Road Trips

How to plan a road trip, along with recommendations for the best road trips in Canada. Before you hit the highway, brush up on the rules of the road with our safe driving tips.

10 Canadian Road Trips You Need to Take at Least Once

Whether you’ve got days or just a few hours to spare, these unforgettable Canadian road trips offer breathtaking scenery, iconic landmarks and thrilling stops along the way.

The Best Day Trips From Calgary

Fill up the gas tank and get ready to hit the road. Here's how to make most of your next...


The Quirkiest Roadside Attractions Across Canada

They may not be destination, but these must-see pitstops certainly make the journey more interesting!


Great Day Trips from Ottawa You Need to Take

Seen and done everything our nation's capital has to offer? Add these great day trips from Ottawa to your itinerary!


The Ultimate RV Trip Planner

With expert advice on everything from packing to driving, our RV trip planner has you covered.

The Road Trip Essentials You Need to Pack

Taking off on a cross-country trek? Don't leave your driveway until you're sure these road trip essentials are on board.


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Stranded in a Snowstorm? These Smart Tips Could Save Your Life

When a winter storm hits and you’re on the road, it's easy for panic to set in. These emergency tips...

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The Ultimate Winter Road Trip Guide

Hitting the road for a quick winter getaway? Don't pull out of the driveway before reviewing our checklist of winter...


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Winter Driving Mistakes That Put You in Danger

If you're driving on a quarter tank of gas or sitting low in your vehicle, you're asking for trouble. Top...


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Driving the Highwood Pass—The Highest Paved Road in Canada

The Highwood Pass rewards the adventurous with one of the most varied and picturesque drives in Canada.


Police Pulled Over This Car For Driving Too Slowly—and Found No One Inside!

From joyriding picnic tables to ghost passengers, these funny driving stories go off the beaten track.

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The Most Dangerous Roads in the World

Think twice before adding these treacherous routes to your road trip itinerary!


How to Escape From a Car That’s Sinking Underwater

You've just driven your car into a river or over the side of a bridge into a lake. What can...


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10 Driving Tips to Stay Safe in Wet Weather

No need to fear heavy rain and fog with these safe driving tips under your belt.


How One City Is Using Optical Illusions to Prevent Traffic Accidents

Thanks to some skilfully painted fake speed bumps, speeding has decreased in this European metropolis.


Why You Should Never Follow a Friend When You’re Driving

Surprise: Following a friend while driving could be just as bad—or worse—as texting while driving.

These Types of People Are Most Likely to Be Distracted Drivers

Tempted to send a text while you're hauling down the highway? Psychiatrists have a pretty good idea what your personality...


Why You Should Never Charge Your Phone in Rental Cars

Protect yourself—and your information. Think twice about plugging your phone into a rental car.


10 Great Day Trips From Edmonton on One Tank of Gas

Whether you’re a born-and-bred Edmontonian, or a visitor looking to make the most of your vacation, these day trips outside...


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The Most Dangerous Summer Driving Hazards (And How to Avoid Them)

Don't let the lazy days of summer cause you to become too complacent behind the wheel. Here are five driving...


Why Do North Americans and Brits Drive on Different Sides of the Road?

The British custom of driving on the left side of the road isn't a sign of eccentricity—there's actually a very...


The Best Day Trips From Vancouver

Want to make the most of your next trip to Vancouver? Fill up the tank and get ready to hit...


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15 Things You Should Never Leave in the Car

Your vehicle should be used for transportation, not storage. Keeping these items in the car could put your health and...


Driving the Haines Highway: The Most Scenic Route in Canada

Designated a National Scenic Byway in 2009, the Haines Highway’s eerie seclusion is tempered by its unusual beauty—and the photo...


10 Great Day Trips from Montreal

Whether you’re a born-and-bred Montrealer, or a visitor looking to make the most of your vacation, these day trips outside...

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Summer Car Hacks Every Driver Should Know

Quick fixes for some of the most common summer driving dilemmas.


10 Great Day Trips from Halifax

Whether you’re a born-and-bred Haligonian, or a visitor looking to make the most of your vacation, these day trips outside...


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10+ Things You’re Doing in Your Car—But Shouldn’t

Some of the things you're doing in your car are simply bad habits, but others can significantly increase your risk...


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10 Day Trips From Toronto You Can Take Right Now

Need a break from Toronto? You can reach all 10 of these great escapes in under two hours.


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The Best Road Trip Songs for Any Canadian Adventure

Hopping in the car for a cross-country trek? Be sure to add these quintessential Canadian road trip songs to your...


How Do Gas Pumps “Know” When Your Car’s Tank Is Full?

Gas pumps have been around long before "smart" technology—so how are they able to seemingly detect when your tank is...