With warm weather finally here, Canadians are looking to use up their vacation days and travel overseas but instead, they should take a look around their own backyard. What better way to spend Canada Day long weekend than exploring our very own country? Full-service Canadian travel company, Merit Travel, has rounded up a sampling of the most sought-after adventures to visit across Canada that will make you think twice about venturing off to another country.
Here are a few Canadian must-sees that should be on your bucket list this summer:
1. East Coast Road Trippin’ in The Maritimes
Get ready to experience the East Coast with The Best of The Maritimes. This sight-seeing extravaganza is sure to make you even prouder than you already are to be Canadian.
On this fully hosted tour, you will discover how much there is to see, taste and experience in three of Atlantic Canada’s provinces. Passing through Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, you’ll visit brilliant natural and cultural attractions including Halifax, the UNESCO town of Lunenburg, Peggy’s Cove, the Acadian National Historic Site at Grand Pré, stunning Cape Breton Island, the winding Cabot Trail and Louisbourg National Historic Site.
You’ll also visit Hopewell Rocks and Moncton, famous for its unparalleled tides in the Bay of Fundy, fresh lobster and whale watching. Last but not least, a visit to Prince Edward Island wouldn’t be the same without seeing the red sand beaches, the Green Gables Heritage Place and the Confederation Bridge.
2. Golfing Out West in British Columbia
British Columbia is one of the most naturally beautiful places on earth to play golf. The Canada-West BC experience will take you on a remarkable adventure to Vancouver, Whistler and Victoria. With awe-inspiring views from Whistler Mountain, all the way down to the tranquil shores of Vancouver Island, this is an ideal destination for any golf enthusiast.
3. Venturing in the Rockies
Taste of the Rockies will bring you and your family on an unforgettable journey through the breathtaking Canadian Rockies on two of the most popular rail routes. A must-see for global travellers, get ready to unleash your inner explorer on an exciting Icefields Parkway adventure. The railway routes will take you through Vancouver, Kamloops, Banff and Jasper for the ultimate West Coast experience.
Prepare to relax, unwind and enjoy the stunning views aboard the Rocky Mountaineer. Roam the winding, climbing and peaceful railway through the Rockies, enjoying incredible scenery and delectable dining from the comfort of your seat.
What are other must-see places in Canada? Let us know in the comments!
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