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The Best Kids’ Holidays in Canada

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Canada is one of the most stunning countries in the world and there are so many different types of holiday that you can have in Canada. If you’re looking for outdoors adventures like watersports then there are few better destinations in the world and a trip to Niagara Falls will be unforgettable for all of the family.

Here are some of the best bits of Canada for kids’ holidays:


This magnificent city has loads of exciting activities and places to see. Stanley Park is one of the best tourist attractions in Vancouver and covering over 1,000 acres, there are many adventures awaiting here. There are walking trails through the forest, numerous playgrounds, a miniature train, pitch and putt, water park, beach pool and beaches as well as loads of other areas to enjoy. This park is so good, it was voted the ‘Best park in the world 2014’ by TripAdvisor!

There are also loads of fantastic places to visit in Vancouver such as the aquarium, space centre, maritime museum or you could take a cable car (Skyride) over 1,000 metres above the city up Grouse Mountain to see the world from a new perspective. This area is also very popular for skiers and snowboarders for those families who enjoy these types of activities.

Algonquin Park, Ontario

This part of Canada is stunning, with a combination of lakes, forests, rivers, beaches and cliffs, there is an abundance of activities for all of the family to enjoy here. Watersports fans will be spoilt for choice, with canoeing and boating as well as dog sledding, fishing and even snowmobiling all being very popular activities in the park. For families that love to go on camping holidays, Algonquin Park is a great place to try and there are all kinds of events taking place to get involved in from open air music concerts, to group canoeing at Barron Canyon.

Niagara Falls

Canada’s famous waterfalls, the Niagara Falls draws around 30 million visitors each year and is one of the world’s most stunning natural features. A trip to see the Niagara Falls can be combined with other activities such as the Journey Behind the Falls, hiring bikes to see the surrounding area, go on the Whirlpool Jetboat for an exhilarating ride through the rapids of Niagara River, plus much more.

Calgary Stampede

Every July, Calgary hosts an annual rodeo filled with excitement for people of all ages. The rodeo is the world’s richest tournament-style rodeo, so if you want to see how it is really done, this is the best opportunity. As well as the rodeo action, there is live music to enjoy, evening shows, different food stalls and loads of other interesting events and shows going on for a week.

Visiting Canada is an experience that your family will never forget, especially if you plan to do some of these amazing activities. If you are booking your family trip to Canada, you will need a Canada visa and families that visit Canada from UK are able to apply for eTA Canada.

You can find out more about how to apply for Canada visa here –