4 Photos of Scenic Canada That Will Make You Want to Pack Your Bags and Travel

Be it mountains or waterways, there is so much more to explore in this vast land we call home.

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Boy crashing through leaves in forest
Photo: Meghan Hemstra

A Pint-Sized Superhero

Gabe Gat of Langley, B.C., writes, “This photo of my son Noah crashing though the fall leaves was taken by our friend, Meghan Hemstra. As J.M. Barrie who wrote Peter Pan says, ‘The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it.’”

Plus: 7 Stunning Spots to Watch the Leaves Change Across Canada

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Family farm in rural Ontario
Photo: Charlene Osterndorff

Outstanding in Her Field

”Growing up on a family farm in rural Ontario, I’ve always taken advantage of nice sunny days to get outside,” says Charlene Osterndorff of Elmwood, Ont. “This photo was taken in late August and shows the golden grain crop just about ready for combining. I grabbed my camera and tripod, headed outside, set the timer and captured a shot of myself standing in the middle of the field.”

Plus: 5 Shots That Capture Canada From a Different Perspective

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New Brunswick in winter
Photo: Eric Duivenvoorde

Quintessential Canadian

Eric Duivenvoorde of Upper Kingsclear, N.B., says, “I snapped this photo of my dad Carl, a second-generation Dutch Canadian, looking from the New Brunswick side of the Baie des Chaleurs to the Quebec side. He is wearing traditional Aboriginal beavertail snowshoes as well as the classic Canadian red flannel jacket and toque!”

Plus: The Intriguing History of Quebec’s Log Homes

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Mountain sheep
Photo: Lacey Hebert

Bighorn Sheep

Lacey Hebert of Calgary writes, “While living in the Yukon, I hiked up Sheep Mountain in Kluane National Park and found myself surrounded by these curious sheep. They were undisturbed by my presence, allowing me to capture some lovely photos.”

Plus: 10 Mind-Boggling Facts About Canada

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