As the largest province in Canada, Quebec hosts a wide array of wilderness from mountainous plateaus, boreal forest to rugged coastal cliffs and lowland plains. There is a large network of national, provincial and regional parks that protect and share these landscapes – here’s just a few of them that deserve a little more attention.
A place better known for forestry, the Gatineau Valley is becoming a new destination for outdoor enthusiasts. On a recent trip through Quebec, we checked out what is on offer in the Gatineau Valley for ourselves. Spoiler alert – it’s definitely worth the trip!
Six of our favourite activities unique to Ottawa, perfect to add to any itinerary alongside the most famous attractions such as Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal
Halifax is a fun, friendly and young city, especially in summer. In fact, it rivals Vancouver for my favourite city in Canada. Here is everything we discovered about celebrating summer in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The wine industry in Nova Scotia is blossoming, with 18 wineries at last count. On our recent two-month-long Nova Scotia road trip, a number of Nova Scotia wineries especially stood out for their uniqueness. Here are our favourites!
Most visitors to Vancouver Island see only Tofino and Victoria – great combination – but Vancouver Island has MUCH more to offer! See the magnificence of Vancouver Island without the crowds on these three road trip itineraries.
If you love the outdoors and want to explore beyond the beaten path in Atlantic Canada, look no further than Brier Island, Nova Scotia.
The capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax, has enough museums, parks and patio restaurants to keep any visitor busy for weeks. However, the surrounding area has too much on offer to miss! These are my top picks for day trips from Halifax, plus recommendations for extended stays in each region.
Kejimkujik National Park is a little difficult to pronounce at first glance (try ‘Kedgie-ma-koo-jik’) but don’t let that be a deterrent. If you did, you’d definitely be missing out. This National Park is a paddler’s paradise. Plan a canoe trip in Kejimkujik today!
Just an hour’s drive away from Halifax is Wolfville, a little gem of a gateway to the bountiful Annapolis Valley. For a place with a year-round population of only around 5000 people, Wolfville kicks well above its weight on the ‘things to do’ front.