Photo: The northern lights

The northern lights give an otherworldly glow to the skies over a Canadian forest.

Photograph by Robert Postma, My Shot

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  • Photo: Lake with mountains at Banff

    Explore Canada's Wild Spaces

    Whether your fancy is glacial lakes, sandy beaches, rocky coasts, or lush forests, Canada has them all, in a national park system that’s one of the world’s best.

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Canada Features

  • Picture of canoeing, First Canyon, Nahanni River, Canada

    Best Trips of 2014

    National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, this list reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainable-minded, and of course superlative in the world of travel today.

  • Photo: Pedestrians passing shops and eateries

    Family Trip: Quebec City

    Canada’s oldest established city, Quebec City, is pleasantly walkable, with lots of open spaces to enjoy.

  • Picture of a beach at dusk on Cape Breton Island

    Best Trips 2013

    From Cape Breton to Quito, Great Bear Rainforest to Memphis, 20 wildly diverse places make our wanderlust list for the new year.


  • Photo: Kids play at Capilano Bridge

    Family Travel: Vancouver

    Get your grass stains on with these outdoor adventures.

  • Photo: King penguins walking on the beach.

    Best Winter Trips 2012

    Winter doesn't have to mean long months indoors. Our editors have chosen ten trips that will have you gearing up for adventure or joining in local festivities.

  • Photo: Niagra Falls on the Canadian Side

    Top 10 Things to Do in Ontario

    Canada's most populous province can keep a visitor busy for months with its attractions, both natural and man-made. Here are our picks for the top ten must-dos.

  • Photo: Poutine in Montreal, Canada

    Top 10 Foods to Eat in Quebec

    If you're ever in Quebec, make sure you try the poutine. And the bagels. And the maple sap candy. And the … heck, just try everything on this list. You won't be sorry.

  • Photo: Tourists walk city streets historic Montreal

    Free Things to Do in Montreal

    The largest French-speaking city in North America, Montreal often is referred to as Canada's New York City.

Featured Trip

  • Photo: View of trees in a lake at Banff National Park, Canada

    Canadian Rockies

    Embark on an unforgettable six-day adventure in Banff, Yoho, and Jasper National Parks. Spot wildlife as you hike amid a pristine wilderness of snowcapped peaks, hanging glaciers, alpine meadows, and crystal-clear lakes.


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