Canada Destinations

Looking for Canada Destinations filled with a dark history, spooky stories and abandoned ghost towns? Look no more because Canada has everything you are looking for.

From ghost towns in Saskatchewan to the ghost stories of Edmonton. From a town full of dinosaur fossils to a tiny museum filled to the brim of taxidermied prairie dogs in various scenarios. 

Alberta Canada is also home to a rural museum that is full of creepy dolls, ouija boards, to haunted objects like Robertina the haunted doll

Be sure to check out all of the posts about Canadian Destinations below.

Looking for more dark history posts in North America or Europe? Visit the United States Destinations page here. Check out the list of European Countries full of dark history and spooky stories here.

Do you love dark tourism, dark history or spooky travel? Check out more dark and spooky travel around the world here. You can also check out the Spooky Travel Guides for more dark travel inspiration.

If you love podcasts filled with a dark history and haunted ghost stories from all over the world, be sure to check out the Everything is Spooky in the Dark Podcast!

All Canada Destinations Posts



Saskatchewan, one of the prairie provinces in Canada, is full of tiny towns and long-forgotten history. Saskatchewan ghost towns are scattered throughout the province just waiting to be discovered, crumbling with the life that used to thrive there. They’re filled with memories of times past, when people carved their lives out of nothing until the harsh Canadian winters grew to

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Deep in the rural valleys of Southern Alberta sits a little blue farm building full of unusual, strange objects. The Museum of Fear and Wonder is a unique rural museum full of haunted objects, out of commission ventriloquist dummies and a hallway full of historical ouija boards. The items contained within the museum have been purposely chosen to make you

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A ghost town filled with secrets, creepy mannequins, cats and buildings straight out of the wild west…the tiny hamlet of Rowley, Alberta has it all! More than your average ghost town, Rowley has its fair share of abandoned buildings and deserted railway cars. But the townsfolk, a meager population of eight, have transformed the place into a fascinating heritage site

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Being homesick is awful. It strikes when you propel yourself into the unknown and everything can feel so overwhelming. I endured homesickness plenty of times while living abroad. There were many ups and downs. Some days were filled with tears and frustration, thinking “What am I doing here?” and there were other days when I was filled with the happiness

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I often find myself wondering if I’m in Ukraine when living and travelling in Alberta. I’ve never been to Ukraine, so I have no idea what the country is actually like. But there’s a ton of Ukrainian immigrants in Alberta who brought with them all the best things from their home when they moved over. The result is some fascinating

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When I think of dark tourism, Canada is the last place that comes to mind. But when I really take a look around, I find there are way more sites historically associated with a tragedy here than I originally thought there were. I always think of Europe as a haven for dark tourists. Especially since this part of the world

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The highway to Elk Island National Park was a terrifying drive, largely due to the -26℃ winds that were hurling snow so thick I could barely see the road in front of me! Along Highway 16, I passed several cars and trucks that had managed to make their way into the ditch. I even saw one car that was flipped

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Jasper National Park is the perfect stop for your weekend getaway. Located in the province of Alberta, Jasper is calmer and less crowded than it’s Rocky Mountain counterpart Banff making it a great place to go for a weekend of rest and relaxation. Surrounded by majestic snow-covered mountains make the cozy town a magical winter wonderland. Arriving in Jasper on

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Darkness comes to Fort Edmonton Park and I am ready to find out if I can finally be scared! Usually, I’m one of those people who are impossible to scare. But one of these days, I think I’ll be surprised and really have a fright-filled (but safe!) night in a spooky haunted house. Fort Edmonton Park is normally a living

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Every city, town and village on Earth seems to have its own ghost stories, with the spookiest tales usually set in locations with a tonne of history and culture. Anytime I think of ghosts, I always associate them with places that are creepy, abandoned and very old. That’s why I never really considered Edmonton, Alberta to be a particularly scary

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Alberta is a Canadian western prairie province that offers a range of stunning scenery, landscapes, and sights for the tourist to explore. From spending a day taking in the majestic Rocky Mountains to exploring the Badlands, seeing the Northern Lights and exploring one of Alberta’s many picturesque towns – there’s so much to do! Filled with the history of the

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The sun beamed down onto our car as we drove into town. Christina and I could feel a tangible spark of energy buzz through the air! My eyes were immediately drawn to Vulcan’s giant roadside attraction – a replica of the Star Trek starship USS Enterprise. We were ready to Live Long and Prosper in Vulcan Alberta. It was at this moment that I knew

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