If you are going on Canada family vacations, the thought of family beach vacations in Canada might raise quite a few eyebrows, not to speak of a few highly dramatized shudders.
Known for its proximity to the polar region than the typical palm fringed tropics, Canada is well known for its snow capped mountains and Niagara Falls than any sunny beaches.
That being the general impression, however, the fact remains that there are a multitude of Oceanside and other water venues that are perfect for Canada family vacations at the beach!
Have a family beach vacation along Wasaga Beach in Georgian Bay in Ontario with the Canadian Blue Mountains rising majestically in the background. A renowned fresh water beach, this has been a family beach vacation destination for over a hundred years.
The place still retains its old world charm in addition to all modern recreation facilities. Bruce peninsula along the Georgian Bay is another family beach vacation destination with great swimming, nature parks, and other activities.
A great family beach vacation destination in Ontario would be Point Pelee on Lake Erie. From butterflies to birds, boating to bicycling and beyond, this island is a treasure trove of activities that is perfect for a Canada family vacation. Large numbers and varieties of migratory birds add to the fun and excitement.
Sauble Beach has much more to offer a family beach vacation than the average beach scene. They have Sand Fest where you get to try out your sand castle building skills and win prizes.
Sauble also has two national parks and plenty of golfing if you need a change of scene from all that sand. Sandbanks with three lovely golden beaches welcomes you to your fill of surfing, canoeing, and many more water sport activities you can think of on your family beach vacation.
Cape Enrage in New Brunswick has spectacular sandstone cliffs, while Plage de la Dune-du-Nord sports dramatic red cliffs. The view from the lighthouse at Cape Enrage is simply amazing to say the least. Bennet Beach in Yukon is known for its sand dunes and shimmering white sands that form a sand bar extending almost a kilometer into the warm waters.
For a family beach vacation in British Columbia, check out the Qualicum Beach with its gravel beach and deep turquoise water. There won’t be any sand castle building, but this beach is famous for its water sports and spectacular scenery.
Lake Winnipeg in Manitoba has some amazing beaches. The area is one of great natural beauty and a mystic serenity reinforced by the woods and caverns that beg exploration.
Grand Beach and Little Limestone Lake Park Reserve are quite popular with the locals and tourists alike.
Canada Family Vacation Ideas