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Banff National Park is located in Canada’s provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. It has the largest snowfall in Canada and offers beautiful ski resorts in the winter and outdoor recreation in the summer. This is a must see on your vacation because you will see pristine snow while skiing.
Whistler Mountain Resort is one of the premiere ski resorts in Western Canada. You can choose from a variety of trails depending on your skill level and then go on to white water rafting or bring your own raft. You can also choose to relax at one of the many gondolas or take a red sky flight to enjoy the red and blue airline.
Big Crown Mountain Resort is one of the most luxurious ski resorts in Canada. It is also one of the largest and offers a variety of trails, water activities and bushwalking. When you are done skiing, enjoy a stay at the Big Crown Hotel in Jasper National Park.
Jasper National Park is one of the last unspoiled areas of wilderness and magical beauty. Enjoy hiking, rafting, fly-fishing and biking on the rugged mountains, river cruises and stargazing. Do you like you more as a bear in a cage? Well then head to Banff National Park where you can see up to date bears, moose, caribou and wolves. You can also stay at the lodge and attend the daily Kejimkujik Caribou Round Up.
The beaches, the countryside, the history, the island is everything that you would expect from a Canadian province. Tonny is the southern most island in the province you can reach by cruise, bus or plane. Once there, you will find yourself on an array of beaches. Agios Nikolaos is the largest beach with lots of retail stores and restaurants. There is also the Summerhouse which is located on the South West corner of the island. This beach is both for the adventurous as well as relaxed. The Wild Horse Museum situated at Brooks Island is also worth a visit.
This is the newest province in Canada; it was founded in 1603 when Scandinavia united with England to form the one country, Nova Scotia. Home to Acadia National Park, the Cape Breton Island people and megalithic monuments, the many lochs and estuaries, historic townships and ferry connections to PEI, Nova Scotia is one of the best areas to visit in Canada. Especially for this visit, it is nice to know that each city offers its own benefits by opening up to such eclectic businesses as local hotels, restaurants, theaters and shops.
The only province, which does not have sandy beaches to boast of, Prince Edward Island is definitely a place to visit. Although it is quite small, there are many different regions to experience. From the lively provincial town of Summerton to the Wildwoods of the Isle, there is a certain pace to the gentility of these ridgelines. Whether your Prince Edward Island getaway is on the half hour or the half day, an experience will surely be cherished.
For those who want to combine a close vacation with touring the Eastern Townships, a trip to New Brunswick in Canada cannot be missed. This province is one of the three Maritime Provinces, a fact which makes it a wonderful vacation area. There are many ways to enjoy the natural beauty of the mountains, lakes and caves. You can also stay at quaint bed and breakfasts or historic hotels.
The grab bag of things to do in this Newfoundland and Labrador province includes kayaking in the rugged northwest, touring the lively south or strolling through sleepy villages. Each area has its own attractions and scenery to offer and, more than anything, a warm welcome to the Canada’s second largest province. The seafood is flavourful and the people and skills are those of locals.
The sights, sounds, tastes and more of Nova Scotia make it a wonderful destination for road tourists. It is easily reached by plane; its compact size makes it the perfect road trip destination. Grab the opportunity to soak up this unique part of Canada and see its sights.