Getaways in Canada

Ontario, home to Canada's capital city of Ottawa, and it’s bustling metropolis of Toronto -- with it’s famous landmark of the CN Tower -- but also home to farm country, forests, national parks -- Ontario is as diverse a province as you could hope to find. And what ...  »

Canada — the second largest nation on earth in terms of square kilometers. One of the best things about this country is how the geography changes from East to West, and it is from the saddle of a bicycle that you can explore Canada best. Each province brings something different to ...  »

There are many ways to enjoy a summer in New Brunswick as a family -- to appropriate Oscar Wilde’s “Animal Farm”, “four wheels good, two wheel better!”. There is no better way to explore the province as a family than on two wheels, it presents fun-filled days of unique ...  »

Vancouver is a bustling west coast city and the most populated metro area in western Canada. No matter what time of year, there is always plenty to see and do! If you love the outdoors, there are trails for hiking and cycling in the summer and slopes for skiing in ...  »

One of the most popular tourist destination in Canada, Vancouver in British Columbia,  offer so much to see and do, that one visit to the city, probably will not be enough. Vancouver, always amongst the top five cities in the world for livability and quality of life,  is named after ...  »

This easily accessible National Park in Manitoba protects the Riding Mountain Biosphere. Summer draws crowds to the cool waters of Clear Lake while winter beckons snowshoers to remote corners of the park. In the fall hikers tread on golden foliage and spring is for all who need some serenity. Whenever ...  »

Where else can be getting lost be fun than at a life-size maze! Put down the iPads & tablets and get down to the maze for a reality game time made of growing creative designs that changes every year. Alberta is also home to the maze that holds Guiness record ...  »

Visiting a theme park is an exciting and thrilling way to have a whole day long fun family outing. Here is a list of  amusement parks in Alberta, Canada to help you plan a ‘screamastic’ trip. 1. World Water Park, Edmonton World Water Park is one of best water parks in ...  »

Planning a trip to Alberta, Canada? Here is an 'Alberta 101' trip itinerary that will get you in sync with glorious nature, and that will take you through urban, and rural Alberta. This trip will pique your curiosity, and soon you will be planning another vacation to experience Alberta to ...  »

Whether you want explore the Rideau Canal, a chain of beautiful lakes, rivers and locks extending 202 km from Kingston to Ottawa or enjoy the tourist sights of Ottawa from the water, there are quite a few options available. You can choose from sightseeing cruises to dinner and fireworks cruise to ...  »

Sit back and relax as you set sail from Toronto Harbour, enjoying views of the iconic Toronto Skyline and and beautiful Lake Ontario. Whether you want to celebrate with your special someone or get the family together for a summer outing, there are plenty of options to choose from!  »

Prince Edward Island National Park is a true reflection of what makes Atlantic Canada so special. In this park, red cliffs shimmer in a kaleidoscope of colours as they bathe in the rays of the setting sun. Rare birds call out to their mates in mysterious marshlands as elated campers ...  »

One of Canada’s most populous province, is famous for its rich culture and an equally vibrant economy. But this province is also endowed in natural beauty which is vividly displayed in Forillon National Park. Here humpbacks breach along the coast as the Appalachians come to a sudden end. As ...  »

Located just 2 hours of drive from both Montréal and Québec City, La Mauricie National Park buzzes with activities in summer, fall and winter as eager tourists create fond memories in various parts of the park. Hikers converge at Solitaire Lake Trail, as a group of friends takes amazing ...  »

Canada’s most easterly National Park promises you nothing but adventure for the duration of your stay. Let your kayak take you to secluded boreal forests where you can enjoy hot chocolate as you watch beavers build a fortress. Or you could sit around a campfire and listen to entertaining ...  »

Pacific Rim may have been opened in 1970 but it was a crowd-puller way before that. First Nations like the Nuu-chah-nulth and the Tla-o-qui-aht have called the park home for ages. And hippies camped on its beaches until the government came knocking. Today, shorebirds and dog-walkers share the park’s sandy ...  »

On the surface Kootenay National Park represents everything that we know and love about the Canadian Rockies. Beneath the forests and the rocks, evolutional secrets are perfectly preserved. Here, we encounter hot springs and grounds that only Mother Nature can create.   »

