The Great White North
WHEN TO GO: Canada is a year-round destination, however, most tourist visit between mid-May and mid-October as this is the warmest time to visit.
*Newfoundland and Labrador-best toured by car or escorted tour; nature and sea lovers.
*Prince Edward Island-green pastures, weathered fishing villages, sun-washed beaches; biking, fishing, birdwatching, wind sailing; Prince Edward Island National Park.
*Nova Scotia-Canada's ocean playground; rugged outdoors, historic sites, scenic beauty, fishing, hunting; Peggy's Cove (a tiny and picturesque village); Cabot Trail (one of the most scenic drives in North America).
*New Brunswick-Fredericton (historic building, gracious homes, and tree-lined streets); Saint John (The New Brunswick Museum and several historical landmarks).
*Quebec-Quebec City (the Citadel, the Plains of Abraham battlefield, the Chateau Frontenac); Montreal (Mont Royal, outdoor activities, whale-watching excursions, upbeat nightlife).
*Quebec Winter Carnival-a 10-day celebration every February.
*Ontario-Ottawa (Canada's capital); Horseshoe Falls (the Canadian Niagara); Toronto (parks, ethnic restaurants, great sightseeing, active nightlife; the Skydome; CN Tower, Younge Street.
*Alberta-spectacular mountains, glacier scenery, wild animals, fishing, hiking, and skiing; Edmonton (Alberta's capital, houses the world's largest indoor shopping mall complete with a roller coaster); Calgary (known for its annual world- class Calgary Stampede--a 10-day event every July); Jasper National Park; Banff National Park.