From the Inside Flap
From pulse-pounding adventure to serene places that rejuvenate the soul, Frommer's Far & Wide has travel ideas for everyone eager to explore Canada.
With experiences spread among the country's three coastlines and almost ten million square kilometers, inspiration can be found anywhere you choose to go, whenever you want to go there.
The book shows readers how to enjoy the quintessential Canadian travel adventures that range from the famous to the unique, from exploring the world's highest tides in the Bay of Fundy to gazing in wonder at Vancouver Island's giant 1000-year-old trees. With seven experience recommendations for each week of the year, planning your next trip is as easy as looking at the calendar.
Assembled by our team of expert local authors, Far & Wide does more than help you decide where to go; with its up-to-date information and maps showing where to find every recommendation, it is also an invaluable resource for planning the details of how to do it.
With a lifetime of trips collected into a beautiful package, this is the perfect gift for everyone from the frequent traveller to those curious for greater insight into the many treasures Canada has to offer.
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From the Back Cover
Far & Wide recommends the top Canadian travel experience for each week of the year, along with corresponding suggestions that will appeal to travellers of every stripe:
Adventure: Hurtle down a bobsleigh track at 120 km/h or surf at the country's best beaches
Culture & History: Learn how to make traditional Inuit crafts or hunt for 300-million-year-old fossils
Nature: Search for the elusive white spirit bear or canoe along spectacular glacial lakes
Events & Festivals: Dance in the streets to Caribbean beats or cheer on competitors at a traditional Highland Games
Quirky Canada: Bet on miniature horse races or watch competitors paddle giant pumpkins across a lake
Relaxation & Rejuvenation: Savour dazzling meals at the country's top restaurants or soak in outdoor hot springs amid spectacular scenery
Sprinkled throughout are events that could only happen in Canada, famous Canadians revealing their favourite getaway spots and highlights of prominent Canadian historical achievements and events, all complemented by stunning images that take you inside these one-of-a-kind experiences.