Activities for people visiting Canadian Hostels


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Alberta

Calgary

SAIT Residence and Conference Centre

Activities at SAIT Residence and Conference Centre:
1. Calgary Stampede Experience the Calgary Stampede -- From July 8th to 17th, 2011 the whole city gets in the Calgary Stampede spirit; you will find Calgarian\'s geared up in their Cowboy attire, cowboy hats, belt buckles, wranglers, etc. From parades, midways, chuck wagon races to rodeo events, you can find something to interest people of all ages! The Calgary Exhibition & Stampede continues to be Canada\'s annual salute to the good old days of the Wild West.SAIT, Calgary Stampede.jpgCultural EventSummer Activity Activity (July 8th to 17th)
2. Canada Olympic Park Visit Canada Olympic Park - Open all year around, Canada Olympic Park has something for everyone. During the summer some of the activities to take part in include touring the Olympic Museum, Zip lining, the Z-Trip ball (you get strapped inside a ball and tumble down the hill), climbing wall to Eurobungy not to mention, the ski hill is turned into an all terrain bike park! During the winter you can go skiing, snowboarding and bobsledding! Canada Olympic Park was the location of the 1988 Olympics and also where the movie \'Coolrunnings\' was filmed!SAIT, Olympic Park.jpgLight to Vigorous Activity
3. SAIT Wellness Centre SAIT Wellness Centre - While staying at SAIT Residence, you can take advantage of our Health and Wellness Centre. Our Wellness Centre houses an ice rink, swimming pool, fully equipped gym and much more!SAIT, Wellness Centre.jpgLight to Vigorous Activity

Edmonton

GO Backpackers Hostel

Activities at GO Backpackers Hostel:
1. BBQs Occasionally we do a group BBQ. Come join us. Go Hostel, BBQ.jpgSocial FunSummer Activity Activity (summer and special occasions)

British Columbia

Clearwater

Half Moon Guest House

Activities at Half Moon Guest House:
1. Snowsports Popular Snowsports in Clearwater include cross country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling, and snowshoeing, to name a few.Half Moon Guesthouse, Snow Sports.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivityWinter Activity Activity
2. Water Sports Popular watersports include canoeing, rafting, and kayaking. Fishing is also popular in Clearwater. Half Moon Guesthouse, Watersports.jpgLight to Vigorous ActivitySummer Activity Activity
3. Hiking Hike through wilderness and explore the amazing waterfalls nearby.Half Moon Guesthouse, Hiking.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor Activity

Cumberland

Riding Fool Hostel

Activities at Riding Fool Hostel:
1. Mountain Biking Riding Fool, Mountain Biking.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity (Spring Summer and Fall)
2. Snowsports Alpine & Nordic sports.Riding Fool, Snowsports.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivityWinter Activity Activity (Winter and Spring)
3. Fishing Riding Fool, Fishing.jpgLight Outdoor ActivityWinter Activity Activity (Spring Summer and Fall)

Fernie

Raging Elk International Hostel

Activities at Raging Elk International Hostel:
1. Hiking Fernie Boasts an incredible array of scenic hiking trails. Enjoy ancient old growth cedar forests, through alpine meadows alive with wildflowers and atop high mountain peaks. Fernie also has a trail featuring some of the worlds most oldest willows.Raging Elk, Hiking.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity (June to November)
2. Skiing Ski the legendary powder of the Canadian Rockies. Fernie is the epi centre of your ultimate ski adventure. Fernie Alpine Resort is set admit the backdrop of the spectacular Lizard range and it is renowned for superb natural snow. The Resort averages over 29 feet of annual snowfall. Two world renowned cat skiing operations are based out of Fernie. Experience over 7,000 acres of bowls, valleys and gladed meadows. Rated #1 on our scale for the ultimate powder adventure. Raging Elk was recently voted \"Best Hostel\" by Ski Canada magazine !Raging Elk, Skiing.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivityWinter Activity Activity (December to April)
3. Mountain Biking Fernie boasts some of the best mountain bike riding in the west. From epic downhill riding to endless kilometers of cross country trails the town of Fernie is your one stop shop for any mountain bike enthusiast.Raging Elk, Mountain Biking.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity (June to November)

