8 July 2011
Last updated at 11:27
The duke and duchess were given 10 gallon hats, in a ceremony known as "white hatting", at the Calgary Stampede rodeo as their tour of Canada came to an end.
Diamond Marshall's dream of meeting a "real-life princess" came true as she greeted the duchess at Calgary International Airport. The six-year-old, who has cancer, said Catherine "looked as fancy as she does on TV".
A spectator wore a special creation to welcome Catherine and William to Rideau Hall, in Ottawa, on day one of what was their first official overseas tour.
Large crowds gathered to catch a glimpse of the future king and queen in Ottawa. Before the couple's walkabout, fans could be heard chanting: "We love you Kate", but there were also screams for the duke.
The royal couple shared a tender moment after William's team beat Catherine's in a dragon boat race at Dalvay-by-the-Sea on Prince Edward Island.
The Duke of Cambridge looked a pro as he took a shot on goal during a game of street hockey in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories.
In Montreal, in the French-speaking province of Quebec, there were small protests. One of the banners displayed read "parasites go home".
The duke and duchess were at the heart of celebrations to mark Canada Day with about 100,000 people in the capital Ottawa. The event climaxed in a lavish fireworks display.
William and Catherine made an unscheduled stop in Slave Lake, Alberta, to see damage caused by a wildfire that struck the town in May. The royal couple had a private meeting with some of the families who were affected.
Commentators said the royal newlyweds had been welcomed by Canadians as though they were rock stars. Toronto's Globe and Mail said: "They are part of Canada's Royal Family, part of Canada's history, part of Canada's present, and also its future."
The duke was closely watched by his new wife as he piloted a Sea King Helicopter into a dramatic landing on water on Prince Edward Island.
The Duke of Cambridge suggested the royal tour of Canada had been the making of the couple. Andrew Cohen, of the Ottawa Citizen, said they were "sensational" and "seem without ego or airs".