And if you're looking to escape winter for a little bit on, say, a big cruise ship, then that's actually a really solid plan. It might seem like all cruises will cost your entire life savings... but no worries, guys. I've hunted for a couple of tropical cruises that might just be within your budget.
Just remember to check websites for each of these deals. Prices might change, and for some there are specific dates you need to book for in order to get the prices listed below.
The restaurant came in fifth place nationally with its reports of a little girl from the 19th century, among other ghosts haunting the halls.
As one of the oldest buildings in the country, L'Auberge Saint-Gabriel has witnessed plenty. And with such a long history, there are bound to be some ghosts, right?
Built in 1668 by a French soldier, the building has had many tenants but has predominantly served as a place for folks to eat, drink and spend the night. It was in fact the first auberge in Canada to receive a liquor license way back in 1754, according to its website.
These days, L'Auberge Saint-Gabriel is an upscale restaurant, bar and banquet venue.
The Gibraltar Point Lighthouse in Ontario was found to be the most haunted place in Canada. The Charles Carnell Hospital in Edmonton, an abandoned railroad in rural Saskatchewan, and Waterfront Station in Vancouver rounded out the top five.
As for the spookiest provinces, Casino en ligne put Ontario at the top of the list with 23 haunted locations. It's followed by Alberta (15), Saskatchewan (12), British Columbia (11) and Quebec (10).
Montreal's Ritz-Carlton Hotel was ranked number one in a list of the "Best City Hotels in Canada" in a recent Travel & Leisure survey, beating out iconic hotels in Vancouver, Quebec City and Toronto.
Montreal's Ritz-Carlton ranked high among readers, Travel & Leisure says, for its exclusive amenities, "tremendous views" of the city, and its access to activities around downtown Montreal. But if you want to spend a night at the Ritz-Carlton, be prepared to fork out a lot of money.
As of the time of writing, the most basic "deluxe room" with a king-sized bed for Thursday, September 9, will run you between $495 and $715 per night.
If you wanted to book a room with a king-sized bed for this upcoming weekend (September 11), the Ritz-Carlton has a "staycation promotion" that comes with breakfast, a bottle of sparkling wine, a $50-dollar food and beverage credit and 30% off at the spa for $715 per night.
This same promotion is available for a one-bedroom suite with a fireplace and a king-sized bed, as well, which will cost $1,135 per night.
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.
10. Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia (363,022) 9. Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia (370,738) 8. Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, Toronto, Ontario (405,005) 7. Capilano Suspension Bridge, North Vancouver, British Columbia (481,131) 6. Old Port of Montreal, Quebec (509,464) 5. Mont-Tremblant, Quebec (512,052) 4. CN Tower, Toronto, Ontario (548,969) 3. Whistler Blackcomb, Whistler, British Columbia (567,932) 2. Lake Louise, Banff, Alberta (767,268) 1. Scotiabank Arena, Toronto, Ontario (1,144,605)
I guess we just have to accept that Toronto beat us on this one...