Sandspit, Haida Gwaii

Bayview Garden Hostel

Activities at Bayview Garden Hostel:
1. Experience the Ocean Sandspit is the gateway to Gwaii Haanas National Park, home of stunning scenery and Haida Heritage sites. Several companies offer kayak or sailing tours into the park, and the Moresby Explorers offers guided boat tours. It is also possible to arrange your own kayaking expedition. Bayview Garden Hostel, Visit the Ocean.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor Activity
2. Hiking In Sandspit, you can bird watch, hike, and beachcomb on the quiet beaches. The local Forests are also worth exploring and there a number of accessible trails close to town, that will take you through old growth and second growth forests. We also have bicycles that we make available to our guests.Bayview Garden Hostel, Hiking.jpgModerate Outdoor Activity
3. Visit Graham Island For a different experience, you can go 15k to the ferry terminal, and a short 20-minute ride takes you to the more populous Graham Island, with its many galleries and the beautiful Kaay \'llnagaay Heritage Centre, the new home of Haida heritage and ongoing culture and arts.Bayview Garden Hostel, Visit Graham Island.jpgSpecialty Experience

Sechelt

Upper Deck Guesthouse

Activities at Upper Deck Guesthouse:
1. Water Sports With 7 rental companies on the lower coast alone, all your needs are met with rentals, lessons and guided tours. Not to mention the unlimited locations to explore.Upper Deck Guesthouse, Water Sports.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity
2. Scuba Diving We are ranked among Canada\'s best places to scuba dive because of the diversity of geological features and marine. Home of the HMCS Chaudiere Artificial Reef Site and the amazing Skookumchuck Rapids, there is something for every diver, beginners to expert. Winter is an ideal time to Scuba Dive in drysuit because of better clarity.Upper Deck Guesthouse, Scuba Diving.jpgModerate Outdoor Activity
3. Hiking / Biking Whether you are looking for a groomed trail meandering through the forest, a steep mountainous terrain or anything in between, you will not be disappointed with your choice to take a few days to explore the Sunshine Coast.Upper Deck Guesthouse, Hiking-Biking.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity (Spring Summer and Fall)

Sun Peaks Resort

Sun Peaks International Hostel

Activities at Sun Peaks International Hostel:
1. Snowsports Come SKIING, SNOWBOARDING and SNOWSHOEING in the largest ski area in BC\'s interior. Ski in/ski out accommodation with a lift right in front of our door (10% discount on Lift tickets for our hostel guests). Sun Peaks Hostel, Snow Sports.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivityWinter Activity Activity (November to mid-April)
2. Snowmobiling Snowmobile Tours and Rentals. Enjoy the back country scenery of Sun Peaks Resort (10% discount on all Tours for our hostel guests)Sun Peaks Hostel, Snowmobiling.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivityWinter Activity Activity
3. Hiking / Biking Come BIKING, HIKING and CANOEING. The variety of terrain available makes the resort a well-known riding mecca for both beginner and seasoned mountain bikers. Lifts are open from mid June to mid September, but you can do these activities most of the year. Sun Peaks Hostel, Biking.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity (mid-June to mid-September)

Terrace

Northwest Community College Student Residence

Activities at Northwest Community College Student Residence:
1. Fishing Terrace is home to some unbelievable fishing! People literally come from all over the world each year to experience what our Rivers and Lakes have to offer! Northwest Community College Student Residence, Fishing.jpgLight Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity
2. Cultural tourism Cultural Activities - taking place throughout the year are Music Festivals, a weekend long celebration called River Boat Days, community band performances, theatre, and First Nations events! Northwest Community College Student Residence, Cultural tourism.jpgCultural EventSummer Activity Activity
3. Hiking / Biking Hiking - Terrace\'s rainforest and mountainous surroundings provide both challenging hikes and beautiful sight-seeing walks! Northwest Community College Student Residence, Hiking-Biking.jpgLight to Moderate Outdoor Activity

