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

Snow Train - Vancouver to Toronto 7 days from $2353

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

Departs from February 2019 to December 2019.

Banff Winter Explorer 4 days from $435

From the brilliant white of the snowy Canadian Rockies to the deep green of the trees and the stunning blue skies above, Banff’s landscape comes to life during the winter, and this tour puts you right in the middle of the beauty and fun.

Departs from January 2019 to January 2020.

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 $1655

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

Departs from December 2018 to March 2019.

Snow Train with Jasper 10 days from $2835

The opportunity to experience Canada unlike any other. With shimmering lakes and towering forests sure to make this a one-of-a-kind experience you will remember forever.

Departs from February 2019 to December 2019.

Winter in the Rockies 8 days from $2155

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 February 2019 to April 2020.

Christmas in the Rockies 11 days from $3565

Celebrate the holiday season in the beautiful Canadian Rockies with a romantic railroad adventure!

Departs from December 2019 to December 2019.

Churchill Town & Tundra Enthusiast 6 days from $6330

Experience the history and culture of Churchill on this once in a lifetime Polar Bear Adventure.

Departs from October 2019 to November 2019.

Quebecois Holiday with Carnival 7 days from $TBC

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 to .

Ski Banff - 3 Night Package 4 days from $761

There is no better way to experience the magnificence of winter than with a getaway to the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Departs from November 2019 to April 2020.

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