When you think of traveling in Canada, where do you imagine going? Canada has everything—from big, vibrant cities to beautiful, serene stretches of National parkland. There are so many places and scenic sites to visit in Canada this year.
Saint John – Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick
The Saint John River stretches a whopping 673 kilometers (418 mi) in length and empties into the Atlantic Ocean in the Bay of Fundy. The Bay of Fundy touches New Brunswick and Nova Scotia. Here, you might see the Tilted layers of sandstone at Hopewell Rocks, the Minas Basin, Reversing Falls, and sections of old lava rock.
Baddeckin Cape Breton Island, Halifax
Baddeck is a village in Victoria County, Nova Scotia situated in the heart of Cape Breton Island. If you want to see the Island, this is a great place to start. They host seasonal festivals and events, like the KitchenFest music festival and the FestiVille street festival in July and August.
The Gulf of St. Lawrence
The Gulf of Saint Lawrence borders on Anticosti Island, Prince Edward Island, Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Cape Breton Island, Saint Pierre Island, and Miquelon-Langlade, so you can approach it from many angles. Some of the most noteworthy things you might see here include stunning ice flows and Humpback whales.
Quebec City, Quebec
Where do we even start with Quebec City—there is so much to see and do here. Tour museums, walk through Old Quebec, see Montmorency Falls, and/or dine at Le Saint-Amour restaurant. Quebec City is a cultural hub of Canada and has so much going on throughout the year.
Gully Marine Protected Area
The Gully is a Marine Protected Area where the seafloor plunges two and a half kilometers into a submarine valley. The Gully is one of the most prominent undersea features in eastern Canada. Significant coral communities make for a diversity of both shallow and deep-water fish, which draws whales and dolphins.
Lake Louise and Banff
World renown for ski culture, Lake Louise and Banff are some of the best tourist hubs in the prairies. Spend your time in the gentle lull of nature watching wildlife like deer, bald eagles, and bears. Or, hit up Banff’s lively main street for some shopping and dining.
L’Anse Aux Meadows, Newfoundland
L’Anse aux Meadows is a Canadian National Historic Site on the northernmost tip of the Great Northern Peninsula on the island of Newfoundland. This is one of the few places where archaeological evidence of Norse settlers has been discovered in North America. You can see sparse remains of 7 Norse buildings on display found at the site.
Have you found somewhere new in Canada that you want to explore? What (or where) would you Visit in Canada if you could? There is so much to see and do in the Great White North. Lloyds Travel & Cruises is proudly Canadian and our talented travel agents can help you find the perfect family or solo trip.