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Ultimate Canada bucket list: 33 best places to visit in Canada

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So you want to know the best places to visit in Canada? You’ve landed on the right site.

Because we’ve come up with the ultimate Canada bucket list!

Canada is our “home and native land” (that phrase comes from the Canadian anthem, in case you didn’t know).

We’re diehard Canadians. We’ve lived in Calgary, then Vancouver and now Victoria in British Columbia. We’ve visited family in Ontario and vacationed across Canada.

Indeed, we’ve explored dozens of bucket list places to visit in Canada!

Most Beautiful Places in Canada

Canada bucket list

It’s no easy task coming up with a Canadian bucket list of the most iconic and beautiful places in Canada.

Canada Bucket List: Best Places in Canada

Canada is the second-largest country in the world (bigger than the U.S.).

And if we can boast about our home country, it’s full of natural wonders!

We have 48 spectacular national parks in Canada. And that’s not counting the hundreds of provincial parks.

We have jaw-dropping mountains, forests, lakes and waterfalls, along with idyllic islands and charming cities.

We therefore sought out the help of other travel bloggers and writers who’ve visited unique places in Canada that we haven’t yet explored (like Nunavut).

Our list of places that you must see in Canada is therefore quite epic – 33!

Of course, you can’t possibly tick off all these places on our Canada bucket list in one trip. And you wouldn’t want to.

These are special places in Canada, and many need time to be savored.

Scroll down, because here they are, in no particular order.

33 Bucket list places to visit in Canada

That’s our great Canadian bucket list of best places to visit!

But we’re positive we haven’t captured all the must-see and most beautiful places in Canada.

Maybe you’ve been somewhere you think should be on our Canada bucket list?

If so, we’d love to know! Share your thoughts in the Comments below.

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Photo credits: #2 © Janice and George Mucalov, SandInMySuitcase | #7 Lauren Pelkey | #17 Mayuri Kashyap | #21 Nick Kembel | #27 Emily Mandagie | #29 Dean Johnston | #31 Sarah Camp | #32 Celine Brewer


About the authors:

Janice and George Mucalov

Luxury travel journalists and SATW, NATJA and TMAC “Best Travel Blog” award winners, Janice and George are the owners and founders of Sand In My Suitcase. Between them, they’ve traveled to all 7 continents.

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Mary O. Greenberg

Tuesday 2nd of February 2021

Janice & George, I really enjoyed reading your wonderful Canada bucket list guide. What a thoughtful pandemic project to help us keep those travel dreams spinning!

Janice and George

Tuesday 2nd of February 2021

Thanks for the kind words!

It was fun to put this together :-).