Popular Cities in Canada

Top cities in Canada, page 1, based on popularity among TravBuddy members.

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Toronto #1 most popular location
A mere sportsman's stone throw from the shores of America's northernmost state, but wallowing in its own uniquely Canadian outlook, Toronto is a multicultural entity, home to an extensive imm…
5,296travelers 249reviews 120blogs
Montreal #2 most popular location
French and English, European and North American: Montreal is a city full of eclectic influences. It's the kind of seductive multi-cultural mish mash you’ll stumble across all too rarely on …
2,756travelers 214reviews 137blogs
Vancouver #3 most popular location
With a hefty reputation as a great place to move and settle down - topped off by a mammoth level of international immigration - in many ways Vancouver is like city meets rugged outdoor advent…
3,521travelers 229reviews 152blogs
Niagara Falls #4 most popular location
Niagara Falls is a Canadian city on the Niagara River in the Golden Horseshoe region of south-central Ontario. The city is dominated by the Niagara Falls waterfalls on the Niagara River, and …
289travelers 84reviews 48blogs
Victoria #5 most popular location
Victoria, British Columbia. It doesn’t exactly inspire quivers down the spine as a vacation destination, does it? Sometimes, though, the unheralded places are the best. You might arrive exp…
439travelers 96reviews 51blogs
Quebec City #6 most popular location
Beautiful Quebec City is located about 3 hours East Northeast of Montreal in the province of Quebec. Located on the St. Lawrence seaway, it is the capital of the province. The narrowing o…
341travelers 46reviews 36blogs
Calgary #7 most popular location
Now a substantial city (the largest to be found away from Canada’s more populated coasts), Calgary has grown from little more than a rural village at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, and st…
1,375travelers 67reviews 48blogs
Whistler #8 most popular location
Having been opened as an investment opportunity with the aim of hosting a Winter Olympics back in the 60s, Whistler - now one of the world’s most famous ski resorts – finally had its Olym…
195travelers 35reviews 36blogs
Ottawa #9 most popular location
Canada’s bilingual capital brings with it a blended culture: French and English speakers mixed with attitudes and outlooks reflecting both the language’s homes, making the city an exhilar…
981travelers 72reviews 32blogs
Banff #10 most popular location
A town at the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that likes to take care of itself. Drawing in millions of visitors a year, Banff nevertheless manages to kee…
212travelers 68reviews 58blogs
Edmonton #11 most popular location
Official Tourism Site: http://exploreedmonton.com/ Edmonton is Alberta's capital and its second largest city behind Calgary. The total population of the greater Edmonton area is just over …
917travelers 46reviews 21blogs
Mississauga #12 most popular location
Mississauga is not much of a tourist destination, although it is where the airport is located if you are flying into Toronto. Mississauga is a largely residential area, with many residen…
216travelers 20reviews 3blogs
Winnipeg #13 most popular location
Winnipeg (meaning "Muddy Waters" in Cree) is the largest city and capital of Manitoba. Located at the eastern edge of the prairie region of Western Canada, Winnipeg plays a prominent role in …
435travelers 18reviews 20blogs
Jasper #14 most popular location
Jasper National Park is the biggest of the parks of the Canadian Rockies, which together is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Despite its larger size, it is much less visited than its southern n…
41travelers 23reviews 23blogs
Kelowna #15 most popular location
One of BC's largest cities, and the Okanagan Valley's largest city, Kelowna can be found on Okanagan Lake. A busy city, with a lot of traffic, the main part of Kelowna lies on one street, …
157travelers 8reviews 15blogs
Niagara-on-the-Lake #16 most popular location
A very quaint and peaceful area, Niagara-on-the-Lake has a small downtown area that is quite pleasant to walk around in. Niagara-on-the-Lake is also home to the Shaw Festival. The town …
9travelers 8reviews 2blogs
Halifax #17 most popular location
The Capital city of 'Canada's Ocean Playground' and province of Nova Scotia, Halifax is the main port gateway for the Maritimes region. Halifax Regional Municipality has a population of 385,0…
353travelers 29reviews 23blogs
Canmore #18 most popular location
Canmore is a town in Alberta, Canada, located in the Bow Valley with a permanent population of 11,442. The non-permanent population is about 3,790 or 29% (combined population of 15,232). It i…
24travelers 4reviews 6blogs
Kamloops #19 most popular location
63travelers 3reviews 4blogs
Golden #20 most popular location
6travelers 4reviews 5blogs
London #21 most popular location
London Ontario is nicknamed the "forest city" and definitely holds true to that nickname. Many southwestern ontario cities do not have enough parks and forest within their city limits; howev…
205travelers 11reviews 7blogs
Mont Tremblant #22 most popular location
Mont-Tremblant is a city in the Laurentian mountains of Quebec, Canada. The current municipality with city status was formed in 2000. Mont-Tremblant is most famous for ski resorts such…
4travelers 2reviews 2blogs
Lake Louise #23 most popular location
Like Alberta herself, Lake Louise is named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848–1939).
