If you’re planning a visit to any provinces or territories in Canada, you’re gonna want to use the best hashtags to get your photos seen on Instagram!
While I haven’t been to every province and territory yet myself, I’ve compiled popular hashtags and accounts for each one.
Take note that some of these hashtags may be associated with tourism boards, and if you use them, they may take it as permission to repost your photo.
I’ve put the official tourism board hashtags beside their accounts to make it easier for you!
Here are over 300 of some of the best hashtags for Canada travel posts.
Tips on finding the best Canada travel hashtags
Use the related hashtags section
Every time you search a hashtag on Instagram, it shows you related hashtags underneath.
All or most of these hashtags will be good ones because they’re popularly used.
Just take a quick look at each one, because a general search like “Newfoundland” will show you photos of dogs rather than of the province.
Another great thing about using this method is that you might stumble across some cool Instagrammable spots where you’re going!
Use hashtags from tourism boards
Many popular tourist destinations have their own Instagram accounts.
A lot of them want you to post about their destination, so most of the time they’ll include a designated hashtag on their profile.
These are great hashtags for getting discovered and potentially reposted by the tourism boards!
Look through hashtags from locals
If I’m having trouble finding local hashtags or I want to find a bunch at once, I search for locals.
Bloggers are more likely to use a variety of hashtags than other people, so you’ll want to find local bloggers.
The best way to do this is by searching the city and “blogger” as a hashtag.
For example, #montrealblogger or #torontoblogger.
Then, you can take a peek at the hashtags they use on their photos!
Best hashtags for Canada travel photos
Best Canada hashtags
When putting together your hashtags for your Canada travel photos, it’s best to mix it up with a variety of hashtags relating to the city, province or territory, and Canada itself.
That way, your posts are a lot more discoverable by a wider range of people who are searching through those different hashtags!
Here are some of the best Canada hashtags to use on your travel photos:
Be sure to also tag some Canadian repost accounts for the potential to get even more reach.
Best Yukon hashtags
I haven’t been to Yukon myself, but it looks absolutely stunning, especially during the winter.
You can see the northern lights here!
Other hashtags relating to the Yukon that you can use are:
Best Whitehorse hashtags
Best Northwest Territories hashtags
You can also see the northern lights in the Northwest Territories, and the nature here looks incredible.
You can also use the hashtag #northwestterritories.
Best Yellowknife hashtags
Yellowknife’s tourism board account is @visityellowknife.
There is no official hashtag, but you can use #yellowknife.
Best Nunavut hashtags
From baby seals to polar bears, the wildlife in Nunavut is amazing.
Other hashtags relating to Nunavut that you can use are:
Best Iqaluit hashtags
There is no official tourism board Instagram account, but you can use the hashtag #iqaluit.
Best British Columbia hashtags
British Columbia is one of my absolute favourite places to visit in Canada.
With an incredible food scene in Vancouver and so many amazing hikes and nature activities near the city, it’s the perfect province to get your adventure on.
Other hashtags relating to British Columbia that you can use are:
Best Vancouver hashtags
There are also tons of repost Instagram accounts based in Vancouver that are worth tagging.
Other hashtags relating to Vancouver that you can use are:
If you’re looking for Vancouver food hashtags, here are some good ones:
Best North Vancouver hashtags
Best Victoria hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Victoria that you can use are:
Best Whistler hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Whistler that you can use are:
Best Squamish hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Squamish that you can use are:
Best Kelowna hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Kelowna that you can use are:
Best Yoho National Park hashtags
There’s no official tourism board account on Instagram for Yoho, but you can use the hashtag #yohonationalpark.
Best Alberta hashtags
From the snow-capped mountains to the turquoise lakes, Alberta is one of the most beautiful provinces in all of Canada.
Best Edmonton hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Edmonton that you can use are:
If you’re looking for Edmonton foodie hashtags, here are some good ones:
Best Calgary hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Calgary that you can use are:
If you’re looking for Calgary food hashtags, here are some good ones:
Best Banff National Park hashtags
Banff is one of my favourite places in all of Canada.
Since it’s a tourist hotspot, there are plenty of hashtags you can use!
Other hashtags relating to Banff that you can use are:
Best Jasper National Park hashtags
Best Saskatchewan hashtags
I haven’t heard much about visiting Saskatchewan, and I’d definitely be interested in crossing it off of my bucket list someday.
Best Saskatoon hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Saskatoon that you can use are:
Best Regina hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Regina that you can use are:
Best Manitoba hashtags
When both of my parents came to Canada as refugees (separately), Winnipeg was the first place they came to.
So, Manitoba is definitely somewhere I plan to visit someday!
I would love to see the place my parents grew up in.
Other hashtags relating to Manitoba that you can use are:
Best Winnipeg hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Winnipeg that you can use are:
If you’re looking for Winnipeg food hashtags, here are some good ones:
Best Ontario hashtags
While Ontario doesn’t have the nature other provinces do, the lifestyle and culture here is great, which is what makes it such a great place to live.
Other hashtags relating to Ontario that you can use are:
Best Toronto hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Toronto that you can use are:
If you’re looking for Toronto food hashtags, here are some good ones:
Best Stratford hashtags
Best Hamilton hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Hamilton that you can use are:
Best Niagara Falls hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Niagara Falls that you can use are:
Best Ottawa hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Ottawa that you can use are:
If you’re looking for Ottawa food hashtags, here are some good ones:
Best Quebec hashtags
Quebec is the only province in Canada where the primary language is French.
It’s like a little taste of Europe here in Canada!
Other hashtags relating to Quebec that you can use are:
Best Montreal hashtags
Another variation of the hashtag is #montrealmoments, and you can pretty much use variations of “Montreal” and “MTL” for any popular hashtag.
You can also tag the repost account @dailyhivemontreal.
Other hashtags relating to Montreal that you can use are:
If you’re looking for Montreal food hashtags, here are some good ones:
Best Quebec City hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Quebec City that you can use are:
Best Mont Tremblant hashtags
Best Newfoundland and Labrador hashtags
I absolutely adore Newfoundland’s rugged coasts and colourful houses.
For some reason it doesn’t even feel like it’s part of Canada!
Best St. John’s hashtags
Other hashtags relating to St. John’s that you can use are:
Best Gros Morne National Park hashtags
Gros Morne’s tourism board account is @visitgrosmorne.
Best New Brunswick hashtags
You can also use the hashtag #newbrunswick!
Best Fredericton hashtags
Best Moncton hashtags
Moncton’s tourism board account is @experiencemoncton.
Best Nova Scotia hashtags
Nova Scotia is the best place to explore the east coast lifestyle here in Canada.
From the amazing seafood to the waterfront views, it’s a city you’ll want to come back to.
Other hashtags relating to Nova Scotia that you can use are:
Best Halifax hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Halifax that you can use are:
Best Cape Breton Highlands National Park hashtags
Other hashtags relating to Cape Breton that you can use are:
Best Prince Edward Island hashtags
Prince Edward Island is at the top of my Canada bucket list.
I would love to explore all the lighthouses and taste the fresh seafood there!
Other hashtags relating to Prince Edward Island that you can use are:
Best Charlottetown hashtags
These are just some of the best hashtags to use for your travel photos in Canada.
Always try to use the maximum of 30 hashtags and mix it up with hashtags from the city or town, province or territory, and Canada!