I am 39 year old female travelling alone through Canada. I will be travelling to Vancouver, Calgary, Alberta, Edmonton and finally to Toronto during May/June 2008 for a 3 week period.
I have travelled to Canada before but have not covered as much distance and could do with some guidance on the best way to travel whether by car or public trasport, also if any out there is travelling to these places and would like a travelling companion.
Any advice given will be greately appreciated.
You are covering a very long distance over 3 weeks. It's likely best to fly to most of the locations you mentioned other than Calgary and Edmonton which are 3 hour drives between the two. The drive through the mountains is amazing but it is long.
Check out WestJet or Air Canada for air travel within Canada. Trains are available but are very expensive. If you do want to do that route then only do the mountains in British Columbia to Alberta.
[ Edit: Edited on Mar 2, 2008, at 6:28 PM by HeatherV ]
Hello and welcome to TP
U will get more response if u post ur Canada related query in the "North Amercia" forum
Hi and welcome!
That is an awfully long trip for 3 weeks, unless you're just planning to cross the country without stopping. Via Rail has some great train cars built for sightseeing (although there's not much in the Prairies). Greyhound could also be an option, but with only 3 weeks you're looking at being on the road for a good week. Still. lots of people plan a cross-Canada trip to see the changing scenery. Enjoy!
Be sure to keep checking Westjet they fly to all those places and often have great deals.