6 Most Romantic Places in Canada
Whether you are planning for a surprise proposal, celebrating an anniversary, Valentine's Day, or other special occasion, why not head off to one of the world's most romantic destinations? We at VroomVroomVroom have compiled a list of amazing Canadian getaways guaranteed to keep the spark alive with the one you love. From cities to winter wonderlands, you're sure to find your dreamy escape in Canada that will bring you both closer together. Embrace the cold weather and head to the mountain ski slopes, or explore some of the warmer indoor attractions. Wherever you decide to go, these six destinations below will surely get you into the mood.
Victoria, British Columbia
The capital of British Columbia is famous for a lot of things: historic buildings, exhilarating scenery and according to Amazon Canada - romance. For the sixth year in a row, Victoria remains the Queen of Hearts as it's named the most romantic city. Situated on the southern end of Vancouver Island, here you will see popular sites like the Royal British Columbia Museum, Parliament Buildings, Hatley Park National Historic Site and the Maritime Museum. Victoria is also home to some of the best hotels and coziest Bed & Breakfast as well as great cafes and restaurants offering wonderful views. In addition, you can get a taste of BC's natural side by doing something romantic with your sweetie at the magical Butchart Gardens located at Brentwood Bay on the Saanich Peninsula. Just make sure you save an afternoon together for your trip to the Cowichan Valley, just 35 miles northwest of Victoria to snag a taste of BC vino.
Another city heating up in the romance department is Winnipeg, which rose to the ranks of second-most romantic city in Canada, next to Victoria. Don't fret even if you don't have something super romantic planned for your lover yet. Winnipeg has plenty of wonderful places where you can take your lover. Top attractions and activities include chilling out at Thermëa Nordik Spa, learning about the birds and the bees at FortWhyte Alive, taking in some sexy Bossa Nova and Latin jazz at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, as well as satisfying your stomach and scaring yourselves silly at the St Valentine's Horror Con.
If you're in town for a night or you're a local living the dream, Regina is an undeniably romantic town in the Saskatchewan province. Grab your sweetie and visit The Creek in Cathedral Bistro on 13th Avenue for some tasty French food, and treat her like a queen by staying at the Hotel Saskatchewan after a long day of exploring. If your date isn't into traditional dinner, flowers and chocolates, there's still a lot to do around Regina. Consider taking your partner to some events like Hungarian Medieval Feast and Adult Science Night: Ionic Bonding.
Cited as one of the most best destinations in the world, the magnificent Banff needs to be experienced first-hand in order to be appreciated. A visit to Banff will surely sweep your lover off their feet. If you're the type of couple whose idea of romance is a shared adrenaline rush, why not take a scenic helicopter ride? This is remarkable way to witness the panoramic views of Banff National Park with the one you love – or even a memorable way to propose. If you want to experience an iconic luxury accommodation, head to the fairytale-beautiful Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.
The Greater Toronto Area is one of the best romantic getaways in Canada with world-class five-star hotels and some of the best concert venues and museums. With so many things to do around Toronto, it has never been easier to plan the perfect escape for any couple. For some unique date ideas, why not show your special someone around the city with a private helicopter tour? You two can also sip and stroll along one of Toronto's coolest streets at some fun and funky bars. For a dinner that you will never forget, bring your date and enjoy a romantic dining experience at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. You can also catch some live performances for some dancing, partying and romancing.
Whistler, British Columbia
Hailed as one of the world's best ski destinations, you can spoil your Valentine with a romantic trip to the snowy city of Whistler! This west coast town is only a two hour drive away from Vancouver. By visiting Whistler attractions, you are likely to experience new sites and activities together, guaranteed to bring you even closer than you already are. Attractions that are worth a visit include Peak2Peak Gondola, Whistler Blackcomb, Scandinave Spa for a little relaxation and rejuvenation, and Chateau Whistler Golf Club if that's an activity you both enjoy. Get your heart pumping by jumping at Whistler Bungee bridge with your significant other. Or you can just zipline with Superfly Ziplines. Plan a nice picnic at Lost Lake or enjoy a romantic meal at Araxi Restaurant.
We hope that you enjoyed reading our list of amazing romantic getaways in Canada. If you want to spend February 14 in the USA, you may want to check out our Best Places to Go For Valentines's Day.