Canada - Activities
Skiing & Snowboarding
Canada offers some of the best Skiing in the World with location like Mont Tremblant to Whistler, Big White and Banff and Sun Peaks to Blue Mountain and Mont Saint Sauveur. Make sure that you get the correct travel insurance when sking. Please check restictions of policies to ensure that you are covered. Ski accommodations at both large and small ski resorts in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec are readily available both through private owners and property managers.
Explore the underwater remains of the 64-gun Le Celebre, sunk by the British in Louisbourg Harbour in 1758, or the 180-foot-long sponge-and anemone-crusted section of the Arrow, an iron tanker that went down in the Bras d'Or Lakes in 1970
A sunset kayaking tour from Gabriola Island offers a multitude of treats, from the gaudy display in the sky to the eye-level view of otters, seals and bald eagles.
Straight from New Zealand, comes the latest thrill sport: At Canada Olympic Park just west of Calgary, you can flip and bounce down a hill in what is essentially a giant hamster ball. May through September.
Yellowknife Golf Club's Canadian North Midnight Classic and play as long as you can. The record: In 1970, a local man golfed 171 holes in a 33.5-hour marathon.
R & R
Good bets include the Panorama (on the 51st floor of the Manulife Centre; eatertainment. com); Canoe (atop the TD Tower; oliverbonacini. com) and the Roof Lounge on the 18th floor of the Park Hyatt
From 1842 to 1972, the Huron County Museum and Historic Gaol in Goderich housed a gaggle of thieves, murderers, debtors, madmen and starving itinerants in its 48 tiny cells. The staff tell great tales.
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