Rocky and the limitless roads, Canada has much more to offer for you to enjoy and see especially the beauty that it offers. Driving gives you a sense of freedom to travel at your own pace and time allowing you to pull over and appreciate the beautiful sceneries you come across along the way or take a camping trail to participate in activities such as hiking in the mountains or try kayaking if your an adrenaline junkie.
Wherever you go in Canada, a road trip is one of the best ways to really experience and soak in all the beauty the country has. Here are some of the best routes to take in Canada.
The Icefields Parkway, Alberta. Drive along the 232km route of the Icefields Parkway in just about four hours but it would not be an adventure if you would not stop by from time to time to take a snap of the beautiful woodlands, high maginificent waterfalls and rocky mountains you will see from right to left of the highway.
The route runs between Banff and Jasper, passing through the Rocky Mountains and skirting through two national treasures, Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. According to Rough Guides, these Parks are the home to the broad Columbia Icefield.
Vancouver to Tofino, British Columbia, where a trip would take at least two days. The road trip starts with a ferry crossing. board the boat in Horseshoe Bay and chill and just lay back for a couple of hours while crossing the Strait of Georgia to Vancouver Island.
When you have arrived you will have a 207km drive from Nanaimo to Tofino which gives you an opportunity to stop by MacMillan Provincial Park and walk between the enourmous Douglas fir trees that are said to be atleast 800 years old. The intestine like road course of the Pacific Rim Highway makes it a thrilling woodland drive which is fun.
After a long ride, the Kennedy Lake Provincial Park is a popular spot to break for a picnic at rest. Finally after two days take it easy and chill at Tofino, which is making a name as a surfing destination because of its magnificent beaches.
Calgary to Lake Louise, Alberta. This trip might be a very tiring and long one for it takes atleast four days to really enjoy the trip. Begin with a city tour of Calgary that includes a visit to the famous Calgary Stampede which is the famouse site of the 1988 Olympic games.
Stop by at the Columbia Icefield for a quick snowmobile tour on the way. You should arrive at Lake Louise in the late afternoon, which is the perfect time to take a stroll around the beautiful lake that has crystal clear blue water which is just amazing.
If you can wake up early then try to roam around Lake Louise before heading off to Sulphur Mountain, Banff Springs. You must take the gondola all the way up the mountain and bring your swim wear, as might want to spend some time in the hot springs to harm up.
Stratford, Ontario. A quick scenic drive from Toronto or London, Stratford make up a great day trip or weekend getaway. The road trip is complete with small town, historic inns, a scenic river perfect for strolling around and a picnic if you want to spend a little bit of time.
According to Reader's Digest, Stratford is basically known for its festivals. Other than that it offers an 19th century town with many of its treasures restored which you can explore.The yearly Music Festival in Stratford offer much of everything from classic to pop to jazz which is free to watch plus you can chill while listen to the songs played.
The Cabot Trail, Nova Scotia. The trail takes 298km around the north of Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia at will approx take five days to complete the roadtrip. Locals say the region's fall color trail is prettiest during autumn season but the amazing landscapes of Cape Breton Highlands National Park look good throughout the year.
There you can see a herd of moose roam around the park, while walking trails give you opportunities to hike and breathe sea air which is truly nature at its best. For more travel news around the world stay tuned to Travelers Today.
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