Canada – Ontario Loop
Day 1/2: Toronto to Niagara Falls
Collect your Cruise Canada motorhome from Toronto. It’s an easy two hour drive to the thundering Niagara Falls. See the Falls from various vantage points and for the ultimate bird’s eye view take a helicopter ride. Not only is this region famous for the Falls, it’s also known for its theatres, golf courses, shopping and of course the many wineries in the area. The flat terrain means that cycling is a wonderful way to explore the Wine Route, as well as charming small towns like Niagara on the Lake.
A Place to stay: Riverside Park
Day 3/4: Niagara Falls to Wasaga Pines
Today you’ll make the journey to Blue Mountain. Your next port of call is Wasaga Pines Resort, on the rugged shores of Georgian Bay. Wasaga Beach is the longest freshwater beach in the world and the resort is just a few minutes away so make sure you pack your swimwear. The crystal clear waters of Georgian Bay are synonymous with water activities such as kayaking and even shipwreck diving!
A place to stay: Wasaga Pines Resort
Day 5/6: Wasaga Pines to Algonquin Provincial Park
Jump back on board and journey through Ontario’s playground, Muskoka, known for its sparkling lakes, dramatic landscape and quaint towns. You’re heading northeast to the famous Algonquin Provincial Park. Set in a truly beautiful, quintessentially Canadian spot surrounded by towering pine trees, the Algonquin Trails Campground located just outside the park will be your home for the next couple of nights. The Park offers hiking trails and canoe routes for all ability levels. Watch for wildlife too - sightings are plentiful here! Cameras are a must!
A place to stay: Algonquin Trails Camping
Day 7/8: Algonquin to Ottawa
Today you’ll travel east to the vibrant city of Ottawa, Canada’s federal capital. En route, consider white-water rafting near Forester’s Falls. Park up at Ottawa’s Popular Grove Campsite, 30 minutes southwest of Ottawa and relax after a long drive. You’ll need a full day to explore this beautiful city, which is home to many cultural and historical sites, galleries and museums. Take time to cruise, stroll or cycle along the Rideau Canal, a spectacular focal point of the city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Meander around ByWard Market in downtown Ottawa and take in the sights, sounds and smells of one of North America’s largest and oldest Farmer’s Markets.
A place to stay: Poplar Grove Campsite
Day 9: Ottawa to Lansdowne
Travel south along the Rideau Heritage Route and stop off at charming towns and historic locks on your way to the 1000 Islands. Ivy Lea Campsite is perfectly located right in the heart of the 1000 Islands, set amid the granite and greenery of the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve. It’s a haven for boating, scuba diving, sailing, kayaking and more. Explore the exquisite beauty of the 1000 Islands on a cruise and sail past tree-clad isles, palatial waterfront homes and quaint island cottages.
A place to stay: Ivy Lea Campsite
Day 10: Lansdowne to Toronto
The final leg of your adventure will take you along the shores of Lake Ontario heading west back to Toronto. Your holiday will end on a high in Canada’s hip and happening metropolis of cool. This city does not disappoint - everything from world-class arts and culture, shopping, dining 24/7, entertainment and family fun. For the ultimate view of the city and beyond, take the trip to the top of the CN Tower. And take time to wander round the many multicultural neighbourhoods dotted around the city, including six Chinatowns, Portugal Village, Greek Town, Little India and Little Italy.
A place to stay: KOA Toronto West Campground
Abridged version of an itinerary supplied by our Motorhome Partners in Canada