Despite it having the world's longest coastline, beaches might not be the first things you think of when considering an RV trip to Canada. But while it may not be tropical, the country actually has a plethora of beaches on offer, from rolling red dunes and soft white sand to towering cliffs and unique flora and fauna.
Vancouver is a city of mild, if sometimes rainy weather, which is full of great food and wonderful sights. Take the ferry to picturesque Victoria Island where you will have your choice of activity--go whale watching or fishing, tour the world famous Butchart Gardens or hit the beach. Head on to Campbell River, the Salmon Capital of the World, and then Port Hardy, the gateway to Cape Scott Provincial Park, an area of gorgeous coastal wilderness inhabited by bears and other wildlife. Take the brand new Northern Expedition to Prince Rupert and while on board enjoy the Canoe Cafe cafeteria and TV in the Raven's Lounge. You can also enjoy the rugged beauty of the Inside Passage and keep your eye open for whales and dolphins.
Canada is big! As the second-largest country in the world, spanning six time zones and stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific to the Arctic oceans, it covers almost 10 million square kilometers (9, 984,670 to be exact). There are countless areas, lakes, forests, parks, roads and species of wildlife for you to discover by motorhome.
There are many “must-dos” for your RV trip in Canada that you think of straight away, such as Niagara Falls, or the CN Tower. But there are also lots of less mainstream, quirky gems tucked away for you to discover in your motorhome – visit one or two of them and you’re guaranteed a respite from the crowds as well as some unusual memories.
Such a vast country as Canada has countless attractions for you to visit. Sprinkle your motorhome road trip with stops at some of the theme parks, iconic landmarks, geographical wonders, unique towns, fascinating museums, national parks and monuments, or gorgeous gardens and galleries on our list of 50 amazing places to visit by RV.
Canada's ten provinces (in alphabetical order) are: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Novia Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Saskatchewan. The three territories are Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.
Discover the beautiful sights of various Canadian provinces on this road trip, which promises culture, beauty and excitement. Starting from Toronto, a world class city where you can enjoy everything from five-star dining to great parks, art galleries to sporting events, this trip truly has something for every kind of traveler. Depart from Toronto and head to the World Wonder of Niagara Falls, where, after finding your inner child on Lundy’s Lane, getting sprayed on the Maid of the Mist and indulging in casino fun, you’ll be ready to head to the Thousand Island’s area where you should really check out Boldt Castle on Heart Island.
Here are some sample RV itineraries of various types, paces and lengths that include just a small fraction of things to see and do in Canada on your motorhome road trip. At the very least they’ll give you an idea of travel distances and times - mix and match and add them together to create your own perfect plan - or feel free to do them in reverse!
Enjoy the beauty of the Rockies, the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver and the freedom of the open road on this eight-day trip. In Vancouver you'll find world class shopping, dining and culture, not to mention a temperate climate and gorgeous surroundings. Once you've had your fill, head to Lac le Jeune and the provincial park there, a place where you can enjoy everything from fishing to hiking amidst tranquil forests and pristine lakes. This drive will also give you the opportunity to explore the beautiful cities of Banff and Jasper and the imitable beauty of Lake Louise. You can explore Vermillion Lakes in Banff National Park or check out the view from the summit of Sulphur Mountain. In Jasper you won't want to miss the Athabasca Falls, River and Glacier after which drive out to Lake Louise where you can hike, canoe or swim. On your trip back to Calgary you may want to make a stop at the beautiful Yoho National Park.