Falling in love with the Canadian Rockies: Kootenay, Banff & Jasper

During our last couple of posts, from our year-long RV trip blog, we brought you to Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta and Glacier National Park in Montana (together they form the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park). From this US/Canada border area, we headed north to 3 great Parks Canada national parks: Kootenay National Park Great hiking in this lesser-known …

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A day in Glacier National Park (the US one)

As you saw in our last post, we spent a highly enjoyable week at Waterton Lakes National Park , an awesome Canadian national park, which is teamed up with Glacier National Park in Montana, to form the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. While we were at Waterton Lakes National Park we took the opportunity to drive to Glacier National Park for the day …

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Finally, the Canadian Rockies: A week in Waterton Lakes National Park

Leaving the prairies and getting to the mountains makes for a dramatic arrival to Waterton Lakes National Park. We were lucky enough to get there before they suffered badly from the effects of the Kenow fire in September 2017. During our time there, we stayed at both Crandell Mountain Campground (closed for 2018, due to the fire) and …

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Parlez-vous français? Into Quebec (and some RV repairs)

Having left Nova Scotia, we made the long drive back to New Brunswick and north for Quebec, with nights in Kouchibouguac National Park and Campbelltown. We also made a stop at Percé Rock (Parc national de l'Île-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Percé) which is located in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, on the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula. A wildly beautiful place. …

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Cape Breton Highlands National Park & the famous Cabot Trail

From Prince Edward Island in our last post, we moved on to Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Nova Scotia; it's a park we had heard great things about and it didn't disappoint with amazing views, pretty hikes and lots of wildlife.   Join us next time when we head into Quebec and the impossibly scenic Gaspé …

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Potatoes & Mussels: Irish accents on Prince Edward Island

Our last blog post saw us enjoying Fundy National Park but, it was time to move on and we traveled from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island (PEI) via the 8 mile Confederation Bridge. No charge to use the bridge when heading over to the island...they get you on the way back, when you are …

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RV Roadtrip – Costs so far – USA, East Coast

Since starting this blog we've had quite a few questions from folks interested in the whole budget/expenses side of things and we certainly understand the need to 'cut your cloth according to your measure', as they say in Ireland (ie. be aware of your own financial limitations). If you have been following this blog, you'll know …

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