Canada Vacations designed to your distinct travel preferences.
Dreaming of a vacation in Canada? We like you already. As Canadian vacation experts backed by over 20 years of experience, we take the hassle out of trip planning by delivering plete Canadian vacations personalized to your preferences and based on first-hand experience.
Covering the best of Canada from coast to coast, our long-standing partnerships guarantee quality experiences at petitive rates. So go ahead, explore our suggested trip ideas across Canada and contact us for your free consultation.
Our Featured Canadian Train Tours | Road Trips
For the past 20 years our team has been designing dream train and road trips in Canada. Our team regularly travels from coast to coast aboard VIA Rail and Rocky Mountaineer, discovering new adventures that we can't wait to share with you.
Explore our Canada | What is there to do?
Feast your eyes on Canada with a vacation that includes the Last Frontier, the Canadian Rockies, Eastern Canada or the Maritimes. Travel by luxury train, witness the Aurora Northern Lights, discover the iconic Fairmont properties and more.
Arctic Polar Bears & Beluga Whales
Walk the frozen tundra to watch the largest bears on earth or see thousands of Belugas migrate to the river.
Bucket List Top 10: The Best Canadian Trips
Discover the best trips in Canada straight from our bucket list, from the Rockies to the Atlantic Coast.
Canadian Rockies by Train, Car or Both ?
A Canadian Rockies road trip is a tempting option or should I take a Train Trip? What if we told you there's no need to choose.
West Coast Canada by Train | Luxury Lodges
Western Canada’s most luxurious lodges are the perfect addition to your West Coast Canada train trip.
How to Travel by Luxury Train Across Canada
On our luxury train trips across Canada, be dazzled by the scenery and delighted by the pampering.
VIA Rail or Rocky Mountaineer? What's the Difference?
Learn the difference between the trains, where they travel and which has overnight acmodation.
Our Top 10 Wilderness Retreats in Canada
This country is overflowing with incredible log cabins, luxury glamping resorts and unique floating lodges.
Exploring Fairmont's Grand Railway Hotels
The blending of rail travel and luxury acmodation has a long history in Canada, dating as far back as 1886.
Switch it Up: 10 Unique Trips to Take in Atlantic Canada
Intriguing and alluring, Atlantic Canada calls for authentic experiences in spectacular landscapes.
The best time to see the Aurora Northern Lights in Canada
Witnessing the northern lights is a transformational experience that many people wait years to see.
The Latest Stories From Our Team
At Canada by Design, our vacations are inspired by our own adventures, be it heli-hiking in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, taking the train through a winter wonderland, driving along the rugged east coast or searching for polar bears on Manitoba's tundra.
21 Amazing Things to Do in Vancouver, British Columbia
From iconic experiences like Granville Island and Stanley Park to lesser-known attractions, here are all the best things to do in Vancouver, British Columbia.
What to Expect on Summer Churchill Polar Bear Tours
Summer polar bear tours in Churchill are filled with incredible Canadian wildlife, remote wilderness, authentic activities and local culture.
Why the Yukon Road Trip Needs to Be on Your Bucket List
With thousands of miles of roads, long summer days, friendly locals and scenic vistas, the Yukon road trip has long been a bucket list adventure for many.
7 Canadian Train Trips to Book for a Summer Vacation
Despite the dramatic pause on travel that came with the global pandemic, Canadian train trips are back and beautiful as ever. Discover our favorites.
All your Questions about Atlantic Canada, Answered
When travelers first find themselves intrigued by Atlantic Canada, they have a lot of questions. Luckily, we're experts in it all. Here are all your questions, answered.
How to Plan the Perfect Summer Trip to Alberta
Discover how to plan the perfect summer trip to Alberta in three easy steps. See the Rockies, alpine towns, national parks and Calgary Stampede.
A Winter Guide to Polar Bear Tours in Canada
With Canada home to 60 percent of the world’s polar bear population, there's simply nowhere better to go for polar bear viewing tours. Discover our top itineraries.
4 Winter Train Vacations in Canada for a Magical Adventure
Traveling aboard VIA Rail into a sparkling wonderland of ice and snow, there really is nothing quite like these 4 winter train vacations in Canada.
Canada By Design REVIEWS
"The staff at Canada by Design could not have been more helpful and friendly."
Clive New South Wales, Australia
"Thanks Canada by Design for putting together and planning such a trouble free, smooth running package."
"We had the most fabulous trip to our Winter Wonderland in the Canadian Rockies."
Mary California, United States
"It was like a Christmas tree fairyland. It was snowing pretty good. So ing from Texas in the summer it was really special, almost magical. "
Anita Texas, United States
"It was such a relief to know that we could trust Canada by Design before and during our trip."
Vered Mei-Tal Lutherville, United States
"We found our experience with Canada by Design to be most wonderful for our Trans-Canada Rail Trip."
Marjorie Stock California, United States
"This was an A++ experience! I'll definitely use Canada by Design for our next trip to Canada."
Kathleen Texas, United States
"I would highly remend Canada by Design and would certainly use them again when going to another area they service."
Joyce New Jersey, United States
"From day one we felt fortable that everything was going to be special."
"Excellent trip. Well planned out. We were able to get all our additional destinations acmodated. "
Paul Williams Canada