The waterways of Canada provide almost endless opportunities for paddling, whether in a kayak or canoe. If you’re looking for a more unusual paddling adventure, check out these tried and tested suggestions!
If you like day hiking, you’ll be spoiled for choice in Nova Scotia. Over seven weeks, we managed to explore several dozen beautiful day hikes and backpacking trails around the province. Here are six of our favourite fast and fun Nova Scotia hikes!
This quarter took us to five provinces, one state, a travel conference and over 10,000+ km in our converted van. Plus, we’ve got some big news about our next steps….
Ever looked at a lock system and wondered whether you can paddle through it in a canoe or kayak? Well, on the Trent Severn Waterway in Ontario, you can! We tried this out for ourselves on a recent visit to Campbellford in the Trent Hills region.
As the largest province in Canada, Quebec hosts a wide array of wilderness from mountainous plateaus, boreal forest to rugged coastal cliffs and lowland plains. There is a large network of national, provincial and regional parks that protect and share these landscapes – here’s just a few of them that deserve a little more attention.
A place better known for forestry, the Gatineau Valley is becoming a new destination for outdoor enthusiasts. On a recent trip through Quebec, we checked out what is on offer in the Gatineau Valley for ourselves. Spoiler alert – it’s definitely worth the trip!
Six of our favourite activities unique to Ottawa, perfect to add to any itinerary alongside the most famous attractions such as Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal
Cape Chignecto Provincial Park hosts one of the few multi-day backpacking trails in Nova Scotia. It is quality over quantity in this case, as the Cape Chignecto Coastal Trail provides a beautiful, varied and challenging hike, showcasing the power of the huge Bay of Fundy tides. This is a backpacking trip not to miss.
It’s time for a more personal update in the life of Off Track Travel. Here’s the lowdown on what we’ve been up to this April, May and June! Spoiler: it involves quite a bit of travel around Eastern Canada, a van conversion, citizenship ceremony and plenty of seafood!
The capital of Nova Scotia, Halifax, has enough museums, parks and patio restaurants to keep any visitor busy for weeks. However, the surrounding area has too much on offer to miss! These are my top picks for day trips from Halifax, plus recommendations for extended stays in each region.