Ski season is here! It’s time to drag your downhill skis out of the closet. Make this winter exciting with a trip to one of Canada’s top ski destinations! Where will you go? Here are the best downhill skiing regions in Canada!


Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia. These mountains offer some of the best skiing in Canada! There are more than 200 runs to tackle, 16 alpine bowls and even a handful of glaciers. This is an excellent destination for families, since it offers lessons and activities for all ages.

Fina a Chalet in Whistler


Sun Peaks, British Columbia. This ski destination is near Kamloops, British Columbia. Behind the Whistler Blackcomb area, this is the biggest ski region in British Columbia and one of the largest in all of Canada. You can enjoy awesome Nordic and alpine skiing here. When you’re not skiing, explore the trails by snowshoe, go tubing or try snowmobiling.

Find a Cabin in Kamloops


Banff, Alberta. The Banff and Lake Louise regions compose a beautiful Canadian Rockies ski destination. There are three major ski resorts here, as well as plenty of wonderful vacation cottages that you can rent to skip the crowds and cut your costs. Bring your whole family here for fun both on and off the slopes!

Fin a Cabin in Banff


Le Massif, Québec. Head to Charlevoix at Baie-Saint-Paul for some of Canada’s most stunning outdoor scenery! Over 40 long runs await you here. Get your thrills on the slopes and have fun with sledding, ice climbing and snowboarding when you’re not skiing. Be sure to take the train along the St. Lawrence River while you’re there!

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Mont Tremblant, Québec. This is a popular ski destination located a short way from Montréal. Take a break from the big city and immerse yourself in the beauty of winter’s natural world! The Laurentian Mountains are beautiful in the winter and there’s so much to do here when you’re done on the slopes.

Find a Chalet in Mont Tremblant

Fernie, British Columbia. Lizard Range offers one of the highest ski areas in the Canadian Rockies. Test your strength in the altitude when you visit this exciting ski destination! There are about 150 runs in addition to five alpine bowls. The thick white snow makes for amazing skiing – this is a great destination for adrenaline junkies!

Find a Cabin in Fernie


Collingwood, Ontario. Blue Mountain is the best ski destination in Ontario. It’s also the most popular ski resort in eastern Canada! Head to the town of Collingwood to enjoy both daytime and nighttime downhill skiing in the mountains. This is a great destination for fast runs and fun tours.

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Martock, Nova Scotia. This is the top ski destination in Canada’s Atlantic region. Although it’s not as extravagant and exciting as the ski destinations in British Columbia, this is a wonderful option for Canadians in the east of the country. It’s a wonderful experience for downhill skiers and the snowboarding is awesome as well!

Find a Cottage in Nova Scotia

No matter where you go skiing this winter, you can make your time more enjoyable and affordable by staying in a cozy private vacation rental! Head to CanadaStays to see hundreds of vacation rental options in the top ski destinations in Canada!

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