Canada’s cities remain lively and cosmopolitan in the winter, but the real attraction here is the wild and snowy countryside. You’ll find mountainous national parks in the west, tranquil scenery in the east and remote wilderness in the north. If you’re in search of pristine forests, invigorating mountain air and outdoor adventures — not to mention the elusive northern lights — Canada earns its nickname, the Great White North. To inspire your winter travels, our specialists have written guides packed with useful information on how to make the most of your time. From scaling the frozen waterfalls of Jasper National Park to exploring the far corners of Lake Louise on a horse-drawn sleigh ride, they discuss the many snowy pleasures to be had in Canada during the winter. We also have a packing guide, to help you prepare for the cold and snow.
Ideas for how to explore Canada in winter
Our travel guides share our specialists’ passion and knowledge for Canada in winter. We travel here regularly to discover new experiences, explore untried areas and dig deeper into the better-known places and attractions. At the same time, we gather advice and up-to-date information on the best-quality guides, new hotels and restaurants, and the most memorable forms of transportation.