Road Trips & Self Drives

For those wanting a bit more freedom on their vacation to Canada, then open road is the way to travel.

You can watch the sun drop behind the mountains as you wind through the Canadian Rockies, dip your feet into the Atlantic Ocean, or stop to snap a photo on the Icefields Parkway – all at the pace you set.

The Sea to Sky highway in British Columbia
The Sea to Sky highway in British Columbia
Banff, Alberta
Banff, Alberta
The Icefields Parkway journeys through Jasper and Banff national Parks
The Icefields Parkway journeys through Jasper and Banff national Parks
Boat cruise of Spirit Island, Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park
Boat cruise of Spirit Island, Maligne Lake, Jasper National Park
Explore the Canadian Rockies in a rental car
Explore the Canadian Rockies in a rental car
Grizzly bear viewing tour
Grizzly bear viewing tour
Whistler Peak2Peak gondola
Whistler Peak2Peak gondola
Strolling on the seawall around Stanley Park, Vancouver
Strolling on the seawall around Stanley Park, Vancouver

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Charming Inns of Nova Scotia and PEI
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Charming Inns of Nova Scotia and PEI

16

days

starting fromUS $3,499per person

The pleasures of this two-week self-drive lie in meandering at your own pace through stunning landscapes, historic towns, and quaint fishing villages – enjoying the unique charm and a culture that is distinctly Celtic and Canadian at the same time.... read more

from US $3,499 to US $4,211 per person

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Charming Inns of Nova Scotia and PEI

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16 days / 15 nights starting from US $3,499 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Staying at beautiful historic inns, hotels, and B and Bs
  • Visiting historic Halifax and Charlottetown
  • Exploring the South Shore and Annapolis Valley
  • Stunning Bay of Fundy and breathtaking Cape Breton
  • Visiting pastoral Prince Edward Island
  • Dramatic lighthouses
  • The best selection of local experiences
Wild Newfoundland Self Drive
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Wild Newfoundland Self Drive

11

days

starting fromUS $2,697per person

Discover Canada's scenic maritime province Newfoundland on this 11-day trip. Travel through small towns steeped in history far from the bustle of big city life, and down roads with sweeping views of wave-battered headlands, steep cliffs, and tranquil... read more

from US $2,697 to US $3,110 per person

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Wild Newfoundland Self Drive

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11 days / 10 nights starting from US $2,697 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Unique culture of Canada’s friendliest province
  • Seeing Newfoundland’s rugged coastline and icebergs
  • Staying at Fogo Island Inn, or on Quirpon Island
  • Cruising the Atlantic Ocean
  • Seeing dolphins, whales and puffins
  • Exploring Viking remains
  • Staying at charming inns
Rockies by Rail Mountain Adventure
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Rockies by Rail Mountain Adventure

10

days

starting fromUS $5,690per person

 

This journey through the Canadian Rockies is designed for the adventurous spirit! Discover the active lifestyle of Vancouver before traveling by rail to explore the pristine beauty of Jasper, Banff, and Yoho national parks. This trip includes time to... read more

from US $5,690 to US $6,145 per person

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Rockies by Rail Mountain Adventure

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10 days / 9 nights starting from US $5,690 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • The spectacular two-day rail journey on the Rocky Mountaineer
  • Exploring the stunning glaciers of the Icefields Parkway on foot or by air!
  • Unique mountain lodge accommodation in Yoho National Park
  • Choice of handpicked tour options to explore the Canadian Rockies
  • Superb photo opportunities in Banff and Jasper National Parks
Highlights of Eastern Canada
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Highlights of Eastern Canada

8

days

starting fromUS $2,590per person

Tour Eastern Canada's most spectacular cities on this 8-day railway adventure. It all begins in Montreal, a bilingual metropolis filled with ornate architecture, enthralling museums and some of the country's finest restaurants. Travel to Quebec City and... read more

from US $2,590 to US $4,314 per person

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Highlights of Eastern Canada

