Listed below are 50 activities that you can add to your bucket list for this summer in Nova Scotia. You may also like: Family Fun Festivals in Nova Scotia 1. Walk on the Ocean Floor at Burntcoat Head Park - Noel With the tide’s fluctuation in Nova Scotia, it is possible to walk at the ocean floor. If
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25 Day Trips from Toronto

25 Day Trips From Toronto on Public Transit

From Niagara Falls to Kingston, you have plenty of options for a getaway if you don't have  a car - whether you want to plan a day trip or a weekend getaway.
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