Top 10 Places To Visit With Your Kids In Canada

Whistler | © Pixabay
Whistler | © Pixabay
Photo of Rahul Rohilla
9 February 2017

Vacations are hardly normal when kids are involved. Canada has several places that are accessible to families, although knowing the best places to visit with kids is totally different from just visiting Canada on your own. To help parents out, listed below are the top locations in Canada suitable for the whole family.

CN Tower, Toronto

The CN Tower is the tallest building in Toronto and a defining landmark, reaching to more than 550 meters. Apart from serving as a hub for telecommunication across the city, the CN Tower has become a major tourist destination. If the glass floor is not enough excitement for you or your kids, there is the Himalamazon Motion Theater Ride and the Maple Leaf Cinema, showing a 15-minute film about the construction of the tower 37 years ago. The CN Tower also presents the Legends of Flight film in 3D. Its family-friendly display explores the history of flight, from the Wright Brothers manufacture of the first ever plane to today’s jetliners and aircraft carriers.

301 Front St W, Toronto, ON, Canada +1 416 868 6937

Royal Tyrell Museum, Drumheller

Quebec City
Quebec City | © Martin St-Amant/Wikicommons
If you have a dino enthusiast on your hands, then the Albertosaurus in the Royal Tyrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta, is the perfect spot for you and your family. Your kids will love to dig up the real fossils and bones that are still set on the ground at the Fossil Discovery Center. Meanwhile, the Fossil Trail will take you and your family on a trip through prehistoric times.

Québec City, Québec

At whatever time of the year you’re visiting, there are numerous of things to do in Québec City with your little ones. You and your family will fall in love with how the Québécois display their zest for the winter by conducting amazing events for families, such as The Winter Carnival and various outdoor activities such as skiing, snow tubing, and ice canoeing. In the summer, outdoor events like biking, boating, rafting, canyoning, and sliding are available to keep your kids busy and begging for more. Québec was a French-founded colony formed in 1608. Its name is derived from the Algonquin word Kebec, which means ‘where the river narrows.’ Your kids will have fun hearing French spoken everywhere and eating the French-inspired cuisine.

Black Creek Pioneer Village | ©Andrevruas/Wikicommons

Black Creek Pioneer Village, Toronto

Black Creek Pioneer Village is a classical pioneer village attraction, complete with historic buildings, demonstrations of skills and chores used in earlier times, hands-on activities for kids, and interpreters in period dress. Though it is a child-friendly village, it also has perks for adults, such as the famous microbrewery. For those who cannot make it to Toronto, there are similar working villages in other parts of Canada. Eastern Ontario’s Upper Canada Village, Muskoka Heritage Place, or Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay.

1000 Murray Ross Parkway, Toronto, ON, Canada +1 416 736 1733

Whistler, British Columbia

Whistler is a well-known winter wonderland for the family. Get the skis on and get ready for breathtaking views, even the kids will be spellbound. There are also a number of indoor activities, such as a playground area, golf, scavenger hunts, and much more to keep your children entertained. If by any chance you are here in summer, then get ready for some awesome weather and even more activities. Biking, swimming, and trailing are very enjoyable, especially when the sun is out.

Whistler, BC, Canada

Marineland, Niagara Falls

Everyone who has ever visited Ontario ‘loves Marineland,’ and it’s difficult to dispute that particular statement. The park owns killer whales and belugas, and you may attend the fun shows starring dolphins, walruses, and sea lions. The marine mammals are the highlight of a day at Marineland. The park also has a number of the amusement rides for your kids. From the Sky Screamers to the Ocean of Odyssey and the Lady Bug Coaster. At Marineland, there is something to thrill kids of all ages.

7657 Portage Rd, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada +1 905 356 9565

La Ronde, Montréal

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The La Ronde is an amusement park in Montréal, the largest in Québec. There are plenty of roller coasters and rides to enjoy. The Orbit offers amazing views of Montréal, while The Monster is the tallest wooden roller coaster on the planet at more than 40 meters in height. Other awesome rides include Le Vampire and Le Cobra. During the Halloween season, you can expect tremendous crowds.

The Canadian Children’s Museum, Gatineau

If you are looking forward to taking your little ones to visit something that is meant just for them, then look no further than the Canadian Children’s Museum. The Children’s Museum is the place where children of all age groups can learn through play. This attraction has proven popular since it opened in 1989. Plan your visit by getting a Children’s Museum passport, so that your little ones can collect the stamps as they make their visit to all the corners of the world.

100 Rue Laurier, Gatineau, QC, Canada +1 819 776 7000

Toronto Zoo

Toronto Zoo is one of the largest zoos in Canada. There are 460-plus species here, organized by the region of their origin. The zoo also provides a special children’s zone with demonstrations, a splash park, and other interactive activities for kids.

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