27travelers 14reviews 21blogs
Kingston #24 most popular location
Between Canada's two large cities of Montreal and Toronto, is Kingston. Kingston is a mix of the old and the new. The French settled the area known as Cataraqui in 1673 and established For…
100travelers 5reviews 2blogs
Richmond #25 most popular location
Richmond is composed of many little islands in the delta of the fraser river. The 2nd largest island which is Sea Island is the home of YVR, Vancouvers International airport. Because of Richm…
37travelers 19reviews
Tofino #26 most popular location
Tofino is a village of about 1,650 residents on the west coast of Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada, located at the western terminus of Highway 4. Tofino was named after a Span…
21travelers 15reviews 9blogs
Charlottetown #27 most popular location
35travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Ucluelet #28 most popular location
Ucluelet is a town 35km south of Tofino on the western shores of Vancouver Island. The town is quickly growing to accommodate the large number of tourists going through there each summer. It …
7travelers 19reviews 2blogs
Windsor #29 most popular location
Sitting on the Canadian side of the Detroit River, Windsor has clear views of the downtown Detroit city skyline and is a major border crossing point between the two countries. Like Detroit, m…
124travelers 16reviews 3blogs
Revelstoke #30 most popular location
11travelers 11reviews 13blogs
Nanaimo #31 most popular location
Nanaimo is the second largest city on the Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Probably often overlooked due to tourist only knowing much of Victoria, Nanaimo offers some of the most beautifu…
92travelers 8reviews 3blogs
Vernon #32 most popular location
Vernon is a city in the interior of British Columbia. It sits next to Okanagan Lake. The city of Vernon, at 37,000 people, is growing and becoming an interesting tourist destination. Some tou…
47travelers 16reviews 5blogs
Sudbury #33 most popular location
Sudbury is a largely bilingual city located in Northern Ontario. It is the only city in Ontario with two official names: Greater Sudbury or Grand-Sudbury (French). With a 2006 population of 1…
68travelers 6reviews 10blogs
Penticton #34 most popular location
31travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Moncton #35 most popular location
Moncton, New Brunswick lies at the geographic centre of the Maritime Provinces. It is the second largest city after Halifax., Nova Scotia and is considered the hub of the Atlantic Provinces. …
43travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Saskatoon #36 most popular location
Saskatoon is built on the banks of the North Saskatchewan river. A small city of 250-300,000 people, it houses the University of Saskatchewan, a lovely campus with an international reputation…
194travelers 3reviews 4blogs
North Vancouver #37 most popular location
48travelers 7reviews 2blogs
Saint John #38 most popular location
41travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Regina #39 most popular location
Regina, founded in 1882, is the capital of Saskatchewan, Canada, making it the seat of the provincial Crown. Edgar Dewdney, the lieutenant-governor at that time, passed up more amiable and be…
99travelers 3reviews 5blogs
Prince Rupert #40 most popular location
16travelers 6reviews 3blogs
St. John's #41 most popular location
18travelers 1reviews
Thunder Bay #42 most popular location
This city is a metropolis of about 114,000 full of multicultural events, shopping centers, restaurants, trails, and acres of in the city limits parks. It sits on Lake Superior's huge Thunder …
80travelers 44reviews 8blogs
Huntsville #43 most popular location
Huntsville is a town in the Muskoka Region of Ontario, Canada. It is located 215 kilometres north of Toronto and 130 kilometres south of North Bay. Huntsville is a very popular summer vacat…
9travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Surrey #44 most popular location
Surrey is one of British Columbia's major cities. It is connected to Vancouver by the Skytrain, that will take you right downtown. It is located in the Lower Mainland, next to the Fraser Rive…
58travelers 2reviews
Osoyoos #45 most popular location
3travelers 2blogs
Fernie #46 most popular location
Fernie is a mountain community located in the southeast corner of British Columbia, Canada, surrounded by the Canadian Rockies. Founded in 1898 and incorporated as the City of Fernie in July …
19travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Grande Prairie #47 most popular location
