The Parliament Building in Victoria, BC.

Our splendid neighbor to the north, which is home to ten provinces, three territories, two official state languages (French and English), widespread tundra and boreal forests and the stunning peaks and valleys of the Rocky Mountains, is a destination with much variety.

Colorful houseboats, restaurants and whale watching tours line the docks at Fisherman’s Wharf in Victoria, BC.

When you think of Canada you think of the fiery maple leaf, ice hockey, the sharply dressed Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Indigenous people and their culture and art, the Canada goose, the sweet song of the common noon, and those pond making North America beavers.

A sea plane skims along the waters of Victoria Harbor.

Want more info on things to do, places to go in Canada? Check out the official Destination Canada website for a comprehensive listing of all things Canada and Visit Canada for detailed information on travel such as visas, the new Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) for US citizens, and travel advisories.

Now that you’re in the know, it’s time to select where you’re going to visit first!

Totems and the Wawadit’la, a painted wooden building, at Thunderbird Park on the grounds of the Royal BC museum.