In some parts of Canada it is possible to ski in the morning, sail in the afternoon and enjoy the attractions of a big city in the evening. Vancouver is two hours from the renowned ski mountains of Whistler and Blackcomb. Vancouver also has some fantastic beaches where you can relax, play beach volleyball or cycle.
British Columbia produces some great wines and you can tour the local wineries by car or take a floatplane across the Strait of Georgia to Victoria to start a wine adventure.
Canada Food & Drink
Canada is a multi-ethnic country and in its large cities you will find cuisines from across the world. If you want to sample some Canadian dishes, try the bagels, which are considered better than those inNew York.
Canada has many excellent restaurants, serving dishes such as sturgeon mousse, salt roasted beets and hickory laced yogurt. No matter where you go in Canada you can find inspiring dishes and each region will have its own specialities.
Vancouver Island is the largest island located off the West Coast of North America. Its main attraction is the city of Victoria. The Butchart Gardens, the wilderness in the north of the island and the surf town of Tofino are worth visiting.
Niagara Falls is an awe-inspiring sight. The Falls are three large waterfalls; the one on the Ontario side is Horseshoe Falls with the best views and the most attractions. At night the falls are illuminated and there is a dazzling firework display.