Canada Family Adventures & Vacations

A family vacation is such a special experience but it can be difficult to please everyone.

Canada's vast landscape and natural wonders offer something for every member of the family; white-water rafting excursions on glacier-fed rivers, rail adventures through the Canadian Rockies, polar bear tours along Churchill's frozen tundra, and so much more.

Canadian Rockies horseback tour
Canadian Rockies horseback tour
Capilano suspension bridge, North Vancouver
Capilano suspension bridge, North Vancouver
Ziptrekking in Whistler
Ziptrekking in Whistler
White water rafting on the Kananaskis river
White water rafting on the Kananaskis river
Family ski trip, Whistler
Family ski trip, Whistler
Family canoe trip in Clearwater
Family canoe trip in Clearwater

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9

days

starting fromUS $2,599per person

 

Disconnect from hectic every-day life, then reconnect with your loved ones on this incredible family wilderness adventure. Stay in beautiful safari tents amidst towering fir trees. Hear the ocean lapping at your doorstep and the occasional blow of passing... read more

from US $2,599 to US $3,002 per person

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Whales and Wilderness Family Adventure - Map

9 days / 8 nights starting from US $2,599 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see orcas up close
  • Guided kayaking, suitable for kids and beginners
  • Glamping in style under the stars, with real beds and a hot tub!
  • Magical wilderness of Quadra and Swanson Islands
  • Hassle-free, seamless family vacation
  • A lifetime of memories
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13

days

starting fromUS $6,290per person

Experience Canada's magnificently diverse scenery as you explore the country by rail. Journey from Toronto's bustling city streets and then take in the rustic prairie landscape before arriving in the spectacular Canadian Rockies. Marvel at the power of... read more

from US $6,290 to US $10,357 per person

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Experience Canada by Rail - Map

13 days / 12 nights starting from US $6,290 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Seeing world famous towns and cities of Canada, including Lake Louise, Jasper, Banff, Vancouver and Toronto
  • Sightseeing in small groups for a more intimate experience
  • Traveling for two days on the luxurious Rocky Mountaineer
  • Enjoying three days on a VIA Rail train.
  • Witnessing the magnificent natural wonder of Niagara Falls
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5

days

starting fromUS $2,390per person

This whirlwind adventure will take you through some of the most amazing highlights of Western Canada in five days. You will begin in the laid back coastal city of Vancouver. Travel via luxury train through spectacular mountain scenery to the small mountain... read more

from US $2,390 to US $4,129 per person

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Canadian Rockies Voyage by Train - Map

5 days / 4 nights starting from US $2,390 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Unforgettable views on an overnight train between Jasper and Vancouver
  • Amazing photography opportunities
  • Spotting wildlife like deer, elk, bears and moose
  • Small group tours revealing the best of Jasper and Banff National Parks
  • Three nights in the Canadian Rockies, surrounded by truly breathtaking scenery
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10

days

starting fromUS $3,290per person

Ontario and Quebec are featured in this relaxing and enlightening journey. This tour offers a fascinating blend of artistic and culturally rich cities to explore, as well as time spent in the spectacular countryside of Quebec and Ontario. You will visit... read more

from US $3,290 to US $4,946 per person

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Canadian History and Culture by Rail - Map

10 days / 9 nights starting from US $3,290 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Travel on the comfortable VIA rail train through the gorgeous Quebec and Ontario countryside
  • Daily departures available for your convenience
  • Stunning Quebec countryside
  • Visit several exciting Eastern Canada destinations including Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa, Quebec City, Niagara Region and rural Quebec
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8

days

starting fromUS $4,999per person

 

Make memories with your family as you discover the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, from the West Coast to Rocky Mountains. Experience Vancouver's family friendly, active lifestyle, then travel onboard VIA Rail's Canadian train to Jasper and Banff National... read more

from US $4,999 to US $5,399 per person

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Rockies Family Train Adventure - Map

8 days / 7 nights starting from US $4,999 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Take an overnight rail journey on the iconic “Canadian Train”
  • View the stunning glaciers of the Icefields Parkway up close!
  • Unique mountain lodge and family style accommodation in the Rockies
  • Choice of tour options to design your own adventure through the Rockies
  • Superb photo opportunities and bonding experiences with your family
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8

days

starting fromUS $2,090per person

 

Embark on a truly unique Eastern Canada winter wonderland experience. Journey by train across the snowy Quebec and Ontario countryside, to visit Canada's charming nation's capital, eclectic Montreal, and historic Quebec City. Cultural tours, winter activities,... read more

from US $2,090 to US $3,731 per person

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Eastern Canada Winterfest - Map

