Top 10 Ways to Make the Most out of a Road Trip in Canada

| August 1, 2016 | Comments

Tossing your luggage into the trunk and going on a long road trip is one of the best and cost-effective ways to experiencing the beauty of Canada. For example, you could consider the Trans-Canada Highway, which happens to be one of the longest roads in the world, starting from St. John’s in Newfoundland and ending at Victoria in British Columbia. It stretches to a distance of 8030kms, presenting glaciers, islands, national parks, charming lakes, majestic peaks, and mysterious forests to the delighted traveler.

However, taking a road trip is not without its challenges, and if you have never done it before, you might like to consider the following ten tips.

Audio Books

Borrow or buy some audio books to enjoy on the way. Children as well as adults love listening to stories such as Harry Potter, The Chronicles of Narnia, and others.

Plenty of Food

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See that you always have plenty of healthy snacks such as fruits, vegetables, sandwiches, chips, and cakes. Munching on the way adds to the joy of a road trip.

Outdoor Games

You always need some exercise and you cannot drive all the time. Stop for a game of football or Frisbee on the way.

Online Casino Games

Whenever you take a break from driving, play for real money at Casino.com, one of the top-rated online casinos in the industry, which is compatible with all types of mobile devices. If you are lucky, you may win a real money jackpot.

Star Gazing

If you are setting up camp for the night, don’t forget to admire the stars.

Collect Mementos

You can collect a sample of dirt, a stone, a flower, or any other object from wherever you stop and preserve them as sweet road trip memories.

Photography

Take photographs of all the beautiful sights, convert them into postcards using apps such as Postagram, and send them to your friends.

Lose Your Way

If you reach a really beautiful spot, losing your way cannot be the worst thing to happen to you on a road trip. On the contrary, it can turn out to be a blessing.

Visit Friends

If an old friend lives along the way, make it a point to visit him/her. You will definitely be glad to see each other.

Interact with Local People

Interact with the people you meet on your road trip. You may not only learn something useful, but also make a lifelong friend.

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