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10 Trendy Canadian Neighbourhoods to Visit

Posted on 25 June 2018

So you're thinking of ways to spend your Canada Day Long Weekend with your girlfriends but at a loss for cool places to go? Look no further because we gathered together the coolest up-and-coming neighbourhoods in our home and native land that you probably haven't yet heard of.

See our top ten hip neighbourhoods to visit this Canada Day from the East to the West:

1. Halifax, NS - Dartmouth
Dartmouth is an area located just across the harbor from Halifax and has had a resurgence in recent years. Cool new spots are opening up all over and it is gaining more attention from the public. Here's a link to some of the best restaurants in the area: 
2. Fredericton, NB - Market Side
The Market Side of Downtown Fredericton is located between the university and downtown. This area boasts of beautiful old Victorian mansions and and the  Fredericton Boyce Farmer's Market  that opens on Saturdays.


3. Quebec City, QC - Rue Saint Jean
Located in Old Quebec, walking along rue Saint-Jean is a must-do when visiting Québec City. Highlights include Place D’Youville, a string of boutiques, restaurants, churches, and historic buildings that create a unique and eclectic ambiance. In the summer, pedestrians take over and the atmosphere becomes festive.



4. Montreal, QC - Le Plateau
Noted by locals as the artsiest neighbourhood in Montreal, Plateau Mont-Royal has plenty of photogenic architecture, tastefully decorated eateries and hip residents. See HERE 18 must-sees in the Plateau area.


5. Toronto, ON - Dundas West
New restaurants, stores and bars have been cropping up for the past couple of years in the downtown Toronto strip between Ossington and Landsdowne now referred to as Dundas West. Here are 21 places to visit in this trendy area.


6. Ottawa, ON - Hintonburg
Ottawa's new "it" neighbourhood is now the area around Wellington West, also known as "Hintonburg". Now home to a bustling shopping district, fine dining options, a theatre and other arts venues, a sense of revitalization is the way to describe the feeling when walking through it. See HERE a list of great places to eat in the Hintonburg area.


7. Winnipeg, MB - Osborne  Village
Osborne Village is a firmly established neighbourhood in Winnipeg with a great selection of food, local coffee joints and boutiques to shop at. Check out this ultimate guide to the best spots in Osborne.


8. Regina, SK - Cathedral Village 
Osborne Village is a firmly established neighbourhood in Winnipeg with a great selection of food, local coffee joints and boutiques to shop at. Check out this ultimate guide to the best spots in Osborne.

9. Calgary, AB - Beltline
Beltline is located in the bustling downtown core in Calgary and full of cool restaurants, cocktail bars, pubs, nightclubs, cafés, bookstores and boutiques. Discover charming little urban parks, green spaces, heritage monuments and a bunch more hip hotels and places to stay.

10. Vancouver, BC - Gastown
Gastown is known to be the the place of origin of what we know as Vancouver. It is also known to have some of the best tasting food in Canada! SEE HERE for the top ten restos to eat at in this hip quarter located in the heart of Van City.

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