8 days / 7 nights starting from US $2,090 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Travelling on VIA Rail through the snowy countryside
  • Visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Local guides that bring Eastern Canada to life
  • Skating on the Rideau Canal
  • Food tour of Byward Market
  • Winter festivals
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5

days

starting fromUS $1,890per person

Explore Canada's most exciting cities on this short, action packed adventure. You'll tour the colourful and quirky neighbourhoods of Toronto, before traveling by train to historic French-Canadian Montreal. Gastronomic adventures, brewpubs, urban art,... read more

from US $1,890 to US $2,041 per person

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Toronto and Montreal Like a Local - Map

5 days / 4 nights starting from US $1,890 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Sampling some of the best wines in Canada
  • Staying in beautiful Old Montreal – ‘The Hub of French Canada’
  • Exploring Toronto from the seat of a bicycle or with your tastebuds
  • Discover Montreal through the eyes of a local with an expert guide
  • Choice of tour options through Eastern Canada
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6

days

starting fromUS $3,439per person

Accessible only by air and rail, Churchill is located on the shores of Hudson Bay and is home to a myriad of wildlife from polar bears to the elusive arctic fox, and the playful beluga whales who return to the Churchill River following the ice breakup... read more

from US $3,439 to US $3,714 per person

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Churchill Belugas and Bears Summer Adventure - Map

6 days / 5 nights starting from US $3,439 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Unique whale watching excursion
  • Exciting activities and guided tours
  • The sub-arctic experience and scenery
  • Spectacular photo opportunities from aboard a zodiac boat
  • This trip has limited space and availability - book early!
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4

days

starting fromUS $2,121per person

 

This is our most independent polar bear trip, you'll have ample time out on the tundra buggies viewing the polar bears up close and have time to experience life in the frontier town of Churchill. This package is perfect for adventurous types who want... read more

from US $2,121 to US $3,200 per person

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Best Value Churchill Polar Bear Viewing - Map

4 days / 3 nights starting from US $2,121 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Close-up polar bear encounters
  • Spectacular photo opportunities from the Tundra Buggy
  • Includes exciting day activities
  • This trip is popular - book early!
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16

days

starting fromUS $5,090per person

For the 'kids' aged 7 to 70, this is the ultimate self-drive adventure, and for Mom and Dad there is plenty of time to relax in wonderful wilderness lodges, enjoy the cosmopolitan delights of Vancouver, Calgary and the small-town resorts of Banff, Jasper,... read more

from US $5,090 to US $5,788 per person

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Best of The Rockies and West Coast Family Adventure - Map

16 days / 15 nights starting from US $5,090 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Kananaskis River white water rafting
  • Lake Louise Cowboy guided trail ride
  • Ice Explorer glacier ride
  • Spirit Island Cruise on Maligne Lake
  • Jasper wildlife tour
  • Wells Grey tour with canoe paddle and hike
  • Ziplining in the forest canopy
  • Whale watching in Tofino
  • Rustic lodge at Long Beach with sea kayaking the coastal fringe
  • Hiking the West Coast rain forest
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10

days

starting fromUS $5,495per person

Experience the charming and lively mountain village of Whistler, before spending two nights in Vancouver. Then head to the skies, bound for the Canadian wilderness. Arrive at the Tweedsmuir Park Lodge, perched on the edge of Bella Coola's misty fjords... read more

from US $5,495 to US $5,935 per person

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Bears of the Pacific Northwest - Map

10 days / 9 nights starting from US $5,495 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Adventures in Whistler - Peak to Peak gondola, ziplining and bear viewing tour
  • Enough time to discover Vancouver and and the North Shore
  • Magical Tweedsmuir Park Lodge
  • Atnarko River grizzly bear tour
  • Exploring the Tweedsmuir Provincial Park
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8

days

starting fromUS $4,898per person

Majestic, unspoiled and totally breathtaking adventure hiking high above the tree line around the Canadian Rockies. You can choose from a heli-lodge based adventure, or a hotel based heli-hiking adventure. Either way, we've left plenty of opportunity... read more

from US $4,898 to US $5,290 per person

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Canadian Rockies Heli-hiking Explorer - Map

