Trans-Canada Highway Road Trip & Vacation Planner


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Trans-Canada Highway Construction News, Weather Conditions and Feature Stories

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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

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

New Champlain Bridge across the St Lawrence at Montreal

(Posted:04/25/2017)

QC: Changing Montreal’s skyline and built to last. Designed for public transit open to cyclists and pedestrians meeting the highest engineering standards. Scheduled to open in Fall 2018

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Heavy Snow in Banff and Kananaskis and TCH #1

(Posted:04/25/2017)

AB: Snowfall, with total amounts of 10 to 20 cm is expected in the Banff and Kananaskis regions. Snowfall amounts of up to 15 cm have been reported. Snow is expected to taper off late this morning. Be prepared to adjust your driving with changing road conditions.

Ice and freezing Rain from Thunder Bay to Wawa along TCH

(Posted:04/25/2017)

ON: Icy mix of freezing rain and ice pellets developing tonight near midnight. There is the potential for the freezing rain and ice pellets to persist through early Thursday morning. This storm may have an impact to transportation in the region particularly if the majority of the precipitation falls as freezing rain.

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Snowfall in Kenora - Lake Nipigon area along TransCanada

(Posted:04/25/2017)

ON: A significant late season snowfall event (5 cm) winding down today, with more snow and ice on Wednesday. There is also a risk of some light freezing rain this morning and afternoon. Another significant weather system is expected to affect portions of northwestern Ontario and areas north of Lake Superior on Wednesday and Wednesday night. At this point, it appears that 5 to 10 cm of snow and ice pellets are possible, with a risk of freezing rain.

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Snowfall alert (20-30 cm) along Yellowhead Highway 16 routte

(Posted:04/14/2017)

AB/SK/MB: A spring storm system will continue to spread significant snowfall across central Alberta today and tonight. An additional 10 cm of snow is expected in western regions by the time the snow tapers off Saturday morning. Total snowfall accumulations of 20 to 30 cm by Saturday.

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Travel Articles

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

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Trans-Canada highway historyTrans-Canada highway history

Trans-Canada Highway History from early explorers , the motorized era, to Trans-Canada Highway construction

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Trans-Canada Highway Travelling ItinerariesTrans-Canada Highway Travelling Itineraries

the entire 7,821 km route broken into nice bite-sized drivable segments with details on what to expect, see, and do on each segment.(with over 3500 points!)

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To and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada HighwayTo and From Toronto, Ontario and the Trans-Canada Highway

ON: T.O. is NOT on the TCH! Overview of the different Trans-Canada routes through Ontario and getting to/from Toronto for the north or from the east

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Highway Overview of the Trans- CanadaHighway Overview of the Trans- Canada

How long? From where to where? What provinces connected? What Highway numbers?Top attractions?

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Travel 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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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

Quebec route of the Trans-Canada Highway Quebec route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Quebec, incluing Riviere du Loup, Quebec City, and Montreal

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Nova Scotia route of the Trans-Canada Highway Nova Scotia route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Nova Scotia, form Amherst to Truro through Cape Breton to Sydney

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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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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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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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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Quebec: between Quebec City-Levis and Riviere du Loup via #20Quebec: between Quebec City-Levis and Riviere du Loup via #20

QC: Here is the itinerary for the 201 km along Highway #20 between Quebec City-Levis and Riviere du Loup: , via Lislet, Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, Kamourasks

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New Brunswick: Highway #2 from Fredericton to Moncton, New BrunswickNew Brunswick: Highway #2 from Fredericton to Moncton, New Brunswick

NB: Here is the itinerary for the 187 km along Highway #2 from Fredericton to Moncton, via Grand lake, Sussex, and Fundy National park

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BC Highway #1 Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) and HopeBC Highway #1 Horseshoe Bay (West Vancouver) and Hope

Here is the itinerary for the 171 km along the #1 highway between Lions Bay (West Vancouver) and Hope, via Vancouver, Burnaby, Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack

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Newfoundland: along #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: along #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 45 km along the #1 between Clarenville and Whitbourne, Newfoundland (access to the Agentia ferry to North Sydney, Nova Scotia):

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BC Trans-Canada Highway Route: the #1 highway between Victoria and NanaimoBC Trans-Canada Highway Route: the #1 highway between Victoria and Nanaimo

BC: Here is the itinerary for the 142 km along the #1 highway between Victoria and Nanaimo (heading eastbound on the Trans-Canada):

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Cities to Visit

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

Oshawa, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Located on the Kingston Road, by the mid 1800s the community attracted farming implement and carriage works, which became auto assembly for Buick and the Chevrolet and became General Motors Canada.

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Kamloops, British Columbia Travel informationKamloops, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Kamloops is at the junction of the North and south branches of the Thompson River at Kamloops Lake, and now sits where the Trans-Canada Highway (#1) meets the Coquihala (#5).

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Winnipeg, Manitoba Travel InformationWinnipeg, Manitoba Travel Information

MB: Winnipeg is the retail centre and grain-trading centre for western Canada, since the early days of the Hudson^s Bay Company, and its old Exchange District is often used as a Hollywood film set.

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Salmon Arm, British Columbia Travel information Salmon Arm, British Columbia Travel information

BC: This 12,000 population city sits on Highway 1, midway between Kamloops and Revelstoke

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Sudbury, Ontario Travel InformationSudbury, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Sudbury is the largest centre in northeastern Ontario, with 93,000 in the city itself, and 162,000 in the Regional Municipality. Sudbury is known as the Nickel City because of its nickel and copper mines.

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