This huge country offers endless adventure and discovery, whether trekking along glaciers, skiing down snowy mountains, hopping from engaging museum to breath-taking gallery, or indulging in water sports on one of the world’s Great Lakes.
You’ll encounter varying cultures during your holidays in Canada, spanning reminders of colonial influence, French ideologies and the significance of modern Western culture. Whether you choose to explore a range of cultural cities and charming towns, or become familiar with the Canadian wilderness in the mountains or across a range of national parks – Canada is a country that will keep on delivering surprise after surprise to all its visitors.
If you journey out to the west you’ll discover Vancouver, one of the world’s most liveable cities, and Calgary, both surrounded by stunning scenery and the iconic ski slopes of British Columbia. In the centre of the country is Winnipeg, sandwiched between several beautiful national parks, while to the north you’ll find Whitehorse, providing the gateway to Canada’s adventurous north in Yukon. Wherever you choose to stay, you’ll find numerous Canada hotels of various levels of luxury and comfort to suit your budget, whether you’ve come as a couple or a family.
When the winter hits, look no further than the fantastic array of ski resorts situated in British Columbia. One of the world’s most famous resorts is that of Whistler, found just north of Vancouver and home to the unrivalled Whistler-Blackcomb resort. You’ll find various other smaller yet no-less impressive resorts in and around the city of Vancouver, all boasting great ski conditions and immense scenery.
One of the country’s most elusive and admired animals is the polar bear. Among much incredible and diverse wildlife, many animal-lovers flock to Canada to try and spot the big white giants. Manitoba is the best place to encounter the beast, in particular around the community of Churchill.