In Photos: Canada's Best Winter Adventures

01/12/2017 12:54 pm ET Updated Jan 13, 2018

Canada is famous for having a long winter and Canadians have shown extreme creativity in devising activities to help them pass the long, dark winter months. We've come up with some interesting ideas, some of which are of slightly insane (like ice swimming) and have questionable entertainment value (I'm looking at you curling).

Despite this creativity, like all people we Canadians tend get into ruts stick to activities we're comfortable doing. Sometimes we get so stuck in our ways it's hard for us to think of new things to try when we are looking for something different.

So, to remind us of all the rad things out there to do right now, I asked a 12 travel bloggers what to tell me about their favorite adventures in the Great White North.

Here's what they told me.

In Pictures: Canada's Best Winter Adventures

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