With a career in Tourism, it’s possible to work anywhere in the world, but some people choose to say right here in Canada. Why? Because it’s amazing! Whether you are a Tourism professional or an adventurous spirit, Canada has a lot to offer. Read on for our list of ten magnificent and unique places to see in Canada in 2019.
Bay of Fundy – Nova Scotia and New Brunswick
The Bay of Fundy on Canada’s east coast is a beautiful landscape made up of rock formations, cliffs and caves. It is known for having the highest tides on earth and is a hot spot for fossil discovery and unique marine life sightings. When the tide is low, the rock formations appear as they do in the photo above, but when the tide rises, they look like they could be small islands.
Prince Edward Island National Park – Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island is a beautiful little island with miles of sandy beaches. Not only is it a heavenly spot for long walks and ocean swims from July to October, it is also considered a foodie destination, with plenty of amazing fresh seafood, fruits, vegetables and dairy to be found in abundance. Be sure to stop in Charlottetown as well to experience it’s welcoming small town charm.
Gros Morne National Park – Newfoundland and Labrador
Gros Morne National Park a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the second largest national park in Atlantic Canada. Visit the park to explore it’s diverse natural beauty and hike through the Long Range Mountains.
Quebec – Old Montreal
Old Montreal is a neighborhood with plenty of character. The area was founded in 1642, so there is much to experience if you delight in walking down cobblestone streets and taking in striking architecture that can date back as far as the 17th Century. There are museums to visit, boutiques to shop at, and no shortage of food and drink to enjoy.
This is a spot you have most likely heard of already. Niagra Falls is actually made up of three separate falls and lies between Ontario and New York state. It is truly a breathtaking sight to behold! View them from the Table Rock Welcome Centre or take a boat (or a helicopter!) for a thrilling viewing experience.
Churchill – Manitoba
If you didn’t know already, Churchill is the polar bear capital of Canada. If you want to see polar bears, you will be sure to see them here, and can do so from the safety of a special tundra vehicle. Once you’ve seen the polar bears, you can move on to visiting the beluga whales, who like to enjoy their summers in the Hudson Bay from about June to September. But Churchill doesn’t only have amazing wildlife to experience; it is also one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights.
Baffin Island – Nunavut
If an outdoor adventure is high on your list of vacation ideas, you should definitely consider exploring Baffin Island. This island is the biggest in all of Canada and fifth largest in the world. It is home to the Inuit, as well as wildlife such as narwhals and polar bears. Baffin Island is an ideal spot for unforgettable rock climbing and hiking opportunities for the adventurous type.
Banff and Lake Louise – Alberta
If you look at any list of top places to visit in Canada, you will almost always find Lake Louise and Banff on the list. Play amongst the Rocky Mountains and experience a variety of wildlife and plenty of hiking trails. If you love the natural beauty but would prefer a nice cozy place to stay, Banff offers many amazing hotel options, some with epic mountain views if you are willing to spend a little extra cash.
Yukon – Mount Logan and Kluane National Park
Did you know that Mount Logan is actually Canada’s highest peak? This mighty mountain peak is found within Kluane National Park, a vast wilderness made up of ice fields, lakes, forest, mountain trails and abundant wildlife. Another great Canadian wonder to explore.
Tofino/Long Beach – British Columbia
Tofino, located on Vancouver Island, is considered one of the best places in North America to go surfing. If surfing is not your thing, there are plenty of other things to do, such as whale watching, camping, fishing, or simply enjoying an amazing meal with those gorgeous ocean views.
Interested in helping people design their next epic Canadian vacation? Or maybe guiding a tour of your own through the wilderness of a national park? Request more information today to find out how you can get started on an exciting career in Tourism!