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Escape the Heat and Fly North – Nonstop Flights from PHX

by Public Relations | Published On: Jun 23, 2016 | Last Updated: 

Phoenix, AZ – With what seems like never-ending triple digit temperatures and record-shattering heat, why not plan a summer getaway to cool off? In fact, Canada, which is celebrating Canada Day on July 1, offers a multitude of fantastic vacation options – and all easy to get to from America’s Friendliest Airport®. 

Imagine hiking around pristine turquoise lakes with a cool breeze at your back, walking to a gorgeous waterfall or visiting a glacier. Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, and the Canadian Rockies are all a short drive from Calgary. And, while in Calgary, be sure to check out some of their great attractions and dining options. Take a nonstop flight on Air Canada or WestJet this summer.

Looking for the major metropolitan experience?  Why not visit Toronto? This cultural capital offers attractions for every member of the family. Visit the CN Tower, check out the Hockey Hall of Fame, meander through a summer festival, take a day trip and see Niagara Falls – the opportunities are exciting and endless. Did we mention average summer temperatures are in the 70s?  Air Canada and WestJet offer non-stop service to Toronto from Phoenix this summer. 

PHXfromEast American n Train_5755Perhaps you want a city atmosphere combined with rich outdoor pursuits? Look no further than Vancouver which offers an abundance of art and cultural activities as well as spectacular scenery that visitors can enjoy by hiking, biking, or boating. A myriad of destinations nearby such as Whistler, Victoria, and British Columbia’s wine country make Vancouver an appealing option for an extended getaway. Hop aboard a nonstop American Airlines flight this summer.

T4 Westjet-3016Canada makes for an easy getaway from Phoenix Sky Harbor. And, Canada isn’t just a destination Phoenix residents can visit in the summer. Canada offers year-round entertainment for visitors, including a wealth of winter activities such as top-notch skiing, snowshoeing, and more. Air Canada, American, and WestJet offer year-round service to Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver, while seasonal service is available to Edmonton, Kelowna, Regina, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, and Victoria.

air canada_6792“We are pleased to offer year-round nonstop service to important Canadian destinations such as Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver, as well as many other seasonal destinations,” said Assistant Aviation Director Deborah Ostreicher. “Canada is not only a great place for Arizona residents to visit, but it is a boost to our economy as we bring not only Canadian residents, but Canadian businesses to our area.”

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