19 Breathtaking Reasons You Should Visit Canada During The Winter
Spoiler: It's not a cold wasteland.
Don't get us wrong — it's really f#@*ing cold, but here is every reason why you should be seeing Canada in the wintertime.
First of all, snow looks really good on Canada.
And after a snowstorm, a quietude falls over, creating some of the most serene sights and settings.
In the ville of Gatineau, Quebec, tranquility spans for miles.
Public skate parks begin springing up outdoors.
In larger cities, night skating is a popular past-time. You'll be able to glide against a spine-tingling backdrop of the city's skyline.
Here's a view from a public rink in Edmonton.
Sure, ski resorts are plentiful. But few will give you this kind of view:
And these kinds of slopes:
Niagara Falls is not only more tolerable, but more dazzling, during the Winter months.
For thrill-seekers, there's ice climbing.
For everyone else, there's the hair-raising sights of snowy icicles cascading off of Canada's Rockies.
Here's an average view driving through some of the country's mountainous regions.
And morning walks through forested parks.
Small towns become instantly more charming.
And mundane landscapes transform into something magical. This is a golf course in Prince Rubert, BC.
The country's resorts are enchanting, cozy escapes.
That look out to some of the most ghostly and breathtaking natural spectacles you'll see in your lifetime.
Sure, long Canadian winters can be daunting... And really, really cold.
But there is a quiet charm about cold climates.
And a badass one about being able to conquer it.
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