With its cool mornings, heartwarming food and incredible colours, autumn is the perfect time for an original getaway in the great outdoors. Get a front-row view of nature's bounty in national parks on either side of the country.
1. The MicrOcube: your window for two onto nature
Both stylish and snug, MicrOcube gives you a roof over your head, a comfy bed and a panoramic window onto nature. Who will you bring to share it?
Try the immersive experience and enjoy:
Don't miss a moment of the kaleidoscope of autumn colours: reserve your MicrOcube now.
2. Wake up in the past on a historic getaway
Deep-dive into history with the unique experiences of historic accommodations. Stay in a lighthouse, a lockmaster's house, a period home, and more.
- Step into the shoes of a resident of the Fortress of Louisbourg in Nova Scotia. Sleep in the prison, the guardhouse, an 18th-century-style equipped campground or a period home. Be quick, as these special nights are only available until mid-September.
- Give yourself the privilege of sleeping within the walls of famous forts in a unique night-time atmosphere after most of the visitors have gone. Experience it at Fort Beauséjour – Fort Cumberland in New Brunswick and Fort Langley or Fort Rodd Hill in British Colombia.
- Sleep in an authentic tipi or Métis trapper tent and enjoy hot bannock bread baked over a fire at the fur trading post of Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site in Alberta.
3. Enjoy all the home comforts of a yurt
Stay in a modern version of the traditional accommodation used by Central Asian nomads: a round tent with a solid structure made of wooden slats. In your yurt, no one will be hiding away in their corner!
From your unique round dwelling enjoy:
- an unobstructed view of the Bay of Fundy (New Brunswick)
- a night on the banks of the Mersey River at Kejimkujik (Nova Scotia)
- a relaxing time on the shore of Cyprus Lake at Bruce Peninsula (Ontario)
- a getaway just a stone's throw from the beach and urban amenities of Wasagaming at Riding Mountain National Park (Manitoba)
Reserve now: it’s low season!
4. Your oTENTik: all the joys of camping, made easy
The perfect combination of tent and rustic chalet, oTENTik is ideal if you're looking for a little comfort in the heart of nature. Many are equipped with wood stoves or heaters for those cold fall or winter nights. Reserve yours at one of the 30 destinations available around the country.
In need of inspiration?
- Explore the famously panoramic Cabot Trail at Cape Breton Highlands National Park, one of the most enchanting locations in Nova Scotia.
- Head for Pukaskwa National Park in Ontario, where wild nature rubs shoulders with the rich history of the Anishinaabe First Nations.
- Enjoy an extended camping season at La Mauricie or Point Pelee National Parks, where oTENTik tents are even available in the winter.
Reserve now and enjoy an autumn filled with colour.
5. Camping: a tradition that brings us closer to our roots.
It may not be the most unique type of stay, but tent and RV camping takes you to the heart of the action. Camp exactly how YOU want: Parks Canada has more than 10,000 campgrounds for you to choose from.
BONUS: Accessible and adapted accommodations
Many Parks Canada destinations offer accessible options for people with reduced mobility. Here, you will find adapted bathrooms, showers, kitchen shelters, and much more. Additionally, some types of accommodation allow your pet to join you. Select these filters when making your reservation.
Explore the full range of accommodations available in national parks and historic sites. Plan your visit now and discover all it has in store for you.