Tomorrow is Canada Day! We love our beautiful country, so we’ve rounded up 10 of the most breathtaking places you must visit.
- Moraine Lake, Alberta
Once printed on the back of the Canadian twenty dollar bill, it is often referred to as the “Twenty Dollar View” – but it’s more like a million dollar view. See why it’s one of the most photographed spots in the world.
- Osoyoos, British Columbia
Did you know Canada is home to a desert? Whether you’re trekking through its valleys or swimming in Canada’s warmest lake, your experiences will be unforgettable in this one-of-a-kind place.
- Gaspé, Quebec
Recognized by National Geographic Traveler as one of “Canada’s 50 Places of a Lifetime,” Gaspé gives you the opportunity to discover four national parks. Famous Percé Rock summits over 1000 metres and is one of the most beautiful bays in the world.
- Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Considered the heart of the highlands, Antigonish is a small town, rich in Gaelic history and surrounded by lovely beaches. This is a tourist gem that travellers often overlook – don’t make the same mistake.
- Royal Terrell Museum & Drumheller, Alberta
Located in Alberta’s Badlands, Drumheller is best known as the home of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, a world-class facility dedicated to the study of Drumheller’s early residents: the dinosaurs.
- Flowerpot & Hopewell Rocks, New Brunswick
The Flowerpot and Hopewell Rocks are one of the most serene natural wonders of Canada. If you’ve never been blessed with that awe-inspiring feeling that large landscapes can give you, you need to go here.
- Long Beach, Tofino, British Columbia
Named “the best surf town in North America” by Outside magazine, Tofino is a beautiful beach town on the west coast of Vancouver Island and has been drawing in surfers, nature-lovers and those with wandering souls for years.
- Cavendish Beach, Prince Edward Island
After soaking up the sun on a red-sand beach, take in historical sites like the famed home of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables.
- The Grotto & Tobermory, Ontario
Tobermory, a quaint little town at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula, boasts a must-see, “The Grotto.” Carved out by the waves of Georgian Bay over thousands of years, it’s a pristine setting; there are no signs, lights, stairs or handrails here.
- Twilingate, Newfoundland
Located alongside an ocean corridor known as Iceberg Alley, this small town has long been proclaimed as the Iceberg Capital of the World – you are more likely to see an iceberg here in Twillingate than anywhere else.