Great White North Roadtrips

The Sea to Sky Highway, British Columbia

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Highway 99, or the Sea to Sky Highway, is the main artery linking the Vancouver area to B.C. Provincial Highway 97 and Interstate 5 in the United States. The Sea to Sky boasts just that--and lots of it. The drive is truly scenic with stunningly beautiful natural wonders on every side. In 2006 the UK's The Guardian named Highway 99 one of the world's five best road trips [1]. So what are you waiting for? For great Vancouver RV rental deals check out MotorhomeandRVTravel.com and start planning that once-in-a-lifetime British Columbia road trip.

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MOM's Way, Ontario

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MOM's (Manitoba Ontario Minnesota) Way is a 400km drive on well-paved roads that links Winnipeg, Thunder Bay and northern Minnesota. Driving along Highways 11 and 12 you will see beautiful forests and glorious sunsets as you cross the same historic boundaries Natives once traversed in canoes. Think about seeing the individual communities linked by MOM's Way--including Winnipeg, Steinbach, Sprague, Warroad, Baudette, Rainy River, Fort Frances, Atikokan and Thunder Bay--in a Ontario motorhome rental for ease of travel and comfort.

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The Boomtown Trail, Alberta

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Alberta is a province of big cities and smaller towns, oil and unpredictable weather, rich history and cowboys. One of the region's most famous events is the annual Calgary Stampede and it is also known for the immense West Edmonton Mall. Another interesting draw in the province is The Boomtown Trail, which can easily be accessed in large city centers like Edmonton or Calgary. Both of these cities have great RV rental depots that can provide the ideal vehicle to complete the Boomtown drive in. So what, exactly, is Boomtown? Read on to find out!

Click to view a map of the Boomtown Trail
The Boomtown Trail is populated by the historic towns that sprang up as the railway connecting one end of Canada to the other was constructed. The buildings in these towns are characterized as having a modest building fronted by a grand facade. It was a style also seen in many old American West towns and, of course, in the movies. As you travel from the town of Strathmore to Camrose you will get the opportunity to witness the beginnings of small town Alberta at the turn of the century, an experience made possible by those dedicated to preserving the historical integrity of the area.
Train Station in Big Valley, Photo from Flickr
Along the drive you will be able to visit museums and campgrounds and you will have the opportunity to participate in many outdoor activities. On the trail there is everything from skydiving, paintball and golfing to art galleries, shops and farmers' markets. There are also rodeos and festivals like the Big Valley Jamboree in Camrose.

River Valley Scenic Drive, New Brunswick

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The River Valley Scenic Drive is one of five Scenic Drives created to help visitors discover the beauty and culture of New Brunswick. What better way to explore the natural splendor, and find adventure in this uniquely Acadian province, than to complete the River Valley Drive in a comfortable Canada RV rental? Just follow the designated road signs to lead you on your way!

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Discover Quebec Along Route 138

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Canada boasts some of the world's most beautiful landscapes and offers gorgeous locations and interesting cities to visit while on a road trip. The country's raw natural beauty is often overlooked, but is just perfect to discover with a Canada RV rental. Join me for this special blog series as we discover some of the spectacular places to visit in the Great White North. First up is a Quebec Motorhome Roadtrip along Route 138.

 

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