If you are Canadian, you know that we don’t hibernate during those cold winter months.
In fact, we embrace every second of the beauty a Canadian winter has to offer.
6 WINTER FAMILY TRIP IDEAS IN CANADA
There are several winter family trip ideas in Canada that are sure to inspire you to get out there and enjoy some down-home Canadian hospitality.
FESTIVAL DU VOYAGEUR IN WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
Throughout the month of February every year, Festival du Voyageur takes place.
This must-visit festival offers a wide variety of musical acts, admire giant snow sculptures, enjoy delicious French-Canadian fare and more.
Festival du Voyageur is a not to be missed festival that brings past traditions together with the Franco Manitoban community of today.
There are so many fun and exciting family activities to participate in during the winter months in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
From snowshoeing and hiking to cross-country skiing, skating, and tobogganing, there is something for everyone.
FETE DES NEIGES DE MONTREAL IN MONTREAL, QUEBEC
Take in a beautiful outdoor event for the entire family in Montreal, Quebec this winter.
The Fete des Neiges de Montreal takes place over 4 weekends in the winter months and is dedicated to celebrating and discovering all the wonder winter has to offer.
With a multitude of outdoor activities, the fairy tale world of Parc Jean-Drapeau and beautiful surroundings makes Fete des Neiges de Montreal a must visit with your family this winter.
We attended this event in 2017 and it was absolutely fantastic, some highlights were the zip line and the big jump!
SKATING THE RIDEAU CANAL IN OTTAWA, ONTARIO
The Rideau Canal is the perfect place to enjoy a long skate from January to February.
Weekends in February are when the famous Winterlude takes place.
Winterlude is a famous annual seasonal celebration where the canal’s skaters can find stands selling things like maple taffy and hot chocolate.
The Christmas lights in Ottawa are something everyone must see at one point in their lives, making Ottawa, Ontario a beautiful winter vacation to take with your family this year.
HIKE JOHNSTON CANYON IN LAKE LOUISE, ALBERTA
If your family is big into winter sports, Lake Louise is for you.
Take beautiful winter hikes to Johnston Canyon.
Once there you will get on your ice-cleats and explore the gigantic one-of-a-kind pillars of ice that form around the frozen, breathtaking, waterfalls.
If the hike isn’t your style, take in the custom-made ice castles as you skate on gorgeous Lake Louise or check out ice-fishing, dog-sledding, horseback riding and more.
Lake Louise, Alberta is a beautiful place to visit during the peak of a Canadian winter.
TAKE IN THE NORTHERN LIGHTS IN WHITEHORSE, YUKON
If participating in new local culture and community is your thing, Whitehorse is a must visit for your winter family vacation.
Take in the beautiful northern lights or go snowmobiling, dog sledding, ice fishing or snowshoeing.
With so many exciting winter activities to participate in during the winter months in Whitehorse, you will want to book your getaway soon.
SKI WHISTLER IN WHISTLER, BRITISH COLUMBIA
Whistler is one of the most popular winter vacation destinations in Canada, for obvious reasons.
Boasting amazing downhill skiing, dog sledding, sleigh rides, winter fishing, snowcat tours, skating and more.
Not to mention, the amazing scenery.
Whistler is an amazing place to visit in Canada with your family.
There are several amazing places to visit in Canada over the winter months.
Don’t hesitate to book your winter family vacation in Canada this year, you will be happy you did.
Check out our full FETE DES NEIGES DE MONTREAL experience from last year!
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