Canada videos to peak your wanderlust

The expanse of Canada’s natural beauty, from mountains and glaciers to secluded lakes and forests, is almost unparalleled worldwide. But Canada’s allure is not just the great outdoors.

It also has bears, cosmopolitan cities, a buzzing food and drink scene and is one of the best places to catch a glimpse of the northern lights. These videos have been created by Destination Canada to show you what’s waiting for you when the world opens up again.

Big bears are a part of everyday life
Wildlife comfortably outnumbers people in Canada, in fact, 60 per cent of the world’s bear population call it home.

Of all the outdoor activities that Canada offers, bear watching is one of the best and most rewarding experiences.

Read more: Through the lens: Canada’s wildlife in action

The three species of bear native to Canada are grizzlies, black bears and polar bears, but if you’re lucky you might spot some exciting subspecies, too.

The Yukon is unlike anywhere else on Earth
The Yukon is wild, mountainous and sparsely populated; but it also has some great historical sites that shouldn’t be missed.

Read more: Dream Big: Canada’s wilderness backyard awaits

From a museum filled with innovative modes of transportation to an entire forest made up of international signposts, there’s something to see for every traveller.

If you’re looking for the best seats on the planet to view the aurora borealis, look no further than the Yukon.

The food scene is almost as good as the landscapes
From foraging to fresh seafood there’s a lot to love about Canada’s food scene, and you’ll be ready to enjoy it after the big days exploring.

Read more: Canada’s taste sensations

You can find everything from hearty comfort food that warms the soul, to chef-driven artisanal cooking that celebrates the nation’s culture.

What do you think you would enjoy most about Canada? Have you been there before or is it on the wish list?

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Written by Ellie Baxter

Writer and editor with interests in travel, health, wellbeing and food. Has knowledge of marketing psychology, social media management and is a keen observer and commentator on issues facing older Australians.

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