Family Holidays in Canada

Last updated 22nd June 2017

From the jaw-dropping scenery of the Canadian Rockies and Niagara Falls to the world-class family-friendly hotels, Canada is the perfect choice for a fun-loving family. Perfect for kids and parents with an adventurous spirit and a love for the great outdoors, Canada offers incredible wildlife, natural wonders and superb cities – perfect for quality time with the ones you love.

With flight times as short as seven hours, Canada has never been more accessible with airlines providing fantastic inflight entertainment and thoughtful touches for families. Once you’ve arrived you’ll be treated to a destination that boasts comfortable modern amenities alongside jaw-dropping sights. You can look forward to the holiday of a lifetime with Canadian Sky.

Things to do – wildlife, adventure and culture

Canada is a natural playground with outstanding national parks and awe-inspiring countryside. Go in search of majestic black bears in the wilderness or head out in a kayak on one of Canada’s many pristine lakes – exploring the great outdoors is a great way to bring your family together for memories that will last a lifetime.

And there is so much more to this wonderful country than the wildlife. Whether your family are always looking for their next adrenaline fix or are more interested in the fascinating cultural arts scene and heritage, Canada offers a broad variety of delights to suit every taste.

The cosmopolitan Edmonton is home to the enormous West Edmonton Mall – the largest shopping and entertainment complex in North America – as well as a huge range of museums and galleries to fascinate kids of all ages.

In Whistler you can experience ice skating all year round while in the comparable Jasper you’ll find the jaw-dropping Glacier Skywalk – a glass walkway leaning out over the Canadian Rockies featuring some of the most uniquely stunning views imaginable. Take a boat trip out on to Lake Louise for icy panoramas or check out some of Toronto’s many galleries, museums and shops.

Family-friendly itineraries

Canadian Sky have handpicked family-friendly tours with itineraries that have been perfectly designed for families. Giving you the chance to see some of Canada’s most exciting destinations including the Canadian Rockies, beautiful Jasper and fascinating Calgary.

The itineraries are careful to avoid very long drives and allow you plenty of time in each location so you really get the time to see the best of Canada. The kids will have time to explore and play between car journeys while still getting to see loads of amazing places. You’ll also stay in hotels with spacious family rooms – exactly what you need after a long day’s adventure is over.

The tours include something for children of every age, whether that’s scenic exploration for older teenagers able to appreciate the breathtaking beauty of Canada or visiting Alberta’s fun-filled Jurassic Forest which will educate and enthral younger children as they learn about dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures.

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Getting around

Good news! Canadian roads are some of the most comfortable and best maintained in the world so you’ll have peace of mind as you embark some of the most unforgettable scenic drives of your life.

All family-friendly tours include SUVs with plenty of space for families; they’re great at ensuring you have the right vehicle for the job. Your car will be an automatic – don’t worry if you’ve never driven one before, it’s actually much easier than adapting to a manual and the simplicity of driving an automatic means you’ll have more relaxed drives and more time to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

If you would prefer a unique and different way of travelling, you could consider hiring a motorhome – Canada Sky offer a range of packages with campervans large enough to happily accommodate families.

More information on hiring a motorhome


One of the reasons that Canada is such a fantastic destination to go for families is that the best time to go coincides with the school summer holidays. The ideal time to visit Canada is between the months of June and September when the weather is warmer and the days are longer. This gives you more time to see the country and gives you a greater variety of things to do.

Want expert advice?

Booking a holiday with Canadian Sky means you’re getting all the advice and experience of Canada experts who have been designing incredible holidays to this country for many years. Our wealth of knowledge means we can help you pick out the holiday that’s best suited to you and your children, providing a variety of alternatives until you find that trip to Canada you’ve always dreamed of.

The staff are all Canada specialists who have travelled to the country many times – they know all the best places to see and are happy to offer tips!

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