Canada is a traveller's paradise. Its unique geography gives rise to an extensive range of natural wonders and cool places that are perfect for satisfying the wanderlust.

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This makes it kind of a mosaic of different places from around the world. There's no need to hop on a plane to get your nature fix - you'll find mountains, lakes, deserts, badlands and even Arctic tundra all in a single land.

If you're looking to explore Canada, here's a helpful guide of the top 5 things you must do in every province and territory:

British Columbia






New Brunswick

Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island

Newfoundland and Labrador


Northwest Territories


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British Columbia

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Capilano Suspension Bridge


A 140-metre-long pedestrian path suspended 70 metres above a surging river that cuts through a massive canyon in Vancouver.

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Stanley Park Seawall


A stone wall erected around the perimeter of the iconic Stanley Park that makes for a scenic walk or bike ride.

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Sea To Sky Gondola


A gondola takes passengers to the top of a mountain where there are epic viewing platforms, suspension bridges and scenic hiking trails.

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Whistler Blackcomb Resort


A world-renowned ski resort perfect for ski enthusiasts in the winter and vacationers in the summer.

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Gwaii Haanas

Haida Gwaii

A region consisting of ancient Canadian rainforests, secluded beaches, colossal mountains and scenic trails.

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Glacier Skywalk


A 1-km walkway made entirely of glass that overlooks a stunning 280-metre drop in Banff National Park.

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Lake Louise


One of the most photographed lakes in the world, known for its pure blue colour and nearby award-winning hotel resort.

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Calgary Stampede


An annual ten-day rodeo, festival and exhibition held every July that celebrates Calgary's heritage and roots.

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West Edmonton Mall


The largest shopping mall in North America that boasts an indoor waterpark, exclusive entertainment and several name brands.

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Hoodoo Trail


An epic hiking trail that takes explorers through the rugged badlands and dinosaur region of Alberta. 

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Purple Beaches

Prince Albert

Unique beaches in Prince Albert National Park with purple-coloured sand that resulted from centuries of glacial activity.

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Beechy Sandcastles

Coteau Hills

A spectacular array of sandcastles and hills that offer a refreshing atmosphere in the flatlands of the Prairies.

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Big Muddy Badlands


A "spectacl of nature's architecture" that consists of beautiful rock formations such as the iconic Castle Butte.

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Tunnels of Moose Jaw

Moose Jaw

A year-round tourist attraction that offers historical guides on the tunnels once used by gangster Al Capone during the bootlegging days.

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Saskatchewan Roughriders 


Undoubtedly Saskatchewan's pride and joy, the Saskatchewan Roughriders are a Canadian football team based in the provincial capital of Regina.

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The Forks


A historic site that serves as a public hub for shops, restaurants and urban parks in Winnipeg.

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Exchange District


A national historic site of Canada that features over 50 amazing restaurants for the die-hard foodie.

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Assiniboine Park


A recreational area that features a spacious green space and a popular animal zoo.

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Tundra Buggy


An unusual hotel-on-wheels that takes sightseers to the land of the polar bears, where they can spend a night in their territory.

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Souris Swinging Bridge


A historic suspension bridge measuring 184 metres long that is known for its characteristic bouncing motion.

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The Grotto and Indian Head Cove

Bruce Peninsula

Two incredible formations in the Bruce Peninsula that are made up of rugged rocks and crystal clear waters.

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Journey Behind The Falls

Niagara Falls

A tourist attraction that takes people behind the famous Niagara Falls for viewing during the day or evening (when the lights turn on).

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1000 Islands Boat Tour

Thousand Islands

A scenic boat ride run by Gananoque Boat Lines that takes tourists through the historic waters of the 1000 islands.

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Parliament Hill


The political heart of the country that holds historic tours, shows and festivals throughout the year.

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CN Tower Edge Walk


An adrenaline-pumping attraction that allows participants to walk outside the top of the CN Tower on a ledge that is 356 metres above ground.

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Boulevard Saint-Laurent


A major street in Montreal known for its rich cultural heritage and trendy commercial spots.

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Quebec City

Arguably the most beautiful site of Old Quebec that features European-like streets and architecture.

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Hôtel de Glace


An unusual accommodation made entirely of ice and snow, from the structure to the furniture.

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Whale Route


A stretch of land along the St. Lawrence River that offers the best opportunities for whale watching.

