You know it's inside you. That yearn for adventure. That itch for something real, something that will connect you to the world and make you say "This is why I'm alive". It's what draws you to the movie theater and drives you hours through interactive video games. What if you could experience it in real life? Here are 7 bucket list items from across Canada for your adventurous soul.
1. See the Northern Lights (North-West Territories)
Trek to the arctic north to experience the most dramatic spectacle of lights on the globe. These dancing curtains created at the meeting place of the forces of outer space and our atmospheric bubble will be sure to awe you.
For more information: http://spectacularnwt.com/what-to-do/aurora
2. Climb outside the CN Tower (Ontario)
Photo By: Bobby Mikul
Going up the glass elevator 356 meters (1168 ft) up one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World is exhilarating enough for most. Now imagine taking a stroll outside of the tower, hands-free.
For more information: http://www.edgewalkcntower.ca/
3.Walk along the tree canopy at the Capilano Suspension Bridge Park (British Columbia)
British Columbia boasts a 70 meter-high canopy with enormous Redwood Trees and Douglas firs. Walk along this lush green canopy on a 137 metres (450feet) long suspension bridge 70 metres (230 feet) above the ground across the Capilano River, and get a squirrel’s eye view along a series of seven suspension bridges 33 meters (110 feet) off the ground on the Tree Tops Adventure walkway.
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4. Gallop with Bison in Prince Albert National Park (Saskatchewan)
After being highly endangered due to over-hunting, Canada harbours 10 000 bison in its Prairies. The Prince Albert National Park is one of these places where bison can still be seen migrating in herds along the flat grassy plains of the Prairies. Experience for a short time the way of life of the wild west and follow these buffalo on horseback guided by experienced locals.
For more information: http://sturgeonriverranch.com/
5. Hike Among the Rocky Mountains at Banff and Jasper National Park (Alberta)
With its crystal clear waters and awesome Rocky Mountain backdrop, Banff and Jasper National Parks are a true jewel of the planet Earth. You'll have to see it to believe it.
For more information: http://banffnationalpark.com/
6. Watch Whales at Gatherall’s Puffin and Whale Watch (Newfoundland and Labrador)
Photo by: Gatherall’s Puffin and Whale Watch
Do you know how big humpback whales are? The only way to find out: Go whale watching on our Atlantic coast.
For more information:http://gatheralls.com/
7. Stay in an Ice Hotel (Quebec)
Image taken from Hotel de Glace Website
With everything from the table to shot glasses carved from ice, you're in for a night like no other.
Note: This is limited to the winter months only.
For more information:http://www.hoteldeglace-canada.com