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $2,590 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Traveling on board a VIA Rail train
  • Gilding through the gorgeous Quebec countryside
  • Visiting the historic and cultural sights of Quebec City, Montreal and Nova Scotia
  • Seeing the diverse and beautiful landscapes of Eastern & Atlantic Canada
  • Staying in a great selection of luxurious hotels
Culture and Countryside of Quebec
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Culture and Countryside of Quebec

14

days

starting fromUS $3,899per person

 

Explore some of the prettiest countryside that French Canada has to offer on this 14-day exploration of Quebec. Travel from cosmopolitan Montréal to the pastoral Eastern Townships, then enjoy the little mountain towns of Charlevoix. You'll indulge... read more

from US $3,899 to US $4,319 per person

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Culture and Countryside of Quebec

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14 days / 13 nights starting from US $3,899 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Charming Québec countryside
  • Explore Montreal and Quebec City
  • Luxurious inns and boutique hotels
  • Fine cuisine and culinary adventures
  • Train tours, cruise, sightseeing, wildlife, and more
Rockies Family Train Adventure
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Rockies Family Train Adventure

8

days

starting fromUS $5,370per person

 

Make memories with your family as you discover the beauty of the Canadian wilderness, from the West Coast to Rocky Mountains. Experience Vancouver's family friendly, active lifestyle, then travel onboard VIA Rail's Canadian train to Jasper and Banff National... read more

from US $5,370 to US $5,800 per person

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Rockies Family Train Adventure

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8 days / 7 nights starting from US $5,370 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Overnight rail journey on the iconic VIA Rail “Canadian Train”
  • Seeing the stunning glaciers of the Icefields Parkway up close
  • Unique mountain lodge and family style accommodation in the Canadian Rockies
  • Choice of tour options to personalize your adventure
  • Opportunity to bond with your family members
  • Superb photo opportunities along the way
Haida Gwaii and the Canadian Rockies
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Haida Gwaii and the Canadian Rockies

15

days

starting fromUS $7,990per person

 

On this trip, explore the alpine treasures of the Canadian Rockies before traveling train through Northern British Columbia. Then, experience the raw, mystical beauty Haida Gwaii Islands. Stunning scenery, First Nations culture, abundant wildlife, and... read more

from US $7,990 to US $8,629 per person

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Haida Gwaii and the Canadian Rockies

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15 days / 14 nights starting from US $7,990 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Two days on the comfortable Skeena Train by VIA Rail
  • Taking a float plane over Hecate Strait
  • Exploring Haida Gwaii and the stunning Rocky Mountains
  • Exploring the totems of remote K’uuna Llnagaay by zodiac
  • Staying at the scenic Emerald Lake Lodge
  • Wildlife of the Pacific North West and Rocky Mountains
Canadian Sea To Sky Explorer
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Canadian Sea To Sky Explorer

16

days

starting fromUS $6,995per person

On this Canadian rail, cruise, and drive vacation, discover the magic of the West Coast and Canadian Rockies. Journey to the Great Bear Rainforest, to see breaching whales and foraging grizzly bears. Take the train to the stunning Canadian Rockies to... read more

from US $6,995 to US $7,555 per person

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Canadian Sea To Sky Explorer

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16 days / 15 nights starting from US $6,995 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Getting off the beaten path without sacrificing any “creature comforts”
  • Spending two days on the Skeena Train by VIA Rail
  • Exploring Vancouver Island and the stunning Rocky Mountains
  • Unforgettable opportunities to spot whales and grizzly bears in the wild
  • Staying in Alert Bay – a town rich in nature and aboriginal culture
  • Discovering the city of Vancouver and the quaint “Britishness” of Victoria
  • Taking a day cruise along the spectacular Inside Passage
Ferryland to Fogo Eastern Newfoundland Adventure
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Ferryland to Fogo Eastern Newfoundland Adventure

9

days

starting fromUS $4,472per person

 

On this nine day adventure, immerse yourself in the spirit of eastern Newfoundland. Explore puffins, whales, and icebergs, and hear tales of life on "The Rock" from those who've lived and fished it. To top it off, sample culinary delights in the most... read more

from US $4,472 to US $4,830 per person

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Ferryland to Fogo Eastern Newfoundland Adventure

