Summer Honeymoon Travel within Canada: 6 Breathtaking Location Ideas
From the minute you start planning your wedding there are so many details to keep track of and specifics to nail down. From narrowing down the guest list to choosing what kind of flowers to use, the decisions can all feel so overwhelming. One decision that shouldn’t stress you out though is where you’ll go for your honeymoon!
By the time you’re ready to set off on your first vacation as a couple the hard work and decision making will be behind you and you’ll be ready to just enjoy the time off together. But first: you have to chose where you will go! It may be trendy to head down south or hop the pond to Europe but we have some seriously deserving destinations right here in our backyard, and you don’t even need a passport!
Top Canadian honeymoon destinations
Niagara on the Lake, Ontario
This lakeside town in southwestern Ontario is one of Canada’s top wine regions and the perfect setting for an in-country honeymoon- even if you don’t drink wine! Located a short drive from Niagara Falls this charming community offers an abundance of outdoor activities, many great places to eat and will be a beautiful location to kick off your new life together. Plan some winery or brewery tours, wander the streets of the town or head out on the lake for some fun together before life gets back to normal.
Banff National Park, Alberta
Home to some of the largest mountain peaks in the world, Banff National Park is an amazing honeymoon destination in any season. You can ski or snowboard together in the winter, warming up beside a toasty fireplace at the end of the day hitting the slopes or chose some stunning hikes for a summer trip. With several world class restaurants to dine in each day, you’ll be feeding your foodie souls as well as your adventurous ones!
Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
Another top wine region in Canada, the fun in the Okanagan Valley does not end at the winery. With gorgeous landscapes, beautiful lakes and tons of hiking trails to explore, the Okanagan Valley is an incredibly romantic destination for your post wedding vacay.
Quebec City, Quebec
The old-world charm of this French-Canadian city will leave you breathless as you explore the city streets. Head out of the city to experience nature as you seek out a waterfall that is even taller than Niagara Falls and take in some history at one of the city’s many historic sites.
Bruce Peninsula National Park, Ontario
Another location in southern Ontario, Bruce Peninsula National Park is a mecca for all things outdoors. From snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in the winter to hiking and swimming in the summer, you’ll be able to experience the amazing sights that come along with being on the Niagara Escarpment and part of the UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. With grottos, shipwrecks, crystal clear waters and amazing hiking trails, you won’t regret choosing this area for your honeymoon!
Prince Edward Island
Experience life on the ocean with a road trip on Prince Edward Island. This small island on the eastern coast of Canada will give you the perfect chance to relax after a busy year of planning. Relax on the beach, take in an amazing Atlantic dinner, go lighthouse spotting or visit the home of Anne of Green Gables. Your honeymoon on PEI will leave you relaxed and rejuvenated!
Canada has so much to offer
Whether you want to spend your honeymoon relaxing by the water or are into more adventurous activities, there are so many locations within Canada that will be the perfect fit for you and your honey! Once you pick a destination, you’ll breathe easier knowing that once the planning craze is done, you’ll be able to take a load off and relax.
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