Vancouver

Pacific Spirit Hostel at UBC

Activities at Pacific Spirit Hostel at UBC:
1. Visit the Museum of Anthropology The Museum of Anthropology at UBC is world-renowned for its collections, research, teaching, public programs, and community connections. It is also acclaimed for its spectacular architecture and unique setting on the cliffs of Point Grey.Pacific Spirit Hostel, Museum of Anthropology.jpgMuseum / Historical site
2. Visit UBC Farm Pacific Spirit Hostel, UBC Farm.jpgNature AppreciationSummer Activity Activity
3. Visit the Beaty Biodiversity Museum Visit the Beaty Biodiversity Museum: The museum puts UBC\'s natural history collections, with more than two million specimens, on public view for the first time. Visitors can explore 20,000 square feet of exhibits and teaching lab, including the second-largest fish collection in the nation, and myriad fossils, shells, insects, fungi, mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and plants from around British Columbia and the world; or just stare through the jaws of the largest creature ever to live on Earth, a 26-metre-long blue whale skeleton suspended in the atrium (See http://www.beatymuseum.ubc.ca)Pacific Spirit Hostel, Beaty Biodiversity Museum.jpgMuseum / Historical site

St. Clair International Hostel

Activities at St. Clair International Hostel:
1. Snowsports Located just 15 minute from Downtown Vancouver, Grouse Mountain Ski Resort is unparalleled worldwide for its close proximity to a major metropolitan city. Stay at the St. Clair Hotel - Hostel and you can enjoy world class skiing by day and sample the nightlife of a world class city by night.St. Clair Hostel, Snow Sports.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivityWinter Activity Activity
2. Visit Stanley Park Stay at the St. Clair and you are just a fifteen minute walk to the largest urban park in North America. Unlike other urban parks, Stanley Park\'s hundreds of hectares of natural forest make it an oasis only a stone\'s throw away from Downtown Vancouver. Rent a bike nearby and go exploring or ride the miniature railway that winds it\'s way through the picturesque Pacific Northwest forest. Also located in the park is the Vancouver Aquarium, featuring dolphins, beluga whales, sea lions and more.St. Clair Hostel, Stanley Park.jpgLight to Moderate Outdoor Activity
3. Visit Vancouver Art Gallery Come check out the Vancouver Art Gallery, featuring a variety of changing exhibitions as well as the permanent exhibition of paintings by the famous Canadian landscape artists \'The Group of Seven\', including works by British Columbian legend Emily Carr. Just a few minutes walk away from the St. Clair Hostel.St. Clair Hostel, Vancouver Art Gallery.jpgArt Appreciation

Whistler

Fireside Lodge

Activities at Fireside Lodge:
1. Snowsports World class skiing/snowboarding, one of the best downhill mountainbike parks in the world, also x-country skiiing, within walking distance of the hostel!Fireside Lodge, Snowsports.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivityWinter Activity Activity
2. Hiking Within walking distance of the hostel!Fireside Lodge, Hiking.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor Activity
3. Frisbee-golf Within walking distance of the hostel!Fireside Lodge, Frisbee-golf.jpgLight Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity

Manitoba

Churchill

Polar Bear Bed and Breakfast

Activities at Polar Bear Bed and Breakfast:
1. Polar Bear Watching Don Gould's B and B, Polar Bear Watching.jpgLight Outdoor ActivityWinter Activity Activity (October 10 to November 20)
2. Whale Watching Beluga whales are abundant in July and August particularly, for watching.Don Gould's B and B, Whale Watching.jpgLight Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity (July and August)
3. Bird Watching There is great Bird Watching here in June. You can also see the beautiful ice flows and also seals during that month.Don Gould's B and B, Bird Watching.jpgLight Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity (June)

