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Highlights in Canada

  • Beautiful lakes
  • Dramatic glaciers
  • Spectacular mountains
  • Friendly population
  • Coastal areas

Most popular in Canada

Pool 6,284
Internet 27,313
Pet allowed 8,935
Balcony/Terrace 17,554
TV 18,046
Air conditioning 15,519
Garden 9,775
Parking 26,421
Washing machine 17,566

Canada Vacation Rentals

Canadian Seaside and Mountain Vacation Homes

In Canada's varied landscape you will find a variety of options for vacation homes. Whether you opt for mountain resort accommodation at Banff National Park or Jasper or choose a seaside adventure at Cape Breton or choose to stay at a ski resort in Whistler Mountain, you will find hundreds of log cabins and spacious villas to enjoy. Rental home options also include neat apartments across the major cities like Vancouver and Toronto and your choice of spa vacation home.

Rural Retreats and Holiday Villages

Rural life is easy to find in Canada, with many countryside vacation home options on offer. The mountainous, secluded bay and forested areas provide many peaceful and remote areas to enjoy and many wilderness areas to camp in.

Vacationing in Canada

Alpine Mountains and Glaciers

Located in the north of North America, Canada has as its boundary the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Canada is a large country- totalling 3,851,809 square miles. To the east lie riverine and marine areas such as Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The centre of Canada is forest while to the west lie the Rocky Mountains.

A country of Mountains

This vast stretch of Rocky Mountains must surely be Canada's most notable feature. The Rocky Mountains spread out from British Columbia and Alberta and meander through Idaho, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado, down to New Mexico.

A Great Place to go Hiking and Camping

If you love the outdoors and hiking Canada is a great holiday destination. The many parks and mountains in the area offer numerous trails and ascents that delight with views, photo opportunities, campsites, lake vistas, glaciers and waterfalls.

Parliament Hill, Ottawa
Parliament Hill, Ottawa

Activities

Outdoor Adventures in Canada

Choosing to rent a vacation home in Canada is ideal if you love the great outdoors. The area offers numerous rental home, resort and bed and breakfast accommodation in the mountain national parks, coastal areas and island regions along the Nova Scotia coastline.

The Ideal Wilderness

The numerous national parks and preserved areas, most of which run through mountains, along bays and coasts or within glaciers mean that this rugged, wilderness area is a nature lovers favourite. Visitors can discover numerous birds, flowers, trees, lakes and geological features to occupy them during their trip.

A Skiers Paradise

With temperatures that plummet during winter, Canada is a skier's delight. Top destinations include Whistler Mountain, Jasper, Banff National Park, Lake Louise and Mont-Tremblant. The long, cold winters make for a perfect, extended skiing season.

Vancouver
Vancouver

Top 5 things to do in Canada

1. Visit the Rocky Mountains

This 3000 mile stretch of mountains thrills with rugged, pristine wilderness, alpine lakes and fauna and flora. The Canadian rockies stretches through British Columbia and Alberta. Here visitors can enjoy icy peaks and the impressive Mt. Robson.

2. Banff National Park

This is Canada's oldest and probably its most popular national park, and was founded in 1885. The park is located west of Calgary in Alberta and is made up of mountains, ice fields, glaciers and forests, the landscape is Alpine and fields of ice run from Lake Louise, to Jasper National Park.

3. Visit Cape Breton Island

The Cape Breton Island is located to the east of Nova Scotia and is encircled by the Cabot Trail which is a roadway runing around the island through forested areas and coastlines. The trail runs past the Cape Breton Highlands National Park which provides views of the Gulf of St, Lawrence. At the Sydney waterfront violin music is honoured with a giant statue called the Big Fiddle.

4. See the CN Tower

This 553.3 m-high concrete communications and observation tower can be found in downtown Toronto. Construction began in 1973 and the tower is open to visitors. It is the ninth-tallest freestanding structure in the world.

5. Niagara Falls

Located within the Niagara Falls State Park the thrilling rush of the falls cannot be missed. Visitors can take a boat trip on the Maid of the Mist and visit the Hurricane decks and Cave of the Winds.

Canada is the second largest country in the world, after Russia and its people are the most educated in the world with more than half of its population holding college degrees.

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Climate

Winter in Canada is long and very cold. In the north, they can be particularly unforgiving and in the central areas and prairies average about near 5°F, with low temperatures of -20°F or even lower. Summer temperatures vary -with summers on the prairies being hot and dry and mild in coastal regions. Spring weather is good.

Calgary Stampede

Probably Canada's most popular annual festival, the Stampede takes place in Calgary in July. It is a rodeo, exhibition and festive event which showcases legendary country musicians and has been nicknamed the "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth.