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Our entire ‘100 Things to do in Canada Before You Die’ countdown.
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Why you need to Catch a floatplane to Virginia Falls
Soar you way to one of the world's great waterfalls.  Read more
Canada's stunning Aurora Borealis lights.
1 Behold the fiery Canadian Northern Lights
Experience one of the great natural wonders in the beautiful Canadian north. Read more
The helper
2 Go wild in Churchill on a Canadian polar bear safari
Test your nerves on a journey to meet one of the world's most amazing animals. Read more
A pin-cushion of narwhal
4 Spot a mystical Canadian narwhal
Meet one of world's most mystical creatures  Read more
Yukon's open road
5 Road-trip across the Yukon in an RV
Get on the open road under the Yukon's midnight sun. Read more
Evening at the Fogo Island Inn
6 Perch yourself on the edge of the world at Fogo Island Inn
Experience hospitality that is both rugged and luxurious at Canada's Fogo Island Inn. Read more
Beluga whale watching near Churchill, Manitoba
7 Snorkel with Canadian belugas
Snorkel with Canada's wonderful beluga whales.  Read more
Thumbs up
8 Heli-ski your way to mountains of Canadian bliss
Heli-ski the best run of your life on a powder-filled Canadian slope.  Read more
The Canadia in flight
9 Hurtle across history aboard The Canadian
Wend your way across a great nation aboard a great Canadian train. Read more
A very Northwest walk
10 Thread the Canadian Northwest Passage
Explore the Arctic Northwest and meet giant Canadian mammals, and even bigger icebergs. Read more
The elusive Spirit Bear
11 Search for the elusive Canadian Spirit Bear
Journey into the soul of the Canadian wilderness and meet the Spirit Bear.  Read more
Lunch is served
12 Live large on lobsters on Prince Edward Island
Dine on the freshest lobster in the world on Prince Edward Island.  Read more
The Blachford Lake Lodge under lights
13 Watch the skies blaze from Blachford Lake Lodge
Watch as the sky catches on fire at Canada's wonderful Blachford Lake Lodge.  Read more
Clayoquot Sound
14 Find luxury in the wilderness at Clayoquot Sound
Action and beauty abounds at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort, one of Canada's most unique.  Read more
Nature's ice block
15 Dodge the frozen giants of Canada’s Iceberg Alley
See icebergs of every hue and shape in Canada's awesome Iceberg Alley. Read more
Seaplane in the Yukon
16 Bask under Canada’s midnight sun
Experience the beauty of perpetual daylight under Canada's midnight sun. Read more
Stanley Park
17 Bike and stroll around Stanley Park
Experience one of Canada's most tranquil city parks in the city of Vancouver.  Read more
Tundra Buggy polar bear experience in Canada.
18 Buggy a Canadian tundra in the world’s largest polar bear show
Spend a little time with an arctic giant in Canada's biggest polar bear show.  Read more
Wild winter weather
19 Witness the fury of winter from The Wick
Get in touch with Mother Nature's wild side at the windswept edge of Canada.  Read more
All smiles
20 Dance with Bonhomme at the Carnaval de Québec
Revel at the wonderful Carnaval de Québec, one of the world's largest outdoor festivals. Read more
Inside a longhouse
21 Spend a storied evening in a First Nations longhouse
Go back in time with the First People in a traditional Canadian longhouse. Read more
Caribou in motion
22 Migrate to the arctic north with the Canadian caribou
Get amidst a giant Canadian caribou herd in the frozen Nunavut territory.  Read more
Fairmont Banff Springs
23 Revel in the grandeur of an iconic Canadian Fairmont Hotel
Stay in a luxury Canadian Fairmont hotel, that's also a destination itself.  Read more
Mass migration
24 Stand in awe for the mass Canadian reindeer migration
Watch a wildlife phenomenon like no other as the Canadian reindeer migrate. Read more
Service with a smile
25 Gaze through the glass domes of the Rocky Mountaineer
Experience one of the world's great train journeys aboard Canada's Rocky Mountaineer.  Read more
A moment of reflection
26 Hike the heights of The Canadian Rockies by helicopter
Hike with all the wonder, but none of the effort aboard a helicopter.  Read more
Dog sledding with a smile
27 Go mushing across a frozen Yukon lake
Glide across the frozen expanses of the Yukon powered by man's best friend. Read more
Powder hound
28 Have an epic ski Whistler day
Shred to your heart's content at one of Canada's finest ski resorts.   Read more
A structure at Torngat
Get nose to nose with Inuit culture in the Torngat Mountains
Have a cultural experience at one of Canada's most remote, but also most beautiful locations. It's number #29 in the 100 things to do in Canada before you die. Read more
Fun and games
30 Saddle up for the Calgary Stampede
Channel your inner cowboy at the world famous Calgary Stampede. Read more
What a feeling
31 Ascend to mountain bike heaven in Canmore and Kananaskis Country
Leave behind only tracks on Alberta's incredible mountain bike trails.   Read more
Mists of time
  32 Paddle the Great Spirit Circle Trail
Get in touch with the spirits of Canada in north-eastern Ontario.  Read more
