Central & Eastern Canada

Sunny Days and Starry Nights

More than half of Canada’s population are nested in cities and towns near the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River in southern Quebec and Ontario, known as Central Canada. Amongst those cities are Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, and Montreal, where you can find distinctive characteristics from arts and entertainments, to cultural and cuisines. It is also the economic centre for Canada, and the political centre that drives the nation.

Its urban centre does not just define Central Canada’s landscape, but also by its sprawling wilderness areas, such as Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario and Mont-Tremblant National Park in Quebec. These pristine expanses of forests, lakes, and mountains provide a haven for outdoor recreation, from hiking and camping to skiing and wildlife watching.

Eastern Canada encompasses a captivating tapestry of landscapes, cultures, and experiences that captivate the imagination and stir the soul. From the rugged shores of the Atlantic Ocean to the charming streets of historic cities, this region offers a diverse array of attractions that appeal to travellers seeking adventure, history, and natural beauty. It invites travellers to embark on a journey of discovery, where every turn reveals a new landscape, a new experience, and a new story to tell. From the rugged coastlines of the Maritimes to the historic charm of Quebec’s cities, this region offers a wealth of treasures waiting to be explored.

Hiker Standing on platform on Manitoulin Island in Ontario. Photographed by Adam Brownfield.

Helicopter flying over Niagara Falls. Photograph credit Niagara Tourism.


Basilique Notre-Dame de Montréal. Photography by Laurène Tinel.


    La chanson de Québec

    Canada, Fall, Quebec, Self-Drive, Summer

    As the largest French-speaking region in North America, and a region inspired from European-styled streets and architecture, this excursion of the Province of Quebec will take you on a romantic journey from Quebec City to Montreal. Along the way, visit…

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    From Titanic to Green Gable

    Canada, Ontario, Seasonal, Self-Drive, Summer

    From Nova Scotia, sharing the legends and fables from old fishers at Peggy’s Cove; follow train track at Halifax to aware immigration history; pursue lighthouse trail cross water to discover the red cliffs, white beaches, gently sloping dunes and Green…

    St. John’s Newfoundland. Photograph credit © Destination Canada.

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