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A quick and easy break from the day-to-day

Sleepover in a REAL Fort!

Cozy camping, inspiring history make for an unforgettable night! Sleep in a themed furnished oTENTik; choose Hawaiian, First Nations, French-Canadian, Gold Prospectors or Scottish. Around the evening campfire, let a costumed guide capture your imagination as they lead you through “life on the road” of an early Canadian voyageur. “oTENTik” the new way to experience the old Canadian camping tradition.
Fort Langley National Historic Site

Fort Langley National Historic Site Family enjoying a campfire outside their oTENTik
© Parks Canada / J. Gordon 2013

 

Comfortable and Convenient Camping 

Love the idea of camping but dread the idea of pitching your tent, sleeping on a lumpy ground, rain soaking your sleeping bag? Camp in style in an oTENTik, at the best campground in Banff National Park, known for its stunning views of the majestic mountain ranges. Stay dry and sleep comfortably in this place of paradise.
Banff National Park

Banff National Park Family camping in an oTENTik in Banff
© Paul Zizka

 

The Legend of the Talking Walls

Your youngest one proudly wears a cape, while his sister dons a tutu. Ready to explore the walls of the Fortifications of Quebec, you search for the magic sword and the enchanted bracelet. Prepare to be entertained by striking encounters, stimulating challenges, riddles and interactive games during your journey! And who knows? Maybe you’ll be able to crack the Riddle of the Talking Walls…
Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site

Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site Three young girls on a cannon
© Parks Canada / M. Dupuis

 

The Ultimate Beach Experience

Ready for a little fun in the sun? Kids will love the all new Discovery Dome, getting up close and personal with a lobster in the touch tank! Ready to build some waterfront property? Join a renowned sand sculptor and art teacher to learn the tricks of the trade for building spectacular sculptures in the sand. World-renowned beaches... and more!
Prince Edward Island National Park

Prince Edward Island National Park Young girl playing on the beach
© Parks Canada / C. Reardon

 

Cycling by the Sea

Explore the stunning landscape of PEI’s North Shore by cycling the Gulfshore Parkway. The fully-paved, cycling path winds its way past iconic red sandstone cliffs, panoramic dunescapes, an iconic lighthouse and six of the park’s breathtaking beaches. With the warm summer breeze at your back and the sounds of the sea all around you, you’ll love the trip as much as the destination!  
Prince Edward Island National Park

Prince Edward Island National Park Two adults cycling on a bike path next to the ocean
© Parks Canada / J. Sylvester

 

Save the Fort!

Take the challenge and solve the 19th century mystery. As a newly minted member of the British military, search high and low through the formidable Citadel to find the six clues that will save the fort! Hooray – you’ve saved the day and had the best time ever! 
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site

Halifax Citadel National Historic Site Highlander standing guard with young child
© Parks Canada / C. Reardon

 

Become a Cannoneer

Live the life of a colonial French artillery student and fire a cannon! Visit the Fortress of Louisbourg as one of its residents. After your costume fitting, you’ll be ready to learn all about cannons and siege warfare.
Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site Soldiers firing a cannon
© Parks Canada / I. Harte