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6 must-visit amusement parks across Canada

Calypso Waterpark Waterslide Ottawa

6 must-visit amusement parks across Canada

Coast to coast, Canada has no problem serving up fun. These six theme and amusement parks across the country will have you zipping over the city on a coaster or soaking up the sun on a pool deck.

Playland in Vancouver

PNE Playland Amusement Park
See Vancouver from the top - Credit: PNE Playland

PlaylandExternal Link Title in Vancouver, British Columbia might be Canada's oldest amusement park, but it's got lots of scream-worthy rides to get your heart racing! Ride the oldest rollercoaster and be sure to stop by for The Fair at the PNEExternal Link Title that takes place every August that allows you to test out all the rides with extra bonuses like delicious fair food, concerts, and carnival games.

Galaxyland in Edmonton

North America's largest shopping mallExternal Link Title wouldn't be complete without the world's largest indoor amusement parkExternal Link Title! Break up your day of shopping and go for a spin -- just don't get too dizzy.

Canada's Wonderland in Toronto

If you're looking for big thrills head straight to Canada's WonderlandExternal Link Title - our biggest theme park. Located just outside of Toronto it's got everything from upside-down rollercoasters to a splash park.

Calypso Park in Ottawa

Calypso Waterpark Waterslide Ottawa
Cool off with a slide through Calypso - Credit: Calypso Park

Are you brave enough to go down the slides at Canada's largest waterparkExternal Link Title? Then don't miss Calypso where you'll find cabanas, slides, and Canada's largest wave pool.

Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto

Blink and you'll miss the short-lived, high-intensity fun at "The Ex"External Link Title. This two-week fair and festival takes place in Toronto every year and features rides (like the Sky RideExternal Link Title, a fan favourites), as well as performances, food trucks, craft beer, and everything else you'd expect from a fair.

La Ronde in Montreal

Visiting Quebec? Then don't miss a day at La Ronde External Link Titleand the Tour de Ville pictured here. 


Need more inspiration? Check out more of attractions and entertainment offered up North.