Things to do in Canada during the Summer


Whether you have the summer off to enjoy endless activities and adventures, or are looking for a weekend getaway to do something new, we have a list of many options that are sure to be entertaining and adventurous! Take a look.

Map of Canada with provincial and territory labels.

Alberta:

  1. Roam the lands with the buffalo at Wood Buffalo National Park

WoodbuffaloNationalPark

http://www.canadianparks.com/alberta/woodbufnp/index.htm

  1. Visit the many attractions inside Alberta’s West Edmonton Mall, such as an indoor water park, amusement park and an ice rink

WestEdmontonMallAlberta

http://www.wem.ca/play

  1. Experience Banff Park and the numerous things to do including heli-hiking, mountain climbing, water activities and horseback riding

RockClimbingBanffPark

http://www.banfflakelouise.com/

  1. Visit the Canadian wild animals at Calgary’s zoo

CalgaryZoo

http://www.calgaryzoo.com/

British Columbia:

  1. Take a railroad journey through the Canadian Rockies

RailroadJourneyCanadianRockies

https://www.rockymountaineer.com/en_CA_ON/

  1. Snorkel in British Columbia’s emerald waters (Snorkel with the Stars)
Burnaby Narrows. Gwaii Haanas, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada.

Burnaby Narrows. Gwaii Haanas, Haida Gwaii, British Columbia, Canada.

http://www.bcseakayak.com/tours-packages/snorkeling/

  1. Ride the longest continuous lift system in the world through the Blackcomb Mountains in Whistler

LongestContinuousLiftSystem-BlackcombMountains-Whistler

http://www.whistlerblackcomb.com/?season=summer

  1. Walk the Capilano Suspension Bridge in Vancouver

CapilanoSuspensionBridge

http://www.capbridge.com/visit/hours-and-rates/

  1. Stay overnight in a suspended spherical tree house on Vancouver Island

SuspendedSphericalTreeHouse-VancIsland

http://www.freespiritspheres.com/

Manitoba:

  1. Be flown into the depths of nature at Caribou River Park Reserve

WoodlandCaribou

http://www.ontarioparks.com/park/woodlandcaribou

  1. Take your chances at the South Beach Casino

SouthBeachCasino

http://www.southbeachcasino.ca/

  1. Discover more at the Manitoba Museum

ManitobaMuseum

http://www.manitobamuseum.ca/

New Brunswick:

  1. From body slides, tubing, golf and pools, Magic Mountain offers everything you need for a fun filled trip

MagicMountain

http://www.magicmountain.ca/

  1. Walk the ocean floor at Hopewell Rocks in New Brunswick

HopewellRocks

http://www.thehopewellrocks.ca/plan-your-visit

  1. Visit Fundy National Park, one of the most popular tourist locations

http://www.tourismnewbrunswick.ca/Products/F/Fundy-National-Park.aspx

Newfoundland and Labrador:

  1. Experience the many outdoor activities including mountain climbing, hiking and sailing at Torngat Mountains National Park

TorngatMountainNationalPark

http://www.newfoundlandlabrador.com/PlacesToGo/TorngatMountainsNationalPark

  1. Take a boat tour in Twillingate

http://www.twillingatetourism.ca/boat-tours/

  1. Wonder amongst the many plants and flowers at Memorial University of Newfoundland Botanical Garden

MUNBotanicalGarden

https://www.mun.ca/botgarden/visit/

NorthWest Territories:

  1. Get to know the NWT culture and heritage at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Center

PrinceofWalesHeritageCentre

http://www.pwnhc.ca/

  1. View the true northwest by hiking, canoeing/kayaking and camping at Nahanni River

NahanniRiver

http://www.nahanniriver.ca/

  1. Experience the life of the North by visiting the Northern Life Museum & Cultural Centre

NorthernLifeMuseum

http://www.nlmcc.ca/

Nova Scotia:

