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Approaching Rockies west of Calgary

This web site is THE source for information about travelling along the Trans-Canada Highway and travel around Canada. EXPLORE CANADA using the options above, or select a section of the Trans-Canada Highway for detailed itinerary, using the pop-up MENU, above right.

Why Visit Canada?

The World's second biggest country is home to amazing scenery in several regions, combining stunning natural beauty, with cities full of very friendly people and great shopping. Driving the Trans-Canada is 3% urban and 97% nature and rural! Try and see all of it, or focus on just one region or province.

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Trans-Canada Highway Construction News, Weather Conditions and Feature Stories

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Weather Alerts & Highway Conditions

Here are the most recent news and weather stories posted for Trans Canada Highway:

Heay rain in eastern Newfoundland & in St John's

(Posted:07/15/2018)

NL: Additional rainfall amounts between 25 and 70 mm are expected by early Tuesday morning. Over the southern Avalon Peninsula total amounts may exceed 140 mm in heaviest showers. Heavy downpours producing rainfall rates between 15 and 25 mm/h have been observed. This creates dangerous driving conditions due to rapid water buildup on roads.

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Tropic Storm Beryl impact on Nova Scotia is weakening

(Posted:07/15/2018)

NS: Sub-tropical storm Beryl is south of the Maritimes and slowly moving northeastward. By Monday morning Beryl will move north of the warm Gulf Stream into much cooler water, which will induce weakening and cause the storm to become post-tropical. This is the final information statement for this storm.

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Extreme head warning (over 35C) in upper Fraser Valley along TCH #1

(Posted:07/15/2018)

ON: A hot and humid airmass around Ottawa will keep daytime highs in the low thirties with humidex values in the high thirties. Overnight lows will remain above20 degrees. A cold front will move through early Tuesday bringing an end to the heat.

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Extreme head warning (over 35C) in upper Fraser Valley along TCH #1

(Posted:07/15/2018)

BC: Temperatures reaching 35 degrees Celsius are expected from Hope to Lillooet and Lytton. A prolonged period with maximum daily temperatures reaching at least 35 degrees with overnight lows at least 18 degrees will begin today and persist through Tuesday. A cooling trend begins on Wednesday. Extreme heat affects everyone.

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extreme heat warning for Central & Southern Alberta along TCH #1 and #16

(Posted:07/15/2018)

AB: For area from Edomonton & Cold Lake south to US border and east to Saskatchewan, daily temperatures will reach 29C or above and overnight low temperatures at least 14C are expected Monday and Tuesday. A low pressure system on Wednesday will bring scattered showers and cooler temperatures to the region.

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Travel Articles

Here are some featured travel stories posted for the Trans Canada Highway:

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Cycling Across Canada on Trans-Canada HighwayCycling Across Canada on Trans-Canada Highway

Our Route Itineraries now include elevation charts, so you can see how hilly a segment is, and plan your rest stops appropriately

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Top Attractions along the Trans-Canada HighwayTop Attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway

From Signal Hill to Stanley park, the best attractions (and not tourist traps) along the way

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Trans-Canada Highway Travelling ItinerariesTrans-Canada Highway Travelling Itineraries

the entire 7,821 km route broken into nice bite-sized drivable segments with details on what to expect, see, and do on each segment.(with over 3500 points!)

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Top \Must See\ Attractions along the wayTop "Must See" Attractions along the way

Our itineraries have many, many features detailed along the way (with links to local community pages, with even more detail!), and our highway history points

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Flora of Canada DatabasesFlora of Canada Databases

informatio about plants, house plants, garden plants, wildflower, poisonous plants, and medicinal plants

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Provinces to Visit

Here are some featured provinces along the Trans Canada Highway:

Alberta Route of the Trans-Canada HighwayAlberta Route of the Trans-Canada Highway

AB: Information about the Trans-Canada Highway through Alberta, including Medicine Hat, Calgary, Banff and Lake Louise

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GAS Prices along the Trans-Canada HighwayGAS Prices along the Trans-Canada Highway

maps of lowest gas prices by neighourhood, in TCH communities from coast to coast

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Trans-Canada Highway across British ColumbiaTrans-Canada Highway across British Columbia

BC: Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of BC, including through Golden, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Kamloops, Hope, Vancouver and Victoria

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Ontario routes of the Trans-Canada Highway Ontario routes of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Ontario, inlcuding Ottawa, Sudbury, Sault Ste Marie, ThunderBay, and detour to /from Toronto

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P.E.I. route of the Trans-Canada HighwayP.E.I. route of the Trans-Canada Highway

Details of the route and the attractions along the Trans-Canada Highway through the province of Prince Edward Island, across the Confederation Bridge to Charlottetown and to the Woods Island Ferry

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Routes & Itineraries

Here are some featured segment itineraries along Trans Canada Highway:

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Alberta: Highway #1 between Lake Louise and CalgaryAlberta: Highway #1 between Lake Louise and Calgary

AB: Here is the itinerary for the 180 km along Highway #1 between Lake Louise and Calgary, via Banff and Canmore:

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Newfoundland: #1 between Grand Falls-Windsor and Clarenville, NewfoundlandNewfoundland: #1 between Grand Falls-Windsor and Clarenville, Newfoundland

NL: Here is the itinerary for the 236 km along Route #1 between Grand Falls-Windsor and Clarenville, Newfoundland, via Gander and Tera Nova National Park

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Saskatchewan: #1 between Medicine Hat, AB and Swift CurrentSaskatchewan: #1 between Medicine Hat, AB and Swift Current

SK: Here is the itinerary for the 223 km along the #1 highway, between Medicine Hat, Alberta and Swift Current, Saskatchewan:

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PEI: Charlottetown to Woods Island, via the Ferry to New Glasgow, Nova ScotiaPEI: Charlottetown to Woods Island, via the Ferry to New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

PE: Here is the itinerary for the 84 kilometres (driving) along Route 1 from Charlottetown to Woods Island, via the Ferry to Pictou, Nova Scotia and via Route 108 to nearby New Glasgow:

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New Brunswick: Highway #2 between Grand Falls and Fredericton, New BrunswickNew Brunswick: Highway #2 between Grand Falls and Fredericton, New Brunswick

NB: Here is the itinerary for the 214 km along Highway #2 between Grand Falls and Fredericton, via Florenceville, Hartland, Woodstck

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Cities to Visit

Here are some featured cities along or near the Trans Canada Highway:

Kenora, Ontario Travel InformationKenora, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Situated on the North Shore of the Lake of Woods, Kenora is known for great fishing, hunting and boating.

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Hope and Laidlaw, British Columbia Travel informationHope and Laidlaw, British Columbia Travel information

BC: The District of Hope, with its 6800 residents, is at the eastern end of the fertile Fraser Valley and is the gateway to the Lower Mainland.

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Pembroke, Ontario Travel InformationPembroke, Ontario Travel Information

ON: Pembroke is the largest in the Upper Ottawa Valley, once surrounded by forests, and was a centre of the timber trade. Pembroke was the first community in Canada with electric street lights powered by the adjacent the hydro-electric plant

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Vancouver, British Columbia Travel informationVancouver, British Columbia Travel information

BC: Vancouver is nestled around the eastern end of Burrard Inlet, a natural deepwater harbour, and the mouth of the huge Fraser River

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Kitchener-Waterloo Travel informationKitchener-Waterloo Travel information

ON: Kitchener-Waterloo is located in the heartland of Southern Ontario, also called Canada^s Technology Triangle

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