8 days / 7 nights starting from US $4,898 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Hiking in the Canadian Rockies
  • Heli-hiking in the Columbia Mountains
  • Spectacular scenery and wildlife
  • Staying at mountain lodges and resorts
  • Experienced guides
  • Fantastic meals
  • Extra time to indulge
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16

days

starting fromUS $3,760per person

The pleasures of this two-week self-drive lie in meandering at your own pace through stunning landscapes, historic towns, and quaint fishing villages - enjoying the unique charm and a culture that is distinctly Celtic and Canadian at the same time. Choose... read more

from US $3,760 to US $4,060 per person

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Charming Inns of Nova Scotia and PEI - Map

16 days / 15 nights starting from US $3,760 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Beautiful historic inns, hotels, and B&Bs
  • Historic Halifax and Charlottetown
  • Explore the South Shore and Annapolis Valley
  • Stunnning Bay of Fundy
  • Pastoral Prince Edward Island
  • Dramatic lighthouses
  • Breathtaking Cape Breton
  • The best selection of local experiences

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Do you want to get the most of your Canadian vacation in 2018? By booking early, you'll have your choice of trip departure dates, scenic hotel accommodations, unique small group tours, and Canada's spectacular touring trains.

And if you book now, you'll also receive our 2017 PRICE FREEZE plus up to $1,100 per couple in free travel credits! Use the credits to enhance your vacation with extra nights, dining experiences, and activities.

Here are just a few ways you can use your travel credits:

But hurry! This offer only lasts for a short while. Take advantage of our best rate guarantee for 2018 trips, and personalize your trip with free add-ons. Our team is standing by to help – so call or email today.

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Summer flowers have bloomed, the bears are awake, and snow is melting from the mountain peaks…but have you booked your 2017 Canadian vacation yet? With space running out in many destinations, we highly recommend booking now and taking advantage of our Canadian Summer Special Offer, worth up to $300 per couple in value.

Book before midnight on August 31, 2017 and you'll receive the following free experiences:

  • Select Eastern Canada train vacations: Choice of free Quebec river cruise or hotel upgrade
  • Select Western Canada rail vacations: Choice of free sunset dinner cruise in Vancouver or hotel upgrade
  • Select Trans-Canadian rail vacations: Both a free cruise tour experience PLUS hotel upgrade

But hurry! This offer only lasts for a short while and there are few spaces left on many trips. Our team is standing by to help you plan the perfect Canadian summer adventure – so call or email today.

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Welcome to the Canadian Train Vacations, proud partner of VIA Rail Canada and exclusive provider of the official Pan Canadian 150th Anniversary vacations.

In 2017, Canada turns 150 years old and all across the country Canadians are celebrating with special events. Join in the festivities - book one of our featured VIA Rail adventures for an Ultimate Canadian Experience…Coast to Coast, and receive a very special commemorative bundle of goodies unique to your route.

Depending on your route, your bundle may include items such as...

  • Commemorative leather bag tag, passport holder, and keepsake box
  • Complimentary bottle of champagne or sparkling wine onboard
  • Admission to the Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg
  • Gift cards to spoil yourself along the way

Canada's Best Window

No other mode of transportation allows you to experience the country so intimately as onboard VIA Rail. As you settle into your seat, you'll soon relax to the rhythm of the tracks as the scenery glides by. By booking one of our exciting Pan Canadian trips below, you'll combine the joy of train travel with some of Canada's most iconic experiences:

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There's no better place to experience the magic of winter than in the Canadian Rockies. And with our Winter Early Bird Trip Prices, now is the perfect time to book your vacation. These prices will only last a short time, so start planning your vacation now to lock in these savings and your ideal travel dates.

Plus, for bookings before August 31st enjoy the following booking bonus:

  • Comfort guests – enjoy a luxurious hotel upgrade in Banff
  • Superior & Deluxe guests – enjoy a free hotel night on us!

Imagine the experience the romance of a train ride through snow covered mountains, as you make your way to Jasper and Banff National Parks. Then, with glistening snow at your feet and crisp air on your face, marvel at frozen landscapes on sightseeing tours, or feel the thrill of guided adventures such as dogsledding.

Fresh Tracks Canada's vacation advisors are standing by to help you personalize your perfect winter vacation. Hurry and call or email now, while these special prices last!

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Seeing the polar bear migration in Churchill, Manitoba is an incredible experience. In October and November the great predators of the north prowl, play, and linger - waiting for ice to form over the Hudson Bay.

Space is already filling up fast on 2018 Polar Bear Viewing Safaris. Now is the perfect time to book, with our 2017 Price Freeze offer. By reserving your seat on select Tundra Buggy tours by September 10, you can lock-in next year's trip at this year's price.

Contact us now to discuss the different tours, and how they best suit your travel style and interests. Then book early to secure your ideal dates - the team at Fresh Tracks is standing by!

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