  1. Watch a play at the Neptune Theatre

NeptuneTheatre

http://www.neptunetheatre.com/

  1. Treat yourself to Digby Pines golf resort and spa

DigbyPines

http://www.digbypines.ca/

  1. Visit the Bay of Fundy and go whale watching, wine tasting or ride the world’s highest tides

http://www.bayoffundy.com/

Nunavut:

  1. Take a cruise through the Northwest Passage, High Arctic or Baffin

NunavutCruise

http://www.nunavuttourism.com/things-to-see-do/cruises

  1. View Mount Thor from Auyuittuq National Park’s hiking trails

AuyuittuqNationalPark

http://www.nunavuttourism.com/things-to-see-do/camping-hiking

  1. Go on boat tours and hike through Ukkusiksalik National Park

Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus),  Ukkusiksalik National Park,  Wager Bay, Nunavut, Canada

http://www.nunavuttourism.com/parks-special-places/national-parks/ukkusiksalik

Ontario:

  1. Experience the wilderness by camping or canoeing at Algonquin Park

SONY DSC

http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca/

  1. Visit Canada’s largest waterpark, Calypso, in Limoges Ontario

CalypsoWaterpark

http://www.calypsopark.com/en/waterpark/

  1. Visit Ontario’s capital city, Toronto, and experience endless thrills including:

Climbing to CN towers highest point and hang off the edge with Edge Walk

CNTowerEdgeWalk

http://www.edgewalkcntower.ca/

Going to the Caribiana festival

CaribanaFestival

http://www.caribanatoronto.com/

Exploring the Ripleys Aquarium in Toronto

RipleysAquariumToronto

https://www.ripleyaquariums.com/canada/

Riding Canada’s steepest rollercoaster at Canada’s Wonderland

CanadasWonderland

https://www.canadaswonderland.com/

  1. Take the Journey behind the Falls tour in Niagara Falls

JourneyBehindTheFallsNiagara

http://www.niagaraparks.com/niagara-falls-attractions/journey-behind-the-falls.html

Prince Edward Island:

  1. Explore the many outdoor activities including camping and windsurfing at Jacques Cartier Provincial Park

JacquesCartierProvincialPark

http://www.tourismpei.com/index.php3

  1. Visit the magical setting of Anne of Green Gables

AnneofGreenGables

http://www.tourismpei.com/anne-of-green-gables

Quebec:

  1. Go sea kayaking in the Saguenay Fjord

SeaKayakingSaguenayFjord

http://fjordenkayak.ca/PagesEn/excursion-sea-kayak.html

  1. Experience the awe-inspiring Montmorency Falls

MontemorencyFalls

http://www.sepaq.com/ct/pcm/

  1. Go white water rafting on the Ottawa River

WhiteWaterRaftingOttawaRiver

http://www.wildernesstours.com/

Saskatchewan:

  1. Cycle through the Nut Point Hiking Trail in Lac La Ronge Provincial Park

LacLaRonge

http://www.saskparks.net/LacLaRonge

  1. Travel to the past by visiting the Fort Battleford buildings, which are also rumoured to be haunted!

FortBattleford

http://www.battleford.ca/excursions/fort_battleford.php

  1. Stroll amongst the flowers at the Regina Floral Conservatory

ReginaFloralConservatory

http://www.reginafloralconservatory.ca/

  1. Experience the free fall waterslide at Kenosee Superslides

KenoseeSuperslides

http://www.kenoseesuperslides.com/

Yukon:

  1. Experience the Tatshenshini Rafting Expiditions

TatshenshiniRafting

http://www.tatshenshiniyukon.com/daytrips.html

  1. Bathe in Takhini’s Hot Springs

TakhiniHotSprings

http://www.takhinihotsprings.com/

  1. Go Heli-hiking or take a Helicopter tour at Great Northern Heli Sports

GreatNorthernHeliSports

http://www.greatnorthernheli.com/

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