Canadian Road Trip
Collected by Rosie Agro
380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4, Canada
Featuring the works of Tom Thomson, Emily Carr, and the Group of Seven, the National Gallery of Canada is one of the country’s premiere destinations for paintings, sculptures, and contemporary art. The building also hosts the Canadian Museum of...
55 Pavilion Crescent, Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N6, Canada
Will sends travelers bound for Churchill to Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Zoo before they travel north. The new Journey to Churchill exhibit which opened in 2014 embraces the current trends in zoo design to minimize the sense of distance between animals...
Forks Market Rd, Winnipeg, MB R3C, Canada
The Forks area of Winnipeg gets its name from the union of two rivers, the Red River and the Assiniboine, and for 6,000 years has been a meeting place among people- first, among early Aboriginal peoples, followed by European fur traders. So it’s...
5542 Rochdale Blvd, Regina, SK S4X 4P1, Canada
If you have never experienced a sunset on the prairies then I suggest you do so. Since the plains are so flat in some areas you can see the sun set over the entire horizon. This sunset was on the north-west outskirts of Regina, SK and was right...
Downtown, Calgary, AB, Canada
Stephen Avenue, located downtown, features some delicious restaurants, bars, and unique shopping experiences for the cowboy/cowgirl in all of us. Even I, hesitantly, admitted to being attracted to at least one pair of cowboy boots with matching...
Improvement District No. 9, AB T0L, Canada
Alberta, Canada is an all-seasons destination thanks to an abundance of rugged beauty. In the winter months though skiing seems to take center stage, which is a shame since there are so many other great adventure activities in the region. One of...
812 Wharf St, Victoria, BC V8W 1T3, Canada
Whale-watching tours are one of the best ways to experience the beauty of the outdoors in British Columbia. Prince of Whales offers a number of different tour options, from zodiac adventures in the Strait of Juan De Fuca to their Northbound...
575 Yates St, Victoria, BC V8W 2Z6, Canada
Bastion Square is located at the original site of Fort Victoria where the Hudson’s Bay Company ran a busy trading post. Today, the square is still lively with restaurants, pubs and cafés, as well as boutiques and pop-up shops operated by local...
Whitehorse, YT, Canada
The Northern Lights are one of the most magical, but also most elusive, bucket-list sights. Scientists will tell you that the phenomenon is the result of solar winds reaching the earth’s atmosphere, but that doesn’t capture the beauty of the night...
Mount McIntyre, Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5Y9, Canada
Mt McIntyre ("Mount Mac") offers an easily-accessible high-country experience very close to downtown Whitehorse. Although a 4-wheel-drive vehicle is needed to get to the summit, rentals are available in town. The hiking up top is simply superb —...
Yellowknife, NT X0E, Canada
A dogsled, a snowy trail, and the aurora borealis (a.k.a., the northern lights). That is how many imagine the Northwest Territories —a winter wonderland, bathed in glowing lights. But you don’t have to wait for the long nights of winter to enjoy...
3515 McDonald Dr, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2H2, Canada
Yellowknife is small, as in you can walk the whole town in half a day. But give yourself the full day to take in the hike around the lake, a chance to pick out some white fish from the Great Slave Lake at the fish truck, which is parked in front...
Old Quebec, Quebec City, QC, Canada
While walking within the walls of Old Québec a few years ago, (my fourth visit, but the first for my wife), this blond-maned horse caught my eye. Incidentally, in Québec French, "blonde" is more than just a hair color. It's often used to mean...
49 Rue d'Auteuil, Québec, QC G1R 4C2, Canada
Old Québec City looks and feels like a charming town in France that was transported to the shores of the St. Lawrence River more than four centuries ago. Step foot in Old Québec City and you’ll be surrounded by quaint, historic stone buildings...
1 Côte de la Citadelle, Québec, QC G1R 3R2, Canada
I've been to Québec City several times, and it's never boring. Street art is all over Vieux-Québec (The "Old" city)—sculpture, plantings, frescoes... This is the Fresque du Petit Champlain, just a couple of blocks from the St. Lawrence River, a...
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