Destination Spotlight | Sep 12, 2023

Explore Canada This Autumn with These 4 Weekend Getaways


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With its friendly culture and diverse landscape, Canada is the perfect destination for a weekend getaway this autumn. With major attractions just a few hours by plane, train or car from the US border, our neighbors to the north have something for everyone. Whether it’s a metropolitan getaway or chance to reconnect with nature, Hilton is here to provide a friendly and reliable stay for every occasion. 


  1. Vancouver
  2. Calgary
  3. Toronto
  4. Quebéc City

Vancouver, British Columbia

Hilton Vancouver Downtown

Vancouver Skyline - Photo Credit: Engel Ching/Shutterstock

With a host of unique attractions, it’s no wonder Vancouver is a top Canadian destination. Home to Canada’s booming film industry and the Vancouver Art Gallery, patrons of the arts are never short on things to see in the city. Seeking something a bit more nature-inspired? Check out the iconic Butchart Gardens in nearby Victoria or stroll around Vancouver’s Stanley Park and enjoy picturesque views of Downtown. Make a few new aquatic friends at the Vancouver Aquarium or take the family to explore the VanDusen Botanical Garden’s Elizabethan hedge maze, featuring 3,000 individual cedars.  

Where to stay

In the heart of all the action you’ll find Hilton Vancouver Downtown, the ideal homebase for exploring all the city has to offer with on-site dining, primarily suite-style rooms and a gorgeous rooftop pool.

Hilton Vancouver Downtown - Pool

Calgary, Alberta

Homewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Downtown

Banff National Park - Photo Credit: treisdorfphoto/Shutterstock 

In the foothills of the Canadian Rockies lies Calgary, a cosmopolitan center with rustic charm. The city’s Western history is clear with events like the famed Calgary Stampede and attractions like the Gasoline Alley Museum, featuring antiques and other vintage memorabilia. Of course, a trip to Alberta isn’t complete without a visit to the renowned Banff National Park. With its breathtaking views and range of outdoor activities like hiking, watersports and camping, it’s not a surprise that millions of people visit the park each year.  

Where to stay

Conveniently located less than a mile from the city center and within driving distance of the mountains is Homewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Downtown. Spacious suites to relax and spread out after a long day exploring, free hot breakfast to fuel up and pet-friendly amenities make this the perfect hotel for those looking to discover Alberta.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Downtown

Toronto, Ontario

Canopy by Hilton Toronto Yorkville

Toronto Skyline - Photo Credit: TRphotos/Shutterstock 

On the shores of Lake Ontario, you’ll find Canada’s largest and the world’s most diverse city – Toronto. While visiting, tour the Royal Ontario Museum – Canada’s most visited museum – for a celebration of world art, culture and natural history. Immerse yourself in the country’s favorite sport with a hockey game or a trip to the Hockey Hall of Fame. A foodie’s paradise, you can also explore Toronto’s booming culinary scene with dining options reflecting dozens of world cultures. 

Where to stay

Canopy by Hilton Toronto Yorkville offers a locally inspired stay in one of the city’s trendiest areas. With high-end, welcoming design and superb food & beverage outlets, the hotel celebrates the best of the Yorkville and Rosedale neighborhoods.

Canopy by Hilton Toronto Yorkville - Guest Room

Quebéc City, Quebéc

Hilton Québec

Québec City - Photo Credit: Songquan Deng/Shutterstock

Québec is known for its old-world charm of cobblestone streets, French-inspired architecture and historic ramparts. A UNESCO World Heritage site, wander the streets of Old Québec to discover local shops, bistros and sites. Fancy some family-friendly fun? Explore the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec – a Quebecois art museum with guided tours and kids’ activities – and the Aquarium du Québec, featuring both fresh and saltwater creatures alongside a ropes course for younger visitors.

Where to stay

With views of the city from every room, Hilton Quebec creates a great stay in the province’s capital. Featuring on-site dining with innovative cuisine, a heated pool and fitness center, the hotel has something for guests of all ages.

Hilton Quebec - Exterieur

Hilton Honors Double Points

From May 2 to September 2, 2024, Hilton Honors members can earn 2X Bonus Points on every stay with the Double Points Promotion.  Hilton Honors members who register for the promotion and stay at any Hilton brand property during those dates will earn double Bonus Points. There is no limit to the total amount of Bonus Points that may be earned during the Promotion Period with this offer.

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