Canada’s Biggest and Best Family Attractions

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Canada is a great place to visit as a family, thanks to the country’s many different regions, which all have something different to offer up. Whether you have an interest in animals, you love camping, or you enjoy museums and exhibitions, you will find plenty of family fun in Canada.


Before we get to the biggest and best family attractions in Canada, it should be pointed out that, if you plan to travel to Canada, you will need to go through the Official Canada ETA process, so that you can enter the country legally without any problems.


Now that’s out of the way, here is your guide to Canada’s best family attractions:

Santa’s Village Family Entertainment Park

If you plan to visit Canada during the summer season, your children will be delighted with a trip to this wonderful entertainment park in Toronto. Children will be able to meet Santa, who is in residence throughout the summer, and there are plenty of rides, games and activities, including a craft workshop to be busy with. Most importantly, the park is home to some resident deer and goats, which you can feed if that’s your thing.

Ontario Place

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Made up of three artificially created islands set in Lake Ontario, this entertainment complex boasts its own water park, IMAX theatres and walking trails. There are also lots of rides, paddle boats and an Amphitheater to keep the kids entertained.


If you time you visit the Ontario Place complex in July, you may get to see The Festival of Fire – a fireworks spectacular that you will not want to miss.

Canada’s Wonderland

Canada’s Wonderland is the ultimate family fun attraction, Home to more than 200 different attractions, the Ontario complex has something for everyone, including 15 roller coasters, games of skill, arcade games, various summer festivals and a spooky Halloween Haunt in October.

La Ronde

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This Six Flags amusement park has been around since 1967 and is a staple family attraction in the area. Currently, there are more than 40 attractions on the site, including The Goliath, which is the tallest and quickest roller coaster in the whole of North America!

Ontario Science Center

Ontario Science Center is a whole lot of fun for the whole family. The attraction certainly lives up to its mission statement “To delight, inform and challenge visitors through engaging and thought-provoking experiences in science and technology.” The OSC caters for everyone from young children to teens and adults, and there are many interactive exhibitions that will teach you a thing or two about science.

Canadian National Exhibition

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The Canadian National Exhibition has something for everyone. There are regular and kiddie midways, games and activities for the children and even a nightclub for the adults! Whatever time of year you choose to visit the CNE, you will find something going on, whether it’s the Toronto Air Show or a musical concert.
However you choose to spend your time in Canada, the friendliness of the people and the beautiful surroundings will ensure that you have a fabulous time with your family.

One thought on “Canada’s Biggest and Best Family Attractions

  1. Thanks so much for this! I was thinking about planning a trip with the family but I didn’t know where to start. I really like these suggestions. Our goal is to get in a good mix of natural scenery and highlights of urban areas.

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