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    • Romantic Getaway

      Ottawa Mar 21, 2015 at 12:04 PM

      Hello,
      Looking for romantic places to getaway for a weekend with my husband within 2-3 hours from Ottawa, Ontario

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    • Romantic Get a away for one year aniversary

      Picton Mar 21, 2015 at 12:02 PM

      Hi there, My husband proposed to me at the grange of prince Edward county and our one year wedding anniversary is coming up in August. I'd like to return to the county and do some wine tasting and spend the weekend. Looking for reccommendations on romantic things to do and a nice hotel. thanks!

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    • What is the best service station restaurant in the Gananoque area?

      Gananoque Mar 21, 2015 at 11:53 AM

      We stopped at a service station and restaurant in the Gananoque area at a crossroad several months ago on our way through that area and not thinking we would be there again, promptly forgot the name/location. We had the most wonderful food--large portions, great sandwiches and wonderful pies and of course, gasoline. This is a longshot, but can anyone help with name/location suggestions.

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    • Places to stop in Districts

      Toronto Apr 1, 2015 at 7:04 AM

      We will be traveling to Toroanto for for a short trip Thurs (4/2)- Sunday (4/5). We are staying right outside of China Town and are looking to explore some of the different districts (little Italy, China town, garden district, etc). Along with visiting the Toroanto islands and CN Tower.

      Are there any recommendations on an specific places to stop in little Italy, China town ect.? Along with any other "hidden gems" in the area worth visiting.

      Thank you!!

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    • Home stay or corporate Housing ?

      Toronto Mar 31, 2015 at 4:27 AM

      We're visiting Ontario next month and are planning a stay of one week. Any recommended home-stay or motels ? I have heard that corporate housing is a growing trend in Toronto. I even heard about one particular establishment called Mac suites ( http://www.macsuites.ca/real-estate/ ) proving a reliable service. How effective is this ? Valuable suggestions are appreciated.

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      Driving around British Columbia

      Canada Apr 12, 2015 at 7:42 PM

      Hi everyone

      My wife and I are holidaying in Canada, mostly in British Columbia in October this year. We're flying into Vancouver and staying at the Fairmont Waterfront for 2 nights. Then we are travelling on the Rocky Mountaineer to Banff via Kamloops.

      We have a van booked for a driving holiday with our daughter, son in law and granddaughter for a couple of weeks. The itinerary for the driving holiday is

      Banff - Fairmont Springs
      Lake Louise - Fairmont Chateau
      Jasper - Patricia Lake Bungalows
      Sun Peaks - Bear Country Trails Edge
      Whistler - Whistler Platinum First Tracks Lodge
      Victoria - Fairmont Empress
      Vancouver - Fairmont Waterfront

      We are staying at all of these places for 2 nights each. I was wondering if anyone had any advice on things to do in and around the towns above. Things that interest us include visiting wineries, sightseeing, photography, chairlift rides, snow mobile tours.

      Thank you for any feedback.

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      Going to Montreal

      Montréal-Ouest Apr 6, 2015 at 3:22 PM

      We're staying 7 days in Quebec. And then going to Montreal for 5 days.. Never been to Canada ..so my question. Is stay in OLD TOWN OR DOWNTOWN.... tips or what to do and see.....we,lol be staying with VRBO just not sure which area. HELP OUT...

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      best taxi company?

      Victoria Apr 13, 2015 at 11:22 AM

      I have been researching means of getting to the airport from Victoria BC. I have looked at the reviews of 3 taxi companies, and the reviews aren't very helpful because one will rate a *****, and the other will only a *. I usually throw out the highest and lowest, but in this case, they are all either extreme. I usually like the Yellow Cab, but reviews have not been good. Neither have the ones for Blue Bird Taxi or Victoria Taxi. Which one would you use?? Thanks!

      Sandy

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      Road trips out of Toronto?/Shuttle bus from Toronto airports to Downtown?

