Reasons Why Canada Should Be Your Next Holiday Destination

Finding the right holiday destination can be difficult. There is so much choice out there that it can be overwhelming. Everyone has different interests – even with in families or friend groups. Whilst some people may want to spend their whole holiday laying on a beach, others prefer to see the sights and get a taste of the local culture. There is a place that offers such variety that it may well be the perfect place for everyone – Canada. Here are some of the reasons why the second largest country in the world is the perfect place for your next vacation:

1.      It Has So Much Variation

Canada is often referred to as one of the world’s most liveable countries and it’s not difficult to see why. From rolling mountains, massive lakes, green forests and more there is so much natural beauty in the country that you would never get tired of waking up to. Due to how large the country is there is so many different landscapes – giving everyone something to enjoy.

Moose grazing on a snowy road in Canada

2.      The Cities

Canada’s cities are amazing. The crime rates are low so that you can feel secure when you are staying there. Probably the best known cities are Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. Each city has its own personality and special feel. They all, however, share low crime rates and friendly people – a reputation known round the world about Canadian people. Cities in the country also tend to be smaller than their American counterparts – making them easier to get around.

3.      The Natural Wonders

The country is home to so many natural wonders that it can be hard to keep track sometimes. There is so much beauty in Canada’s natural landscape that the holiday can be over before you even know it. Some of the most popular attractions include Niagara Falls, Cabot Trail, Canadian Rocky Mountain Park, Dinosaur Provincial Park and Nahanni National Park Reserve.

4.      It’s An Affordable Holiday Destination

Holidaying in Canada doesn’t have to break the bank. The Canadian Dollar is a traditionally less currency that the US$ – meaning that you get more for your money. In a 2005 study it was found that the cost of living in the country was so low that even the most expensive city (Toronto) still made the top 100 cheapest cities to live list.

View of the mountain and the lake Peyto in Canada

5.      The Outdoor Activities

The population in Canada is fairly sparse – making for all the more room for outdoor activities. Here’s a list of just some of the most popular ones:

  • Hiking/Climbing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing/Snowboarding
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing

But it doesn’t stop there. There are many more choices out there, meaning there really is something for everyone!

6.      The French Heritage

One of Canada’s most fascinating features is the French heritage. Canada is officially a bilingual country – English and French. French settlers came to the country all the way back in the 1600’s and have left their mark on the country – specifically Quebec – that can still be seen today.

7.      It’s Diversity

Canada has claim to the title of one of the most diverse countries in the world. It is a country filled with immigrants that has made for a wonderful mix of cultures. With so many different cultures making an impact on Canadian life it is an experience like no other. From the food to communities, it has to be seen to be believed.