If you’ve never been to Grasslands then the drive there may take you by surprise. Your eyes will have gotten accustomed to seeing nothing but extensive farmlands. And then suddenly you’ll find yourself in a sea of grass that has been saved from the farmer’s plough and ...  »

The crowds keep streaming into this park, unperturbed by thick snow or rising summer temperatures. It’s easy to see what draws them, humongous red cedars give way to a spectacular carpet of wildflowers, their colours and scents permanently imprinted in our memories. And audacious black bears come out to ...  »

Open year round and located only 4-hour drive from Calgary and 6.5-hour drive from Vancouver, Glacier National Park is an easy visit on the TransCanada Highway!

It is impossible to separate Glacier National Park from Canadian history; it was after all a vital piece in the completion of the Canadian ...  »

The very vast province of Québec is home to many cities, towns and villages of various sizes that all make great vacation getaways for families. From one town to another, the culture and way of life changes drastically, as can the accents of the residents who live there. Pack ...  »

Approximately 20 minutes north from the famous falls is the town of Niagara-on-the-lake. Located on the shores of Lake Ontario, this quaint town with its well preserved late 19th century buildings is famous for its wineries and a must visit for all those who are visiting Niagara Falls.
Many flock to ...  »

Summer is the season for road-tripping! All you need is some food, good music and an adventurous spirit to hit the road and discover hidden gems. The Georgian Bay area is an ecology focused destination with two international Biosphere reserves giving it a unique status and remarkable sites to explore ...  »

Saskatchewan provides the perfect backdrop for any avid hiker and nature lover to get out there and experience wondrous, scenic beauty. If you thought the province was flat with just grass and fields as far as they eye can see, then you’re in for a surprise!   »

New Brunswick is the East Coast’s hidden gem. It’s a small province, but offers plenty of outdoor activity and enjoyment for everyone -- from it’s Fundy coastline to its inland national parks, New Brunswick remains a firm favourite for visitors (and residents) of Canada’s East Coast. ...  »

Looking for something new and exciting to do with the family that doesn’t include long car rides and endless “are we there yet”? Here are 25 top picks of fun, interactive and educational activities to suit every age group.  »

Saskatchewan is one of the world’s top premier fishing destinations. Pristine lakes, tranquil waters, picturesque islands and spectacular sunsets await. From the rugged, unspoiled, remote north to the warmer waters of the south, Saskatchewan offers anglers a chance to catch trophy sized fish or experience the adventure of a ...  »

Leave the city behind for the day and discover a whole new world of possibilities! Here are few one-day outings that you can plan with friends or your special someone that pack in as much fun, history and adventure as possible.  »

Whether you prefer beaches, mountains, waterfalls or cities, there are countless breathtaking scenes of majestic wilderness and cultural urban delights within 5 to 6 hours of drive for every visitor to find something to do for summer or for your next long weekend.  »

Although Ontario doesn’t have the brilliant Eiffel Tower or enchanting Venice canals, Ontario does offer a plethora of quaint towns, majestic parks and breathtaking natural wonders to make it a great destination for romantic getaway.   »

A list of 60+ fun activities to do in and around Regina including
Zoos, Farms & Petting Zoos, Attractions - Museums & Historic Sites, Amusement Parks & Fun Centres, Outdoor & Nature Adventures, Family Theatre, Music & Festivals.  »

Looking for fun family indoor activities to save your family’s Regina vacation from dreary, rainy weather or below freezing temperatures? This article, which lists indoor fun family attractions, galleries and indoor amusements centres in the City of Regina, is sure to help. Rain, shine, or snow these places are ...  »

Thousands of visitors drive through the gates of Prince Albert National Park each year. Its accessibility is not something that many can ignore. But that isn’t the only reason that they come, this the place to catch a glimpse of boreal woodland caribou, the plains bison and white pelicans ...  »

A trip to the zoo is both fun, and educational experience for all. Here is a list of  zoos and petting zoos in Greater Toronto Area. Petting Zoos that are part of working farms (See Family Fun Farms) are not mentioned in the following list. 1.Toronto Zoo Things to do:  ...  »