      Canada Apr 12, 2015 at 8:46 AM

      Hello all
      Can anyone recommend towns worth seeing, say within a 250km radius of Toronto city? A couple of relatives are hiring a car in Toronto to spend 3-4 days elsewhere and they don't want to drive blindly...if they know the happening places before they go, that would be great!
      Also, are there shuttle buses from the 2 Toronto airports to the Downtown area of Toronto?
      Lastly, as Irish citizens traveling from Dublin, what documentation are they expected to fill out and will they do this in Dublin airport, Toronto airport or must they pre-apply for visa's to visit?
      Thank you all again!!!

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    • Catholic church

      Tadoussac Apr 7, 2015 at 10:10 AM

      Is there a Catholic church in Tadoussac? I can't seem to find any information on churches except for the chapel. Please let me know as I'd like to get married there. Thank you!

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      Montreal,Quebec

      Montreal Apr 6, 2015 at 5:37 PM

      ALSO ANY COOL DAY TRIPS FROM MONTREAL......

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    • Sky train fines

      Vancouver Apr 19, 2015 at 3:40 AM

      Do sky train fines get erased after a certain time,statute of limitations? Thanks

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      Quebec day trips

      Quebec Apr 2, 2015 at 2:40 PM

      Coming to Quebec 7 days ...mid May. ..will have car ...need. Some good places to visit...we loved europe, and I think this area is somewhat like it....wife loves those small towns to browse around....

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    • Drive from Newn York to Calgary

      Calgary Mar 26, 2015 at 7:39 AM

      Hi All - I'm planning a 7 day one side trip from New York to Calgary, Canada. Can you suggest me what all places I can see on my way to Calgary during my drive.

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    • Summer Road Trip on Canadian West Coast

      Canada Apr 7, 2015 at 2:02 PM

      We're planning on visiting Canada's West Coast on our honeymoon from 14th of July to 11th of August and travelling around Vancouver, Whistler, Banff, Victoria and Edmonton.

      The big question: Is it possible to drive around Canada at this time and not have accommodation booked months in advance? We are hoping to book days in advance instead and are willing to camp if necessary

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      easter in quebec

      Quebec Apr 1, 2015 at 5:53 PM

      Hello
      in easter sunday and monday will everything be closed or is it nice for a couple of days visit?

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    • Summer visit

      Canada Apr 9, 2015 at 2:29 AM

      I will be going to visit my uncle in Toronto and it will be my first time. My uncle is old and lives just with his wife and both can't really take me around. So i was thinking i can get few tips on where to visit and things to do to make my visit fun.

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    • Photographer at Niagara Falls

      Niagara Falls Mar 27, 2015 at 2:57 PM

      Hi,

      My husband and I are visiting Ontario for 3 weeks in October 2015. Our first place to visit is Niagara Falls to renew our wedding vows, I know rather silly but just something we want to do....hahahaha. It will only be us two and was looking for someone to take a few pictures of the occasion. Been looking at websites and we don't wish to pay the silly $1000+ prices.
      Does anyone know anyone who can help?

      We are also going to Coe Hill, Ottawa and Mississauga areas and looking for any suggestions for good flea markets.

      Any help would be greatly appreciated.

      Thanks

      Debbie

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    • Niagra Falls near by attractions

      Niagara Falls Mar 22, 2015 at 1:05 PM

      We are visiting Niagara falls the first weekend of April. As many of the Niagara falls amenities will not be open due to seasonal timing while we are there, we were hoping to take a few day trips to near by areas, kind of get a feel for Canada itself! If anyone has any suggestions as to some scenic or recommended areas to visit within reasonable driving distance to niagara falls, would appreciate any input!:)

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    • Toronto city vs Niagara falls stay?

      Toronto Mar 24, 2015 at 7:46 PM

      Earlier this week, I posted a question asking for tips on things to do in Niagara falls during the first week of April, since many of the amenities will still be closed due to the season. and received a lot of very helpful feedback! Now i'm wondering- would it be better to just stay in the city of Toronto, and just do a day trip to Niagara falls while there? Would there be more to do/things to see during this time in Toronto city, than in NIagara falls? Any tips or advice on things to do or see in the city of Toronto?

