This post is part of the “This is My Canada” series for Canadian bloggers who want to write about the things we want people to experience in Canada. Maybe my top 7 is cliche or maybe they are obvious, but I don’t care. I love em!
1. Rocky Mountains
Maybe I’m biased because I live in the west but I’ve yet to find anything on earth more beautiful than the Canadian Rockies. The drive from Calgary, Alberta to British Columbia is outstanding. Summer is the best time for a bunch of reasons. The road conditions are much safer and you’ll truly get to see the amazing contrast between lush green pine forests, bright blue skies, granite grey mountains, and emerald colored lakes. Add to this the high probability of spotting deer, elk, mountain sheep, and potentially some grizzly bears, and you have one hell of an adventure ahead of you. The area is also home to Banff National Park, which is not only Canada’s first national park but also the #1 tourist spot in the country. Here in the winter? No worries, you’ll still get to bask in jaw-dropping beauty and the amazing contrast between bright white snow and deep blue skies. You can also go skiing at multiple world-class resorts. [Read more…]