The river wild
33 Raft down Canada’s wildest river systems
Get your heart pumping in the wilds of the Nahanni National Park Reserve. Read more
Paddlers delight
34 Rise with the tide at the Bay of Fundy
Go with the flow when there world's most extreme tide happens.  Read more
At play
35 Go orca spotting off Vancouver Island
Meet the ocean's most incredible mammal as part of a boat ride to remember.  Read more
White on white
Soar over the ice fields of Kluane National Park
Fly over one of the most striking views in Canada, if not the world.  Read more
Docking at sunset
37 Explore the Inside Passage with BC Ferries
Venture through the intricate waterways of British Colombia's Inside Passage. Read more
Slow going
38 Track a Canadian ice road to the roof of the world
Drive carefully on one of the iciest (and most beautiful) roads on earth. Read more
A Canadian wolf
39 Howl with wolves in the Canadian wilderness
Get in touch with the dog in you while you howl at the moon.  Read more
40 Go wild at Sonora in the Discovery Islands
Stay in the lap of luxury in the middle of the British Colombia wilderness.  Read more
The whale tail
41 Come face-to-face with a Canadian marine giant
Experience pure awe as you swim with the gentle giant of the sea.    Read more
Harboured boats
42 Discover the magic of Magdalen
Discover a hidden Canadian island chain that has much to offer.  Read more
View from the stage
43 Jazz it up in Montréal
Become a hep cat at one of the world's greatest music festivals.  Read more
Chopper squad
44 Lift, cat, heli and backcountry ski – all from Revelstoke village
Enjoy your powder three ways at one of Canada's great hidden ski resorts.  Read more
A mother's love
45 Spot a Canadian grizzly cub at Knight Inlet Lodge
Meet one of Canada's most gorgeous animals animals- the grizzly cub.  Read more
46 Cross off Canada’s very own Magnificent 7
Venture to seven Magnificent resorts that are the jewels in the Canadian eco-travel-crown. Read more
View from the top
47 Ski Canada’s legendary Powder Highway
For skiers there is no road more wonderful than British Colombia's Powder Highway.   Read more
The good stuff
48 Indulge your sweet tooth at a Canadian maple sugar shack
Let your taste buds have a holiday at a traditional Québécois sugar shack. Read more
Mont Royal, Montreal
  49 Marvel at Montréal from majestic Mont Royal
Stretch your legs and feast your eyes with a walk to the top of Mont Royal.  Read more
Modern Cowboys
50 Live like a cowboy in Canada’s Grasslands National Park
Go back in time to an age where cowboys ruled the Saskatchewan plains. Read more
Come on in
51 Hike out to Whistler’s Russet Lake for a cooling dip
Venture to an alpine lake that just begs to be plunged into. Read more
  52 Live in wild style at Canada’s Nimmo Bay Resort
Live wild, and also wildly pampered at a totally unique resort.  Read more
The frontier
53 Feel the grip of gold fever in the Klondike
Travel like the settlers of yesteryear in the historic Klondike.  Read more
Gros Morne Mantle
54 Tread the earth’s exposed mantle at Gros Morne
See the inner working's of this planet of ours at Gros Morne.  Read more
Paddling with the dolphins
56 Conquer the Arctic with Lazy Bear Lodge
Take all the polar you can bear at one of Canada's most unique lodges.  Read more
Destination BC
  57 Fly in ultimate style from Vancouver to Whistler
Fly over wonderful BC scenery (and many miles of traffic) as you fly from Vancouver to Whistler. Read more
Niagara Falls
58 Feel the spray of Niagara Falls aboard Canada’s Hornblower
Experience the awesome power of one of the world's most famous waterfalls.  Read more
A whale hello
59 Join the Arctic Watch in remote Nunavut
Go deep into the frozen reaches of Canada in Nunavut with an Arctic Watch adventure. Read more
Glide and seek
60 Glide along the Canadian Rideau Canal Skateway
Get you skates on and glide along one Canada's prettiest canals. Read more
Lean in
61 Take a walk OVER the wild side for the best view in Toronto
Get on top of the world with one of Canada's best urban views.  Read more
62 Sample classic poutine in Québec
Indulge in a little face-stuffing in Québec, sampling a local classic.  Read more
Old town
63 Explore 400 years of history in Old Québec
Stroll back in time, treading the streets of a city that's more than 400 years old.  Read more
Hands in the air
64 Tiptoe across the centuries-old snow of Canada’s Columbian Icefields
Ice is nice on the wonderful journey onto an ancient glacier. Read more
Running red
65 See the rivers run red with salmon
See one of nature's great exoduses as salmon fill Fraser Canyon Rapids. Read more
Yukon Quest
66 Cheer on the huskies at the Yukon Quest 
Enjoy the dog days of the Yukon Quest, watching some amazing husky sledding.  Read more
Boat for two
Float your woes away on Canada’s Lake Louise
Relax alongside, on, or perhaps even in Canada's stunningly beautiful Lake Louise. Read more
Many hues of yellow
68 Explore the ancient Canadian homes of 10th-century Vikings
Learn about Canada's surprising Viking history. Read more
Roads-eye view
69 Cruise on a Harley across Canada’s Icefields Parkway
Get hog-wild on one of the world's great motorcycle journeys. Read more