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9 days / 8 nights starting from US $4,472 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Unique culinary experiences such as the Ferryland Picnic
  • Newfoundland’s wild, rugged beauty
  • Discover wildlife such as puffins and whales
  • Stay at the one-of-a-kind Fogo Island Inn, plus unique heritage inns
  • Enthralling folklore & history
  • Experience lively St. John’s, charming Trinity, and remote Fogo Island
Canadian Rockies to Rainforest Vacation
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Canadian Rockies to Rainforest Vacation

12

days

starting fromUS $3,290per person

Discover the beauty of Canada's West at your own pace – begin in the Rockies, a world of stunning mountains, emerald lakes, and fresh air. Journey on to BC's arid Wine Country, then, just as you think it can't get any better, you move on to Vancouver... read more

from US $3,290 to US $5,821 per person

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Canadian Rockies to Rainforest Vacation

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12 days / 11 nights starting from US $3,290 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Two trip lengths to suit your preferences and schedule
  • Adventure-packed trip from the Canadian Rockies to the Pacific Rim
  • Unique sightseeing opportunities by helicopter and floatplane
  • Your choice of activities, catered to your interests
  • Glaciers, lakes, rainforests, rugged coastlines, and a taste of Vancouver
West Coast Highlights and Hidden Gems
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West Coast Highlights and Hidden Gems

14

days

starting fromUS $4,280per person

 

Spend two weeks in awe of British Columbia's stunning west coast and islands. Discover hidden gems such as Princess Louisa Inlet with its soaring cliffs and magnificent waterfalls. Travel to the windswept beaches of Pacific Rim National Park, before visiting... read more

from US $4,280 to US $5,389 per person

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West Coast Highlights and Hidden Gems

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14 days / 13 nights starting from US $4,280 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • British Columbia’s stunning west coast
  • Your choice of activities, catered to your interests
  • Princess Louisa Inlet cruise on the Sunshine Coast
  • First Nations aboriginal experiences
  • Spotting bears and whales
  • Charming towns and beautiful wilderness
Family Heli-Hiking in the Canadian Rockies
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Family Heli-Hiking in the Canadian Rockies

9

days

starting fromUS $4,995per person

 

Treat your family to a Canadian adventure they will never forget. Experience the best of the Banff National Park with hand-picked activity options to suit every family member. Save the best for last with majestic, unspoiled views as you hike high above... read more

from US $4,995 to US $5,394 per person

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Family Heli-Hiking in the Canadian Rockies

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9 days / 8 nights starting from US $4,995 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Heli-hiking in the Columbia Mountains
  • Choice of family activities in Banff National Park
  • Spectacular scenery and wildlife
  • Unique mountain lodge accommodation
  • Family specific departures
Okanagan Wine Adventure
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Okanagan Wine Adventure

6

days

starting fromUS $1,795per person

 

A thousand miles north of Napa lies Canada's Okanagan - an arid region of soft sandy beaches, clear blue lakes, and distant mountain valleys. On this fun-filled 6 day adventure, you'll sample your way through the region's best boutique wineries and farm-to-table... read more

from US $1,795 to US $2,155 per person

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Okanagan Wine Adventure

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6 days / 5 nights starting from US $1,795 per person

What we love about this trip:

  • Unique Okanagan wine tours
  • Farm to table foodie experience
  • Plenty of outdoor activity options such as biking and sailing
  • Option to drift over beautiful vineyards and lakes by air balloon
  • Stunning desert scenery flanked by mountains

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Wild Newfoundland:

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  • Puffins and whales
  • Icebergs
  • Newfoundland folklore & history

Culture and Countryside of Quebec:

  • Pastoral Eastern Townships
  • Mountainous Charlevoix
  • Quaint French-Canadian towns, plus Montreal and Quebec City
  • Cultural and culinary experiences

Canadian Sea to Sky Explorer

  • Spectacular rainforest landscapes of Vancouver Island
  • Orca whales and grizzly bears
  • Cruise the Inside Passage like a local
  • Scenic train journey into the Canadian Rockies
  • Jasper and Banff National Parks

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