10 Fun Farms to visit in GTA Visit a farm this weekend with kids – make a day out of it and have a farm to fork learning experience.  Pick your own vegetables or fruits, go on hay rides, enjoy getting lost in the mazes,  feed farm animals, have old fashioned outdoor ...  »

Regina is a unique city with plenty to offer and even more to see. Even if you only have a couple days, you can still take in the best of the city. From exciting activities, unique architecture and phenomenal dining, you are sure to have a delightful time in Regina!  »

Looking for fun ways to spend summer holidays with kids in Saskatoon? Here is a list of fun things to do in and around Saskatoon during summer (June to Labour Day). Few ideas for day trips and weekend getaways are also included.   »

The season is changing and with it comes the pull of nature to be out and explore. What better way than hiking through grass prairies, forests, undulating river valleys, rolling hills, or even wetlands. Be it just a walk in the woods to a stroll on the beach to a ...  »

Looking for fun ways to spend a day with kids in Calgary? Here is a comprehensive list of almost every single fun family activity in Calgary and area.  Rediscover Calgary through the eyes of a child! Things to do with Kids in Calgary Go-to list that has 100+ ideas for things ...  »

Alberta’s capital and home to Canada’s largest shopping mall and entertainment complex and the largest urban park system, Edmonton is a city that knows how to have fun. Join in the celebrations of more than 60 festivals that take place throughout the year from arts and culture, food and ...  »

Looking for fun ways to spend a day with family or friends in and around Winnipeg? Here is a list of 100+ fun activities in and around (within 2 hours drive) Winnipeg. From things to do in Winnipeg with kids (from toddler to teen), day trips, ideas for summer staycations, and entertainment, ...  »

A list of must visit places to visit in Canada's Heartland - Manitoba.

The fifth most populous province of Canada, and the longitudinal centre of Canada is characterized by wide open spaces punctuated with rolling parklands, sandy beaches, lush boreal forests, and crystal lakes. Pick a wild flower or berry, ...  »

From the rolling hills, seas of waving grass, endless prairie, mysterious badlands of Grasslands National Park to the history, architecture, culture and natural beauty of Saskatoon to the bountiful fishing, and recreational activities in Saskatchewan Provincial Parks, Saskatchewan offer fascinating vacations under its living skies.  »

Take a road trip from Niagara Falls to Quebec City, covering some of the top tourist destinations in Canada.
Starting from the home of the famous Falls, the Niagara Falls, visit the dynamic, multi-cultural metropolis of Toronto, then to Kingston, a UNESCO World Heritage Destination and the Gateway to the 1000 ...  »

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 ...  »

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 ...  »

Thinking of going on a cruise? Explore Ontario through its myriad of rivers, and waterways! From intimate, romantic and cozy cruises that span a week to short boat trips, you have plenty of options to suit every budget from Windsor to Moosonee and Ottawa to Kenora!  »

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.  »

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 ...  »

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, ...  »

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 ...  »

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 ...  »

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 ...  »

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 ...  »

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 ...  »

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 ...  »

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.  »

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 ...  »

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 ...  »

Sylvan Lake, Alberta is a family fun destination any time of the year. Sylvan Lake is in Central Alberta, ~ 25 km from Red Deer, and mid way between Calgary (~160 km from downtown Calgary) & Edmonton (~160 km from downtown Edmonton), making it a perfect place for a day trip or a weekend ...  »

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.   »

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!  »

Spring is upon us and so are preparations for Ottawa’s multi-awarding winning Tulip Festival. The largest of it’s kind in the world. This year celebrating their 65th anniversary together with Canada’s 150th birthday, it’s sure to be spectacular. Here is an itinerary to help you plan ...  »

What better way to experience the aquamarine waters of Alberta than on a boat cruise that takes one on a trip along the majestic views of the Canadian Rockies?  »

Only an evening to spend in Edmonton? An Evening in Edmonton New to Edmonton? Need inspiration for a date night? Here is a list of few ideas to help you plan a pleasant evening and great night out in Edmonton. Average daylight hours in Edmonton: 14 – 16 hours in Summer & 7 – 10 hours ...  »

