Honeymoon in Canada
Cosmopolitan cities, mountain scenery, glaciers, forest, waterfalls and wildlife. A honeymoon in Canada is perfect for outdoor romance…
We adore a honeymoon in Canada for an outdoor adventure. With majestic snow-capped mountains, secluded coastlines, pristine lakes, epic rail journeys and distinctive wildlife such as grizzly bears, polar bears and whales, Canada is an underrated honeymoon gem. It’s perfect for a romantic road trip honeymoon.
This giant nation (the 2nd biggest in the world by landmass) may sometimes be overlooked because of its prominent neighbour, but a honeymoon in Canada has variety and nature in spades. Many couples will start their honeymoon in Canada, in the west coast city of Vancouver. Explore the culinary highlights of this cosmopolitan city. Take a walk over Capilano Suspension Bridge and take a bike ride through Stanley Park.
Not only is Vancouver the perfect jump-off point for a cruise to Alaska or a trip on the beautiful train journey, the Rocky Mountaineer, but it’s also where most trips to the unmissable Canadian Rockies start. Hire a car or motorhome / RV to explore the expansive picturesque scenery. Beautiful Vancouver Island is a must. Explore the quaint and quirky capital, Victoria. Visit Craigdarroch Castle, a unique historical Victorian mansion. Take a zodiac whale-watching tour. Visit a winery in Cowichan Valley. There are many towns to discover. Try Tofino for beautiful trails and bear-watching by zodiac. Go sea kayaking, surfing, biking or fishing.
Head back to the mainland and discover Whistler. This town is an iconic ski destination and during summer there is a lot to do, from zip-lining and rock climbing to horse riding (to name a few). Travel on to Jasper. Jasper National Park is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks and covers eleven thousand square kilometres.
Take a boat tour on Maligne Lake — one of the most photographed spots in Canada. Discover wildlife like elk, bears, moose, sheep, and deer. Go white water rafting. Drive onwards to Banff National Park via the scenic Icefields Parkway, which connects Jasper and Lake Louise. Lake Louise is beautiful as is the nearby Moraine Lake. Stay in the bustling Rockies town of Banff. Take a gondola ride over Sulphur Mountain and dip into the natural hot springs.
While British Columbia (or BC) on the west coast of Canada is the most popular area for a first-time visit, Toronto on the east coast is not to be missed. Take a bike tour, explore the craft beer scene and, of course, one of the world’s most famous tourist sites and natural wonders, Niagara Falls. Canada is an ideal destination for culture vultures (home to the Montreal Jazz Festival and Toronto Film Festival after all!).
Discover where Europe and North America’s cultures collide in French-speaking Montreal and Quebec City or why not do something different and get off the beaten track in Nova Scotia, Newfoundland or Prince Edward Island? Explore Manitoba, the world’s polar bear capital in Churchill and one of the best destinations in the world to see the Aurora Borealis aka the Northern Lights. Canada is a great place for a winter sports honeymoon. Go sledging, skiing, or ice skating.
With breathtaking scenery and delicious food, friendly people and there’s something for every couple on a honeymoon in Canada.
If you’ve got more time and want to plan a multi-destination with your honeymoon in Canada, you’ve got some beautiful options. The USA is just as vast and there are many options from city stops to additional road trips. Fly from Vancouver to Hawaii for a beautiful island hopping honeymoon extension. You can get to the Pacific or Caribbean side of Mexico – choose between the Riviera Maya or Cabo. Toronto is one of the best airport hubs in North America, with flights to some very exciting destinations in the Caribbean and Central & South America like Cuba, Saint Lucia, Jamaica, Barbados, the Dominican Republic, Colombia, Brazil, and Peru.
Best time to visit Canada
The best time for a honeymoon in Canada is during the summer months from June to September, although May and October are shoulder months that can be pleasant too. Ski season is from November to April although the best snowfall occurs from December to March.
Honeymoon in Canada FAQs
Is Canada good for a honeymoon?
Yes, a honeymoon in Canada is perfect for a road trip with incredible scenery and cosmopolitan cities.
How long do you need for a honeymoon in Canada?
We recommend at least 10 nights for a honeymoon in Canada and more if adding on a cruise in Alaska. However, the ideal duration of a honeymoon in the Canada can vary depending on personal preferences and budget. At least 10 nights will allow you some time to recover from jetlag if necessary and have time for multiple destinations, activities and relaxing.
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