Planes, Trains, and Automobiles (and Buses and Boats)!

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  1. MrsC

    MrsC Multitudinous

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    Transportation is all booked for my summer adventure! I'm taking the train cross-country from Southern Ontario to Vancouver, BC, then renting a car and spending a few days in and around Vancouver. I've booked a bus excursion to Whistler BC and a boat cruise and then will fly home. I've never been to the West Coast, and, with this being Canada's 150th birthday, it seems to be a good time to see as much of this beautiful country as I can!

    (I've also penciled in a 4-day trip to the East Coast later in the summer).
     
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    Sounds wonderful! Enjoy!
     
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    Travel is the best! Enjoy your trip.
     
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    The west coast is beautiful! I have family in the Fraser Valley, so I go out there often. Wave as you zoom through the prairies... I'll think of you as the trains go by my place
     
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    Will do! I've been as far as Saskatchewan many times--both my parents were born there, so there's lots of family there. This will be the first time I've been further west than Saskatoon.
     
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    I know a historian in Vancouver - he came out with an app that provides walking tours for cities. He only has it in Vancouver, at the moment, but he had me proofread a lot of his tours, and they seemed pretty good. The app is called On This Spot, might want to check it out if that's something you're interested in.
     
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    I'm jealous! We would like to plan a trip to Canada when we retire. I have Canadian snow bird friends who are always asking us to visit during their off months.
     
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    I'll check it out!
     

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