Ski into Western Canada’s oldest backcountry ski lodge, among staggering mountain beauty and simple, rustic accommodation.
The annual rodeo festival attracts over a million visitors every July, a celebration of Canada’s western and ranching roots. Along with the rodeo and exhibitions, Calgary buzzes with free daily street events and concerts. Bring a Stetson, saddle up and enjoy the show.
To put things in perspective, more dinosaur fossils have been discovered here in the Dinosaur Provincial Park than anywhere else on earth.
Located an hour’s drive east of Edmonton, Elk Island is Canada’s only entirely fenced national park and a haven for free-roaming bison, not to mention elk, deer, moose, and more than 250 species of birds.
Snowcapped mountains, postcard perfect evergreen trees, a turquoise lake as clear and magical as the teardrop of a fairy. Canoeing on Moraine Lake is as iconic as the view itself.
Whether you choose to witness crashing waterfalls or flash-frozen ice formations, there’s never a bad time of year to visit one of Canada’s true natural wonders.
Canada is the world’s second largest country, and when you take the 4-night, 3-day VIA Rail Canadian from Vancouver to Toronto, you can see just how large that is.