Last Updated on June 22, 2020 by Amanda Stancati
Majestic landscapes, diverse communities, and kindred spirits all contribute to Canada’s charming façade. Our fascinating country has a lot in store for both the intrepid traveller and the casual sightseer. In honour of Canada Day, consider the following excursions this summer. There’s certainly no better time to celebrate Canada and all that it has to offer.
Travel to Niagara Falls in the summer and take advantage of the Niagara Falls Wonder Pass, which offers passes to 3 magical Niagara Falls Experiences: Journey Behind the Falls, Butterfly Conservatory and Niagara Fury.
Embark on an enchanting journey to Victoria onboard a comfortable boat and see orcas, humpback whales, gray whales, and minke whales with the help of an expert naturalist guide. Be on the lookout for other marine life as well, like sea lions, elephant seals, harbour seals, and sea birds!
Take a fast course on Vancouver. This 4-hour sightseeing tour will take you through notable spots like Stanley Park, Chinatown, Gastown, and Granville Park. It’s a wonderful opportunity to learn about Vancouver’s history and get soaked up in its lively cultural atmosphere.
Come face to face with the grizzly bears in their natural habitat! You will take a gondola ride for a great view of the grizzly country and visit the refuge, where the orphaned sloth of bears romp and play around. You will also enjoy stops at Lake Louise, Takkakaw Falls and Kicking Horse Canyon. Everything about this trip promises to be wild.
Want to get your heart racing? Experience a rush high above the 1,312-foot-long walkway in Jasper, known as the Glacier Skywalk. Begin at the Columbia Icefield Glacier Discovery Centre, located in Jasper National Park, and delight in views of more than 100 glaciers and stunning alpine landscapes.
Bon appetite, mademoiselle. Prepare to sample a variety of tantalizing dishes on your trip to Quebec. Experience hotspots such as Societe des Alcohols du Quebec and JA Moisan Grocer, where you’ll taste authentic regional favourites. Drop by a chocolate factory, creperie, and a classic bakery. It’s a great way to get acquainted with Quebec’s food culture and history. So go ahead, indulge.
Learn about one of Nova Scotia’s most picturesque spots on this half-day trip to Peggy’s Cove. Receive an insightful overview and then take a self-guided tour to explore the small fishing village. Take your time to soak up its quaint charm and understand why it’s considered an artist’s paradise.
Spend some quality time with the family at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Toronto and select from 15 action-packed attractions. Engineer a LEGO tower to survive an earthquake, learn about the intricate process of turning raw plastic into colourful LEGO bricks, and even see Toronto’s landmarks transformed into miniature replicas!
For more information about our available Canada excursions, speak with a travel agent at 1-800-665-4981.