Tag Archives: Canada

A Four-Season Guide to Niagara Falls

Horseshoe Falls, Niagara Falls, by night, in winter during the Winter Festival of Lights by elPadawan (CC BY-SA 2.0)

What’s the best thing about Niagara Falls, which attract more than 10 million visitors a year? With its quirky mix of stunning natural beauty, historic and cultural sites, and honky-tonk tourist attractions, Niagara is a destination you can visit at any time of year. Here’s a four-season guide to the best of the Niagara region.

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November 9, 2015 by | 0 Comments

Top 8 Places to See the Northern Lights

Norway Northern Lights

While travelers flock to the world’s northernmost countries for a glimpse of the Northern Lights, seeing them is no exact science and there’s no guarantee that you’ll see them. Thankfully, 2013 falls within the Solar Maximum period (occurring every 11 years), when increased magnetic activity offers the greatest opportunity for spotting the Northern Lights. From the snow-enveloped wilderness of Siberia to the northernmost tip of Canada, here are some of the best places to see the Northern Lights. So wrap up warm, pick a crisp, clear night and cross your fingers.

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November 5, 2015 by | 1 Comment

Thanksgiving Travel: 8 Amazing Things to Do and Places to Go

Pikachu balloon by Ben+Sam (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Thanksgiving’s eating, drinking and merrymaking tend to come with an element of stress over meal planning, preparation and cleanup. So take a break from the usual this year: Because what better way to celebrate an extra two days off in a row than to travel elsewhere than someone’s dining room? Consider going big — take your family and friends with you, or make a break for it with a private getaway — and skip the Black Friday shopping this year in exchange for experiences with far greater returns.

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October 19, 2015 by | Comments Off

Winter Adventures Around the Arctic Circle

Ready to mush the dog team

The Call of the Wild … Jack London described a world of pure white, dangerous and exhilarating. Contrary to his time, today you can easily travel to the great northern territories of the USA and Canada and experience the thrills without the danger — just bring your adventurous spirit!

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October 5, 2015 by | Comments Off

10 Things to See and Do in Winnipeg

Winnipeg skyline

Looking for fun in Manitoba’s capital city? Whether you’re into culture or nature, we’ve got 10 things to see and do in Winnipeg.

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June 9, 2015 by | Comments Off

Top 25 Things to Do in North America: 2015 Viator Travel Awards

Explore the Big Apple

You’ll find all kinds of activities listed below, including historic exploration in Cancun and Washington, D.C., enjoying the great outdoors in British Columbia and Miami, and acting like a kid again in Orlando and San Diego. Join us for this tour of the Top 25 Things to Do in North America!

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December 15, 2014 by | 1 Comment

How to Spend Three Days in Whitehorse, Canada

When I first arrived in Whitehorse, the capital of Canada’s northern Yukon Territory, I expected to find a rough-edged old mining town that had seen better days. But today’s small city has moved well beyond the cliché of the bearded old prospector squatting over a gold pan and then spending his winnings at the local saloon.

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April 16, 2014 by | 1 Comment

10 Outdoor Activities to Enjoy in Victoria, B.C.

Whale Watching in Victoria

What so many visitors to the area love about Victoria is that it offers many different opportunities for outdoor activities and entertainment. It doesn’t matter if someone is looking for an adrenaline rush in the surrounding mountains, or just a stroll in the afternoon, there are plenty of things to keep any type of traveler busy.

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July 12, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Meet Andy Smith, a Private Tour Guide in Halifax, Canada

Meet Andy!

Although originally from the United States, Canadian adoptee Andy Smith has made Halifax his home for more than twenty years. During this time he has become an expert in all thing Nova Scotia. With his keen interest in local history, culture and the arts, Andy is the perfect guide to have along on your trip around Halifax.

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June 4, 2013 by | 0 Comments

Highlights of Halifax

The view of Halifax from George's Island

Halifax great year round destination (if you don’t mind a little snow in the winter) but is at its very best in the late summer and early fall months. Here are some highlights of Halifax.

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May 30, 2013 by | 0 Comments

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