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This Eastern Canada journey will direct you through beautiful parks and countrysides, through modern and historic cities.
Destinations > Eastern Canada > Best of Ontario & Quebec
14 nights accommodation, meals as indicated, sightseeing as specified and 14 days car rental.
Daily, 07 May - 28 Sep '19
This stunning self-drive journey allows you to discover Eastern Canada at your own pace, with the freedom and flexibility to make your own stops along the way. You will travel through beautiful parks and countryside and modern and historic cities, to the European-style Mont Tremblant and along the scenic St. Lawrence River, beginning and ending at the gateway to the east, Toronto.
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Discover the jewel of the Laurentians, Mont Tremblant, a European-style village where you can search for wildlife.
Enjoy hiking and canoeing in Algonquin Park or you may wish to head out and observe wildlife in the park.
Explore the Niagara Peninsula and drive through orchards and vineyards to Niagara on the Lake and Niagara Falls.
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Upon arrival into Toronto, pick up your rental vehicle and proceed to your
Today is yours to explore this fascinating city. Enjoy Toronto’s waterfront,
a scenic backdrop for many popular attractions while downtown Toronto offers museums
and art galleries. Don’t miss the CN Tower, the world’s tallest free standing structure, with
admission to the tower included in your journey.
Drive along the shores of Lake Ontario, through the
orchards and vineyards of the Niagara Peninsula, to arrive at Niagara-on-the-Lake, one
of the best-preserved 19th century towns in North America. Continue along the Niagara
Parkway towards Niagara Falls. Your package includes the Niagara Falls Adventure Pass. This
pass offers you admission to many of Niagara Falls’ most popular attractions while avoiding
long wait times. Simply reserve a time that’s convenient for you and proceed to the priority
entrance at your given time (except at Hornblower Cruises).
Today’s drive takes you north to Algonquin Park.
Take a detour en-route in order to see highlights such as Marie Among the Hurons
near Midland, a historic site depicting a 17th century fortress and headquarters for the
French Jesuit mission to the Huron nation and Ontario’s first European community or the
Muskokas Lake region. Famed for its 1,600 fresh water lakes and striking granite outcrops,
Muskoka has been a celebrated retreat since the 19th century. Finish your day in Algonquin
Today is yours to spend hiking, observing wildlife or canoeing.
Spend the morning in the park before departing for Ottawa.
Today is at your leisure to discover the city of Ottawa. In the heart of Ottawa,
rising dramatically from a bluff overlooking the Ottawa River, are the Parliament Buildings.
These serve as the symbol of the capital, and are the focal point of the city. A must-see is the
Canadian Museum of Civilisation (admission included).
Today head north east to the jewel of the Laurentians,
Mont Tremblant, a European-style resort village. Should you have missed the wildlife in the
Algonquin Park, you may wish to visit Omega Park in Montebello, which features endemic
wildlife, or join a black bear observation excursion in the Kenauk Reserve. Take some time to
enjoy local activities such as hiking, biking, kayaking, white water rafting, or a helicopter trip.
Enjoy the pleasant scenery as you travel from Mont
Tremblant to historic Trois Rivieres. Drive along the Chemin du Roy road to Québec City.
Experience the old world charm of Vieux Québec with a guided
excursion of the old city on foot. With its cobble stone streets, fortified city wall, and 17th
century architecture, this city is complimented by artisan shops, cafes, and numerous
Following the St. Lawrence River, pass from city suburbs
to the rural landscapes of forests and rich pastures, dotted with tiny villages that extend to
Discover hundreds of places of interest in Montréal. You may wish to join a
walking or biking trip of the city or a sightseeing cruise or explore the city at your own pace.
Travel south to the city of Kingston. On the way enjoy a visit of
Upper Canada Village, an 1860’s reconstructed village. Before reaching Kingston, stop at
Gananoque to join a one hour cruise of the 1,000 Islands.
You may wish to visit Fort Henry National Historic Site near
Kingston. A living museum of military life, Fort Henry was built between 1832 and 1834 to
repel an American invasion that never came. The fort, once the largest military establishment
in Upper Canada, now offers visitors a glimpse of the soldier’s life of those days.
Your journey concludes today upon checkout of your hotel.
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