10 Reasons Why You Will Love Canada

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After just having visited Canada for the first time (way overdue), I’m starting to reason there could quite possibly be no reason not to love Canada! It’s an huuuuge country with so much to offer travellers – expansive landscapes, amazing food, even more amazing people, and amazing wildlife. Quite simply, there’s too many way to love Canada than I can count, but for the sake of convincing you to pack your bags and visit the land of the Maple Leaf, here’s 10 of my favourite reasons why you will love Canada!

Tim hortons

10. Highway Grub

Being such a big country with plenty to offer on each coast, as well as North and South, its’ little wonder that you’ll spend hours upon hours driving the expansive highways to reach your destination. As the locals say, “You either drive 5 minutes of 5 hours in Canada”. But what makes this slightly more bearable is the AMAZING food offerings along the highway routes. Above you’ll see a picture of Tim Horton’s – an institution in itself in Canada. But you can expect plenty more great grub on-the-go, so don’t be afraid to pull off and give it a try!


9. Maple Syrup on Everything, All the time, Everywhere

Maple Syrup – that sweet sensation you’re likely to have tried before on pancakes or crepes. But can you imagine having it one EVERYTHING, even bacon for the meat eaters!? Yup, the Canadians sure do love their maple flavour (Image via

Kluane National Park

8. Views Like This…

Well…. it’s hard to know if this image requires any further explanation… but for those wanting to experience the very same view as this, head Northwest to The Yukon region and take a scenic glacier flight over the Kluane National Park — you’ll see similar views in summer or in winter the park is covered in snow!

quebec city

7. Diversity

While you’ve got snow and slopes in much of Canada as well as fantastic big cities like Vancouver and Toronto, head a little further off the beaten path and you will soon find the fantastic Francophone culture of Quebec region. The region has stubbornly held onto its’ French history, and that is what we love about it so much! Just a short flight or drive away and you’ll feel as if you’re in France itself, it is that convincing!

Hikes Canada

6. Hiking Trails Galore

It should come at no surprise that once you hit Canada, you’ll be spoiled for choice with hikes and National Parks in an absolute abundance.


5. Adventure Activities

But it’s not just hikes in abundance! Be sure to try your hand at one of the many adventure activities on offer – kayaking, canoeing, fishing, dog-sledding, skiing, snowboarding…… the list could truly go on and on (forever, and ever, and ever, and ever, and ever….) y’get my drift!?


4. Drive, Drive, Drive…

One of the best ways to experience Canada is to go off the grid and drive between the places you choose to visit. A lot of Canadians themselves travel this way, be hiring or buying an RV (motor home) and hitting the road in the summer. There’s so much more to see than the ‘hot spots’ you’ll read about, so the best way to discover Canada is on your own accord, own schedule, and visiting your own points of interest as you come across them.

Tombestone National Park

3. National Parks Galore

As with the many hikes on offer, there are MANY MANY MANY National Parks worth visiting in Canada. In total, there are 37 in total, with some of the most popular being: Banff, Jasper, Waterton Lakes, Kluane, and Yoho National Parks (Pictured: Tombstone National Park, a short drive from Dawson City in The Yukon).


2. The Food!

Ohhhhh, the food! I couldn’t believe it and certainly didn’t expect it, but the food in Canada is phenomenal! Whilst in Canada I ate myself stupid at breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And the best part? The food is so good that everyone else is doing it too! Don’t be afraid to indulge, particularly if you’re visiting Quebec region and can enjoy the modern take on French cuisine — tres magnifique!

Dawson City

1. The People

And of course, the people. My visit to Canada was preempted with what I had already heard and experienced of Canadian people – that they are some of the friendliest people in the world! Also keep an ear open for how many times you hear a “sorry” from a Canadian, collectively their favourite word!


Still more? What do you love about Canada that you think WOW readers will love, too!?

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    December 8, 2015 at 12:53 am

    its my dream ^ _ ^

    December 8, 2015 at 12:52 am

    love u canada

    September 12, 2015 at 7:37 am

    Thank you for your beautiful post on our great country!

    September 9, 2015 at 1:28 pm

    I completely agree on the” sorry” it’s in every sentence! haha


    September 8, 2015 at 7:24 am

    I am Mexican and have been thinking of moving to Canada for awhile now, but I don’t know how they really stand on immigrants. I see on articles, news, websites, etc. that they are very welcoming right now of people from other countries, but still… moving to a new country on your own is a very scary (and exciting) thing to do.

    Alexis C
    September 7, 2015 at 7:40 am

    As a Canadian, this post did not fail to make me smile 🙂

    September 6, 2015 at 2:29 pm


    Sabine @ thetravellingchilli
    September 6, 2015 at 4:40 am

    Love this article. We were in Canada last year for 3 months and experienced everything you mention in this post. Especially the nice people and indeed it’s so true about how often you hear them say “sorry”. We even saw a bus passing by that was not in service at the moment, saying “sorry, not in service” on the screen 🙂

    Feet Meet World
    September 5, 2015 at 6:06 pm

    I can’t wait to go to Canada – hopefully I’ll be making a big trip over there next summer!