A family skating
70 Spend a white Christmas at the Chateau Lake Louise
Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Well, we have the perfect place.  Read more
Ferry good
71 Hike Vancouver’s incredible West Coast Trail
Stroll along a hikers paradise in British Colombia's West Coast Trail.  Read more
Room with a view
72 Go with the floe on a Canadian polar sea adventure
Discover a whole new world near the polar north of Canada. Read more
One of the finest
73 Line up for a smoked meat sandwich at Schwartz’s in Montréal
Open wide and get ready for one of the world's greatest sandwiches.  Read more
The swag
74 Dig for giant clams on Canada’s Prince Edward Island
Dine on the freshest seafood while feasting on the most gorgeous views.  Read more
Arcadian dancing
75 Make merry with L’Acadie in Canada’s New Brunswick
Live, love and be merry in a festival about Acadian culture. Read more
All smiles
76 Wander the vines of the Okanagan Valley
Enjoy and imbibe in the fertile and gorgeous Okanagan Valley. Read more
Selfie time
77 Feel the funk at the Fredericton Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival
Tap your toes and feast your eyes at one of the world's most gorgeous music festivals.  Read more
Green Gables
78 Peer into the Canadian world of Anne of Green Gables
Frolic like one of literature's favourite daughters on Prince Edward Island.  Read more
Lake Superior is the largest of the Great Lakes in North America,
79 Track Lake Superior from Sault Ste Marie to Thunder Bay
Hit the road- and not just any road, but one of the most beautiful you'll find anywhere. Read more
80 Crack the Hermetic Code in Manitoba
Do your own super-sleuthing in one of North America's most mysterious buildings.  Read more
Sun setting
81 Hike across the Cape Breton skyline during sunset
Drink in all the natural beauty of the Cape Breton National Park.  Read more
Do you hear the drums
82 Taste a time when rum ruled Canada, and the world
Drink your way back in time in ye olde New France. Read more
Delicious Beaver Tail
83 Bite into a BeaverTails at Canada’s ByWard
Bite into a sweet, sticky piece of Canadian culture that you won't regret.  Read more
Lift's here
View the craggy peaks of Canada’s Tombstone from above
Soar above a stunning Canadian scene that time forgot.  Read more
What a view
85 Paddle Canada’s Moraine Lake, Louise’s little sister
Spend some time on a lake whose scenery is on the money.  Read more
Drive safe
86 Watch an ocean become a highway in Inuvik
Drive one of the world's most interesting winter roads. Read more
Carnival fun
87 Soak up art and culture at Edmonton’s Fringe Theatre Festival
Dive into the cultural waters of Edmonton's Fringe Theatre Festival.  Read more
All welcome
88 Wander Canada’s unique Immigration Museum
Learn about the story of modern Canada at the Immigration Museum at Pier 21.  Read more
Platform with a view
89 Catch your breath on the Sea to Sky Gondola
Ascend into heavenly views on the wonderful Sea to Sky Gondola. Read more
Skyline Trail in Jasper National Park, Canada.
90 Scale the Skyline Trail in Jasper National Park
Venture out into Canada's gorgeous Jasper National Park, following the beautiful Skyline Trail.  Read more
Smiling sea otter
91 Befriend a sea otter off Vancouver Island
Meet one of the cutest Canadian critters off gorgeous Vancouver Island.  Read more
92 Celebrate Celtic colour and culture in Cape Breton
Channel your inner William Wallace right in the middle of Canada. Read more
Looking for fossils
93 Forage for fossils in the Alberta Badlands
Walk with the dinosaurs in Canada's striking Badlands.  Read more
A gallery
94 Take a journey from darkness to light at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Explore yourself and the nation at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. Read more
95 Go overboard for oysters on Prince Edward Island
Taste the delicate nature of the sea itself on Prince Edward Island.   Read more
Story time
96 Canoe and connect with Mi’kmaq culture
Step (or paddle) back into a time of Canadian legend, lore and foundation.  Read more
97 Cruise among the Palaces and Palisades of Canada’s Thousand Islands
Meander back in time aboard a classic Canadian day cruise.  Read more
98 Fulfil your Frozen dreams at a Canadian Ice Hotel
Sleep in a real ice palace, alongside a frozen lake, on glassy moonlight.  Read more
Butchart Gardens
99 Tiptoe through the tulips at Canada’s Butchart Gardens
Takes some time to smell the roses (and tulips) at one of Canada's most beautiful parks.  Read more
100 Kiss the cod in Newfoundland
You made it! Now drink some grog, and kiss a fish to celebrate. Read more
Meet the judges behind '100 Things to do in Canada Before you Die'
Meet the judges behind ‘100 Things to do in Canada Before you Die’
We asked some of the best travel journalists in the business to help compile the ultimate list of things to see and do in Canada.   Read more
Beginner's guide to Canada
Canada 101: A Beginner’s Introduction
There’s a bear in there. And a moose as well. Canada is where the wild things are but there are many other reasons to explore the world’s second-biggest country.  Read more