This Autumn, the Cabot Trail and the Cape Breton Highlands were alive with colour, and Canada’s photographers captured it all. Here are three of the best captures from one of Canada’s most scenic destinations in October.
Quebec City offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Its historic downtown area is surrounded by beautiful parks and reserves, with pristine natural landscapes only moments away. Within the city, there are a wide range of options for outdoor activities in all four seasons. Whether you’re searching for thrills or just looking for a relaxing getaway, Quebec offers a lot of different activities that you’re sure to love.
Nestled in one of the largest valleys of the Cariboo mountains, at an elevation of some 2,300 m (7,546 ft) above sea level, lies Murtle Lake. It’s shape is described to be a backwards ‘L’ with two arms. The North Arm runs deep into the Cariboo Mountains, while the wider West Arm is lined with sprawling sandy beaches.
Jacques-Cartier National Park boasts one of the most beautiful glacial valleys in Quebec. The Jacques Cartier River Valley, the most prominent glacier landform, serves as one Canada’s best stages for fall scenery.
The Park is open year-round, though the availability of activities and facilities vary. Entrance fees are $8.90 per adult per day. The park is free for youth under 17.
pick flower farm, with over 100,000 blooms each week. The farm began it’s 8-week season of sunflowers, on July 10th, and tickets cost only $10 for access to the fields and 5 pre-cut sunflower stems. As the season begins to wind down, the farm is offering 10 flowers at admission.
Nestled at the feet of the Rocky Mountains, a short distance away from Lake Louise, is a luxurious getaway for those seeking adventure with a side of relaxation. Welcome to the Cathedral Mountain Lodge, a gateway into an outdoor-enthusiast’s dream.
bay of Lake Superior. Its unique name comes from its historical roots as a last stop for travellers during the fur trade, at which point they’d have nothing left to eat onboard but pancakes.
asternmost Canadian province is home to breathtaking scenery, unique wildlife, and friendly natives making it the ideal place to visit. Here are the best places to go in Newfoundland, and Newfoundland’s top tourist attractions.
Overlooking the wild and untamed Atlantic Ocean, at one of the “corners of the world”, you find the Fogo Island Inn. The large, stilt-based inn sits on the largest of Newfoundland’s islands and features an outdoors-enthusiasts wonderland.
The highly anticipated passenger train between Calgary and Banff has moved into the development stage. Since the 1990 closure of the ViaRail corridor, these two tourism hotspots have not been accessible by train, causing highway and mountain road congestion and a substantial environmental impact. The Government of Alberta’s Ministry of Transportation has joined forces with Invest Alberta Corporation and the Canada Infrastructure Bank (CIB) to fund the project, with additional private investors coming forward to back the proposal.