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This thread is intended to contain information useful to people travelling to Canada - please feel free to add anything relevant to it! Before we start though, here's some advice from the TT team:
Do a TT search! At least five posters a week ask what to do in Toronto, whether to go visit Niagara Falls on their way around the world, and whether it's possible to work under the table/overstay a tourist visa. The road is well travelled. Find those threads, add a reply (which brings the…
I'm 20yr male moving to canada alone with a 2 year working visa. I land in Vancouver in June and have accommodation for a month. I have no set plans and would love to backpack across the country any advice or tips?
Would be great to meet up with other travellers.
I know that driving through the Rockies is a frequent topic that comes up, however we have certain time constraints and already have some points locked down along the way.
We are a family of 3, including our 7 year old son who will be travelling across parts of USA and Canada in the summer (late July/August).
We will arriving in Calgary, then spending 2 nights there before picking up a car rental and heading to Vancouver Island. That bit is already booked up.
We have 4 days to get from Calgary…
Hi, I'm from the town of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (south of Montreal) and I wand to do a road trip across all of Canada up to Vancouver. I know that we have a lot of beautiful natural park, and I want to visit some of them (like Banff), but I'm really more of a people person and I would really like to meet my fellow Canadians. So, what I'm asking is, what is the best way to meet people while travelling trough Canada? What are the most welcoming towns on the way to Vancouver? Thanks in advance…
My wife and I (30 somethings) are planning to do some travelling in BC in June of this year. Looking for suggestions on an itinerary for a 1 1/2 to 2 week trip. Is it worth starting in Calgary (not during the stampede). Thinking of doing Vancouver, Whistler (I think Banff is too far) and then possibly hoping a plane to Seattle.
Does anyone suggestions on travel itineraries for travelling in this area? Thanks.
I'll be in Montreal mid-May to September and need advice on the best way to find a furnished apartment.
I'm looking for a comfortable, quiet one-bedroom in a safe and walkable neighborhood (I won't have a car). I'm just there to enjoy the city for the summer, so I'm flexible on neighborhood. I've been checking out CL and Kijiji and wondering:
Can I show up in mid May, with an Airbnb booked for two weeks, and count on finding a good apartment to start renting in June? Or will everything…
We're flying to Montréal end of June for a 3-week trip with 2 kids (7 & 9 yrs).
Our problem is that there is so much we would like to see but on the other hand we don't want to spend hours in the car & rushing the kids. It's our first long-distance trip with the kids and first trip to this part of the world!
We had following rough idea in mind :
3 days Montréal
With train to Québec (2 days)
Train to Halifax (1 day)
Rent a car for 10 days & tour around Nova Scotia ( Cabot trail, whale…