Travel across Canada; many Canadians add it to their bucket list.
A -once in a lifetime- cross Canada road trip; from the Wild Pacific to the North Atlantic Ocean, or vice versa.
It takes quite some effort to optimize your travel plans. This page is for those who do not have the time and energy to create a cross Canada road trip itinerary themselves.
The designed route is -in my opinion-, the most scenic and interesting route to cross Canada by car.
If I would be in the position to join you on your trip, I would guide you exactly the same way as presented in this road trip itinerary.
I created this specific cross Canada itinerary to refine my own cross Canada road trip (2012), and in order to pass my expertise as a driver/guide for travel tours in Canada.
Read more about my travel expertise.
The selected route uncovers the best of Canada such as
Use the itinerary as a guideline for your road trip across Canada.
The interactive E-Road Book to Travel across Canada is a PDF file containing 27 travel days. Your trip starts in Vancouver, British Columbia and ends in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
You can easily add extra destinations and days to extend your journey.
This drive across Canada covers 7250 km/4500 mi.
The E-road book PDF includes:
It is not my intention to include every single activity or sight along the route.
Presented sights and activities are carefully selected, based upon quality and feasibility within the day schedule.
go out on a hike – paddle – enjoy boat trips –view magnificent wildlife – ride a gondola - visit National Historic Sites, World Heritage Sites – explore Vancouver, Ottawa and Quebec City –immerse in hot springs – experience the history of fur trade – study petroforms – absorb native culture – witness world’s biggest tidal fluctuations
In general, a majority of accommodations offer WIFI.
Cell phone coverage is poor while travelling across Canada.
I recommend bringing your mobile device (tablet) while travelling.
Internet connection makes it possible to use the interactive maps on your mobile device. The latter allows you to open added links and interactive maps.
Every April/May, all links within this roadbook will be checked and updated if needed.
Anyone purchasing -and downloading- this roadbook between October and May preceding, will automatically be send the updated latest version for free.
In October 2012, my husband and I drove from our hometown Clearwater, British Columbia to Halifax, Nova Scotia.
My friend Ken Matheson/KM Documentaries, helped me creating this short impression of our cross Canada road trip.
Note: The road book route deviates at several stretches from the road trip in the movie.
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