Top Sites in Western Canada
Western Canada is home to some of the most stunning scenery in North America. When you visit, be sure to check out some of these incredible cities and sites.
The cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, in British Columbia, is filled with chic fashion boutiques, award-winning restaurants and world-class hotels. In addition, the city is known for being a recreational hub, with hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, skiing and more. It’s the perfect mixture of urban culture and natural landscapes.
Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff is considered one of the top outdoor and adventure destinations. You can pick from any number of activities, from skiing to hiking to mountain climbing. At the end of the day, you can retreat to a cozy resort where you can relax and recharge for the next adventure.
The quaint town of Kamloops, British Columbia welcomes guests with true western hospitality. The lifestyle here is simple and unhurried, with plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy, historic buildings to visit and spectacular landscapes to view. Here you will find champion golf courses, elite skiing and dozens of lakes for fishing and boating.
Jasper National Park
Jasper is a World Heritage Site and one of Canada’s largest national parks. Take a scenic tour of the rugged peaks, and try to catch a glimpse of some of the amazing wildlife that calls this park home. This is a special place where visitors can reconnect with nature.
The premier ski and snowboard resort of Canada, Whistler offers advanced lifts, alpine bowls, glaciers and more vertical feet that any other resort in North America. In addition, it has the longest ski season, more than 200 groomed runs and a great apres-ski scene where guests can relax after a long day on the slopes.
Wine lovers revel in this regions’ vast number of wineries, beautiful lakes and scenic countryside. There are some 200 vineyards to visit, as well as North America’s only underground wine cellars, carved into a volcanic hillside. The valley also offers horseback riding, boating on Okanagan Lake, hiking in Myra Canyon and apple picking at local fruit orchards.
Canada has so much to offer visitors, not just on the West Coast, but across the country. If you’re interested in booking a trip north, contact a AAA Travel Agent (1-866-581-1209) today to learn about all the exciting tours you can book.