Canada is the world’s second-largest country, stretching across six time zones from Newfoundland to the Pacific seaboard. The most populous areas centre around the Great Lakes – St. Lawrence River lowlands, meaning there’s plenty of room left for its endless skies, untouched landscapes, mammoth mountains and sweeping plains - all teeming with wildlife and rich in cultural tradition.
Uncover the best of Eastern Canada and USA as you explore these diverse countries in a style and manner that suits you. From delicious regional delicacies in Montpelier, where you'll try Vermont's traditional 'sugar on snow', to the sweeping skylines of New York City, you'll be taken aback by Canada's natural wonder and the US's revolutionary history. Top tip: Don't forget your raincoat as you board a cruise taking you up close to the thundering phenomenon that is Niagara Falls.
Discover the majestic landscapes, towering peaks, and sparkling turquoise lakes of the Canadian Rockies, teamed with the charming and sometimes quirky Pacific Northwest. This fabulous journey is as relaxed as the Canadian wilderness is vast. For the majority of the time you will be at the mercy of Mother Nature’s eye-popping palette, with a whole day at leisure in Banff National Park and free time in Jasper National Park. From taking a walk on the wild side at the Capilano Suspension Bridge to nourishing your palate at a waterfront celebration in Seattle, you won't be disappointed with this sensational trip – just don't forget to bring your camera!
A mix of colourful harbours and sweeping coastlines, this nautical trip allows you to recharge by the sea as you take in some of Canada's iconic maritime history. From learning about the tradition of fabric milling in Baddeck to discovering the picturesque village of Peggy's Cove, you'll have plenty of time to relax and take in the sea air, as you make your way through Canada’s Eastern Maritime provinces.
Victoria, on Vancouver Island is a city of gardens, impressive buildings (Victorian, naturally) and closely in touch with its colonial heritage. A short hop across the Strait of Georgia brings you vibrant Vancouver, nestled on its magnificent harbour, blessed with great vistas, museums and galleries plus fine dining, and a coffee shop at every corner. Heading into the pristine wilderness of the mountains you’ll encounter glaciers, thick forests, majestic peaks and cobalt blue lakes, home to abundant wildlife like bears, beaver and moose. Then the sharp rises of the Rockies, give way to the endless flat plains, affording uninterrupted skies and stony riverbeds that glisten crystal clear in the sunshine.
Cosmopolitan Toronto is a city with a rich multicultural heritage known for its soaring futuristic architecture, and summer cultural festivals along the harbour front. In contrast, the fortified 400-year-old Quebec City is reminiscent of Paris: cobbled streets, pavement artists, brassieres busy with diners and window boxes billowing with flowers. Follow the river to the Gulf of St. Lawrence and you’ll discover the charms of Prince Edward Island and the unrivalled natural beauty of Nova Scotia’s Cabot Trail.
Whether you want to ski, snowboard, surf, kayak, hike, or swim, there is a place in Canada to do it. But on the flipside, Canada’s cities boast world-class shopping and cuisine.