51) Visit a Winery
Yup. Canada has some great vineyards on Vancouver Island, in the Niagra region, and in the Okanagan region of British Columbia.
52) Dig up Some Dino Bones
Millions of years ago dinosaurs ruled what is now Canada. There is no better place to experience this than the badlands of Drumheller, Alberta.
53) Walk Across the Country
The Trans-Canada Trail will be the longest walking trail in the world once completed and connected.
54) Eat a Smoked Meat Sandwich in Montréal
55) Build an Igloo
It’s cozier than it looks!
56) Eat your way around Granville Island
Foodie paradise in Canada’s foodie capital.
57) Go Snowmobiling
It’s a way to commute in some northern communities!
58) Say Hi to the Many Faces on a Totem Pole
All along the west coast, you can find many of these amazing monumental sculptures. I was lucky enough to see the world’s tallest in Alert Bay but would love to visit Haida Gwaii where you can actually see them being built!
59) Go Glamping
Glamorous camping? It’s a thing.
60) Watch the Grey Cup
58 years older than the Superbowl! Canada’s football league has been around since 1909 and is even featured on our currency!
61) Watch the Musical Ride
Mounties on horses, like they were meant to be.
62) Catch a Big Fish
Like a really big fish.
63) Skate on a Frozen Lake
64) Eat Maple Syrup in Snow
65) Kayak with Orca’s
66) Buy a Cowichan
Canada’s coziest sweater?
67) Go for a Paddle
68) Fill your Prescription
Free drugs! And no, they are not Smarties.
69) See The Great Caribou Migration
One of the largest migrations in the world and a sight to see.
70) Eat a Buttertart
These tasty Canadian treats are anything but tart. Just ask your teeth after your first bite.
71) Watch Letterkenny
72) Listen to Drake, Bieber, Celine Dion, Bryan Adams…anything but Nickleback
73) Buy a Hudson’s Bay Blanket
Iconic and cozy!
74) Fly in Plane with Skis
75) Build a Snowman
76) Eat Canadian Bacon
77) Drink Strong Beer
Our beer is stronger, on average, than in the USA…and better.
78) Golf Under the Midnight Sun
Where else can you tee off at midnight, hit from an astroturf mat you carry around because there is no fairway, and not be penalized if a raven steals your ball??
79) Play Crokicurl
It’s what you get when you mashup the iconic Canadian board game Crokinole and Curling. Currently only happening in Winnipeg but I imagine it will spread!
80) Nap on a Boat
If there is a better napping spot, I haven’t found it.
81) Take off Eh?
Canada’s original hoser’s.
82) Build a Snow Fort
83) Skate to Work
Ottawa’s Rideau Canal transforms into a skating freeway come winter.
84) Visit Peggy’s Cove
Iconic East Coast location with plenty to see and do. Also, sunsets here are stunning.
85) Eat a Beavertail
Flat pastry served with a variety of sweet toppings.
86) Wear Flannel Plaid
87) Watch The Raccoons
Canada’s cartoon classic!
88) Drink Swiss Chalet Sauce
Canadian rotisserie chicken chain that serves up a dipping sauce that is loved by many.
89) Go to a Rodeo
Calgary Stampede, dubbed “The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth,” is also one helluva rodeo.
90) Snowboard in your Underwear
Springtime on the Canadian slopes brings out the bravest.
91) Eat a Teen Burger
A&W Canada is independent of its US company and serves up some unique Canadian eats. Side of poutine anyone?
92) Drink Ice Wine
Canada’s cold climate makes for sweeter grapes.
93) Drive on a Glacier
…before it’s too late.
94) Visit Canada’s Wonderland
Canada’s favourite theme park.
95) Marvel at how Blue Moraine Lake is
96) Make Kraft Dinner
Canadians consume more Kraft Dinner (KD) per capita than any other country.
97) Drive a Zamboni
98) Visit West Edmonton Mall
Once the world’s largest shopping mall, West Ed boasts an ice rink, amusement park, aquarium, water park, submarines and a pirate ship (?), a theme hotel, and many shops and restaurants to keep you busy.
99) Drive on an Ice Road
These seasonal highways are vital to connecting Canadian communities and mines. It is also where I learned to drive.
100) Dress like Don Cherry
Hockey Night in Canada’s opinionated co-host and the most fashion-forward 80-year-old+ you will ever know.
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