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Places to Visit in Canada With Kids

Sheetal Mandora Sep 20, 2019
While planning a vacation to Canada with kids, it is essential to include as many fun and thrilling activities as possible.

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We all know that the biggest tourist attraction in Canada, regardless of age, is the Niagara Falls. However, many people who are not familiar with this gorgeous country, don't realize that there are several more attractions that draws tourists from all over the world.
Canada's natural beauty, made possible by the breathtaking glaciers, gigantic mountains, and crystal lakes, is remarkable. In addition to the aesthetic charm of Canada, it also harbors interesting places to visit for people of all ages.
Here we will be going over some family vacation spots in Canada. Why? Because with kids, it is all about going outdoors, amusements parks and fun. If they are having fun, parents can enjoy themselves as well. So let us give you some exciting and adventurous places in Canada.

Things to Do, Places to Visit

Fun family vacations with kids can never be complete if you don't visit theme parks and water parks. That's what kids always look forward to; some fun in the sun and a splash in water.
But parents always try to involve their kids in something different from just theme parks. Perhaps going on vacations where there are some museums, national parks, historical buildings, etc., would be more educational and fun at the same time.

Niagara Falls

It is advised by many travelers that October is the right time to go visit the wonders of The Niagara Falls. The reason is, October weather is generally cool and comfortable for a visit to Canada.
Many of the outdoor activities can be easily enjoyed there. Plus, besides the Falls being a huge tourist spot, there are other Niagara Falls attractions that you can enjoy with your family.

CN Tower

Situated in downtown Toronto, Ontario, CN Tower is the world-famous observation tower which is about 1,815 ft tall. For almost 31 years, CN Tower was the tallest structure in the world. It has a beautiful restaurant on top which overlooks the entire city.
The building has an elevator that operates from outside the structure and it also has 2 water reservoirs at the top of the building that can hold up to 15,000 gallons of mineral water.

Granville Island

You can buy plants, flowers, chocolates and cheese delicacies at the Granville Island public market. There's also a 'Kids Only' market that varieties of toys and clothes. You can enjoy cycling and rollerblading at the False Creek Seawall.

Calgary Zoo

The Calgary zoo in Calgary, Canada has more than 1k animals inside; they have been shipped from all parts of the world. It also has an elephant named 'Kamala' who can paint a beautiful botanical garden and a prehistoric dinosaur park.

Orca Spirit Adventures

How about whale watching on your vacation? Sounds exciting, right? Orca Spirit Adventures offer a great deal on whale watching in Victoria, B.C. You get to see these magnificent creatures in the open sea; up-close. It would be a wonderful activity for your kids.

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  • Heritage Park Historical Village
  • Glenbow Museum
  • Prince's Island Park
  • Spruce Meadows
  • Calgary Stampede
  • Nose Hill Park

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  • Calgary Tower
  • Aero Space Museum
  • Shakers Fun Centre
  • Stephen Avenue Walk


  • Ottawa Walking Tours
  • Rideau Canal
  • Wilderness Tours
  • Parliament Hill
  • A Putt Above
  • Dows Lake Pavilion
  • Canada Aviation Museum
  • The Haunted Walk
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Canadian Museum of Nature

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  • Casa Loma
  • Centre Island
  • High Park
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • Air Canada Centre
  • Bata Shoe Museum
  • Toronto Hippo Tours
  • Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Toronto Islands & Ferries
  • Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

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  • Stanley Park
  • Playland
  • Vancouver Aquarium
  • Cultus Lake
  • Grouse Mountain
  • Vancouver Chinatown
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
  • Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
  • Science World at TELUS World of Science
  • H.R. MacMillan Space Centre


  • SeaFun Safaris
  • Whale Watching Tours
  • Butchart Gardens
  • Royal British Columbia Museum
  • Victoria Bug Zoo
  • WildPlay Element Parks
  • Miniature World
  • Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site
  • Goldstream Provincial Park
  • Ghostly Walks - Discover the Past
Research more about the places, get your family involved in the planning, and decide on which of these vacation spots in Canada would be ideal for you all. Of course, these cities cater to all ages. So finding the attractions that the entire family likes won't be an issue.