A vast country, 3,400 miles (5,520km) from coast to coast,
Canada is connected by air, rail and a network of excellent
highways. This section contains the MAPS which will help with orientation and a selection of stories showing how visitors can
take advantage of the country's travel facilities.
By rail: THE GREAT CANADIAN TRAIN RIDE between
Toronto and Vancouver. Also, a train ride with grandchildren to QUEBEC CITY.
By road: THE MOTORHOME MODE allows you to travel
independently and in comfort
By river: Catch the sights on a St LAWRENCE RIVER cruise
AND: THE BEST OF CANADA'S DRIVES, a sampling of
itineraries through some of Canada's most spectacular scenery.
Newfoundland's VIKING TRAIL including Gros Morne
National Park and the L'anse aux Meadows Viking settlement.
Cape Breton Island's CABOT TRAIL in Nova Scotia,
around one of the world's most beautiful islands
BACKROADS of Prince Edward Island's western county.
ICEFIELD PARKWAY through Banff and Jasper National Parks
Through OKANAGANOrchards to the Rockies
MORE SPECTACULAR JOURNEYS AVAILABLE
ROCKY MOUNTAIN TRAIN, between Vancouver and Banff.
THE FUNDY COAST From Amherst, Nova Scotia to New
Brunswick's Fundy National Park and on to Saint John and St
NOVA SCOTIA'S SOUTH SHORE AND ANNAPOLIS
VALLEY from Halifax around the Nova Scotia Peninsula's
Prince Edward Island's BLUE HERON DRIVE through a famed
national park and some of the island's south coast.
THROUGH QUÉBEC'S NEW ENGLAND from Montréal
through the Eastern Counties to the St Lawrence South Shore.
SHORES OF LAKE ONTARIO following the lakeshore route
from Toronto's eastern suburbs via the Thousand Islands and
Kingston to Montréal.
ONTARIO'S NORTH OF SUPERIOR ROUTE. Along the
Trans-Canada Highway north of Lake Superior between Sault St
Marie and Thunder Bay.
SASKATCHEWAN'S QU'APELLE VALLEY. An alternative to
the Trans-Canada Highway takes travellers through "a sunken
garden carved by glacial waters."
ALBERTA'S RED DEER RIVER BADLANDS, Drive the
Dinosaur and East Coulee Trails along the banks of the Red Deer
River out of Drumheller, for hoodoos and other remarkable
VIA THE SUNSHINE COAST AND INSIDE PASSAGE TO
PRINCE RUPERT From Vancouver take a ferry and drive the
spectacular "Sunshine Coast" route to Powell River. Cross to
Vancouver Island and continue north to Port Hardy.
British Columbia's ferry ride through the INSIDE PASSAGE