Grande Prairie is a city of 55,000 (2011 figures although 2015 local figures suggest 68,000) in Northwest Alberta which makes it the seventh largest city in the Province. It lies 283 miles No…
33travelers 4reviews 1blogs
Hamilton #48 most popular location
186travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Peterborough #49 most popular location
Peterborough is a quaint little town about 1.5 hours away from Toronto. It is a student town so it is good for nightlife and meeting young people. Peterborough is most known for its restaur…
45travelers 9reviews 2blogs
Drumheller #50 most popular location
The town of Drumheller is located 110 kms (68 miles) of Calgary and 240 kms (148 mi) of Edmonton straight in the middle of the Dinosaur Valley in the Canadian Badlands. The Red Deer River li…
7travelers 8reviews 1blogs
Prince George #51 most popular location
Prince George, the capital of northern British Columbia is an eclectic city troubled by social problems with the native american community, but is also thriving with the numerous mining opera…
37travelers 4reviews 3blogs
Squamish #52 most popular location
Squamish, which is translated into “Mother of the Wind” is quite a large town in the middle of Vancouver, British Columbia and Whistler, British Columbia. It is the midway point on Highw…
22travelers 5reviews 3blogs
Sun Peaks #53 most popular location
2travelers 2reviews
Campbell River #54 most popular location
17travelers 7blogs
Gatineau #55 most popular location
56travelers 3reviews 1blogs
Clearwater #56 most popular location
2reviews 1blogs
Barrie #57 most popular location
Barrie is an expanding city on the shore of Georgian Bay, two hours north of Toronto. Active waterfront, good golf courses, and a decent ski hill. The downtown features a number of good res…
59travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Sault Sainte Marie #58 most popular location
Sault Ste. Marie is a town on the border of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, US It is located on the Great lakes with a lot of natural treasures. It is ideal for outdoor travellers and those who w…
15travelers 4reviews 2blogs
Fredericton #59 most popular location
40travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Kitchener #60 most popular location
The City of Kitchener is located in Southern Ontario, Canada. It used to be called the Town of Berlin in 1854. Because they are so close together the city of Kitchener and the city of Waterlo…
97travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Orillia #61 most popular location
Orillia is a small historic town nestled between lakes Simcoe and Couchiching. Orillia is near cottage country and the city of Barrie so one may choose to easily visit the "city" to do some s…
12travelers 1reviews
Trois-Rivieres #62 most popular location
Trois-Rivières is the third city by importance in Quebec. This old historic settlement has followed the path of industrial development to once become the world's papermill capital. The trace…
16travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Cranbrook #63 most popular location
The East Kootenay city of Cranbrook is situated on Highways 3, 93, and 95, and has a population of about 34, 000. It offers camping, boating, fishing, golfing, and hiking in the summer, an…
14travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Port Alberni #64 most popular location
Port Alberni is lauded for its natural beauty, sitting beneath Mount Arrowsmith and almost completely surrounded by mountains. It is a 1.5 hour drive from Pacific Rim National Park. The city …
6travelers 15reviews 5blogs
Lunenburg #65 most popular location
4travelers 3reviews 2blogs
Baddeck #66 most popular location
Baddeck is in the heart of Cape Breton on the beautiful Bras d'Or Lakes and is the beginning and end of the Cabot Trail. Baddeck is a bustling resort community boasting over 600 rooms, yet it…
1travelers 3reviews 3blogs
Radium Hot Springs #67 most popular location
1travelers 4reviews
North Bay #68 most popular location
North Bay is a small city (population of 53,970 in 2006) in Northeastern Ontario and is located between Lake Nipissing and Trout Lake. The city is minutes away from lakes and natural heritag…
36travelers 2reviews 4blogs
Dartmouth #69 most popular location
16travelers 2reviews
Burnaby #70 most popular location
47travelers 2blogs
Lethbridge #71 most popular location
Lethbridge is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada, and the largest city in southern Alberta. It is Alberta's fourth-largest city by population after Calgary, Edmonton and Red Deer, and …
