If you and your adventurous significant other are planning to get married, then you probably desire to use your honeymoon as a photographic adventure or exploration. To do something that neither of you would try alone. If you want this time to be spent in the most gorgeous, rugged, photogenic places in all of North America, then consider the wilds of Canada.
Canada offers amazing locations for photography that is hard to find in America. And the wilds are the ideal place to bond and create amazing memories as a new couple. Read on to learn of some of these destinations.
Banff National Park/Lake Louise – Alberta
Whether you’re interested in taking part in adrenalin-inducing pursuits, enjoying stunning sceneries or simply being at one with nature, Banff National Park (see photo above) is an ideal choice for either a no-frills destination wedding or a rugged honeymoon.
This park is home to breathtaking views of Lake Louise, framed by picturesque mountain beauty. Lake Louise stands out with its vibrant greens and blues typical of a glacier-fed lake. If you’re keen on keen on watersports then this lake offers options for canoeing, scuba-diving, swimming, and fishing. Also, cycling, hiking, horse-riding, waterfall ice-climbing, ice-skating, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are activities that can keep you occupied while photo documenting your time together.
Dempster Highway – Yukon
If you are a fan of road trips or don’t prioritize on fancy getaways, Dempster Highway offers one of the best road trips in the world. You can start from Dawson City, go through Richardson and Ogilvie Mountains, pass the Arctic circle, for a romantic road trip. You and your new spouse will get enjoy river ferries, endless sun, roadside grizzlies and finish off by setting up a camp at Tombstone Territorial Park. Also, don’t end your road trip without hiking all through the areas surrounding Dempster Highway and explore tundra, hills, and forests.
Castle Butte – Saskatchewan
Castle Butte is a must-see site regardless of your plans. This is a 200-foot high hill which you can climb to the top and enjoy views of the Big Muddy Badlands. Walking around the base is relaxing and views from the top are spectacular. There are also caves around this place where you can go for some exploration and wildflower blooms during summer. Break away from the normal fancy getaways and enjoy your honey around nature’s best gifts, such as the Castle Butte.
Montmorency Falls – Quebec
Montmorency Falls stands at 275ft and is located 12 km from Quebec City. This waterfall is beautiful in itself, offering an amazing view like no other. To capture excellent videos and photos, you can use the suspension bridge located above the falls. Alternatively, you can enjoy the view from a cable car that travels from the base to the top of the cliff, and walk down using the stairs that snake around the cliff. This is an ideal location for a couple who loves waterfalls. Be sure to bring a camera with you to capture every beautiful scene in this location.
Capilano Suspension Bridge – British Columbia
Dating way back to 1889, Capilano Suspension Bridge is one of the oldest tourist attractions in Vancouver. It’s 450ft-long and it swings 230ft over the Capilano River. Why makes it a must visit? Exceptional nature, breathtaking views, treetop adventures and relaxing cliff walks. This is a place where you can go a thousand times and still not get tired of it. Don’t forget to experience the Vancouver beaches, to supplement your overall enjoyable experience.
Auyuittuq National Park – Nunavut
This national park in Nunavut is a serene place to enjoy nature’s beauty with your spouse. Auyuittuq National Park features massive granite peaks, colorful tundra valleys, outstanding landscapes and beautiful glaciers. Some of the activities to enjoy here are learning about the rich cultural history, hiking and backpacking and skiing. Photographic opportunities include climbing expeditions (Mount Thor, Mount Asgard and many other peaks), snowmobile tours, dogsledding expeditions and boat trips.
For an adventurous couple, a honeymoon can be an amazing time of learning and exploration. It’s a journey that further bonds two souls. Leave all your stresses behind and enjoy a beautiful unforgettable vacation with your spouse in any of the above Canadian destinations.