Canada has a large domestic and foreign tourism industry. The second largest country in the world, Canada's incredible geographical variety is a significant tourist attractor. Much of the country's tourism is centred on Canada's five largest metropolitan areas, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary, and Ottawa, well known for their culture, diversity, as well as the many national parks and historic sites.
Alberta is undoubtedly one of the most breathtaking places on earth, as vast as it is varied in landscapes and experiences. The rugged beauty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, turquoise lakes, boreal forests, rushing rivers, rolling grasslands and prairies sets the scene for your authentic adventure.
British Columbia welcomes you into adventure. Learn to surf on the relentless Pacific waves. Engage with First Nations cultures at aboriginal heritage sites; spot bears, eagles and elk in pristine coastal rainforests.
Your unexpected adventure begins in Manitoba. Welcome to the Manitoba city full of major surprises. From the mysterious and enlightening, to the delicious and unexpected, this town gets more compelling the deeper you explore it.
81 Heritage and Historical Sites, Located in eastern Canada and almost completely surrounded by ocean, the province of Nova Scotia is a place where you can feel your pace fall in sync with the rhythm of the sea, as the clean salt air breathes life into an afternoon.
Ontario is a province that offers a diverse range of experiences. Visit world-famous Niagara Falls, then enjoy the culinary bounty in the wine country that surrounds it. With thousands of fresh water lakes and rivers.
From the moment you step onto Prince Edward Island you'll feel the difference. Life is celebrated at a different pace here. It's a lifestyle as gentle as the rolling green hills that rise up to greet you and as warm as the deep red of its cliffs.
Surrounded by the St. Lawrence River, one of the great rivers on the planet, Québec is enriched by an incredible diversity of landscapes: a fertile river valley between the Laurentians to the north and the Appalachians to the south, wide expanses Forests, taiga and tundra, which share more than one million lakes and thousands of rivers.
The compact, triangular Yukon territory in Canada’s northwestern corner is a diverse and easily accessible year-round natural and cultural treasure. Follow historic travel routes and marvel at wilderness where thousands of caribou still migrate annually.
Ottawa is Canada’s capital, a dynamic showcase city of more than one million people. Located in Ontario at the Quebec border, it’s a place where you’ll hear English and French spoken in the streets; where you can discover Canada’s proud heritage at impressive national sites and famous landmarks, including the Rideau Canal (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Toronto, the capital city of Ontario, is a vibrant, multi-cultural city that boasts an incredible range of attractions and events. Perhaps its best known landmark is the world-famous CN Tower, a national icon and one of the world’s tallest buildings.
Alberta’s capital city is known as the “Festival City” for good reason. Annually over 30 festivals draw acts and visitors from around the world.
Prairies to the east and mountains to the west. The vibrant city of Calgary has endless opportunities for urban delights and outdoor adventures. Calgary is a great gateway to the rugged Canadian Rockies, trail rides, working ranches and badlands of prehistoric dinosaur bones.
British Columbia's capital city blends British colonial charm with a fresh west coast take on fashion, food and the arts. Slip back to a time of 19th century gentility.
Majestic mountains, sparkling ocean, rainforests and beautiful foliage throughout all four seasons make Vancouver one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Canadians are known for our friendly nature, and Vancouver's citizens take great pride in our welcoming, clean, safe streets - day or night, all year round.
Perched at the edge of the Arctic, the capital of the vast Northwest Territories marches to the beat of its own drum, a character-rich outpost with an independent pioneer and Aboriginal spirit.
Absorb the stylish élan of this glamorous, highly creative city—the world’s second-largest French-speaking city. Feel the history along the cobbled streets of Old Montréal. Notice art and design all around the city. Even the subway is a showcase for public art.
Soar, in 11 dizzying minutes, between Whistler and Blackcomb on the record-breaking Peak 2 Peak Gondola, the highest and longest lift of its kind in the world. Whistler, BC serves up more vertical feet, advanced lifts and varied terrain than any other ski resort on the continent.
Life on Vancouver Island moves at a relaxed pace. This is where you can take your pick between luxury lodges or kayaking into untouched wilderness, between boutique shopping or hiking into hushed groves of old-growth cedars, fir and Sitka spruce.
Wake up to the sights of elk grazing on your lawn, take an easy walk to touch the coldness of a glacier that lingers through summer, dine on Canadian cuisine and cap the day off with an amazing display of shooting stars before retreating to your cabin where visiting royalty also stay. It's the little town of Jasper in the biggest national park.
Niagara is one of Canada's most popular tourist destinations for a world of great reasons. Niagara Falls at a majestic 13 stories tall is the world’s second-biggest waterfall with six million cubic feet of water cascading over its brink every minute.
Perched at the eastern gateway to Canada’s Arctic, Labrador—“The Big Land”—is one of the world’s last wilderness regions. Stroll through alpine flowers at Red Bay National Historic Site with its remarkably preserved 16th century Basque whaling station or explore Viking heritage.
Perched on the eastern edge of North America, Newfoundland and Labrador offers easily accessible, larger-than-life adventure, wilderness and culture. Hop on a boat to spot massive mountains of ice on the move in Iceberg Alley
Walk on the ocean floor without needing to hold your breath at this Marine Wonder of the World and UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Whitewater raft on the waves that rush up nearby rivers—called tidal “bores.” Catch a jet boat ride across the swirling waters of the bay.
Baffin Island is a grand wild landscape, the spectacular homeland of Inuit and an accessible Arctic playground for the adventurous. Slip into boots or skis and follow Inuit stone markers called inuksuk on traverses within Sirmilik National Park with Polar Sea Adventures.
Flanked by the Rockies, the town of Banff and the hamlet of Lake Louise are undoubtedly the jewels in the crown of Canada. Hike through fragrant pines to touch the top of a windswept mountain then watch as eagles glide below you.
Churchill will steal your heart. It's the promise of polar bears, beluga whales and soaring Northern Lights that will bring you here; it's the warmth of your hosts in this remote small town that will stay in your soul.
It’s a dark, cold winter night near Fort McMurray, Alberta. You've come prepared for both. What you didn’t prepare for are the chills running across your body when the night sky lights up. Everything above is alive with the dance of the northern lights.