Hip Guide to Canada


Hip Guide to Canada
Canada is a land of wealth and natural beauty, with one of the highest standards of living in the world. Canada stretches from the Atlantic in the east to the Pacific out west, and its border with the United States is the longest in the world, and to the north is the Arctic Ocean. That’s how big Canada is!

Whether you come for a quick visit or extended tour, you will find a wealth of information about destinations here. The Hip Guide to Canada offers the highlights of the country, and contains many tips for making your stay here more rewarding.The Hip Guide to Canada is your source for hotel reservations, tourist information, events, reviews, shopping and much more! Don’t forget to visit our Canada Photo Gallery! Bookmark this site, and visit whenever you need to find out what’s happening in Canada.

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Getting around Canada is easy with an extensive rail system, highways, and air service just about everywhere else. So get ready and get going to Canada for a great visit!

Kaslo B.C, Canada

There are so many free people here. My friend and I took a trip from Creston to Kaslo. And along the way Kootenay Bay where we visited a place, religious, and the rumor was that it is a hippy hang out with a temple, but I can’t remember the name. This place was beautiful, right on the lake, we also went to a beach called POWER LINE BEACH, because of the power lines crossing the water. lots of free camping on this beach with nice sand and rocks, people playing music and singing, it was a cool place, I recommend… Continue reading

Kitchener Ontario Canada

Hippies roam the streets of Kitchener and especially Cambridge. We are up there along with the freaks and jocks, geeks and the boring ones. Hippies are the best, with our butterfly shirts and bell-bottoms, we have our own twists to the 60’s fashions.

In response another visitor wrote:
“Thought I’d add a note to what our obviously young friend above has said, the scene here is extremely diversified, there is much to do see and experience. I have jokingly referred to Kitchener for years as the Berkley of Canada. For some strange reason this little city is a drawing card… Continue reading

Sherbrooke and Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada

The townships are also the most English place in Quebec. Many old and younger hippies live out in the country here. There’s also been a few sizable communes, one of them mysteriously gone leaving all their stuff behind.

Lennoxville is an arrondissement, or borough, of the city of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. Lennoxville is located at the confluence of the St. Francis and Massawippi Rivers approximately five kilometres south of downtown Sherbrooke. ~Wikipedia

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Joussard, Alberta, Canada

Location of the NORTH COUNTRY FAIR. Each summer in June there is a Summer Solstice celebration held in this little northern Alberta town. Hippies and free spirits alike come from all over to enjoy this wonderful enlightening experience of live music, new age work-shops, dancing and of course the artisan market. Situated beside the Lesser Slave Lake, there are many great places to camp on and off the fair site. It’s like taking a step back in time, if only for one memorable weekend a year, to see beautiful people join together and celebrate the longest day of the year.… Continue reading

Edmonton, Alberta

The city is not as well known as a hippie haven as Lotusland (Vancouver, B.C.) because Edmonton is in Canada’s most conservative province. There is a hippy community in the Whyte Avenue or Old Strathcona area, however. The “Two Guys With Pipes” store is a popular destination for hemp enthusiasts. Lots of mellowing out during the Fringe Festival every summer.

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