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Winter Exploration and Skiing in the Canadian Rockies

Winter Exploration and Skiing in the Canadian Rockies

Winter explorers in the Canadian Rockies can absorb the scenery around Banff, Jasper, Sulphur Mountain, Vermillion Lakes, and the Icefields Parkway. Cross-country skiing in possible at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel. One good downhill area is Goat’s Eye at Sunshine.

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Rafting Through Canada’s Bald Eagle Country at Brackendale, British Columbia

Rafting Through Canada’s Bald Eagle Country at Brackendale, British Columbia

The annual January Brackendale Eagle Festival in British Columbia can include a rafting trip through one of the densest clusters of bald eagles on Earth. Raft down the Squamish River to see the eagles, perched in trees as they gorge on chum and coho salmon that swim up the river to spawn and die.

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Canadian Nature Adventures in Quebec’s Gaspe Region

Canadian Nature Adventures in Quebec’s Gaspe Region

Bird watching, whale watching, kayaking, canoeing, and fossil viewing attract traveler with a love of nature and the outdoors to Canada’s Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec. The historic story of cod fishing is told in a museum called the Magazin General.

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Canada’s Two Cultures: English Toronto and French Montreal/Quebec City

Canada’s Two Cultures: English Toronto and French Montreal/Quebec City

Canada’s English-speaking capital Toronto and its French-speaking capital Montreal present the two cultures of the country. Travel between them by Via Rail train, and then go beyond to the pure French-speaking city, Quebec City. All the cultural differences are fascinating aspects of a trip.

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French Canada’s Montreal and Quebec City

French Canada’s Montreal and Quebec City

Montreal and Quebec City attract visitors with their French flair, including Montreal’s summer jazz festival and Quebec City’s beauty on a cliff over the river.

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Canada’s Rockies: Mountains for All Travelers

Canada’s Rockies: Mountains for All Travelers

The Canadian Rockies, west of Calgary, offer many things to do and see, such as the Banff Springs Hotel, Chateau Lake Louise, and National Parks named Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, and Yolo. See the Luxton Museum of the Plains Indian, eat buffalo steak at the Grizzly House Restaurant, and enjoy a scenic vista with a gondola ride up Sulphur Mountain.

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Helihiking the Rockies of Canada in the Summer

Helihiking the Rockies of Canada in the Summer

Helihiking the Rockies of Canada with Canadian Mountain Holidays can take you by helicopter into remote areas. You get dropped with a group and a guide, take an hour’s walk, and the helicopter returns to take you to a new site.

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Canada’s Emerald Cities: Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia

Canada’s Emerald Cities: Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia

Brawny Vancouver, with its huge container port, and sedate Victoria, with afternoon tea at the dowager Empress Hotel, illustrate the contrasting appeals of British Columbia’s major cities.

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Canada’s Magnificent Railroad in the West

Canada’s Magnificent Railroad in the West

The Rocky Mountaineer train offers a luxury railroad trip through western Canada from Vancouver to Banff Lake Louise, traveling by daylight to see the scenery.

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Canada’s New Brunswick: The Fundy and Acadian Coasts

Canada’s New Brunswick: The Fundy and Acadian Coasts

New Brunswick’s travel attractions, its main things to see and do, include the highest tides in the world at the Hopewell Rocks, the French Acadian culture at Caraquet and the Loyalist British culture at St. Andrews. Explore the Fundy Coast by kayak and with a drive on the Fundy Trail Parkway. Endangered piping plovers can be seen at Bouctouche. Seafood, especially lobster and snow crab, can be enjoyed at Shippagan.

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