More than fifteen islands and countless islets make up the Gulf Island National Park Reserve. They are surrounded by azure waters that are protected from the storms of the Pacific Ocean. Sailing and paddling effortlessly give way to hiking and birdwatching creating an unforgettable holiday of exploration and family fun. ...  »

Winnipeg, Manitoba is a thriving city with plenty of delightful places to explore and travelling with mobility challenges doesn’t need to limit your opportunities to have a great time. If you are thinking of a visit, here is a sample itinerary to enjoy your stay.  »

Conquer your fear of heights at Canada's Wonderland, appreciate priceless Canadian art at McMichael Canadian Art Collection, surround you with a million Lego blocks at Legoland, discover creepy crawlers at Reptilia, explore forests and meadows at Kortright Centre, go picnicking at Boyd Conservation area, take your toddler to Jungleland playground, ...  »

If you are looking for a perfect, inexpensive weekend getaways from GTA to relax and rejuvenate:  look no further than Ontario Provincial Parks. Whether you want to camp out under the stars, hike rolling woodlands and bio diverse marshes,  or just laze around at Lake Ontario/Simcoe/Erie beaches – provincial ...  »

There are over hundreds of waterfalls within 2 hours of downtown Toronto ranging from small cascades to the world famous trio of falls – Niagara Falls. This article lists 25 waterfalls near Toronto. Most waterfalls are located in Hamilton and along Bruce Trail on Niagara Escarpment. The steel city has over 100 waterfalls within ...  »

Here are few suggestions if you have just one day in Calgary. You can not do everything in a day, but this will give some ideas and make your one day visit to Calgary memorable. The article includes some of the best attractions in Calgary.  »

Explore National Park through the most stunning sites of the park and discover some of the most spectacular scenery in the Canadian Rockies! Walk along the towering limestone walls of Maligne Canyon, go on a cruise on the Maligne Lake, learn about the disappearing Medicine Lake. See wildlife like sheep, ...  »

Visit the roaring Bow Falls, go up on the historic chairlift on Mt. Norquay, head to Surprise Corner, which offers stunning views of the surrounding Banff National Park. See Hoodoos, sedimentary rocks that have been eroded into needle like points! Go on a Lake Minnewanka Cruise, experience the breathtaking views ...  »

If you are in Saskatchewan, take time to experience the unique history that is Saskatchewan. From infamous outlaws to the rebellion of 1885, there is a lot of history that can be experienced in this wonderful province. Listed are ten tours to experience a taste of Saskatchewan's history!  »

The wilderness awaits you at Torngat Mountains National Park where you will sail and hike through picturesque remote areas that will simply take your breath away. You will explore the Torngat Mountains which are a geological masterpiece in their own right. Or you will hike through the George Plateau where ...  »

Pure magic! That is the only description that befits Bruce Peninsula National Park. Rugged cliffs rise mysteriously from the turquoise waters Lake Huron creating a breathtaking contrast that is a must-see. As the rocks give way to rich soil, ageless forests take over filling the air with the scents of ...  »

Planning a one day trip to see the glorious, spectacular Niagara Falls? This article will give you few good ideas to help you plan a one day trip to Niagara Falls, Canada and experience the wonder of the Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls in all its mighty, thunderous power is best ...  »

A Concise Guide to Planning a Trip to Niagara Falls,Canada - A trip guide for a first time visitor.
Contents: 1. What is Niagara Falls?
2. Where is Niagara Falls located?
3. How to get to Niagara Falls, Canada?
4. When is the best time to visit Niagara Falls?
5. Where to stay in ...  »

Point Pelee National Park is the southernmost part of mainland Canada extending for 15 kilometers into Lake Erie. Derived from the French word pelée which means ‘bald’, the park is a sandspit formation or simply a spit which is a landmass that was formed due to transportation of sediment by ...  »

Nature serves up magnificent displays of celestial eye candy, every day! But those in the cities often miss sighting these sparkling diamonds because of glaring city lights! This article lists designated parks that preserves the darkest of Canadian skies! Visit these places during days nearer to the new moon or ...  »

From the largest set of active sand dunes in Canada to forested wilderness to open landscapes with amazing skies and sunsets, there is plenty to explore in this prairie province!  »

Saskatchewan has some of the unique, naturally occurring, geographically interesting terrains and features which many people are unaware of!