33travelers 1blogs
Gananoque #72 most popular location
2travelers 1blogs
Fort McMurray #73 most popular location
Fort McMurray is located about 500 km north of Edmonton, Alberta at the end of Highway 63. Most people in the world have not heard of it, but I can guarantee that if you drive a car in North …
50travelers 3blogs
Parksville #74 most popular location
13travelers 1reviews
Whitehorse #75 most popular location
53travelers 4reviews 8blogs
Collingwood #76 most popular location
12travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Medicine Hat #77 most popular location
34travelers 1blogs
Salt Spring Island #78 most popular location
6travelers 1reviews
Hinton #79 most popular location
8travelers 1reviews
Guelph #80 most popular location
Guelph is a nice quiet city located roughly half way between Toronto and London Ontario. It is home to one of the top Universities in Canada (The University of Guelph) and has a large and di…
104travelers 1reviews
Qualicum Beach #81 most popular location
8travelers 2reviews
Brampton #82 most popular location
Brampton is the 3rd largest city in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) of Ontario. It's the 11th largest city in Canada. It is also one of Canada's fastest growing municipalities. Brampton ha…
81travelers 1reviews 2blogs
Markham #83 most popular location
Markham is a town in the York Region and is considered part of GTA (Greater Toronto Area). Markham is one of the fastest growing regional municipalties in the York region and attracts new imm…
44travelers 2reviews
Vancouver Island #84 most popular location
Vancouver Island has a population of over 750,000 and stretches southeast to northwest along the western coast of British Columbia. The rugged west coast is cut deeply by fjords lined between…
103travelers 4reviews 28blogs
Cambridge #85 most popular location
Cambridge is the home of the Cambridge Winterhawks! Cambridge doesn't have a ohl team! Cambridge is the home of the Mill Race Festival! Cambridge is the home of the Forbes Park Festival! Camb…
53travelers 1reviews
Parry Sound #86 most popular location
Dubbed the Jewel of the 30,000 islands, Parry Sound is a beautiful small town on the brink of Northern Ontario. Beautiful scenery from the edge of Georgian Bay, there are beaches and walking…
12travelers 1blogs
Kimberley #87 most popular location
Kimberley is a small mining city in southeast British Columbia, Canada along Highway 95A between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains. Within driving distance (about 20 minutes) is Cranbrook, the …
7travelers 2reviews 1blogs
Moose Jaw #88 most popular location
Moose Jaw is a city in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada perhaps best known for its underground tunnels. There are many rumours and tales that swirl around these tunnels, and how a certain C…
16travelers 2reviews 1blogs
British Columbia #89 most popular location
British Columbia is Canada's most western province. It is the 3rd largest province in terms of population. The largest city of Vancouver is a major global city, and a gateway to Asia. Nort…
174travelers 3reviews 12blogs
Big White #90 most popular location
3travelers 1blogs
Burlington #91 most popular location
71travelers 1reviews 5blogs
Smithers #92 most popular location
3travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Salmon Arm #93 most popular location
Located on Shuswap Lake, Salmon Arm is a small city of approximately 16,000 people. Centrally located about halfway between Vancouver and Calgary, it has all the amenities to meet everone'…
14travelers 3blogs
Vaughan #94 most popular location
Vaughan is a city in the York Region just north of Toronto, Ontario. Vaughan is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Canada. Within the city of Vaughan is the suburban community of …
13travelers 2reviews
Valemount #95 most popular location
1travelers 1reviews
Courtenay #96 most popular location
21travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Dawson Creek #97 most popular location
Dawson Creek sits on the junction of Hwys. 49, 2 and 97 which mkes it an important travel hub. It was designated a City in 1958 and has a population of 11,500 which makes it large for this re…
11travelers 9reviews
Yellowknife #98 most popular location
Yellowknife is the capital of the Northwest Territories (Canada) located on the Great Slave Lake and is part of the Canadian Arctic. Yellowknife is probably most well known for its Polar Bear…
49travelers 6reviews
Levis #99 most popular location
2travelers 1reviews 1blogs
Owen Sound #100 most popular location
12travelers 1reviews