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Top Experiences in West and East Canada

Canada certainly knows how to put on a show when it comes to natural wonders and fascinating culture. From the cultural curiosities of the east to the breathtaking natural scenery of the west, there is no shortage of remarkable sights. Our APT Tour Directors provide their top picks from our tours. 

Canada's West

View of Lake Louise with mountains and chateau in background.

Enjoy a Room with a View

Imagine waking up to the breathtaking bright turquoise water of Lake Louise, with mountain backdrops and glaciers that must be seen to be believed. A stay at the Fairmont Chateau at Lake Louise will have you living this dream. Take in the views from your luxurious Lakeside Room and enjoying the charms of this elegant luxury resort in Banff National Park.  

Whistler scenery, reflective lake with mountains in background.

Do it all in Whistler

The year-round wonderland for outdoor enthusiasts known as Whistler offers every imaginable mountain thrill. Whistler’s Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre provides fascinating insight into Whistler's two First Nations communities who resided here long before the ski slopes arrived. Explore the centre’s interpretive displays, learn about native produce, and try local dishes in truly breathtaking surrounds.  

Butchart Gardens during the daytime, Canada

British Columbia Beauty

Butchart Gardens is a 118-year-old, internationally renowned 55-acre private garden located in Brentwood Bay, British Columbia. Overflowing with lush greens and beautiful booms, Jennie Butchart bought her vision to life, and it is still privately owned and operated by the family. 

Canada's East

Coloured light projections on the Niagara Falls at night.

Visit Niagara Falls

The infamous Niagara Falls is best enjoyed with an immersive experience. Take in the view of the spectacular falls while you enjoy dinner then embark on an exclusive visit to the Illumination Tower to create your own light display! Be astounded at the sheer size of these magnificent waterfalls from your Fallsview room at the Hilton Niagara Falls.  

Close up of maple syrup in Canada.

Make Maple Syrup

Is there anything more Canadian than maple syrup? Learn how to make it yourself when you visit a sugar shack in Quebec, where people gather in large rustic log cabins to enjoy a hearty maple-soaked meal of traditional Québécois cuisine.  

Peggy's Cove lighthouse stand talls on the edge of the rocks

Nova Scotia Cruising

Cruising the glacial waters along Nova Scotia's southern shores is a must-see experience. The city is surrounded by beautiful, lush greenery and charming villages out of a fairy-tale. See the attractions in the charming fishing village, Peggy's Cove, with its picturesque lighthouse on a rocky outcropping.

Words: Hayley Cairns

Images Courtesy of: Kenny So / 500px, Vladone