Category : Campground

Crystal Lake Campground Vermillion Bay Ontario

We departed Sleeping Giant Provincial Park and headed through Thunder Bay, after stopping by the Terry Fox Monument, and on west on Highway 17 to Vermilion Bay.  The Terry Fox Scenic Lookout pays tribute to Terry Fox (read info on photos) and sits high above Thunder Bay. There is a nice Visitor Information Center there along with a picnic area. …

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Thunder Bay Lookout Sleeping Giant Provincial Park

From Neys Provincial Park we continued west on Trans Canada Highway towards Thunder Bay.   Sibley Peninsula is a 53 km long peninsula just east of the town of Thunder Bay and is home to the Sleeping Giant – a rock formation which looks like a “Sleeping Giant” from Thunder Bay. It is also home to the Sleeping Giant Provincial …

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Lake Superior Neys Provincial Park Ontario

We drove north from Lake Superior Provincial Park on the Trans Canada Highway and stopped in the lovely town of WaWa, Ontario.  WaWa takes it name from an indigenous word for goose and has a 28 ft metal goose sculpture in town. Fun!   Which brings us to our next scene which was Young’s General Store. Since our last name …

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Sault Ste Marie Ontario Canada

We drove from Chutes Provincial Park to Lake Superior Provincial Park along the Trans Canada Highway. The highway follows the shoreline of Lake Superior but there are very few places where you can actually view Lake Superior from the road.   The city of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario sits on the border with Michigan in the US and is known …

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Chutes Provincial Park Ontario

We headed north from Killbear Provincial Park in Parry Sound on the Trans Canada Highway to Sudbury, known for it’s giant 1951 replica 30′ nickel, and on west to Chutes Provincial Park. It was a lovely drive and no, we didn’t see the nickel. Apparently, the parking lot there (Dynamic Earth Museum) does not accommodate RV’s with any pull thrus …

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Killbear Provincial Park Ontario

Killbear Provincial Park is in Parry Sound on the beautiful Georgian Bay on Lake Huron.  We drove north of Toronto and on through the Muskoka area to Killbear.   Killbear isn’t too far off the main highway and sits directly on the Georgian Bay. It was an easy drive in and had a small general store near the entrance.   …

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Napanee Ontario Walmart

Yep, we did it! We parked in a Walmart parking lot overnight. Not that there’s anything wrong it but it is just something we never do. But this time we needed to be in the area to visit friends and there just wasn’t any place else to stay.   It worked out fine. We asked the manager if we could …

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de la Republique New Brunswick

Our plans had us going to the Gaspe Peninsula in Quebec for 5 days and staying at Forillon National Park and driving almost 800 km. But time was getting short and we needed to be in Western Canada in less than a month and we still had lots of sightseeing, visiting, and moochdocking to get done. So, as usual, we …

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Kouchibouguac National Park New Brunswick

We departed PEI and drove over the Confederation Bridge to New Brunswick. Before driving over the bride we stopped to pay the toll which is only paid when you exit off the island. It was $67 (CAD) for our 4 axles (Motorhome and tow vehicle).   We drove on north along the coast of New Brunswick about 90 miles or …

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Prince Edward Island Canada

We drove through New Brunswick to the Confederation Bridge which is the toll bridge that takes you to Prince Edward Island over the Northumberland Strait.  The bridge is about 8 miles long and is often referred to as the “Fixed Link”.  It is the longest bridge in the world over ice covered water.  The toll is only charged when you …

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