Tundra House Hostel

Activities at Tundra House Hostel:
1. Whale Watching Come to Churchill and watch the Beluga WhalesTundra House Hostel, Beluga Whale Watching.jpgNature Appreciation
2. Watch the Northern Lights The Northern Lights are viewed quite well in Churchill.Tundra House Hostel, Northern Lights.jpgNature Appreciation
3. Snowmobiling Snowmobiling as well as snowshoeing are fun to do in Churchill.Tundra House Hostel, Ski-doing.jpgModerate Outdoor Activity

Winnipeg

UWinnipeg Downtown Hostel

Activities at UWinnipeg Downtown Hostel:
1. Day at The Forks Six thousand years ago someone thought the Forks would be a great place to meet. Centuries later, it still is. In fact The Forks has played an integral role in the history of our city for many centuries. One of the loveliest public spaces in Winnipeg and a \'must see\' for any visitor, The Forks is an expanse of riverside property in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. A meeting place for thousands of years, it is the city\'s most popular gathering place, attracting nearly four million visitors each year. For all inquiries regarding The Forks please call 1-888-942-6302.McFeetors Hostel, Day at the Forks.jpgFood, Drink and Culture
2. Assiniboine Park Nestled along the banks of the Assiniboine River, the Assiniboine Park has 378 acres of dense forest and rolling fields, making it a perfect get away place for locals and visitors alike. There are picnic areas, playground areas, a cricket pitch, paved walking trails, and rugged paths for cyclists. The Leo Mol Sculpture Garden is located in the park, as is the Park Pavilion, an art gallery and restaurant. During the summer, the stage is the sight of various ballet and music performances. The English Garden is beautiful; the duck pond is a favorite for families. The zoo is also on the grounds of this park. So you can see why this attraction is at the heart of the city of Winnipeg.McFeetors Hostel, Assiniboine Park.jpgLight Outdoor Activity
3. Osborne Village From its early days as the bohemian meeting place to today\'s hip and vibrant shopping and dining district, Osborne Village represents Winnipeg\'s eclectic and artistic heart. For decades, people of all ages and perspectives have made the Village an exciting place to gather. Ready for some remarkable shopping? Want to try out that exciting new restaurant? A thrilling night-out on the town? The Village is the place to look. Fabulous retail adventures and dining await you at Winnipeg\'s most unique and hip neighborhood.McFeetors Hostel, Osborne Village.jpgFood, Drink and Culture

New Brunswick

Campbellton

Campbellton Lighthouse Hostel

Activities at Campbellton Lighthouse Hostel:
1. Salmon Festival Many events, new and traditional, are organized for all ages. These include: Canada Day celebrations with giant fireworks, salmon suppers, and shows with live bands, parade and much more.Campbellton Lighthouse Hostel, Salmon Festival.jpgCultural EventSummer Activity Activity (June 28th to July 7th 2013)
2. Bluegrass Campout Come and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Restigouche River, the Bay of Chaleur and the Appalachian Mountain Range while listening to a weekend filled with lots of great bluegrass music - don\'t forget your lawn chair!!Campbellton Lighthouse Hostel, Bluegrass Campout.jpgCultural EventSummer Activity Activity (August 2nd to August 4th 2013)
3. Sugarloaf Bike Park Sugarloaf Bike Park/Atlantic Canada\'s only Lift-Serviced Bike Park - Sugarloaf Provincial Park\'s newly expanded downhill bike park. The trails are jam packed with burms, table tops, drops, step ups and wooden features making a trip to Sugarloaf Park a must!Campbellton Lighthouse Hostel, Sugarloaf Bike Park.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity

Miramichi

The Officer's Quarters Hostel

Activities at The Officer's Quarters Hostel:
1. Water Sports Take a 3 hour trip Tubing Trip down the Upper Mirimichi River. It is a very good runOfficer's Quarters, Water Sports.jpgLight Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity
2. Festivals Ongoing festivals all yearOfficer's Quarters, Festivals.jpgLocal Attraction
3. Riverboat Tour Take a Riverboat Tour for a 2 hr cruise on the Upper Mirimichi River. It is a very popular activityOfficer's Quarters, Riverboat Tour.jpgScenic Tour

