Traveling in Canada in the Fall
Courtesy of Scenic Travel Canada
Holiday adventures don't come to an abrupt end after the Labour Day
long weekend. In fact, September starts the exciting autumn tourism
season in Canada where prices, crowds and daytime air temperatures have
all come down from their summer highs.
With the weather still good, September and October are excellent times to take an outdoor adventure.
highways are uncrowded making for long, open road-trips. Hiking, biking
and water activities are spectacular as the landscape is set ablaze in
fall colours. And nature-lovers get to witness amazing wildlife
spectacles as birds and animals prepare for the change in seasons.
adventure tour operators and activities remain open well into the
autumn season so with fewer participants, travellers usually get a more
personal experience than summer vacationers. Trails, waterways and
scenic attractions are less crowded and quieter, making for a more
intimate nature experience.
Here are a few suggestions of autumn adventures across the country.
- Vancouver Island - The West Coast Trail
- One of the premier backpacking trails in the world is open until
September 30. Autumn is one of the driest months on Vancouver Island so
hikers enjoy the scenic and secluded beauty of the wild west coast under
- Northern Ontario - The Fall Foliage Tour -
A classic autumn road trip through the enchanted forests of Northern
Ontario offers peace, tranquility & scenic beauty. From Muskoka to
Manitoulin Island to the long shores of Lake Superior, travellers can
enjoy this natural phenomenon that lasts for just a few weeks every
- PEI - The Confederation Trail -
It's a 280 kilometer trail that weaves inland through the pastoral
maritime landscape. Popular with cyclists, hikers and walkers, people
can enjoy island views of hardwood forests and pastorals fields in a
- Churchill, Manitoba - The Polar Bear Capital of the World -
The fall season is short in the north but that doesn't disappoint
hundreds of polar bears that congregate along the shores of the Hudson's
Bay. Witness these majestic giants just outside of town, as they wait
for the sea-ice to form and the annual seal hunt to begin.
Do something different this year and enjoy the scenic autumn wonders of Canada.
Scenic Travel Canada is a website that helps travelers and nature-lovers to discover Canada. There are plenty of things to do in Canada that cater to people of all fitness levels. From hiking in the Rockies to walking the sandy shores in the Maritimes, you'll be amazed at the beautiful Canadian scenery that awaits.
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