Visit every single one of these places in this list of unusual/unique places and rediscover this prairie province of Canada!  »

Have you seen the waterfalls of Saskatchewan? The Land of the Living Skies is also home to incredible waterfalls that are accessible only by canoe/air. Listed are the 3 must-visit waterfalls to add to your Saskatchewan Bucketlist that are the finest examples of pristine Saskatchewan nature!  »

Discover the magnificent gardens of Alberta!

Enjoy the lovely flower beds maintained by volunteers at St Albert Botanic Garden, the gardens that extols Japanese-Canadian friendship at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, tropical plants inside Edmonton's pyramids, prairie hardy plants at Olds College gardens, an extensive peony collection at Devonian Botanic Garden, ...  »

Don’t forget to breath when the living skies of Saskatchewan are alive with myriad of colours on a cold winters day! Spot that elusive deer darting across the snow blanketed forest, fish in the frozen lake, zoom on your snow mobile, glide on those groomed trails, and enjoy hearing ...  »

Places to See & Things to Do in St. Albert, Alberta, Canada Located Northwest of Edmonton, St Albert is the fifth largest city in Alberta. Founded by Father Albert Lacombe in 1861, St Albert is rich in history, and culture. St. Albert is one of the first established Metis settled towns ...  »

Here is a list of 21 Free Must Visit Places in Alberta: These free places will take you through Alberta's history from prehistoric times to modern days, while giving you an in-depth appreciation of Alberta's awe-inspiring landscaping. Few sites may not be visually appealing, but important, since it is part of ...  »

Celebrate Winter in Manitoba! Here is a list of great events & festivals in Manitoba to fill your winter weekends. From splendid lights that light up the cold winter night to a pop-up bar on a frozen lake to sled dog race, there is plenty to do in Manitoba to warm-up ...  »

Spread over 6,641 sq. km along the magnificent Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park is located in Alberta, a prairie province of Canada. Banff National Park with its snow-capped mountains, ethereally coloured glacial lakes and abundant wildlife is a must visit place, recommended by all travel gurus.  »

Ghost Lake, a reservoir built on a section of Bow River, Alberta is a water sports paradise near Calgary. When old man winter arrives, the lake that has a water surface area of 11.6 km2 freezes in December and remains so, until April. Frozen surface of the Lake is conducive to ...  »

Lake Louise, famous for the its turquoise blue waters and backdropped by majestic mountains is a magical place to be in winter season. With an average annual snowfall of 3m (12ft), and almost every single winter activity available on its shores, Lake Louise is the place to be for an ...  »

Want to try zip-lining in winter when trees are laden with snow? Here is where you should go to be a snowbird and to have an adrenaline-filled zip lining experience that you won’t soon forget!  »

Experience this unique winter sport on the icy St. Lawrence River that alternates between rowing the waters of the St. Lawrence River and jogging/pushing along the canoe over the crackling ice beneath your shoes, that is fitted with bolts keep their traction on the ice.  »

Winter Date Night Ideas in & around Calgary. 1. Carriage Sleigh Rides 30 minute Winter Night Lights Sleigh ride followed by a 3 course meal with a bottle of wine at WestLake Grill. Dinner with wine served in a semi private room.  (Winner of the 2013 Golden Fork Award for most romantic restaurant for ...  »

A list of places to go snow tubing- the sophisticated cousin of old fashioned sledding.
With absolutely no skills necessary, snow tubing is a great winter family fun to get your heart pumping with the all thrill.  »

Get outdoors, and enjoy winter in all its glory this season. A list of winter activities, events and attractions to do in Calgary this winter season. Banff & Canmore are just over an hour away – Check out the Winter activities in Banff National Park Sleigh Riding in Banff Dog Sledding ...  »

Winter Attractions, Activities & Festivals in Edmonton 2016/17 Wondering what is there to do this winter in Edmonton? In one word – P L E N T Y, whether you are a winter buff or not. Read on to get ideas for a memorable winter season in Edmonton replete with fun activities ...  »

From late fall to early spring, Banff National Park turns into a winter wonderland, becoming a dreamland for all kinds of winter activities.  Whether you want you go dog sledding, or a cozy private cutter romantic tour with your sweet heart or ski in three of the best ski resorts ...  »

