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Approaching Rockies west of Calgary

This web site is THE source for information about travelling along the Trans-Canada Highway and travel around Canada. EXPLORE CANADA using the options above, or select a section of the Trans-Canada Highway for detailed itinerary, using the MENU, above. Check out our newly-added ULTIMATE Canadian Bucket List

Why Visit Canada?

The World's second biggest country is home to amazing scenery in several regions, combining stunning natural beauty, with cities full of very friendly people and great shopping. Driving the Trans-Canada is 3% urban and 97% nature and rural! Try and see all of it, or focus on just one region or province.

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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

Here are the most recent news and weather stories posted for Trans Canada Highway:

Wind warning along TCH #1 across Manitoba

(Posted:01/17/2020)

MB: Wind southeast 30 km/h gusting to 50. High minus 10. Wind chill minus 37 this morning and minus 17 this afternoon. Risk of frostbite.

Winter storm and freezing rain in Fraser Valley and Coquihalla

(Posted:01/17/2020)

BC: The storm will arrive tonight with heavy snow beginning late this evening across the south coast. As warmer air associated with storm penetrates the region, the snow will begin to transition to rain. Timing this transition to rain is always challenging in these situations. There is a chance that this transition could be delayed resulting in higher snowfall amounts. It is also possible this transition will include a period of freezing rain.

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Dangerous Blizzard conditions along TCH #1 and particularly on Avalon Peninsula

(Posted:01/17/2020)

NL: Dangerous blizzard conditions are expected, with very strong winds and visibility near zero in heavy snow and blowing snow. Snowfall of 40 to 75 cm, with highest amounts occurring over the northern Avalon Peninsula. Reports are the government is PULLING SNOWPLOUGHS off the roads! Maximum wind gusts: northerly 120 km/h, except 150 along parts of the coast. Time span: today until Saturday afternoon.

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BC Ferries says only ferries with weather delays are in Bella Coola area

(Posted:01/17/2020)

BC: Sailing Cancellations Friday and Saturday on the Ocean Falls - Bella Coola - Shearwater - Bella Bella route. The MV Nimpkish has cancelled the Friday and Saturday sailings due to severe weather in the Bella Coola area causing ice and snow build up on the vessel

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Marine Atlantic has delayed their 23:45 ferry departures to Saturday at 11:45

(Posted:01/17/2020)

NL: Marine Atlantic advises customers that due to impending weather conditions the following changes have been made to our schedule: the 11:45 today departures are on schedule, but the 23:45 (overnight) departures are deferred to 11:45 on Saturday

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Travel Articles

Here are some featured travel stories posted for the Trans Canada Highway:

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Flora |and Forests of CanadaFlora |and Forests of Canada

information about flower plants, forest trees and species, provincial resources, and environmental groups

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Travel Planning Tips and Links for the Trans-Canada HighwayTravel Planning Tips and Links for the Trans-Canada Highway

Here is a summary of Trans-Canada Highway Travel Tips: Trip Information, Trip Information, What You Can See, Cycling and camping on yoiu rtrip

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Camping in CanadaCamping in Canada

Camping is popular in the period where nights are free of both frost and snow, either of which can quickly take the fun out of tenting vacation.

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Weather Info |and Forecasts across CanadaWeather Info |and Forecasts across Canada

Forecasts, storm alerts, avalanche closures in winter), weather normals, for your area along the Trans-Canada

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Cycling Across Canada on Trans-Canada HighwayCycling Across Canada on Trans-Canada Highway

Our Route Itineraries now include elevation charts, so you can see how hilly a segment is, and plan your rest stops appropriately

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

Trans-Canada Highway across British ColumbiaTrans-Canada Highway across British Columbia

BC: Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of BC, including through Golden, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Kamloops, Hope, Vancouver and Victoria

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Ontario routes of the Trans-Canada Highway Ontario routes of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Ontario, inlcuding Ottawa, Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie, ThunderBay, and detour to /from Toronto

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P.E.I. route of the Trans-Canada HighwayP.E.I. route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Prince Edward Island, across the Confederation Bridge to Charlottetown and to the Woods Island Ferry

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Newfoundland route of the Trans-Canada HighwayNewfoundland route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of newfoundland and Lbrador, from Port aux Basques to Corner Brook, Grand Falls-Windsor, Gander, Clarenville, Whitbourne and St Johns

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Manitoba route of the Trans-Canada Highway Manitoba route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Manitoba, including Winnipeg, Portage la Prairie, and Brandon

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Toronto bypass: from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401Toronto bypass: from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 309 km from Toronto to Kingston along Highway 401, also known as the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Continuing with segment from Kingston to Montreal),

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Ontario: between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec via #417Ontario: between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec via #417

ON: Here is the itinerary for the 186 km along Ontario #417 and Quebec #40 between Ottawa, Ontario and Montreal, Quebec:

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Quebec: between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis (via Highway #40 |and #20)Quebec: between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis (via Highway #40 |and #20)

QC: Here is the itinerary for the 246 km along Highway #40 |and #20 between Montreal and Quebec City-Levis , via , via Drummondville

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BC  #5 Coquihalla Highway between Hope and KamloopsBC #5 Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Kamloops

Here is the itinerary for the 204 km along the #5 Coquihalla (toll) Highway between Hope, BC and Kamloops, BC, via Merritt

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Ontario: #17 from Sudbury to Mattawa, OntarioOntario: #17 from Sudbury to Mattawa, Ontario

Here is the itinerary for the 190 km along Highway #17 between Sudbury and Mattawa, via Sturgeon Falls, lake Nippissing, and North Bay

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Cities to Visit

Here are some featured cities along or near the Trans Canada Highway:

Charlottetown, PEI Travel InformationCharlottetown, PEI Travel Information

PE: Charlottetown is nationally recognized as the \Birthplace of Confederation\,and is close to the province^s beaches and many historical sites.

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Drumheller, Alberta Travel informationDrumheller, Alberta Travel information

AB: Drumheller is located 138 km northeast of Calgary, and is the gateway to the badlands of the Red Deer River Valley, and is home to the Royal Tyrell Museum

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Kakabeka Falls, Ontario travel InformationKakabeka Falls, Ontario travel Information

ON: Wawa lies at an important junction of highway 17 south and highway 101 east into the major mining cities of Ontario^s North.

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Hull-Gatineau Quebec Travel InformationHull-Gatineau Quebec Travel Information

QC: This 64,000 resident community, across the river from Ottawa, is the heart of the Outaouais Region.

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Victoria, British Columbia Travel informationVictoria, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Victoria is located on the Southern tip of Vancouver Island, and is the capital of British Columbia.

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