The United States election have come to an end, and Donald Trump is now president elect. Some people are overjoyed by this achievement while others are apprehensive and concerned about the upcoming transition and the changes that will occur as a result. This has been reported widely on the media, including the fact that Canada's Immigration website crashed the night of the elections as results started indicating that Donald Trump was winning the race. This increase in traffic on the website would suggest a strong interest in Canada coming from many in the neighboring country to the south. However, immigrating to Canada can be a long process, so why not consider a vacation in order to get to know the country better, Eh?
Your friendly neighbors to the North have been recognized as a potential reprieve from the elections for a while now! For example, this website, which made headlines all over, was created to invite Americans to move to Canada if Trump won. Having said that, Canadians are of course welcoming in nature and would encourage any American (as well as individuals of other nationalities) to come explore this amazing country, regardless of their political views! While the weather varies throughout this country, it's important to keep in mind that white glistening snow and cold temperatures make dressing warm key to a successful vacation to this beautiful country if you’re coming in the winter months.
- For those who are seeking an outdoors escape, Banff National Park, as part of the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, is a magnificent location offering amazing hiking trails, breathtaking views, stunning wildlife and marvelous accommodations! Banff itself also offers more city type activities, such as shopping, spa and delicious restaurants, just a drive away from all the outdoor magic!
- The Maritimes (Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI) are a great escape, especially for the summer months. With friendly, welcoming locals, beautiful beaches, and great historical sites.These locations
are more easily traveled for the budget minded traveler who seeks luscious greenery, delicious fresh seafood with smaller city experiences.
- Toronto (Ontario) is the perfect destination for the traveler who seeks a city escape, filled with top notch restaurants and incredible shopping. It boasts a wider variety of concerts and shows, certain to fill every travelers distinct interest, while also offering a great nightlife. Costly accommodations can be avoided by searching for last minute hotel rooms or considering experiencing room or apartment rentals (such as on airbnb). Cultural and ethnic diversity is more present in this area, which in turn also provides ample options for delicious meals!
- Finally, British Columbia is a great destination for the adventurous at heart and the cold adverse traveler as the weather is generally much milder in parts of this province than the rest of the country. From thrilling ski resorts to exciting fishing opportunities, this large province has a lot to offer. It's well known as being more expensive than the other locations in general, however one can of course find their ways around certain costs through research and smart bookings! And the great downtown filled with shopping and delectable restaurants offer big city living, while the outdoors enthusiasts would certainly confirm that the magnificent views certainly make this destination well worth the visit!
Bottom Line: Despite the various stereotypes out there regarding Canadians (no, everyone does not own a beaver or a moose, or live in an igloo), Canada is a wonderful country packed with a strong diversity of experiences awaiting your visit. So don't wait any longer, pack those bags and come visit!
Budget Travel Blog: Tips and tricks for affordable vacation planning. From cheap hotels to cheap flights and everything in between, prioritizing safety and comfort.
The Dime Travelers
It’s time to ditch your misconceptions about cheap travel and join us on our blog as we show you safe and comfortable ways to travel on a budget. We will guide you through the process of trip planning and share with you what we have learned from our own travels. Our advice and reviews come from personal experience and will offer easy to follow tips and tricks to make your vacation a positive experience you'll want to have again and again.
Let's make your travel dreams come true!