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.


10 Great Day Trips From London, Ontario

Looking for adventures just outside the Forest City? These great Ontario destinations offer a full slate of things to see,...

Here’s Why Light Snow Is Just as Dangerous as a Snowstorm

Don’t think that heading out when there’s a light dusting on the ground is harmless.


This Is the Safest Seat in Your Car (It’s Not Where You’d Think!)

Yes, wearing your seatbelt can save your life in an accident, but so can sitting in the right seat. Here's...


Our Travels: The Ultimate Family Road Trip

One family drove 6,285 kilometres through four provinces, spent 23 nights camping in a tent and teepee, visited ten provincial...


Tout icon

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...

Tout icon

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...


Tout icon

Driving the Highwood Pass—The Highest Paved Road in Canada

The Highwood Pass rewards the adventurous with one of the most varied and picturesque drives in Canada.


Tout icon

The Most Dangerous Roads in the World

Think twice before adding these treacherous routes to your road trip itinerary!


Tout icon

Is Your Car Ready for a Road Trip?

Hitting the road for a well-earned escape? Consult these road trip rules to ensure your ride is in prime condition...


Police Pulled Over This Car For Driving Too Slowly—and Found No One Inside!

From joyriding picnic tables to ghost passengers, these funny driving stories go off the beaten track.

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...


Tout icon

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...

Tout icon

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...


Tout icon

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.