10 places to travel to this summer

Do you have some extra summer vacation kicking around and not sure what to do with it? Well pack your bags because we have some great destination suggestions to get you in the traveling mood.

Whether you want to stay in Canada, or see the other side of the world, these locations are sure to inspire you to leave your worries behind and get out there.

Canadian Destinations

Whistler, BC

Whistler village on a clear summer night. Photo credits Mike Crane/Tourism Whistler

Whistler village on a clear summer night. Photo credits Mike Crane/Tourism Whistler

Sure, the city is known for its majestic slopes, but without the snow you’re looking at a beautiful backdrop for outdoor adventures with an unforgettable view.

Toronto, ON

Full moon over Toronto, Ontario. Photo credit: Mindmatrix (wikimedia)

Full moon over Toronto, Ontario. Photo credit: Mindmatrix (wikimedia)

There’s nothing like getting your family’s adrenaline pumping by climbing up the CN Tower and leaning off the edge of a 553 meter high skyscraper!

Cavendish Beach, PEI

Sunset at Cavendish Beach. Photo credit: Carrie Gregory

Sunset at Cavendish Beach. Photo credit: Carrie Gregory

Red sandstone cliffs with crystal blue water surrounds you at the Cavendish Beach. While you’re there, explore historic sites, like the Green Gables Heritage Place.

Banff, AB

Hiking Tunnel Mountain Banff. Photo credit: Banff Lake Louise Tourism / Paul Zizka Photography

Hiking Tunnel Mountain Banff. Photo credit: Banff Lake Louise Tourism / Paul Zizka Photography

If you’re craving a breathtaking view – this place is for you! No need to go halfway across the world to become mesmerized by natural beauty. Kayak between the Rocky Mountains or simply take it all in. 

Quebec City, QC

Panorama de Québec. Photo credit: Luc-Antoine Couturier

Panorama de Québec. Photo credit: Luc-Antoine Couturier

Here you’ll find hints of European charm mixed with authentic French Canadian character. Grab a poutine and walk around the old city, home to iconic Chateau Frontenac. If your legs start to give in, hop on a horse-drawn carriage along the cobblestone streets. 

International Destinations

Grand Canyon, U.S.A.

Lookout Studio at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Photo Credit: Scott Johnson

Lookout Studio at the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Photo Credit: Scott Johnson

One of the wonders of the world! It’s worth getting on a helicopter to soak in a truly life-changing experience.

Sesimbra, Portugal

Marginal avenue of Sesimbra (beach)- Portugal. Photo credit: Sacavem (wikimedia)

Marginal avenue of Sesimbra (beach)- Portugal. Photo credit: Sacavem (wikimedia)

This beautiful little fishing port is filled with colourful and authentic charm, known for its beaches, local cafes and fish restaurants. If delving into culture is what you’re looking for, this is it.

Kefalonia, Greece

Mỳrtos Beach, Kefalloniá. Photo credit:  Dorieo (wikimedia)

Mỳrtos Beach, Kefalloniá. Photo credit: Dorieo (wikimedia)

Take a boat ride and you’ll be surrounded by picturesque villages, olive groves, beaches and tremendous mountains. 

Hong Kong, China

Pulled by steel cables, the Peak Tram climbs 373 metres to The Peak. The gradient is so steep that buildings seem to pass by at a 45-degree angle. It is a great trip whether visitors are going up or coming down! Photo credit: HKTB

Pulled by steel cables, the Peak Tram climbs 373 metres to The Peak. The gradient is so steep that buildings seem to pass by at a 45-degree angle. It is a great trip whether visitors are going up or coming down! Photo credit: HKTB

A bustling and exciting harbour city, you’d be surprised how easy it is for tourists to explore. There are lots of kid-friendly activities, such as Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park.

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Bayonne temple, Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Photo credit: Ekabhishek (wikimedia)

Bayonne temple, Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Photo credit: Ekabhishek (wikimedia)

A trip for the adventurous: the city showcases original ancient temples, including the Angkor Archaeological Park, cited as one of the most valuable archaeological sites in South-East Asia – so you know it’s worth getting over the jet lag for!

When you’re getting your family organized and ready, don’t forget about Gravol™. If anyone is sensitive to motion sickness, whether you’re travelling by land, air or water, Gravol™ has you covered. Gravol™ Quick Dissolve Chewables for Adults and for Kids are ideal since they can be taken without water. If you prefer more natural products, Gravol™ Ginger tablets, lozenges or liquid gels made with certified organic ginger are also a great choice. Besides helping with motion sickness, Gravol™ Ginger products also help treat indigestion and upset stomach.  They are easily packed and are non-drowsy too – so keeping up with your children won’t be a problem!

Gravol™ is only found in Canada, so make sure you stock up before leaving the country!

Where are you traveling to this summer?

Disclosure: I am a Church & Dwight ambassador.

Sheri Landry
Sheri publishes, and writes at This Bird’s Day where she shares all of the thoughts in her head without the voices. Sticking mainly with content for Canadians, Sheri shares family stories, product information and anything that fits into her (and her family’s) daily activities.
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