Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip: Victoria, Banff, Jasper, Calgary, the Okanagan, Whistler & the Sea-to-Sky Highway

Hachette UK

Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides!

From the ocean to the mountains, Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip will take you off the beaten path and into the heart of Western Canada. Inside you'll find:
  • Maps and Driving Tools: 49 easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the highway, along with site-to-site mileage, driving times, detailed directions for the entire route, and full-color photos throughout
  • Eat, Sleep, Stop and Explore: With lists of the best hikes, views, and more, you can hike the Rocky Mountains, canoe in Lake Louise, go wine-tasting in the Okanagan, or snorkel with seals in the Pacific
  • Flexible Itineraries: Drive the entire two-week road trip, or follow strategic routes like a week-long drive along the coast of British Columbia, as well as suggestions for spending time in Victoria, Vancouver, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, and the Okanagan
  • Local Expertise: Passionate Canadian road-tripper Carolyn B. Heller shares her passion for the mountains, shores, and rich history of Vancouver and the Canadian Rockies
  • How to Plan Your Trip: Know when and where to get gas, how to avoid traffic, tips for driving in different road and weather conditions, and find suggestions for LGBTQ travelers, seniors, and road trippers with kids
With Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip's practical tips, flexible itineraries, and local know-how, you're ready to fill up the tank and hit the road.
Looking to explore more of North America on wheels? Try Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip. Hanging out for a while? Check out Moon Vancouver, Moon British Columbia, or Moon Banff National Park.
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About the author

Carolyn B. Heller traveled more than 5,000 miles (8,200 kilometers) across the highways and back roads of western Canada while researching this book. She's been road-tripping since she was a child, and she has continued that road trip tradition with her own daughters, notably in 2003, when she and her then-10-year-old twins traveled across the United States on an epic six-week road trip. Carolyn is an avid traveler and passionate food lover who has eaten on the streets, in fine restaurants, and everywhere in between in more than 40 countries. She is also the author of Moon Toronto & Ontario and Moon Living Abroad in Canada and has contributed to more than 50 other travel and restaurant guides. She's a Vancouver-based correspondent for the Forbes Travel Guide and Viator Travel. Her articles have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Perceptive Travel, FamilyFun, Real Weddings, and many other publications. A graduate of Brown University, Carolyn lives with her husband in Vancouver, where you can often find her running on the beach or sampling a new Chinese restaurant. Follow Carolyn's adventures at www.cbheller.com and on Twitter @CarolynBHeller.
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Publisher
Hachette UK
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Published on
Jul 19, 2016
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Pages
450
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ISBN
9781631213366
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Features
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Language
English
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Genres
Travel / Canada / Western Provinces (AB, BC)
Travel / Food, Lodging & Transportation / Road Travel
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This content is DRM protected.
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Hit the Road with Moon Travel Guides!

From the ocean to the mountains, Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip will take you off the beaten path and into the heart of Western Canada. Inside you'll find:Maps and Driving Tools: 49 easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the highway, along with site-to-site mileage, driving times, detailed directions for the entire route, and full-color photos throughoutEat, Sleep, Stop and Explore: With lists of the best hikes, views, and more, you can hike the Rocky Mountains, canoe in Lake Louise, go wine-tasting in the Okanagan, or snorkel with seals in the PacificFlexible Itineraries: Drive the entire two-week road trip, or follow strategic routes like a week-long drive along the coast of British Columbia, as well as suggestions for spending time in Victoria, Vancouver, Banff, Lake Louise, Jasper, and the OkanaganLocal Expertise: Passionate Canadian road-tripper Carolyn B. Heller shares her passion for the mountains, shores, and rich history of Vancouver and the Canadian Rockies How to Plan Your Trip: Know when and where to get gas, how to avoid traffic, tips for driving in different road and weather conditions, and find suggestions for LGBTQ travelers, seniors, and road trippers with kidsWith Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip's practical tips, flexible itineraries, and local know-how, you're ready to fill up the tank and hit the road.
Looking to explore more of North America on wheels? Try Moon Pacific Northwest Road Trip. Hanging out for a while? Check out Moon Vancouver, Moon British Columbia, or Moon Banff National Park.
Experience the Life of the City with Moon Travel Guides!

Set on the edge of the Pacific, with mountains silhouetting skyscrapers, Vancouver teems with culture and life. Explore this delightful city with Moon Vancouver.
Explore the City: Navigate by neighborhood or by activity with color-coded maps, or follow one of our self-guided neighborhood walksSee the Sights: Cycle along the coast at Stanley Park, kayak local waterways, learn about indigenous history at the Vancouver Museum of Anthropology, and take the perfect photo next to the magnificent Lion's Gate BridgeGet a Taste of the City: Sip a perfect pour-over coffee, browse the stalls at the Granville Island Public Market, or dig into some of the best Chinese food in North America Bars and Nightlife: Sample local craft beer, enjoy cocktails on lush patios or cozy speakeasies, and plug into Vancouver's artsy side with an eclectic lineup of local musicians performing everything from indie rock to world musicTrusted Advice: Expat, foodie, and Vancouver expert Carolyn B. Heller shares the best of her adopted cityStrategic Itineraries: See the best of Vancouver with itineraries designed for families, gourmands, history buffs, nature-lovers, and artists, with day trips to Victoria, Vancouver Island, and WhistlerFull-Color Photos and Detailed Maps so you can explore on your own, plus an easy-to-read foldout map to use on the goHandy Tools: Background information on the landscape, history, and culture, packaged in a book slim enough to fit in your coat pocketWith Moon Vancouver's practical tips, local insight, and myriad activities, you can plan your trip your way.

Hitting the road? Check out Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip. Expanding your trip? Try Moon Canadian Rockies or Moon Victoria & Vancouver Island.

Moon Travel Guides: Discover Toronto and Ontario!

This diverse province and its vibrant capital are buzzing with creative cuisine, art, and outdoor adventure. Inside Moon Toronto & Ontario you'll find:
Flexible, strategic itineraries for any budget or timeline, including three days in Toronto, a Georgian Bay coastal road trip, and a week covering the whole regionThe top sights and unique activities for making the most of your trip: Catch dramatic views of Niagara Falls on a helicopter flightseeing tour, watch the Changing of the Guards at Ottawa's Parliament Building, or tread the thrilling Edgewalk 116 stories above Toronto. Dine at farm-to-table restaurants or sip your way through wine country. Hike a section of the Bruce Trail (Canada's longest hiking route!), pedal along Lake Erie, or canoe through Algonquin. Go scuba diving to deep shipwrecks in Lake Superior, relax on the world's longest freshwater beach, or go skiing, snowboarding, or dog-sledding through fresh, powdery snowFull-color photos and detailed maps throughoutHonest advice on when to go, where to eat, and where to stay, from campgrounds and hostels to spa retreats and B&Bs
Expert perspective from Carolyn B. Heller, who has spent over a decade living and traveling throughout Canada
Recommendations for getting around by plane, car, boat, train, and public transportationHandy tips for international visitors, seniors, travelers with disabilities, and moreBackground information on the landscape, plants and animals, history, and cultureFull coverage of Toronto, Niagara Falls, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Lake Superior, Georgian Bay, Cottage Country, Algonquin, and the NortheastWith Moon Toronto & Ontario's expert insight, myriad activities, and practical tips, you can plan your trip your way.

For more Canadian adventures, check out Moon Montréal or Moon Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, & Prince Edward Island.
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