It’s Canada Day, folks! And what better way to celebrate than to take a little virtual tour of some of the best destinations our country has to offer. If you haven’t booked a trip to be a tourist in your own country, we strongly encourage you to do so. Cause with these amazing spots across the nation, we know you’ll be amazed.
Here are 11 amazing tourist destinations across Canada.
You can take a walk on the wild side at this unbelievable park. Everyone knows Vancouver’s got some pretty incredible outdoor views. So why not explore them from a massive suspension bridge? This tourist spot has amazing bridges, cliffs walks, treetop adventures, and more. So check ’em out next time you wanna be one with nature!
Where: 3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver, British Columbia
If you’re looking for a West Coast getaway, this pair of towns on Vancouver Island should be your top choice. Beach on one side, old growth forest on the other, and more delicious meals that you’re body can handle. Plus, the journey there is half the fun!
Where: Tofino, British Columbia
Why not learn a little history while you’re exploring this wonderful country? And the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta will let you do just that! They’re home to an incredible collection. But they’re known for their amazing dinosaur artifacts. It’s here that you’ll find the world’s best-preserved armoured dinosaur. Plus, there are tons of fun activities for the whole family at this museum.
Where: 1500 N Dinosaur Trail, Drumheller, Alberta
This spot is probably the most famous of the Alberta attractions. But it’s famous for good reason! Cause the gorgeous park will provide you with some seriously incredible views. Like, seriously incredible. Are you really a Canadian if you don’t visit this spot at least once??
Where: Improvement District No. 9, Alberta
This pretty garden takes outdoor art to a whole new level. So if you ever find yourself visiting Winnipeg, Manitoba in the summer months, we highly recommend you take a stroll through these grounds. You’ll find bronze sculptures, fountains, and art galore. Along with beautiful blossoming flowers, of course.
Where: 55 Pavilion Crescent, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Toronto is known for its arts and culture. And this little hub is the perfect place to experience all that. There are vintage shops, delicious restaurants, art pretty much everywhere, and usually, you’ll even find live entertainment in the area. It’s one of the best spots to experience the hustle and bustle of the city.
Where: College St and Augusta Ave, Toronto, Ontario
Did you know that Toronto is home to Canada’s only gothic castle? It was built in 1914 by financier Sir Henry Pellatt. Then a whole bunch of drama ensued, Sir Henry Pellatt lost all his wealth, and now the city owns the place! Today it’s one of Toronto’s favourite spots for incredible views of the downtown core and beautiful grounds to explore.
Where: 1 Austin Terrace, Toronto, Ontario
You’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time when you visit this French-Canadian spot. Old Quebec is home to some of the oldest streets in North America. And when you’re there you can definitely feel it. The area has a European charm, with small cobblestone streets and adorable local shops and restaurants.
Where: 12 rue Saint-Anne, Québec, Québec
If Montreal had was a person, we think it’d be that artsy kid in your high school class that took photos on film of everything. And with sights this beautiful, can we really blame them? The Montreal Botanical Garden, or Jardin botanique de Montréal, is an oasis within the city. It’s one of the world’s largest gardens. And it’s home to some amazing botanical works of art. Sounds like a must-see to us!
Where: 4101 Sherbrooke St E, Montreal, Quebec
If you’re a fan of Anne of Green Gables, you’ll wanna check out this Prince Edward Island location. It’s the home of the author Lucy Maud Montgomery. And much of the beloved story drew inspiration from the farmland and area surrounding the lot. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped right into the books when you visit this idyllic spot.
Where: 8619 Cavendish Rd, Cavendish, Prince Edward Island
And last but not least, we’ve got Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia. This beautiful spot looks like it’s straight out of a postcard. And, really, it kind of is. When you visit this spot you’ll be met with stunning views of the Atlantic Ocean. Ugh, sounds like a dream, right?
Where: 72 Peggys Point Rd, Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia
Happy almost-Canada Day, everyone! We hope these amazing tourist attractions remind you of just how much we’ve got to celebrate.