Canada is a beautiful country filled with nature and beautiful hidden spots to discover at every turn. From magnificent lakes to rocky landscapes, Canada has it all.
Most of you haven't had the chance to explore Canada but you really are missing out. Being Canadian is something to be proud of and we need to get out there and appreciate it's beauty and everything it has to offer!
Become one with nature and visit these 7 Canadian wonders.
One of the coolest places you've never heard of in Ontario. If you haven't been here already you have to go to see this unique landscape. These badlands used to be occupied by a river, and thousands of years ago it dried up to reveal the dry, rocky climate of the badlands that we see today.
Seriously, the coolest hotel in Canada! You can spend a night in spheres suspended way up in the trees. They offer some amazing excursions as well, such as ziplining, sea kayaking, nature tours, and exploring lake caves.
Home to over 400 wild horses, Sable Island is one of the coolest places Canada has to offer. It's shaped like a string bean and also holds the largest colony of grey seals. With such an abundance of nature and history this is one Canadian spot you won't want to miss out on.
Close this article now if you're afraid of the dark. Cornwall, Ontario's former SDG Jail is set to host nighttime ghost and paranormal activity hunts this September and October.
The event is organized by Ontario-based haunted tour company The Haunted Walk and Phantoms of Yore.
Participants will sit through a "full briefing on the haunted history of the site" — which, according to the company website, includes murders and executions — to set the mood before heading into the 19th-century building to search for any lingering ghouls or lost souls.
The Haunted Walk website indicates that ghost hunters will also receive the necessary equipment for their search.
The "paranormal investigations," as they're called, will take place on five dates: September 17 and 18, and October 22, 23 and 29.
There are several starting time slots available, ranging from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Each 3.5-hour experience can accommodate a maximum of eight people.
Get the details below.
Night Ghost Hunts At Cornwall's SDG Jail By Haunted Walk
September 17 and 18, and October 22, 23 and 29 Multiple starting times every night
Where: SDG Jail, 11 Water St. W., Cornwall, ON
Why You Need To Go: To empty your bowels and/or enjoy a good scare searching for paranormal activity
The people behind Flamos Peri Peri Chicken are betting that a new twist on a classic recipe will help them break into Montreal's crowded chicken market.
The brand-new chain restaurant recently opened its first location at 72, boul. Saint-Jean-Baptiste in Châteauguay with a menu inspired by African, South American and European flavours and headlined with a unique and interesting twist on classic piri piri chicken.
Courtesy of Flamos Peri Peri Chicken
By all accounts, Montrealers love their Portuguese-style chicken, grilled to perfection and bathed in piri piri sauce, but set aside those presuppositions when it comes to the uniquely flavoured bird coming out of Flamos' kitchen.
"We have been in the restaurant business for 32 years and have always been challenging ourselves to open different concepts over these years by always being creative, innovative and developing different and great tasting meals that people love," a spokesperson told MTL Blog. "We have succeeded in creating a very unique taste. Our chicken is unlike anything you have ever tried."
Courtesy of Flamos Peri Peri Chicken
Aside from their signature chicken, they're also offering refreshing salads, bowls, sandwiches, a variety of imaginative poutines, and desserts. There's also a selection of sauces and a vegan burger.
But wait, there's more. Don't even think about walking away without an order of Coq Mac n' Cheese, cooked with karaage popcorn chicken, cavatappi pasta, aged cheddar, mozzarella, Parmigiana Reggiano, Grana Padano, green onions, and finished with a drizzle of chipotle aioli sauce.
Flamos Peri Peri Chicken is opening locations in Lachenaie and Terrebonne in August and September, respectively, while Ontarians will be able to enjoy this unique cuisine in Mississauga and Kitchener in the fall, with more restaurants to open next year.
So if you've been hoping to plan a trip, Calgary in September is definitely one to consider. With Air Transat, departing September 8 from the Montreal Pierre-Elliott Trudeau International Airport and returning from the Calgary International Airport on September 30, the total for a round-trip flight would be $332 with taxes and fees included.
The only catch is, to get a flight at this price, you'll need to fly "Eco Budget," which means no checked bags and you'll have to pay $34.49 to bring a carry-on, plus another $51.74 if you want to bring a second bag. Moral of the story: make sure to pack light so you can fly cheap.
You may have already missed the Calgary Stampede, but this city in Alberta still has all kinds of beautiful spots to see and exciting things to do. Plus, Banff is only an hour away, so you could totally make a pit stop there, too!
Flight prices were accurate at the time of writing this article but are subject to change.
Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.
Expedia also shared data on Canadians' interest in visiting Quebec destinations. After Quebec City and Mont-Tremblant, Canadians seem to want to travel to La Malbaie, Tadoussac, Montreal and Gaspésie — in that order.
The results were based on searches for trips that would take place between July 7 and September 30.