Weekend Guides

Guides to help you get the most out of short trips & weekend getaways

Weekend in Canada Guides

I have spent a lot of time traveling around the world, and often write posts about my foreign adventures, but I also love to explore and promote my awesome home country Canada! Over the last few years, I have been extensively traveling around Canada and have discovered some amazing spots I wanted to share. I created this special Weekend Guide series to cover some really fun, short trips I’ve discovered around Canada. From big cities to smaller, less-touristed spots, these guides detail the must-see spots, along with lots of photography tips. I hope these guides inspires you to explore more of the best country on earth!

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Canada

Travel Guide: Things to See & Do in Calgary

Calgary is an energetic city in Alberta, Canada, in a picturesque river valley at the joining of the Elbow and Bow rivers. As the heart of Canada’s New West, Calgary is a dynamic jump off to enjoy the natural wonders ...
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Canada

Top Things to See & Do in Penticton BC

The Okanagan Vally in British Columbia is a fantastic place to enjoy some fun-in-the-sun in Western Canada. This arid valley is filled with picturesque lakes, beaches, mountains, bike trails and endless sunshine, and is famous as one of Canada’s top ...
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Canada

Weekend Itinerary for Cypress Hills

Tucked into the Southern corner of the Alberta and Saskatchewan border, is a hidden gem called Cypress Hills. This interprovincial park is unique, as it’s the highest area of land between the Rockies and Newfoundland. The area is filled with ...
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Hike
Canada

Best Ways to Spend a Weekend in Cape Breton

Cape Breton is an island located at the North Eastern end of Canada’s Nova Scotia province and is a magical spot to visit when exploring Canada’s Maritimes. From rugged coastlines to scenic lakes and colorful forests, it is a place ...
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Canada

How to Have a Great Weekend in Ottawa

Ottawa is Canada’s beautiful capital city and a perfect weekend destination. The city is located on the border of Ontario and Quebec, straddling the Ottawa River in a beautiful river valley. Ottawa is the home of Canada’s Parliament and Government ...
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Canada

The Perfect Long Weekend in Nova Scotia

Although I’m a fan of slow travel, sometimes all you only get 4-5 days to explore a new destination. This was the case with my recent trip to the Canadian Maritime’s province of Nova Scotia. I started in Halifax, which ...
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Vancouver
Canada

Great Ways to Spend a Weekend in Vancouver

Vancouver is a favorite city among Canadians and tourists alike, with its plethora of outdoor activities and urban adventures to be found. If you are planning your first visit, I recommend coming in the dry summer months when there are ...
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Fernie
Canada

Winter Weekend in Fernie

Fernie is the quintessential Canadian mountain town, that makes the ideal weekend get-away. It’s one of my favorite spots in the Canadian Rockies, and not just for its incredible ski resort. It’s about 3 hours drive of Calgary and has a host ...
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