Moncton

C'Mon Inn

Activities at C'Mon Inn:
1. Visit Fundy National Park Visit the Fundy National Park (the highest and lowest tides in the world!!), or experience the world-famous Hope Well Rocks.CMon Inn, Bay of Fundy.jpgScenic Tour
2. Swimming Enjoy a swim in the Atlantic ocean or relax on our many sandy beach dunes, or better yet...let\'s get a hostel crew together and enjoy a bonfire!CMon Inn, Bonfire.jpgLight to Moderate Outdoor Activity
3. Eat Lobster You can go for a cruise on the bay of Shediac and learn how to fish and eat lobster! Come in August during official fishing season and I (Monique) will teach you how to eat lobster....LOCAL STYLE!!!CMon Inn, Lobsters.jpgFood, Drink and CultureSummer Activity Activity (August)

Newfoundland and Labrador

Change Islands

Change Islands Retreat (The Pink House)

Activities at Change Islands Retreat (The Pink House):
1. Hiking Hike the Squid Jiggers Trail and other hiking trails on Change Islands where you may see an iceberg or whales.\n\n\n\nThe Pink House, Hike the Squid Jiggers Trail.jpgLight to Moderate Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity
2. Visit the Newfoundland Pony Sanctuary Change Islands Newfoundland Pony Sanctuary is a must. The photo has been provided with permission by renowned photographer Andrew Danson (http://www.atlanticphoto.ca).\n\nThe Pink House, Visit the Newfoundland Pony Sanctuary.jpgSpecialty ExperienceSummer Activity Activity
3. Visit the Olde Shoppe Museum Olde Shoppe Museum, Change Islands is a top notch private collection of items from the pastThe Pink House, Visit the Olde Shoppe Museum.jpgMuseum / Historical site

Corner Brook

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Activities at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland:
1. Hiking / Biking Hike or Bike the Corner Brook Stream Trail. The trails winds through the city, following meandering Corner Brook Stream. The trail is groomed and has rest areas throughout the three diverse sections of the trail. Each section features different sceneries such as a natural gorge or spectacular panoramic views of the city.Grenfell Campus, Hiking-Biking.jpgModerate Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity
2. Fishing Fish Salmon on the Humber Valley. The mighty Humber River is known as one of the North America\'s best Atlantic Salmon Rivers. Salmon anglers from all over the world travel here to take advantage of the slow deep steadies to cast for the champion Atlantic salmon. Out of province visitors require a fishing license and a licensed guide.Grenfell Campus, Fishing.jpgRelaxationSummer Activity Activity
3. Outdoor Activities Gros Morne National Park is approximately a 1.5 hour drive from Corner Brook. The Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has great natural beauty with a rich variety of wildlife and outdoor recreational activities. Visitors can hike through wild uninhabited mountains and camp by the sea. Boat tours are also available.Grenfell Campus, Outdoor Activities.jpgLight to Moderate Outdoor Activity

St. John's

HI City Hostel, St. John's

Activities at HI City Hostel, St. John's:
1. Whale Watching With Avalon Adventures on-site, meet whales, puffins and maybe even an iceberg.City Hostel, Whale Watching.jpgNature AppreciationSummer Activity Activity
2. Visit Mistaken Point Fossil Site Fossils of the world\'s oldest multicellular organisms, up to 575 million years old.City Hostel, Mistaken Point Fossil Site.jpgSpecialty ExperienceSummer Activity Activity
3. Tour of St. John's Visit all our famous landmarks such as Signal Hill, Quidi Vidi Village and all our city\'s great hidden treasures!City Hostel, Tour of St John's.jpgCity Sightseeing

Nova Scotia

Baddeck-Whycocomagh, Cape Breton Island

Bear on the Lake Guesthouse -- Baddeck / Whycocomagh

Activities at Bear on the Lake Guesthouse -- Baddeck / Whycocomagh:
1. Hiking World class hiking in our backyard amongst moose,amazing waterfalls and great views!Bear on the Lake, Hiking.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor Activity
2. Sailing Cruise around the islands and in front of Alexander Graham Bell\'s house while the captain tosses fish to the eagles!Bear on the Lake, Sailing.jpgLight Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity
3. Water Sports Kayaking: All levels welcome for this stunning flat water paddle with stops for a snack and beach visitBear on the Lake, Water Sports.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity