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Îles de la Madeleine

Gulf of St. Lawrence

A beautiful island just off the Gaspe Peninsula with a gorgeous landscape and tranquil beaches.

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New Brunswick

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Hopewell Rocks

Bay of Fundy

A unique formation of towering rocks that sit on the site of the world's highest recorded tides.

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Grand Manan Island

Bay of Fundy

A varied landscape that's home to unique creatures like puffins, migrating whales and a variety of bird species.

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St. Andrews By-The-Sea

Charlotte County

Voted the best destination in Canada by USA Today, St. Andrews By-The-Sea is the perfect place to escape the troubles of city living.

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Fundy Trail Parkway

St. Martins

A 2,600-hectare park the features stunning lookouts along the Bay of Fundy coastline.

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Cape Enrage


A Marine Wonder of the World that has a cool zip line starting from the top of a historic lighthouse.

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Nova Scotia

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Halifax Waterfront


A boardwalk community that has a mix of small town businesses, cute shops and eats, and fun local festivals.

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Cabot Trail

Cape Breton

A scenic roadway through the Cape Breton Highlands that has been named one of the greatest drives in the world.

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Annapolis Valley

Bay of Fundy

A charming wine country situated between two parallel mountain ranges along the Bay of Fundy shore.

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Mahone Bay

A UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its colourful buildings and vibrant community.

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Maitland Bridge

A national park that features traditional encampment areas, scenic canoe routes and ancient petroglyphs.

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Prince Edward Island

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Thunder Cove


A hidden gem that features red stone cliffs, sand beaches, rolling dunes and explorable caves.

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Cavendish Beach


An 8-km stretch of sandy shore that is also the site of the popular Cavendish Beach Music Festival for country music fans.

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Prince County

A cozy resort town with picturesque views and a peaceful community that's perfect for a vacation getaway.

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Confederation Trail


A 470-km trail running through the entire island that offers sightseeing opportunities for biking enthusiasts.

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Avonlea Village


A replica of the fictional town of Anne of Green Gables that features several cute shops an restaurants.

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Newfoundland and Labrador

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Gros Morne

Long Range Mountains

A national park with some of the most striking views in the country, like the Western Brook Pond, the Long Range Traverse and the Tablelands.

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Bonavista Peninsula

"The best and largest harbour in all the Land," known for its great fishing opportunities an amazing seafood.

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A small community that sits by the shore that frequently receives migrating whales and passing icebergs.

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Fogo Island Inn

Fogo Island

An ultra-modern resort that features high-end rooms and luxury amenities such as an art gallery, cinema and rooftop hot tubs.

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East Coast Trail

St. John's

A long distance-footpath that combines the beauty of the wilderness with the vibrancy of small towns scattered along its way.

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Emerald Lake


A spectacular lake known for its intense green colour and mountain backdrop.

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Bombay Peggy's

Dawson City

A popular hotel in Dawson City that was once a historic brothel.

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Sign Post Forest

Watson Lake

A collection of signs from all over the world along the Alaska Highway.

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Takhini Hot Springs


A century-old hot spring that features two pools with mineral-rich waters.

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Midnight Dome

Dawson City

A vista point that offers a spectacular view of Dawson City from a cliff.

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Northwest Territories

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Aurora Village


A northern resort that allows guests to sleep in traditional tipis under the glamour of the Northern Lights.

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Virginia Falls


A surging waterfall taller than Niagara Falls, stretching 500-metres into the sky.

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Great Slave Lake


The second largest lake in Canada is also a prime location for recreational fishing and boating.

Fairy Meadows


A surreal valley under a mountain range called "The Cirque of the Unclimbables" that features gentle trails with awesome views.

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Old Town


A historic town that has managed to retain some elements from the "Dirty Thirties" era.

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Mount Thor

Baffin Island

Boasts the largest vertical drop in the world with an elevation of 1,675 metres.

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Prince Leopold Island

Qikiqtaaluk Region

A remote land suited for extreme adventurers that also serves as a migratory bird sanctuary.

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Baffin Island

A national park that consists of  extreme summits and unusual arctic wildlife.

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A scenic landscape featuring rocky bedrock hills and colourful heath tundra.

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Pond Inlet

Baffin Island

A tiny hamlet with a vibrant community that sits at the entrance to the historic Northwest Passage.

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