Top Canadian Spots You Need To Put On Your Bucket List For Visiting The True North
Whether you've always admired the beauty of the True North or are looking to add some destinations to your wanderlust wishlist, there are some top Canadian spots you should know about.
If you're making a bucket list of places to go, you can ditch the pen and paper because we've already done the work for you!
U.S. News compiled quite the list of Canada's dream spots, and it names destinations from coast to coast.
These locations are so sought after that even The Bachelorette could not escape the charms of the Great North and chose it as a filming spot for the show.
Here are Canada's top 15 locations you have to cross off your bucket list one day.
Jasper National Park
Why you need to visit: Jasper National park isn't just the best place to visit in Canada, but it was also voted as the best national park in the country, too.
It doesn't get better than mountains and canyons in the north, am I right? Fall in love with these breathtaking views — I mean, even the Bachelorette did.
Why you need to visit: Found in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, visiting Banff is a must during the wintry months.
It's a great destination if you love hitting the slopes and skiing your heart out, or want to hike some epic trails. It also features jaw-dropping lodges and hotels, too.
Why you need to visit: If you've visited Niagara Falls too many times to count it's easy to forget how magical it really is.
To the rest of the globe, this spot is an absolute world wonder and at the top of many bucket lists.
Location: Vancouver, B.C
Why you need to visit: It has all the wonder of a city made even more beautiful thanks to its seemingly never-ending mountains and beaches.
Vancouver has been said to have the best of both worlds as it is "an urban and a natural playground."
Location: Montreal, Quebec
Why you need to visit: Described as two worlds colliding, both old and new, this city is a no-brainer when visiting Canada!
It's also known across the globe for its famous food options such as Montreal bagels and poutine.
Why you need to visit: Described as France that isn't quite France, Quebec City is charming yet still vibrant, old-school but still hip!
The report describes it as "a world straight out of a European painting."
Victoria & Vancouver Island
Why you need to visit: This spot 'exudes a quainter atmosphere' as it is somewhat of a small city and is located on the southern part of Vancouver Island.*
Prince Edward Island
Why you need to visit: Whether you love seafood or a walk by the water, P.E.I is a great place to settle down and enjoy the best of what mother nature has to offer.
That includes beaches, hills and stunning cliffside views.
Gros Morne National Park
If you visit, get ready to climb mountain tops, hike sprawling landscapes, travel through glaciers and go past waterfalls.
Why you need to visit: This town north of Vancouver is an adventurer's dream with its snow peaks, gorgeous lakes and powerful waterfalls.
The best way to take it all in is on a hike.
Why you need to visit: You simply can not visit Canada without making a stop in its biggest and busiest city.
There are endless things to do, like getting a snapshot of yourself standing by one of the tallest towers in the world.
Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Location: Nova Scotia
Why you need to visit: Said to be one of Canada's 'most enchanting places, where the mountains meet the sea,' Cape Breton Highlands National Park is not one to miss.
It's also along the world-famous Cabot Trail, boasting stunning coastal views.
Why you need to visit: If you're looking for fantastic skiing options and a fabulous resort, Mont-Tremblant is a sure bucket list item during Canada's famous snowy season.
Why you need to visit: 94% of citizens believe Whitehorse to be a great place to live so it's fair to assume it would also be a great place to visit.
This city is also known across the country for its breathtaking views of the Northern Lights.
You can also enjoy the beautiful views that Naramata Beach has to offer too.
*Editor's Note: This story has been updated.