5 Under-The-Radar Canadian Cities To Visit This Year

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Whether you’re going on your initial cranky Canada highway outing or are in need of a relaxing weekend retreat, here are a best tiny Canadian cities to go see this year that we substantially didn’t know existed. From a old-world attract of Stratford city to a balmy waves of a Tofino beaches, these dark gems are a must-visit for first-class travellers and initial time jet setters.


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1) Stratford, Ontario: Known as a good English poet, William Shakespeare’s hearth and home to Canadian thespian Justin Bieber, Stratford is abounding in culture, story and humanities interjection to a annual Stratford Festival where a city showcases several plays, musicals and concerts for entertainment enthusiasts and first-time visitors to enjoy. This desirable city only a integrate hours west from Toronto is lined with old-fashioned shops, dessert parlours and high-class restaurants for one-of-a-kind eateries and treats we won’t find elsewhere. Take a resting wander by a streets and tumble in adore with a old-world 19th century attract of this chronological city.

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2) Lunenburg, Nova Scotia: If you’re looking to shun a bustling city streets, devise a outing to Lunenburg and breathe in a uninformed Pacific atmosphere as we watch a relaxing waves pile-up into a high ships along a town’s harbour. Nestled on a south seaside of Nova Scotia, Lunenburg is an aged pier city and a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site with colourful ancestral homes and cruise boats sprawling a port. While on your trip, take a debate in a Fisheries Museum of a Atlantic to learn a nautical birthright and try a tiny town’s harbour-side streets for some uninformed seafood.

3) Canmore, Alberta: This tiny city only west of Calgary in Alberta, with a Nordic-themed lodges and Swedish alpine backdrop, offers a accumulation of outside activities, from backpacking, canoeing, skiing, caving and towering biking, for adventure-seekers and outside enthusiasts to try. With several trails sprawling a hilly mountains, try out into a forest for a sightseeing outing to take in a monumental views. Whether we like hiking by forests and meadows or crave some speed as we slip down a slope, get your fill of fun no matter a deteriorate and suffer a overwhelming views of a thespian peaks and colourful bluish blue rivers amidst a heart of a Canadian Rockies.


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4) Tofino, British Columbia: Escape a sprightly winter atmosphere and soak adult some object in Tofino for a most indispensable relaxing getaway with a balmy sound of waves crashing. Located on a west seashore of Vancouver Island, this dark gem in British Columbia has been ranked as a best roller city in North America by Outside Magazine in 2010 with a prolonged stretches of beaches. Aside from a good waves and laid-back vibe, Tofino is sprawling with overwhelming scenery, from Hot Springs Cove to Pacific Rim National Park, and includes other attractions such as whale-watching tours, fishing and hiking. Lounge around a seashore of Chesterman Beach and tell after a prolonged day with a potion of drink during Tofino Brewing Company.

5) Yellowknife, Northwest Territories: For inlet enthusiasts, transport adult north to Yellowknife and try out into a Canadian forest for an outside excursion. Yellowknife is home to 14 kilometres of ski trails and countless places to fish and stay for outdoorsy Canucks to enjoy. Make a outing to Aurora Village to knowledge a Northern Lights on a observation tour. Come winter time, dog sledding is a renouned captivate in Yellowknife along with a Snowking Winter Festival featuring a stately sleet palace done wholly from sleet and ice.