Road Trips

How to plan a road trip, along with recommendations for the best road trips in Canada. Before you hit the highway, brush up on the rules of the road with our safe driving tips.

10 Canadian Road Trips You Need to Take at Least Once

Whether you’ve got days or just a few hours to spare, these unforgettable Canadian road trips offer breathtaking scenery, iconic landmarks and thrilling stops along the way.

The Best Day Trips From Calgary

Fill up the gas tank and get ready to hit the road. Here's how to make most of your next...


The Quirkiest Roadside Attractions Across Canada

They may not be destination, but these must-see pitstops certainly make the journey more interesting!


Great Day Trips from Ottawa You Need to Take

Seen and done everything our nation's capital has to offer? Add these great day trips from Ottawa to your itinerary!


The Ultimate RV Trip Planner

With expert advice on everything from packing to driving, our RV trip planner has you covered.

The Road Trip Essentials You Need to Pack

Taking off on a cross-country trek? Don't leave your driveway until you're sure these road trip essentials are on board.


How to Escape From a Car That’s Sinking Underwater

You've just driven your car into a river or over the side of a bridge into a lake. What can...

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10 Driving Tips to Stay Safe in Wet Weather

No need to fear heavy rain and fog with these safe driving tips under your belt.


Why You Should Never Follow a Friend When You’re Driving

Surprise: Following a friend while driving could be just as bad—or worse—as texting while driving.


How One City Is Using Optical Illusions to Prevent Traffic Accidents

Thanks to some skilfully painted fake speed bumps, speeding has decreased in this European metropolis.


Why You Should Never Charge Your Phone in Rental Cars

Protect yourself—and your information. Think twice about plugging your phone into a rental car.

The Best Day Trips From Vancouver

Want to make the most of your next trip to Vancouver? Fill up the tank and get ready to hit...


10 Great Day Trips From Edmonton on One Tank of Gas

Whether you’re a born-and-bred Edmontonian, or a visitor looking to make the most of your vacation, these day trips outside...


These Are the Types of People That Are Most Likely to Be Distracted Drivers

Tempted to send a text while you're hauling down the highway? Psychiatrists have a pretty good idea what your personality...


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15 Things You Should Never Leave in the Car

Your vehicle should be used for transportation, not storage. Keeping these items in the car could put your health and...


Driving the Haines Highway: The Most Scenic Route in Canada

Designated a National Scenic Byway in 2009, the Haines Highway’s eerie seclusion is tempered by its unusual beauty—and the photo...

Why Do North Americans and Brits Drive on Different Sides of the Road?

The British custom of driving on the left side of the road isn't a sign of eccentricity—there's actually a very...


10 Great Day Trips from Montreal

Whether you’re a born-and-bred Montrealer, or a visitor looking to make the most of your vacation, these day trips outside...


10 Great Day Trips from Halifax

Whether you’re a born-and-bred Haligonian, or a visitor looking to make the most of your vacation, these day trips outside...


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10 Day Trips From Toronto You Can Take Right Now

Need a break from Toronto? You can reach all 10 of these great escapes in under two hours.


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Summer Car Hacks Every Driver Should Know

Quick fixes for some of the most common summer driving dilemmas.


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13 Things You’re Doing in Your Car—But Shouldn’t

Some of the things you're doing in your car are simply bad habits, but others can significantly increase your risk...


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Can’t Wait to Get on the Road Again

When it's safe to take a road trip again, how will you be hitting the highway? Take a look at...


How Do Gas Pumps “Know” When Your Car’s Tank Is Full?

Gas pumps have been around long before "smart" technology—so how are they able to seemingly detect when your tank is...

Proven Ways to Stop Texting and Driving Once and For All

Despite knowing the dangers of texting and driving, many people still do it. Take these steps to keep your hands...


How to Handle Road Rage: Safety Tips For Dealing With Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive driving contributes to 56 per cent of all fatal car crashes. Here's expert advice on how to avoid becoming...


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12 Things to Never Do While Driving

Unfortunately, there's no shortage of apparently brainless drivers on our roads.


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6 Essential Tips for a Safe Winter Road Trip

Hitting the road for a quick winter getaway? Don't pull out of the driveway before reviewing our checklist of winter...


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13 Winter Driving Mistakes That Could Put You in Danger

Safe winter driving is as much about being cautious as it is about avoiding dangerous mistakes. We asked winter driving...


8 Things to Do If Your Car Breaks Down in Winter

When a winter storm hits and you're on the road, there might be no time to think about survival. Remember...