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    September 5, 2015 at 9:32 am

    I’m here right now in Saskatchewan water fowl hunting! That is the 11th reason to come to Canada. We do it every year!

    September 5, 2015 at 7:37 am

    That is it. I’m packing my bags.

    September 5, 2015 at 7:04 am

    Canada is on my bucket list. I have wanted to visit since I was teenager, and it will happen in the next few years.

    September 5, 2015 at 6:50 am

    Great post! My friend has just moved to Toronto and I’m desperate to go visit her, even more so now! 🙂

    Glad you enjoyed your trip, thanks for sharing these tips.

    Kate xo

    September 5, 2015 at 6:44 am

    Hahahahaha I love reason 9.!

    Keri Blair
    September 5, 2015 at 5:16 am

    I love Canada. It is so beautiful! The people are friendly and the hikes are gorgeous. I have to say Banff, Vancouver and Lake Louise are my favorite places in Canada so far.

    Growing Positive
    September 5, 2015 at 4:17 am

    Great post! Been to Canada once and definitely want to return. The photos looks great, and your reasons are so true. The people are 100% the best thing about Canada, everyone is so kind! Hope you enjoyed your time there

    September 5, 2015 at 3:43 am

    I have many Canadian friends, and they are really nice people 🙂 I would love visiting – the hikes, the adventures… and the maple syrup on everything. Oh yeeees!

    September 5, 2015 at 3:22 am

    Canda looks amazing! I would love to visit the Alberta region some day, it looks like a dream<3

    September 5, 2015 at 12:48 am

    I’m from Canada and it’s pretty neat to see what highlights you pulled out. Glad you had such a great time!

    September 5, 2015 at 12:46 am

    As a Canadian, reading this made me so happy 🙂
    XO Janina

    Katie @ Second-Hand Hedgehog
    September 4, 2015 at 8:46 pm

    All of these reasons sound perfect – definitely want to go to Canada! But it’s such an enormous country, I feel like I’d want to spend ages there, just so I could soak it all up. It’s definitely on the bucket list, so thank you for the inspiration 🙂

    Mangaldeep Store
    September 4, 2015 at 8:05 pm

    I Like Canada most. Hi there I am so glad I found your blog, I really found you by mistake, while I was browsing on Google for something else

    September 4, 2015 at 7:37 pm

    Hopefully one day… Canada and Niagara falls..

    September 4, 2015 at 7:20 pm

    Mmmm the maple syrup one sounds good. Delicious, in fact.

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    Hannie Blaise
    September 4, 2015 at 7:06 pm

    I cannot wait to finally go to Canada. <3 great list!

    September 4, 2015 at 5:19 pm

    Canada has been on the top of my list for so long! I can’t wait to go there one day! One of my friends from there won’t stop going on about Tim Horton’s, haha 🙂

    September 4, 2015 at 2:34 pm

    I live in Alberta and I am from the United States. I love Canada and so glad we made this our home to raise our children. This summer we made sure to travel around and explore new places. The Cave and Basin in Banff National Park was awesome and very child friendly. We went to Dinosaur Provincial Park and Writing on Stone Provincial Park. All were breathtaking places!! Can’t wait to do some more exploring

    September 4, 2015 at 12:54 pm

    I’ve been to Quebec City, and oh my god the food… I could’ve stayed there forever just because of it! Sadly, I didn’t get to see much beyond that, but all of your Canada posts have definitely convinced me that I need to visit again!

    Susan the Farm Quilter
    September 4, 2015 at 12:38 pm

    I’ve been to Canada many times (it is my neighbor, after all!!) and everything you have said about it is absolutely true! Since I live on the west coast of the USA, I have only been in the western parts of Canada and I would love to take the Trans-Canada train – especially if I could get a pass that would allow me to jump on and off at my whim! Beautiful country with beautiful people – perfect combination!!!

    September 4, 2015 at 10:32 am

    I love Canada! I hope to be able to visit Vancouver sometime. It looks beautiful.

    September 4, 2015 at 9:12 am

    You didn’t need to convince me anymore!!

    Canada looks amazing and I’m only now just realising how much of a great travel destination it could be for me.

    Adding it to my neverending list.

    Nicole@Treasure Tromp
    September 4, 2015 at 8:54 am

    Yes yes yes! I have only made it up to BC, but I really want to explore the rest of the country!

    September 4, 2015 at 8:41 am

    I’m so glad that you enjoyed Canada! It’s always nice to hear a foreigner’s perspective of our country (especially when it’s positive) and you’ve inspired me to travel within Canada and explore these hiking trails!