Tag : Provincial Park

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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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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Pictou Nova Scotia

We arrived into North Sydney, Nova Scotia from the overnight Newfoundland ferry and drove through Cape Breton to Caribou Munroes near Pictou, Nova Scotia. We passed, again, all the great signs that Nova Scotia has which are all different and unique.   We drove through Pictou and past the ferry to PEI and on to Caribou Munroes Provincial Park.   …

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Butter Pot Provincial Park Newfoundland

The drive from Terra Nova National Park to Butter Pot Provincial Park is only a few hours so we had a chance to stop by Canadian Tire and pick up some oil and an oil filter for our Sprinter oil change.  Along the way is some great town names such as Come By Chance along with a few nice lakes. …

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