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Inspiring guides for your fly-drive and self-drive holiday

The freedom of choosing where you want to go, the excitement of discovering new places, and the beautiful panoramas along the way - taking to the road on a fly-drive or self-drive adventure is a thrilling way to experience Canada.

If you need further inspiration to hit the open road, have a read of our articles below and feel the anticipation of exploring Canada by road.

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Our favourite scenic drives through Canada

Canada's landscape is filled with impressive drives, from quaint towns and lush forest, to icy peaks and rugged coastline. We've selected our favourite driving adventures in Canada.

Fly in style with Air Canada

We are pleased to partner with the award-winning Air Canada for our tailormade Canadian holidays. Air Canada offers more non-stop services from London Heathrow to Canada than any other airline and in the summer includes four daily services to Toronto, twice daily flights to Vancouver and Montreal plus daily flights to Calgary and Halifax.

Banff and Lake Louise – A magical combination

Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, 75 miles west of Calgary, sits one of Canada’s greatest treasures - Banff National Park. Here you will find the charming townsite of Banff, snow-capped peaks, steep canyons, lush forests, glacier-fed rivers and lakes, and and the jewel in the crown – Lake Louise.

New Brunswick Fun Facts

We've pulled together some fun facts about the charming Atlantic Maritime province of New Brunswick. Read all about it here

Nova Scotia – Top Ten Fun Facts

Nova Scotia is one of our favourite provinces, with spectacular coastline, delicious seafood and friendly locals what's not to like? Here are our Top 10 fun facts about Nova Scotia.

Our favourite summer activities in Sun Peaks

Once the temperature has risen and the snow has melted, Sun Peaks comes alive with a great variety of outdoor activities, and here are our favourites.

Road tripping Canada’s mountain country – Self-drive British Columbia & Alberta’s highlights

From the majestic city of Vancouver through British Columbia’s and Alberta’s soaring wildlife-filled mountain ranges to lush Vancouver Island and the glorious capital of Victoria with its colourful gardens and British feel, this is a road trip you won’t soon forget.

Road tripping Canada’s Rocky Mountains – Self-drive Calgary to Vancouver

This road trip through the Rockies from Calgary to Vancouver is arguably the very best way to take in these glorious mountains, from hidden treasures to world-renowned attractions.

Saskatchewan Fun Facts

Read more about Saskatchewan - the “Land of the Living Skies,” is known for its sweeping prairies, glorious sunrises and sunsets, and some of the darkest skies in Canada.

Whistler Fun Facts

Whistler is one of our favourite places in western Canada and we've put together some fun facts about this charming mountain resort.

Why Prince Edward Island is known as Canada’s Food Island

Food is a way of life on Prince Edward Island, taking the concept of “farm to table” to a whole new level, with fresh, local ingredients from the land and sea transformed in the many restaurants, cafes, bars and bakeries.

Our favourite activities in Jasper

There is so much to see and do in Jasper National Park. We've compiled a list of our favourite things to help you narrow down your holiday choices.

Our favourite hiking trails in Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks in the summer is glorious for walking - from a pleasant stroll to a strenuous hike. With a network of 18 designated trails that range from short, gentle strolls to heart-pounding alpine summit treks, it’s a wonderful place to spend a few days exploring.

Road tripping Atlantic Canada

From the striking red-sand beaches on Prince Edward Island, to the colourful seaside towns in Nova Scotia. From the worlds highest tides found in New Brunswick to the rugged landscapes and friendly characters of Newfoundland and Labrador. A road trip through Atlantic Canada’s best maritime destinations is set to be a beautiful one.

Top 10 National Parks in Quebec

We fully explore the Québec's wilderness that plays host to some of Canada’s most extraordinary national parks - all of which present many opportunities to get up-close with nature and enjoy the freedom of the great outdoors.

Top Outdoor Experiences in Newfoundland and Labrador

Newfoundland and Labrador has more square miles than the UK and Ireland combined but a population of just half a million, so escape the crowds and head to wide open spaces and beautiful coastline of this the most easterly province of Canada.

Top Ten Things To Do in New Brunswick

Located in the Atlantic Maritimes, New Brunswick has a beautiful coastline offering fantastic wildlife spotting and amazing seafood, alongside charming cities and quaint communities. Here are our top ten attractions.

Visit the Yukon to experience the real Canada

Great reasons to visit the Yukon and discover the real Canada without the crowds.

Our favourite highlights of Calgary, Banff, Lake Louise & Jasper

Alberta has more than its fair share of attractions and here we describe our best picks of Calgary, Jasper, Banff and Lake Louise.

Vancouver Fun Facts

There's lots to love about Vancouver and here we've pulled together our favourite fun facts to give you a taster of this super city

Exploring British Columbia’s best coastal towns

From charming villages to magnificent cities, British Columbia boasts numerous coastal towns for enjoying beautiful beaches, an abundance of wildlife and much more. From the sparkling city of Vancouver and its quaint capital of Victoria to smaller gems like the Vancouver suburb of Surrey and the harbour town of Prince Rupert, you’ll be spoiled for choice in this province.

Road tripping Newfoundland & Labrador: Self-drive St. John’s to the Great Northern Peninsula

This ultimate tailormade road trip is truly a grand adventure, travelling from the capital city of St. John’s to the Great Northern Peninsula.

Road tripping Ontario – Circular route self-drive from Toronto

The vast province of Ontario is ripe for an unforgettable road trip, with a circular route from Toronto bringing everything from the world-class delights of the city to some of the most beautiful national parks, charming small towns and one of the natural wonders of the world.

Road tripping Quebec

Think of an road trip, and no doubt America's Route 66 will come to mind. But how about a road trip that’s much more unique? A drive through Canada's Quebec is full of culture, stunning natural beauty, and fascinating history.

Road Tripping through New Brunswick

Home of the world’s highest tides, spectacular coastlines, rich culture and delicious seafood, New Brunswick is a wonderful province to enjoy a road trip. So buckle up as we take you for a clockwise tour

Road Tripping Vancouver Island – Circular route self-drive

This unforgettable self-drive follows a circular route on spectacular Vancouver Island, the largest island off North America’s west coast.

Experience the autumn colours of eastern Canada

New England does not have the monopoly on glorious colourful displays of autumn foliage. Its near neighbours of Ontario and Quebec in Canada has tree-clad rolling countryside to rival that of Vermont and New Hampshire.

Exploring British Columbia by motorhome

Riding through British Columbia's incredible sceneries in a motorhome is one of our favourite ways to explore this vast region - come find out why, and how you can experience this exciting way of travelling around Canada.

Road tripping Alberta

Ignite the engine, put down the roof and crank up the radio – it’s time for a road trip through the natural beauty of Alberta.

Getting around British Columbia and where to stay

Grab the car keys and get behind the wheel – we’re going to travel around British Columbia’s national parks and mountain ranges, staying in fantastic resorts and taking part in thrilling activities along the way.

Self-Drive Mountain Country: British Columbia & Alberta, from the Coast to the Rocky Mountain Skies

From the majestic city of Vancouver through British Columbia’s and Alberta’s soaring wildlife-filled mountain ranges to lush Vancouver Island and the glorious capital of Victoria with its colourful gardens and British feel, this is a road trip you won’t soon forget.