Why you should plan a Canadian road trip.
You don’t have to go halfway around the world to experience the history, culture and natural beauty at its finest. Here are 5 perks of going on a journey to Canada.
The Trans-Canada Highway
Go big, or go home. Spanning over 7800 kilometers from Victoria, British Columbia to St. John’s, Newfoundland, the world’s longest national highway is undoubtedly the ultimate Canadian road trip. Some say you haven’t experienced Canada until you’ve driven through the prairies and seen the contrasts of both coasts. You’ll find many of Canada’s must-see experiences along the way, including the Bay of Fundy, the historic villages along Quebec’s Route 132, and our nation’s capital, Ottawa — just to name a few!
Kootenay Rockies Hot Springs, British Columbia
When most people think of Canada and hot springs they think of British Columbia, and many of those hot springs to be found in the Kootenay Rockies. In fact, this region is packed with one of the country’s highest concentrations of these natural mineral pools, including Fairmont Hot Springs and Radium Hot Springs, which are both located along a scenic stretch of 95 that traces the Kootenay River, just north of Canal Flats. To the west along Routes 31 and 6, check out the hot springs in Ainsworth, Halcyon, and Nakusp. Both roads follow bodies of water and snakes through some of Canada’s most beautiful valleys. Along the way stop atop a 7700-foot summit and grab a bite at the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort.
Cedars RV Resort
Camping has undergone some dramatic changes over the past decade. RV rental Vancouver BC is booming as more and more people turn to the RV lifestyle for their recreational and retirement needs. Cedars RV Resort offers a family-oriented resort with a heated pool, playground, general store, beer and wine store, recreation rooms and library, as well as activities such as badminton, volleyball, and horseshoes. Enjoy family filled roaring fun at our Canadian and American holiday celebrations, including The Cedars Olympics, held each Canada Day/Fourth of July weekend. You can make a trip to do some outlet mall shopping, golf, and the casino is close by. Ideal for weekend getaways, cross border shopping and long-term stays, The Cedars is your US destination of choice.
Vancouver to Tofino, British Columbia
Even if you’re living on the opposite coast, this Canadian road trip is worth travelling across our great country to experience.Head to Horseshoe Bay for the ferry to Nanaimo, then hit the Pacific Rim Highway (BC Highway 4) for a gorgeous, windy drive through ancient temperate rainforests boasting views of mountains, lakes the coastline. Blink and you might miss the sight of a mama bear and her cubs frolicking in a stream. Essential stops along the way include the Old Country Market for locally made souvenirs, and a view of their famed Goats on the Roof; and a stroll through Cathedral Grove, a forest of majestic Douglas fir trees—some of them 800 years old!
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