Take a journey that will lead you through the Bow River Valley, traveling through the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy dazzling views of Sulphur Mountain and Mount Norquay, both covered in snow.   »

Banff Lake Louise Winter Itinerary Wondering how best to enjoy your Banff – Lake Louise winter trip? Here are some ideas for your consideration. If you are from Calgary or live reasonably near Banff, do few of the Winter activities in Banff National Park like Johnston Canyon ice walk and skating ...  »

Visiting Niagara Falls in Winter – Winter Attractions & Festivals As mercury drops and old man winter arrives in his icicle chariot, Niagara Falls transforms itself into a magical wonderland with the mighty falls framed by glistening icicles reflecting the magical winter lights. A trip to the Falls in winter is ...  »

A list of things to do and places to visit in and around Ottawa: the dynamic, cosmopolitan Capital City of Canada, situated on the banks Ottawa River, renowned for its Parliament Buildings, must see museums and world’s largest naturally frozen skating rink.
Attractions include Parliament, Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor & ...  »

Winter Activities in Sylvan Lake,  Alberta During winter, Mother Nature transforms Sylvan Lake into an outdoor all ages winter activity centre, making Sylvan Lake, A Town for all Seasons. Here are the few suggestions for things to do during winter in Sylvan Lake,  Alberta 1. Ice skating & Skiing Enjoy Skating &...  »

Searching for free stuff to do in Ottawa and cheap ways to explore Canada's Capital City without putting a strain on your travel budget? We have listed few ways to enjoy the best of Ottawa for free or on low budget.  »

Designated swimming beaches in Greater Toronto area with amenities, directions, parking information, life guard presence, water quality and other pertaining details.  »

Here is a comprehensive list of family fun activities in City of Toronto, Canada including fun attractions to visit and things to do together as a family in Toronto. Attractions outside Toronto city limits are not included in this article.  See – Itinerary for a 3 Day Toronto and Niagara Falls Trip ...  »

Banff, with its snow capped rugged mountains, turquoise coloured lakes, rushing waterfalls and lush alpine meadows is a great place to relax and rejuvenate.  In addition to visiting the ‘touristy’ Banff attractions, to experience the real Banff, you need do some of the following summer activities in Banff . 1. Boating, Canoeing &...  »

A list of indoor fun family attractions and indoor amusements centres in the City of Saskatoon. Rain, shine, or snow these places are fun places to visit, whether you are a city resident or a tourist. This article might also serve as your go-to list for inclement weather family’s ...  »

List of 100+ fun activities and places to visit in and around Saskatoon including Museums & Historic Sites, Outdoor & Nature Adventures, Zoos, Farms & Petting Zoos, Amusement Parks & Fun Centres
and Events & Festivals.  »

Few pointers for cheap and cheerful ways to enjoy Saskatchewan’s Queen City! AND if you are searching for free fun family activities to do in Regina – a list of great family activities that can be done free of charge are listed too. Contents: 1. Visiting Regina on a Low Budget 2. ...  »

Free Family Activities in  Calgary For upcoming free events, see Free Events in Calgary You may also like – Free Family Activities for Every Day this Summer in Calgary. Free Activities in January, February 1 Inglewood Bird Sanctuary   Play ‘I Spy’ in the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary. The trails are open dawn ...  »

Endowed with abundant natural beauty, the fourth most populous province of Canada is a delight to explore. Visit Jasper or Banff and see aquamarine lakes forming a garland around majestic Canadian Rockies, drive through one of the best scenic roads in the world, the Icefield Parkway, have a gala time ...  »

Now that the snow has melted and the rainy season is coming to an end, there is no better way to satisfy that craving for warm weather and sun than to pack up the car and hit the road!
AND here is a list of 7 destinations for a weekend getaway ...  »

A short list of things to do with teens in Toronto & GTA.

