Let the journey be your destination

Looking for the ultimate Canadian adventure? Whether you have already planned your trip to Canada and would like to include The Great Trail, or you would like to visit our country specifically for the Trail, our Journeys section has something for you. Perhaps you’re a passionate foodie, or an urban explorer. Maybe you prefer the serenity and natural beauty of rural adventures, or the thrills of experiencing our wild landscapes and coastline. No matter where your interests lie, you’ll find your ideal Trail itinerary here.
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British Columbia

The great outdoors are indeed great in British Columbia – offering everything wilderness adventurers could possibly seek.

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Island hopping along the Salish Sea Marine Trail

Canada’s west coast from a very different perspective. The Great Trail of Canada connects the country from coast to coast to coast, but once you arrive on Vancouver Island, the…

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DAY-TRIPPER JOURNEY

Discovering the beauty of Victoria…with your dog!

A one-day stroll along Vancouver Island’s stunning coastline. A beautiful, tranquil city famed for its spectacular coastal beauty, Victoria is home to a fantastic network of trails just waiting to…

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WEEKENDER JOURNEY

Adventures on two wheels in Cranbrook

When planning your next Trail getaway, consider choosing the small city of Cranbrook in southeastern British Columbia as a base. Connecting the rail-grade ease Chief Isadore Trail and the scenic…

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Adventures in the Kootenay Rockies

4 days of outdoor adventures. With breathtaking scenery, spectacular mountain ranges and friendly towns to visit, there are so many reasons people are drawn to the natural beauty of the…

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Mountains and Mindfulness

Cycling The Goat Creek Trail in Alberta. The Canadian Rockies aren’t just for seasoned outback adventurers. Wanderers in search of mindfulness on The Great Trail of Canada will certainly find…

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A stroll under Saskatchewan’s skies

Take a walk on the wild side with this short, scenic journey in Lumsden. Just steps away from the small town of Lumsden, the Qu’Appelle Valley beckons. This region, characterized…

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DAY-TRIPPER JOURNEY

Exploring the City of Bridges on the Meewasin Trail

A one-day excursion on Saskatoon’s beautiful section of The Great Trail of Canada. Slicing through the heart of Saskatoon, the South Saskatchewan River – and the beautiful riverside trails that…

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The Great Trail in Manitoba

Manitoba is a prairie province. But to assume the landscape is flat and covered in wheat fields would be a mistake.

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Hike, cycle and paddle on the Trail in Pinawa

Experience the pristine wilderness and diverse wildlife on one of Manitoba’s finest trails, Pinawa Trail. This 28-kilometre Trail section connects the community of Seven Sisters Falls with the Pinawa Dam…

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Manitoba’s Historical Trails

A four-day journey through Canada’s heritage on Manitoba’s historical trails. With a history as long and detailed as Canada’s, it’s easy to find yourself inches away from important historical sites.…

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Great Canadian Trails: Niagara Wines and Waterfront Trails

Cycle along the shores of Lake Ontario and Lake Erie with Great Canadian Trails. Nestled between two of the Great Lakes, the Niagara Peninsula offers great cycling opportunities. Experience the…

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Beyond Omemee on the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail

Two relaxing days filled with natural highlights and sustainable sights. You don’t have to go far to get away. Cycling part of the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail section of The…

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DAY-TRIPPER JOURNEY

A day along Toronto’s Waterfront Trail

An accessible urban journey along the shores of Lake Ontario, in honour of the Enterprise Mobility Fund. Connecting the beating heart of downtown to the serene shores of Lake Ontario,…

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WEEKENDER JOURNEY

The Ultimate Weekend in Ottawa

Discover the Capital’s vast trail network. As Canada’s capital city and its governmental hub, Ottawa is a must-visit destination for history, culture and architecture. But did you know that it’s…

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Le P’tit Train du Nord

Rightly known as ‘La Belle Province’, Quebec offers outdoor explorers a fascinating mix of rich Indigenous heritage, European culture and incredible natural beauty.

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Great Canadian Trails: Family Cycle on the P’tit Train du Nord

Embark on a family-friendly adventure with Great Canadian Trails. Cycle with your family in the longest linear park in Canada, Le P’tit Train du Nord. Enjoy the best of the…

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Great Canadian Trails: Charlevoix Traverse Hut to Hut

Experience hut to hut hiking on Quebec’s famous Traversée de Charlevoix with Great Canadian Trails. One of the most magical hiking trails in Quebec, the route is located in the…

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Great Canadian Trails: Charlevoix Explorer Hike

Enjoy the best of Quebec’s famous Traversée de Charlevoix with Great Canadian Trails. Considered to be one of the most magical hiking trails in Quebec, the route is located in…

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WEEKENDER JOURNEY

A gourmet guide to le parc linéaire des Bois-Francs

Hungry for adventure? Try a long weekend that’s full of flavour. With everything from poutine and maple syrup to craft beers and locally-roasted coffee, Quebec has placed itself firmly among…

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WEEKENDER JOURNEY

Winter fun along Le P’tit Train du Nord Linear Park

A weekend in Quebec! Just north of Montreal, Le P’tit Train du Nord (Little Train of the North) linear park features a 232-km path built over a former railway line.…

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BOOKABLE JOURNEY

Great Canadia Trails: Le P’tit Train du Nord

Cycle the famous rail trail through charming villages of Quebec’s Laurentians with Great Canadian Trails. Just north of Montreal lies the longest park of its kind in Canada. “Le P’tit…

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Prince Edward Island

In terms of The Great Trail, Prince Edward Island is unique—it has a singular, province-wide trail system called the Confederation Trail.

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Great Canadian Trails: East Coast Trail Experience

Enjoy a selection of the best walks on the East Coast Trail and stay in charming accommodation with Great Canadian Trails. Sample the best sections of Newfoundland’s East Coast Trail,…

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Great Canadian Trails: East Coast Trail

Traverse sections of Newfoundland’s dramatic eastern coastline with Great Canadian Trails. Make your way along the East Coast Trail on Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula and enjoy incredible views from towering cliffs,…

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Great Canadian Trails: East Coast Trail Day Hike

East Coast Trail day hike options with Great Canadian Trails. Get a taste of the beautiful East Coast Trail by choosing one of Great Canadian Trails’ favourite day hikes. One…

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Hiking Newfoundland’s Wild Atlantic Coast

3 days on the edge! Colossal coastal cliffs, secluded bays and the sound of traditional fiddle flowing from colourful taverns – there is something very unique about Newfoundland. When you…

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5 days in Yukon

A photographer’s paradise! The Great Trail of Canada traverses some of the most photogenic locations across the country, but many see the jagged landscape of Yukon as the jewel in…

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