Tucked at the foot of the Rockies is Calgary, Alberta's largest city. Shopping and the arts bring many to Canada's Cowtown for a vacation getaway. Stroll the Glenbow Museum to appreciate the history of the Canadian West, from the First Nations to the present.
Harborside Halifax is the biggest city in the Maritime Provinces by far, yet it doesn't feel big at all. So long as you're not allergic to beer, good food, ocean breezes, and good music, it's fair to say you'll never be at a loss for something to do during your vacation getaway to Halifax.
Outdoor enthusiasts vacation in quiet Lake Louise, 35 miles east of Banff, Canada for the alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, and snowshoeing. Other winter activities include ice fishing, skating, dog sledding and ice climbing. And during the summer there are miles of hiking trails. The renowned grand hotel Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise sits at the brim of the eponymous lake.
Plan a city escape with a vacation getaway to Montreal. Try your luck at the Casino de Montreal complex. Visit the restaurants, stores, walkways, and subway connections in the Underground City. Finish your day with a cold beer and a thrilling hockey game at a local pub.
Plan a getaway in Québec City, high above the St. Lawrence River. Fortress walls encase the upper Old City, and the soaring Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, a hotel with castle-like turrets, dominates the landscape. Evocative of a French coastal town, the tableau is as romantic a vacation spot as any in Europe.
Set between the mountains and the sea, the majestic city of Vancouver is a melting pot of diverse cultures and landscapes. Enjoy a cosmopolitan view from your skyscraper hotel, or set out for a bike ride in lush Stanley Park. The panoramic vistas from the Capilano Bridge or the Sea-to-Sky Highway can't be missed.
Vacation in Victoria and you'll feel like you're living in London. The most British of cities in North America, the lure of the gardens is as much of a draw as the call of the Empire. The city's picturesque location provides for an unhurried vacation or an active getaway. Don't forget to take time for high tea.
Two hours north of Vancouver, via the stunning Sea-to-Sky Highway, Whistler is home to some of the world's best outdoor hangouts. Enjoy perfect powder at Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain, each with an elevation of more than 7,000 feet. Spring and summer hiking, zip-lining, and mountain biking ensure amazing mountain views for your Canadian vacation getaway.
Winnipeg, the "cultural cradle of Canada" is a distinctly family-friendly city with plenty of charm. Enjoy nine acres of shopping and interactive fun at The Forks Market. Discover diverse neighbourhoods on your vacation getaway, including the historic French Quarter, the Exchange District, and the boho-chic Osborne Village.