With the summer officially here, it’s time to start really enjoying the season. Instead of heading abroad during arguably the most pleasant season in our home and native land, how about exploring what our stunning nation has to offer? Canada is full of magical towns that make for great destinations and road trips.
Elmira is also home to one of the world’s largest one-day maple syrup festivals.
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Tadoussac is a great whale-watching destination too, with beluga whales visiting the waters here in warmer months.
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St. Andrews, New Brunswick
The town lies on the border between Canada and the United States and is about two and a half hours southwest of Moncton.
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Just outside of town lies the Carcross Desert, believed to be the smallest desert in the world.
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Prince Rupert, British Columbia
The town itself is home to a substantial Tsimshian First Nations community and is known for its many totem poles.
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Two of the best seasonal attractions here are the fish spawning in Manitoba’s longest fish ladder and the newborn calves at the Bison Park.
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Golden, British Columbia
The town is also a base for hang-gliders, paragliders and skydivers.
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Huntsville is about two and a half hours north of Toronto.
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Bouctouche, New Brunswick
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Smithers, British Columbia
Fort Langley, British Columbia
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Wellington is home to historic architecture and its location in Prince Edward County means you’ll always be within easy reach of a winery.
Victoria, Prince Edward Island
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Liverpool, Nova Scotia
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Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories
If you go in spring, Tuk hosts the Beluga Jamboree, a seasonal festival featuring activities such as igloo building and harpoon throwing. Tuk lies 124 km north of Inuvik and until the end of April, the towns are connected by ice road.
Kings Landing, New Brunswick
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