Digby

Digby Backpackers Inn

Activities at Digby Backpackers Inn:
1. Whale Watching In the Bay of Fundy is some of the best whale watching in the world. Most companies leave from Digby Neck, just outside Digby (you will need some form of transportation to get here!)Digby Backpackers, Whale Watching.jpgLight Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity
2. Seafood Feasts Come to Digby for succulent seafood feasts! Clam digging, seafood chowder suppers, lobster feasts, or try some of the famous Digby Scallops. We\'re the Scallop Capital of the World for good reason! Digby Backpackers, Seafood Feasts montage.jpgFood, Drink and CultureSummer Activity Activity
3. Hiking / Biking Bicycle to Bear River (village on stilts), or Prim Point Lighthouse. Hike the Balancing rock trail, or go for the amazing views and hike up Mount Shubel.Digby Backpackers, Hiking-Biking montage.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity

Pleasant Bay, Cape Breton Island

Cabot Trail Hostel -- Pleasant Bay

Activities at Cabot Trail Hostel -- Pleasant Bay:
1. Hiking Hike the many trails of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, including the world famous Skyline trail, with it\'s breathtaking views and frequent wildlife sightings. Trails open year round.Cabot Trail Hostel, Hiking.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor Activity
2. Kayaking Kayak tours are available, half day, full day or overnight guided tours which travel alongside the Cape Breton Highlands coastline, beaches and more with Eagle North Kayaking.Cabot Trail Hostel, Kayaking.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity (May to October)
3. Whale Watching Pleasant Bay is the whale watch capital of Cape Breton and offers 100% guaranteed whale sightings. Zodiac and regular boats available,within walking distance from the hostel.Cabot Trail Hostel, Whale Watching.jpgLight Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity (May to October)

Ontario

Hamilton

Hamilton Guest House

Activities at Hamilton Guest House:
1. Art Crawl The second Friday of each month is ArtCrawl. An open door, self guided tour through James St. N art district.Hamilton Guest House Art Crawl.jpgArt Appreciation (2nd Friday of each month)

Kingston

Queen's University Residence

Activities at Queen's University Residence:
1. Visit Fort Henry Queen's University, Fort Henry.jpgLocal AttractionSummer Activity Activity
2. Take a Kingston 1000 Islands Cruise Queen's University, 1000 Islands Cruise.jpgScenic TourSummer Activity Activity
3. Tour Trolley Queen's University, Tour Trolley.jpgCity Sightseeing

London

Western Bed and Breakfast

Activities at Western Bed and Breakfast:
1. Visit East Park Attractions East Park is a unique multi faceted facility centred on an 18 hole executive golf course and waterpark with picturesque picnic areas. East Park combines various activities including go karts, batting cages driving range, mini golf, indoor rock climbing, bumper cars, jungle gym and arcade games. East Park does not charge an entrance fee and parking is always free.University of Western Ontario, East Park Attractions.jpgLocal AttractionSummer Activity Activity
2. Tree Trunk Tour The Tree Trunk Tour is a co-operative venture involving Tourism London, the City of London, STIHL Canada and the Woodfield Community Association (WCA) who initially developed the tree carving project. Recognizing the \"walking tour\" potential of tree carvings as public art, Tourism London became involved and with the support of STIHL Canada and the City of London, has developed a concentration of tree carvings primarily within the WCA boundaries.University of Western Ontario, Tree Trunk Tour.jpgGardens and Parks
3. Museum London and Eldon House The heart of a great museum is its collection and Museum London is proud to have one of Canada\'s most important art collections, and one of the most significant historical artifact collections in Ontario. Our art collection has more than 5,000 regional and Canadian works and our 25,000 artifacts reflect the history of the City of London as an important regional urban centre in Southwestern Ontario. Museum London also operates Eldon House, the oldest single family residence in the City of London, perfectly preserved and furnished with exquisite antiques and treasures. Eldon House was built in 1834 for John and Amelia Harris and remained in the Harris family for four successive generations. In 1960, the Harris family donated Eldon House to the City of London.University of Western Ontario, Eldon House.jpgMuseum / Historical site

