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The Canadian version of Hello Kitty. Canadian lynx are present in forest across Canada, but it’s extremely rare to see one - these stealthy cats avoid humans. This one was spotted by a wildlife photographer in Ontario’s Algonquin Park. Why do they have such big paws? Their paws act a bit like snowshoes easing travel over snow! : @dfwildlife 📍: @ontariotravel
Every year, on the last weekend of November, Toronto kicks off the holiday season with the Cavalcade of Lights. During the event, the 525,000 twinkling lights on Toronto’s official Christmas tree get lit up. Participants are treated to a skating party complete with fireworks and live music. Don’t worry if you missed the festivities, you can go skating at Nathan Phillips Square all winter (rentals are $10 for adults, $5 for kids).
Spend a night under the stars at Kouchibouguac National Park, on New Brunswick’s Acadian Coastal Route. Kouchibouguac (pronounced koo-she-boo-gwack) means, “river of long tides” in the First Nation’s language, Mi’kmaq. It’s home to some of the warmest salt water north of Virginia and the perfect place to spend a few days with sand between your toes. 📷: @bluegreenorange 📍: @destinationnb
Bison traffic jam ahead! If you would like to see these stunning beasts in the wild, head to Elk Island National Park, located just 35 minutes outside of Edmonton. This national park is an important refuge not only for bison, but also for elk and over 250 bird species. If you do happen upon any one of the 500 bisons in the park, be sure to stay a safe distance back, and stay in your vehicle if you are driving. #ExploreCanada 📷: @Motherpixels 📍: Elk Island National Park, @travelalberta
Red rocks and red sand beaches, two of the hallmarks of the stunning Prince Edward Island. You’ll find both at Cavendish Beach, one of the most popular beaches in the province, located in Prince Edward Island National Park. Rent a chair, throw down a towel and spend an afternoon enjoying the ocean views. Want to stay a little longer? Book a campsite at Cavendish Campground. #ExploreCanada : @jennyy1982 📍: @tourismPEI