Canada, one of the most livable countries in the world and home to a never-ending landscape depicting countless mountain ranges, glistening lakes and rivers, rolling hills, and just about everything in between that sets a fire in a traveller’s heart. And that is only the tip of the proverbial iceberg. There are so many unique things to do in Canada, you could spend months exploring the beautiful region. In this post, we share some of our favourite things to do in Canada.
Canada is the place to be if you are looking for excitement and adventure, a chance to escape the hustle and bustle of the modern, everyday life and reconnect with your inner self, with Mother Nature, and your loved ones. With winter finally here and spring in Canada soon to follow, here are six unique, rewarding, and beautiful things you can do in the country’s expansive wilderness.
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6 Unique Things to do in Canada
Visit Wolf Lake
The crystal-clear water, the lush forests, the mountain peaks touching the skies in the distance, these are the views that enrich this natural treasure of Canada. Wolf Lake is situated in Yukon, near Teslin, and is one of the most prominent candidates to become a National Park sometime in the near future.
The reasons are clear as day, as the overwhelming beauty of the surroundings and the preserved wildlife, as well as plant life, make for the perfect combination for the region to enjoy full protection from the government. Settle down near the lake and soak in the positive vibes that emanate from every tumbling rock, every ripple in the water, and every chirp from the trees. Oh, and you are bound to witness some magnificent wolves basking in the sunshine as well.
Don’t miss the Niagara Falls
The most popular waterfalls in the world are an absolute must-see when in Canada, as the view makes for some unforgettable photos and memories. Niagar￼a Falls is the destination to visit, whether you are taking the whole family or simply looking for a romantic getaway for two – you are bound to have an unforgettable adventure. This is one of our favourite things to do in Canada.
Explore Whistler and the Rockies
With this being one of the best countries in the world to explore by car, you can also choose to self-drive in Canada and explore the breathtaking scenery at your own pace, visiting every little detour and following the signs as they come up for an unforgettable adventure.
One of these unique journeys will take you on an exploration tour from Vancouver to Calgary, where you will be driving through mountain ranges, national parks, and alongside the wonders of the expansive ocean below.
Horseback riding at Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park
Home to Fort Walsh, the National Historic Site of Canada, but also extensive wetlands, grasslands, and lush forests to satisfy many a traveller’s and nature enthusiast’s needs. With mountain ranges looming in the distance, crystal lakes hosting an array of marine and plant life, the woods protecting numerous critters and providing a home for small predators, there is no shortage of beauty and pure outdoor excitement.
Enjoy zip-lining, horseback riding, trekking, kayaking and plenty more in this secluded gem of Canada.
Snowboarding and skiing in Fernie
Located in southeastern British Columbia, the town of Fernie has been one of the most prominent skiing destinations in Canada for a century due to its breathtaking natural beauty and unparalleled sporting opportunities. Grab your snowboard, rent out a pair of skis or a snowmobile, and plough through the snowy sheet covering what seems to be a never-ending landscape. Keep reading with this guide to Fernie!
Fishing at Reindeer Lake
Finally, Reindeer Lake is situated in the remote and rather secluded wilderness of Northern Saskatchewan, renowned for its fishing opportunities. The lake spans over six miles in diameter and is a true natural gem of the north, a perfect place for camping, fishing, and swimming in pure serenity, positivity, and bliss surrounded by spectacular scenery.
As you can tell, there are countless unique things to do in Canada. In addition to these activities, don’t miss trying some of the national dishes of Canada either!
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About the author: Roxana is a lifestyle consultant from Sydney. She is also one of the editors at . Roxana recently moved to Europe, loves to travel and writing about her adventures. She is all about the healthy lifestyle, loves to run with her husband and dogs and has fun cooking exotic meals for her family. Her mantra is “every day is a new beginning”. You can find out more about her writing by following her on and .