Places to Visit In Canada Jasper National Park Garibaldi Provincial Park Horseshoe Canyon Abraham Lake

It’s not surprising to learn that Canada is awash in beautiful natural beauty and breathtaking sights. In everything from National Parks to coastline and beaches, there’s an amazing number of natural and wilderness locations. With so many places to pick from, it’s difficult to decide where to begin. Here’s a list of 5 of our most loved places and the top ones to consider.

Maligne Canyon in Jasper National Park


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Jasper National Park is the largest national park in Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, which means you’ll find plenty of wilderness and stunning scenery to see. From glaciers to waterfalls and turquoise lakes to mountains in the alpine There’s plenty to explore. The most beautiful spots within the Park can be found in Maligne Canyon. In spring, the covered bridges run across stunning waterfalls that flow through canyon walls. In the winter months, you can walk around the canyon floor that is covered with snow and the ice.

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If you’re in search of more mountains then the Bald Hills Sulphur Skyline Trail the Valley of Five Lakes will offer precisely what you’re looking for.

Fly: Edmonton or Calgary however, both are a few hours away. You’ll need to hire an automobile.
The best season to travel: Visit during April-May or September through October. There will be a little bit of cold weather (but still enough to go outside and hike) however you’ll be able to avoid most all summer-time crowds.

Garibaldi Provincial Park


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Just under two hours away from Vancouver, British Columbia, Garibaldi Provincial Park is a beautiful spot to enjoy some of the most beautiful Canadian landscapes. If you’re looking for alpine lakes choose Garibaldi Lake or Wedgemount Lake. For skiing, try Blackcomb Peak. Also, Brandywine Falls is a stunning waterfall anytime of the season!

Fly:  Vancouver International Airport (about 1.5 hours away)

Best time to visit: The ideal time to visit occurs between the months of May through September however, there’s plenty of things to take advantage of in winter too, particularly when you’re wearing snowshoes!

Horseshoe Canyon


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Horseshoe Canyon looks like something like something from Arizona and not Alberta, but it’s only one hour from Calgary. The beautiful canyon and prairielands are sure to make you feel as if you’re in a completely different world. There are plenty of stunning lookouts and numerous trails so that you can take a stroll around the canyon’s floor or enjoy the views from the highest point. Whatever you choose to do, the views are better than those from the local Tim Horton’s. So get there to Horseshoe Canyon ASAP.

Fly: Calgary’s your best bet.

Best time to visit: March-May and September-October are good times. Summer is lovely, but more touristed.

Abraham Lake


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Abraham Lake is stunning each winter when it is frozen. The stunning bubbles are actually methane which creates the white bubbles after it is exposed to the freezing water and it freezes and forms layers. This natural phenomenon is beautiful, and it’s the ideal way to experience outdoors during the long winters, which are cold and long-lasting, not to mention snap some photos to post on your Instagram.

Fly: Calgary or Edmonton (it’s approximately 3 hours between each).

The best season to be visiting Jan. and Feb. are usually the ideal months to enjoy bubbles.