Meaford

Bella Vista Country House

Activities at Bella Vista Country House:
1. Skiing Bella Vista Country House, Skiing.jpgVigourous Outdoor ActivityWinter Activity Activity
2. Hiking Bella Vista Country House, Hiking.jpgLight to Moderate Outdoor Activity
3. Cycling Bella Vista Country House, Cycling.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity

Providence Bay, Manitoulin Island

Auberge Inn Gîte International Hostel

Activities at Auberge Inn Gîte International Hostel:
1. Water Sports Canoe, Kayak, Windsurf, sailing, scuba diving or plain swimming, the Island is a water sports mecca. Not only are we surrounded by water (Lake Huron) but there also is over 110 lakes to swim in. The longest sandy beach on the island is in Providence Bay and 400 steps from our hostel! The Auberge Inn also rents kayaks and canoe to explore the Bay.Auberge Inn, Canoeing.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity (June till September)
2. Hiking / Biking There are many hiking trails on the Island including the famous Cup and Saucer, Bridal Veil and Misery Bay trails. You can also walk the beaches and rocky contours of the whole island. Cycling is also fantastic on the Island and the hundreds of kilometers of roads offer a safe and pleasurable ride. Whether you feel like day excursion or a few days expedition every cyclist will find a pleasurable experience. If you are travelling without a bike, the Auberge Inn hostel will be happy to rent you one!Auberge Inn, Hiking.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity
3. Snowsports Depending on the year, Manitoulin Island gets lots of snow. There are trails for walking, snow shoeing and cross country skiing in proximity to the hostel. Auberge Inn is a great place to enjoy the winter activities in a natural setting Including enjoying moon light skiing offered by the local ski Club. There is also ice fishing available on many of the interior lakes.Auberge Inn, Snowshoeing.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivityWinter Activity Activity

Thunder Bay

Lakehead University Residence Summer Guest Accommodations

Activities at Lakehead University Residence Summer Guest Accommodations:
1. Bonfires Participate in the occasional evening bonfire.Lakehead University Residence, Bonfires.jpgSocial Fun
2. Hiking / Biking Hike up to the Mount Mckay Lookout or bike along up to 28km of recreation trailsLakehead University Residence, Hiking - Biking.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor Activity
3. Hockey Play hockey on Lake Tamblyn!Lakehead University Residence, Hockey.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivityWinter Activity Activity

Thunder Bay International Hostel

Activities at Thunder Bay International Hostel:
1. Swimming / Cliffdiving The MacKenzie River is only 2km away. There are many swimming areas along the river and including the MacKenzie Falls. Silver Harbour is also very close, about a 3km walk, drive or bike ride to the harbour or cliffs where you can jump into the Lake Superior.Thunder Bay International Hostel, Swimming at MacKenzie River.jpgModerate to Vigourous Outdoor ActivitySummer Activity Activity (mid-June to mid-September)
2. Bear Watching We offer free tours of the local garbage dump during dump hours to see the black bears while they forage for food. These lovable creatures are usually there on any given visit, and generally tolerate bear-watchers who leave them be to their daily routine and stand at a respectful distance.Thunder Bay International Hostel, Bear Watching.jpgNature AppreciationSummer Activity Activity
3. Campires / Bonfires Nightly bonfires are a real treat at the Thunder Bay International Hostel. Under the starry sky in a clearing in a red-pine forest, and with guitars brought out, guests talk, laugh and sing into the night.Thunder Bay International Hostel, Bonfires.jpgSocial FunSummer Activity Activity

