Winter Honeymoon: Quebec City is a city of reds, green and charming stone, making it the perfect setting for your winter romance. The two of you can snuggle together in a horse drawn carriage ride, engage in a number of seasonal sports like ice climbing and snow tubing, and even stay in North America’s only hotel made entirely from snow and ice, the Hotel de Glace. Furthermore, February’s Winter Carnival features nonstop festivities that include a wide variety of snow activities and adult fun that bring the entire city together.
To the east, Ottawa is another snowy wonderland to behold. Its celebration, Winterlude, is a jamboree of ice sculpting, fireworks, live performances and competitive sports for the citizen’s amusement, the focal point being the 7.8 km “skateway,” on which couples can ice skate hand-in-hand, passing the gorgeous architecture of government buildings and stately hotels. Visitors will also enjoy the many cultural offerings of the city, including the majestic parliament building and art centers that offer affordable, whimsical performances to warm the imagination while winter chills the skin.
Spring Honeymoon: British Columbia warms up in the spring time, though snow lingers in the beautiful skiing community of Whistler. Honeymooners can venture into the mountains to ski and snowboard down the pristine peaks, bike among the tall trees, zip line high above the ground and enjoy golf against a backdrop of unparalleled beauty. A short drive away is the buzzing coastal metropolitan of Vancouver. Here, couples can enjoy a mild climate as they bike by the beaches charming storefronts of Stanley Park and the West End, tour the area’s many museums, dive into the city’s international cuisine and grab a late night drink in the chic neighborhood of Gastown. Each spring, cherry blossoms abundant flourish about the city and are welcomed with a city-wide festival that celebrates the delicately gorgeous flowers. Spend a few days strolling down the lively streets of this cultural hub, and you’ll truly know why it consistently ranks among the most livable cities.
Summer: Prince Edward Island greets summer honeymooners with serenely immaculate beaches, fields of tall grasses and cheerful flowers, cliffs of beautiful stone and spectacular views and fishing villages with friendly citizens and a proud culture. Travelers will find a host of intimate hotels and B&Bs that will help transport them to a charming world where they can swim, hike, golf, savor mouthfuls of fresh seafood and float above the emerald rolling hills in a gentile hot air balloon. Equally beautiful is the majestic Lake Louise, nature’s outdoor playground. Here, newlyweds can ride the rapids in a canoe or raft, hike among the rich wildlife, horseback ride over mountain passes, travel deep underground to explore enigmatic caves and rest together alongside the turquoise waters of this awe-inspiring lake. From camping to regal chateaus, accommodations are available to fit all couples, whether they prefer to sleep under satin sheets or under the stars.
Fall: For those couples that prefer the pace of a fast city, Montreal is a fine, autumn choice. Here, honeymooners will encounter cobble stone streets and historic sites, dozens of art museums and festivals that represent the past and future, the beautiful foliage and view from Mount-Royal, and an energetic nightlife that is sure to get your mind spinning and feet tapping.
Of course there are countless more destinations to sightsee and get to know; tell us in the comment section below which Canadian spots do you want to travel to for your romantic getaway?