Winter Vacation Ideas

With its ice-capped mountains, spectacular glaciers, and snow-dusted evergreens, Canada provides some of the most beautiful winters around. The beauty lies not only in viewing nature but the activities the land offers. You can visit world-renowned ski slopes where you can swish down double black diamonds or take your first lesson with expert instructors. Explore the Columbia Icefield and take a glacier walk. Snowshoe along packed powder or gather the family for a friendly snowball fight.

The citizens of Canada know how to enjoy winter, so what better way to spend this time than with folks who embrace the season. Even if the temperature is cold, you will be welcomed by warm smiles at every turn.

Snow Vacations

Just because it's snowing doesn't mean you have to bundle up and stay inside. Canada is the perfect winter vacation destination, with activities produced by folks who know how to put the fun in wintertime. There are tried and true activities like skiing and skating, and new trends like snow tubing to try. You will certainly stay active with a winter visit to Canada.

While you're in Canada, you might enjoy some of these winter-friendly activities:

  • Ice skating
  • Downhill skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Tobogganing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snow shoeing
  • Sledding
  • Snow tubing
  • Tour of the Olympic Village
  • Après-ski
  • Snowmobiling
  • Ice fishing
  • Sleigh rides
  • Dog-sledding
  • Hot Springs
  • Hockey

In addition, there are many festivals, Winter Carnivals, and other celebrations throughout the season to add more fun to your trip.

Winter Vacations Canada

Winter Trip in Canadas

Canadian Snow Train 7 days from $2308

Travel across Canada, wind through the Rockies, and explore cosmopolitan cities on this winter journey that takes you through five provinces.

Departs from November 2020 to April 2021.

Canadian Snow Train with Jasper 10 days from $3060

Take a cross-country trip to enjoy views of the stunning Canadian landscape—including mountains, lakes, and wildlife—only available by train.

Departs from November 2020 to April 2021.

Northern Lights of the Yukon 5 days from $935

Experience the treasures of the Yukon on this excursion that offers a nightly viewing of the Northern Lights.

Departs from August 2019 to April 2021.

Quebecois Holiday 7 days from $1721

Spend a week experiencing the beauty and excitement of a Canadian winter on this festive tour through Montreal and Quebec City.

Departs from December 2020 to March 2021.

Winter in the Rockies 8 days from $2295

Make your way through the twists and turns of Canada's Rocky Mountains, and enjoy snow-capped landscapes at every turn on this winter tour.

Departs from November 2020 to April 2021.

Christmas in the Rockies 11 days from $2866

Celebrate the holiday season in the Canadian Rockies as you enjoy winter sports, sightseeing, shopping and seasonal festivities.

Departs from December 2020 to December 2020.

Polar Bear & Churchill Adventure 8 days from $6682

This trip includes an amazing train excursion into Canada's subarctic, followed by once in a lifetime experiences with Churchill's polar bears.

Departs from October 2020 to November 2020.

Quebecois Holiday with Carnival 7 days from $1871

There’s nothing more quintessentially Canadian than experiencing an outdoor festival in winter. Spend a week immersing yourself in the beauty and excitement of a Canadian winter on this celebratory tour through Montreal and Quebec City.

Departs from February 2021 to February 2021.

Winter in Whistler, Jasper & Banff 10 days from $2303

Embark on a winter escape to three of the Canadian Rockies' spectacular resort towns—Whistler, Jasper and Banff—on this well-planned 10-day vacation.

Departs from November 2020 to April 2021.

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