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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The Ultimate Weekend in Ottawa

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 also a nature lover’s paradise? Hidden behind the chateaus, skyscrapers and parliamentary towers that fill Ottawa’s horizon, you’ll find 170 kilometres of pathways just waiting to be explored. Many of these sections of Trail lead directly to Ottawa’s best museums and attractions, meaning you already have a path towards discovering this vibrant city. Here are some essential suggestions for a perfect weekend break in Ottawa, courtesy of Ottawa Tourism

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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. This is especially true along Manitoba’s section of The Great Trail, which is rich in Indigenous and European heritage. As you wander among tall grasses on the prairies, remote forest trails or paddle through the peaceful lakes of this province, stories of ancient tribes and nation-builders are just waiting to be told. What’s more, Manitoba’s rugged natural beauty has remained relatively unchanged over the thousands of years that have passed. Take in the history of the province with thrilling and enlightening adventures on The Great Trail, with tips provided by Travel Manitoba.

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4 Days of outdoor adventures in the Kootenay Rockies

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 Kootenay Rockies. Whether your passion…

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5 Days in Yukon

The Great Trail traverses some of the most photogenic locations across the country, but many see the jagged landscape of Yukon as the jewel in Canada’s crown.

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