Toronto

Canadiana Backpackers

Activities at Canadiana Backpackers:
1. In-House Movie Theatre Canadiana Backpackers has an in-house 18-seat movie theatre!Canadiana, Movie Theatre.jpgTV and Movies
2. Table-Tennis Play table-tennis on our patio.Canadiana, Table-Tennis.jpgSocial Fun
3. Daily Group Games / Activities We have a group-event posted on our message board every day. Anyone can participate in the group fun.Canadiana, Group-Events.jpgSocial Fun

Waterloo

University of Waterloo Conference Centre

Activities at University of Waterloo Conference Centre:
1. Visit the Earth Sciences Museum Walk alongside dinosaurs! Discover minerals, gems and fossils. Sift through interactive displays about groundwater and our effects on the environment. Located in the Centre for Environmental and Information Technology (EIT on campus maps).University of Waterloo Conference Services, Earth Sciences Museum.jpgMuseum / Historical site
2. Visit the Museum of Visual Science Canada\'s only museum of visual science! Visit the Hall of Fame which includes spectacles from Jimmy Carter, Sir Anthony Hopkins and Brian Mulroney. Learn how technology in vision science has progressed in the instruments gallery. Located in the School of Optometry (OPT on campus maps).University of Waterloo Conference Services, Museum of Visual Science.jpgMuseum / Historical site
3. Visit the Brubacher House The Brubacher house was built in 1850 in a style typical of Pennsylvania German architecture. Learn from knowledgeable tour guides about the Pennsylvania German heritage of Waterloo Country and the life of a Pennsylvania German Mennonite family during the mid-nineteenth century. Located in North Campus (Frank Tompa Drive, Off of Hagey Blvd). (BRH on campus maps)University of Waterloo Conference Services, Brubacher House.jpgMuseum / Historical site

Quebec

Gaspé

Auberge Jeunesse La Merluche

Activities at Auberge Jeunesse La Merluche:
1. Kayak de mer Kayak de mer (http://www.avolo.qc.ca) Merluche, Kayaking.jpgActivité Modérée ou VigoureuseActivité Estivale Activity
2. Canyoning Merluche, Canyoning.jpgActivité ExaltanteActivité Estivale Activity
3. Visitez Parc National De Forillion Parc National De forillion (croisière aux baleines, randonnée pédestre, vélo) Merluche, Forillon.jpgObservation de la natureActivité Estivale Activity

Racine

Auberge de la Grande Ligne

Activities at Auberge de la Grande Ligne:
1. Visit Mine Cristal Quebec Take a Crystal Quartz mine Tour and experience the crystal instruments concerts on Sunday nights. These are live concerts on musical instruments made of crystalline materials (see www.minecristal.com).Auberge de la Grande Ligne, Mine Cristal Quebec.jpgLocal Attraction (Sundays)

Yukon Territory

Whitehorse

Beez Kneez Bakpakers

Activities at Beez Kneez Bakpakers:
1. Outdoor Activities If you are coming up here.....it\'s because you have Two FEET and a Heart BEAT and LOVE to be Outdoors !! Everyday of the year our guests put the word Active in Activities. I have seen everything from Tobogganing at midnight while waiting for the Aurora to come out ....to a guest taking advantage of the midnight sun and doing yoga in the lower deck at midnight. A few other activities are canoing , hiking , every form of skiing , sledding , and climbing, rafting and biking.Beez Kneez, Outdoor Activities montage.jpgLight to Vigorous Activity
2. Relaxing The Beez Kneez is a perfect place for you to Chill-ax. Alone with a book, your laptop / journal or socializing and talking with your new found friends. Stay inside...in one of our cozy common areas when the weather is not to your liking or relax outside if it is. Two decks with tables and chairs in the back garden. Smokers get to relax at a picnic table under a massive evergreen tree at the front of the house.Beez Kneez, Chillaxing 3.jpgRelaxation
3. History, Art , and Beer Great Museums, Cultural Centres, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, National Heritage sites, local Musicians, Artists, and Chefs showcase their crafts, and Award winning Beer. It\'s all right here! Most of the summer festivals are held outside so a refreshing lager or ale from the Yukon Brewing Co. will chase the dust.Beez Kneez, History Art and Beer.jpgFood, Drink and Culture