Canada

Yankee Holidays offers many destinations in Canada from major cities to resorts and National Parks. The destinations are listed below.



Banff

Uncrowded slopes, abundant snowfall, and mountain towns alive with spirit makes up Banff, Alberta. Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains - all just 90 minutes from Calgary International Airport. In the winter months, Banff promises memorable skiing and snowboarding amidst the world's most awesome scenery. In the summer months, it’s all about hiking, canoeing, and exploring the vast beauty of this region.

Calgary

Calgary is a metropolitan city near the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Well known for the historic Calgary Stampede, this vibrant city is also a year round destination. Venture to the top of the Calgary Tower for 360 degree views of this sprawling city or stroll through Eau Claire Market to sample tasty treats.

Canadian Rockies

Welcome to the Canadian Rockies and all its beautiful destinations such as Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, and Waterton. These mountains are part of the North American Rocky Mountains and eastern part of the Canadian Cordillera, which spans all the way to the Pacific Coast. The Canadian Rockies are vast and filled with inspiring scenery, wildlife, a multitude of recreational activities for all ages. Choose from any of our rail journeys and experience this remarkable destination by exploring the spectacular natural treasures first-hand.

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Canada's historic gateway to North America is a city that thrives with culture and history. Halifax is truly the place you dreamed of. From the tranquility of a peaceful hike along a sandy beach to crashing surf at the most photographed lighthouse in Canada to fine dining and bustling nightlife, take your time experiencing Halifax. Life here revolves around the sea. Tour the second largest natural harbour in the world by tall ship, tugboat or amphibious water craft. Or put on your most comfortable walking shoes and follow in the footsteps of princes, privateers and press gangs as you walk through more than 250 years of Halifax history. Make sure you include a stroll along the waterfront boardwalk of this safe, compact and walkable downtown core.

Jasper

Jasper National Park is one of Canada’s oldest and largest national parks. Since 1907 the vast wilderness of Jasper National Park has been attracting hikers, skiers, and thrill seekers. Hit the hiking trails in the summer months for some outdoor adventures. In the winter this frozen paradise is ideal for alpine recreation.

Lake Louise

Lake Louise is a hamlet, a small settlement, located in Alberta, Canada and is home to one of three major ski resorts located in Banff National Park, Lake Louise Ski Resort. The settlement was named after the nearby glacial lake, formerly named Lake of the Little Fishes that boasts a beautiful emerald color resulting from the rock flour carried into the lake by melt-water from the glaciers overlooking the lake. The lake itself was named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria.

Montreal

Visit this intriguing city of contrasts. Montréal has a unique style and culture that is mixed with the Old-World charm and history plus the “joie de vivre” of the Québec people. If you’re looking for a lively vacation that will capture your imagination, look no further than Montreal.

Niagara Falls

The famous horseshoe-shaped waterfalls have intrigued visitors from around the world for decades. Living up to their reputation, the Falls are an extraordinary site. Cruise aboard the Maid of the Mist for a wet and wild view; descend into tunnels to observatory decks on the Journey Behind the Falls; and ascend up the Skylon Tower for incredible aerial views. The surrounding area offers numerous activities from theme parks, historic attractions and botanical gardens, to casinos, dinner theaters and wineries.

Ottawa

Ottawa celebrates its Canadian heritage through its graceful Parliament buildings, national landmarks, acclaimed museums and cultural festivals. Cruise, kayak or canoe down the picturesque Rideau Cana, or stroll along its parks and trails. During the winter months it turns into the Rideau Canal Skateway, the world’s largest skating rink. There’s something for every preference from the National Arts Centre and Casino du Lac-Leamy, to the Calypso Waterpark and the Aviation and Space Museum.

Quebec City

Steeped in 400 years of history, the French-speaking capital city is a blend of old-world charm, modern elegance and cutting edge chic. Old Quebec has a distinctive European ambience that visitors simply fall in love with. Delve into the French Canadian history exploring ramparts, castles and intriguing museums. Step back in time in Place Royale and Old Port, browse trendy shops and colorful art galleries, check out the live music and theater scene and sample the city’s culinary creativity.

Toronto

An ideal city getaway, Toronto is an energetic, cosmopolitan city known for its robust entertainment, cultural, culinary and arts scenes. A rich multicultural mix, Toronto is a city of neighborhoods, from Chinatown and Greektown to Little Italy and Little India. Explore the Jong District, with its electric big-city ambience or Kensington Market, offering goods from around the world. Overflowing with live events, be sure to catch a concert, ballet or theater performance, or one of many international festivals.

Vancouver

Vancouver promises boundless mountain and ocean vistas, mild climate and abundance of outdoor activities. Consistently ranked as one of the world’s most livable cities, Vancouver is an ethnically diverse metropolis, which is reflected in its amazing dining assortment. City highlights include Stanley Park, a stunning 1000-plus acre complex of natural beauty and attractions including the Vancouver Aquarium, gardens and pavilion; the fascinating Museum of Anthropology; hip and contemporary Gastown; and the shopping mecca of Robson Street.

Victoria

Situated on Vancouver Island, Victoria boasts lovely panoramic views, a temperate climate and a charming old English ambience. Known as the "City of Gardens," Victoria offers a plethora of horticultural delights, including the famous Butchart Gardens. Enjoy an afternoon tea, a double-decker bus or horse-drawn carriage tour. Explore art galleries, museums and castles. Shop for antiques or trendy fashion; relax in a luxurious spa or kick back at an old English-style pub.

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