Visiting Toronto with teenagers and want to make the trip extra special? You might find some interesting activities to add to your itinerary.  »

Visiting Toronto with your toddler? Here is a list of attractions that are fun for you and your big bundle of joy.Things to do in Toronto with Toddlers 1. Toronto Zoo Enjoy a visit to the largest zoo in Canada and 3rd largest zoo in the world. With over 5000 animals, ...  »

Planning a trip to Niagara Falls, Canada and wondering what to show your little bundle of joy? Here is a list of 5 things to do that is fun for you and opens up a world of wonder for your toddler. Most Niagara Falls Canada attractions are free for kids under 5. ...  »

Looking for fun family indoor activities to save your family’s Toronto vacation from dreary, rainy weather or below freezing temperatures? This article, which lists indoor fun family attractions and indoor amusements centres in the City of Toronto, is sure to help. Rain, shine, or snow these places are fun ...  »

“People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of things* they ignore at home”. – Dagobert D. Runes Be a tourist in your City! This summer, after enjoying all the treasures of the Capital city,  roundup your friends or family, and have an enchanting time exploring Alberta’s ...  »

Here is a list of companies offering Horseback Riding In Banff National Park with the packages, rates  and other pertinent information. The article lists only day rides. The Outpost at Warden Post and Timberline Tours Ltd also offer overnight (back country) rides in Banff National Park. Holiday on Horseback offers ...  »

One Day Tour of Banff National Park An itinerary for one day tour of Banff National Park . This article covers activities to do in  Banff town and around Lake Minnewanka. Get the trail guide so that you can do the easy trails along the attractions listed below.  Pack some quick ...  »

Cypress Hills Destination Area, Saskatchewan, Canada : An Overview Located in southwest Saskatchewan, the Cypress Hills Destination Area will take you on a journey comprised of 18,000 sq kms of awesome! Filled with incredible landscapes, abundant wildlife, art, shopping, fine dining, luxurious and unique accommodations, adventure opportunities, signature events and world class ...  »

Lacombe is a historic town, located approximately 30km north of Red Deer.  The community of Lacombe was named for Father Albert Lacombe, a dedicated and visionary Catholic priest.  His statue stands in the downtown area (50th Avenue & 51st Street). This historic town is a wonderful place to visit as ...  »

10 Reasons to Visit Edmonton Unusual Attractions in Edmonton – The Capital City of Alberta! There are many wonderful things to do and places to see in this second largest city in Alberta. Even if you are in Edmonton during the dead of winter, there will be celebrations ON in this festival ...  »

Icefields Parkway Interactive Map To read about the attractions, viewpoints, campgrounds and lodges, see the article on Icefields Parkway.  Click on the map icons, for more details about each attraction on the parkway. View Ice Fields Parkway Map – Viewpoints in a larger map Icefields Parkway Interactive Map  »

A list of Best Hard Hikes in Banff National Park.  Two hikes in this list can be called moderate.  Check for bear activity before hiking and find out whether the hike requires group access especially near Moraine Lake trails. Download hiking guides from Parks Canada website.This list does not ...  »

 Itinerary for One Day in Banff. One day in Banff National Park itinerary covers most of the important attractions in Banff town and Johnston Canyon. It is rare that a trip goes like clockwork , especially if you are traveling with children (a long day trip as outlined, is quite difficult). ...  »

Here is a list of Best Moderate Hikes in Banff National Park. Check for bear activity before hiking and find out the hike requires group access especially near Moraine Lake trails.The detailed hiking map is available at Parks Canada Website.This list does not include Sunshine Meadow Hikes, which ...  »

Here is a list of Top 5 easy hikes in Banff National Park (till the Banff National Park border in Ice Fields Parkway). The Lake Louise shore line trail (2 km one way ) and Moraine Lake Shoreline trail (1.5 km one way) are also extremely easy hikes. One needs to walk along the ...  »

A list of Ice Fishing locations around Calgary, which are within 2 hours of driving from Calgary. The distances are calculated from downtown Calgary. Check AlbertaFishingGuide.com (user friendly guide) & Albertaregulations.ca (official website) for closure dates, bait rules and fish stock. Bow River is an excellent place for Ice ...  »

Day trip from Calgary to Lacombe Distance Round trip: Calgary – Lacombe – Calgary : 350 km (calculated from Downtown Calgary) Route: North on AB-2 If you do not mind driving four hours (round trip), then a day trip to Lacombe is a good way to spend a day with the Kids. The best ...  »