Top 5 Family Destinations in Canada
Planning a vacation that is kid friendly is always complicated, but no matter where in North America you are located you can easily find yourself in a far-off adventure with this list of some of the best locations that kids will certainly enjoy across Canada.
Toronto Zoo - Ontario
What child doesn’t like to spend the day visiting with animals? With more than 500 species to ogle at in surroundings modeled after the San Diego Zoo, the Toronto Zoo offers a rare and adventurous experience that stretches across five continents, including Africa, Asia, South and North America, and Australia. If you can take the time to plan this trip in the summer, you will be able to take the Zoomobile through these different environments and witness the majestic creatures behaving in their natural habitat.
Great Bear Lodge- British Columbia
What could be more thrilling for kids and adults alike than the chance to encounter the most infamous mammal in North America? The Great Bear Lodge offers the chance to stay right in the thick of these native giants’ hunting territory, providing a safe yet exciting opportunity to witness their majestic prowess, while enjoying the sophisticated comforts of a gorgeous lodge.
Canada Olympic Park - Calgary
Skiing is unquestionably one of the most enjoyed sports around the world, but it’s even more fun if you can set your skis on the exact same slopes as the pros, which is exactly what you experience in the Canada Olympic Park. The enormous complex remains operational for visitors as an ongoing tribute to the Winter Olympics of 1988. The resort offers a variety of ski and snowboarding runs, ranging from expert to beginner levels for kids who may never have skied before. The park also has a number of non-ski related activities like museums, halls of fame, and shopping if anyone needs a day or two to recover, so be sure to plan ahead and weigh your car rental options so that you can squeeze everything in!
La Ronde Amusement Park - Montreal
What is the best combination ever? Fireworks and Roller Coasters. Where can you get both? La Ronde Amusement Park in Montreal. The giant park comprised of arching metal and cars that accelerate at stomach churning speeds also provides amazing firework competitions during the summer season, featuring teams from all over the world twice a week. If you can think you can handle the throttling fun of the coasters, get in line to witness some amazing pyrotechnic explosions as you hang upside down in the sky.
Niagara Falls - Ontario
Infamy and notoriety go a long way with a kid— there’s nothing more exciting than learning about and seeing extremes, and witnessing the most famous waterfall first hand with the most impressive stats is no exception. Niagara Falls is located in the quaint town of Niagara, and offers an appealing Victorian setting as the backdrop for the colossal miracle of nature that is Niagara Falls. Despite its famous landmark, Niagara City is a small town with limited space for reservations, so make sure you plan ahead for this spot!