Sometimes the best vacations aren’t as far away as you think. Rediscover hidden gems nearby and put a new perspective on what’s close to home, with these four top stops.
Kelowna, nestled into the Okanagan Valley on the eastern side of the Okanagan Lake, is a city surrounded by beautiful provincial parks, vineyards, and pine forests. With delicious wine tasting tours and long hikes to take the pooch on, you’ll be able to find something for every member of the family during your stay.
Located in between Toronto and the North Bay, Huntsville makes for the perfect outdoorsy escape with family. It’s home to the stunning Algonquin National Park, where you might be lucky enough to spot wildlife like moose, beaver or even wild turkey. Head to one of the lakes for a relaxing day, or step back in time by visiting Muskoka Heritage Place which will definitely interest both the youngest and oldest members of the family with its pioneer village, museum, and steam train.
The capital of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, boasts walkable streets, delicious spots to grab fresh seafood and plenty of shops to peruse. Or if a bit of musical theatre is more up your alley, then head over to the Confederation Centre of the Arts to catch a show with the family. Charlottetown is a great spot for mixing relaxed city vibes with lots of outdoor activities.
Fancy a family vacation full of the outdoors? Head to one of the 9,000 lakes where water sports take center stage, or plan to visit when the weather gets cooler for a wonderful ski trip with the gang. Laurentides has something for the whole family to enjoy, whether it’s fishing with dad or hiking Mont Tremblant with mom, get excited for a family vacation that’s full of fun.