       

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      VT Mini Meet October 2015

      Vancouver Apr 3, 2015 at 10:01 PM

      Expressions of Interest wanted :o) We will be in Vancouver early October and would love to meet up with some locals.
      So far we have Ann75, the_dutchman, YVRDave and Darby 2 interested in saying hello.
      We are staying at the Granville Island Hotel and I guess the best place on Granville Island would be the Dockside Seafood Restaurant.
      So my question is, which date is more suitable, dinner on Friday 9th October?..... lunch/dinner on Saturday 10th October?
      We would love to include a bit of a photo shoot on the river. Maybe some boat light trails or time-lapse photography, or nice night light photos :o)
      So, who's interested?... and which day suits you the best?
      Hope to see you all there!
      Hugs, Ann and Howie xx

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      A few basic questions for a future first time visitor to Toronto!

      Toronto Apr 4, 2015 at 3:09 PM

      Hello everyone!
      I'm doing a little pre-trip research on Toronto and had a few questions which I hope ye can help me with!

      Is there only 1 airport near the city? And I presume that has several terminals?
      What is the area of Corktown like? I presume that is well outside the touristy area/most popular districts?
      Is it fair to say that the Downtown area is where it's all happening?
      Should we base ourselves there to be close to all the main attractions?
      Are there any areas of Toronto which should be avoided? (Sorry if this is a silly question!)
      Are there regular daily organised visits to Niagara Falls from Toronto?
      Can you tell me the best (and the biggest) shopping malls in Toronto? Starting with the most central :)
      Hotels are looking very very pricey in the Downtown area. Is this the norm? Are there more reasonable mid-range options also located centrally?

      As you can see from these questions, I am struggling in these early stages of my research :)

      DG

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    • The Anne musicals

      Prince Edward Island Feb 22, 2015 at 11:47 AM

      Due to lack of time on the island I can probably only get to see one of the musicals. It is an Anne themed surprise holiday for my 17 year old daughter. Is it best to see Anne of Green Gables or Anne & Gilbert?

       

      1 Answer Mar 15, 2015 at 8:34 PM
    • Trying to get to PEI by train

      Prince Edward Island National Park Jul 9, 2014 at 10:34 AM

      Would like to go to PEI by train from Montreal, there are 2 routes with viaRail, i would like to know which is the better route through Moncton or Halifax?

      By better, i mean sceneray, ease of getting to Souris PEI and travel length.

      Thank you very much!

      5 Answers Jul 10, 2014 at 7:24 AM
    • 'Must see' natural places on PEI

      Prince Edward Island Jul 5, 2014 at 9:55 AM

      What are the 3 best natural places in PEI?

      1 Answer Jul 8, 2014 at 1:15 PM
    • Getting around PEI and golf courses

      Charlottetown Jun 14, 2014 at 9:01 AM

      I was wondering if there are any shuttle buses from Charlottetown to any of the golf courses on the island please?

      Also we will be staying in Fitzroy street Charlottetown and was wondering if there is a main tour of the island that encompasses most of the island?

      Can you also advise if the Anne of Green Gables show is currently on and if so where is it help please?

      Cheers

      Kaye

    • Visiting Charlette town

      Charlottetown Jun 2, 2014 at 1:11 PM

      We are coming into Charlettetown on a cruise and will be only one day in port.

      What is the best way to get an overview of the city?

      3 Answers Jun 10, 2014 at 12:25 PM
    • place for 4 days

      Prince Edward Island May 31, 2014 at 8:25 AM

      Anyone have recommendations for place to stay for 4 days on pei? want to bike, hike, eat good food, have a waters view. 2 couples going. would love a nice cottage in a good location.

       

    • best beach in pei

      Charlottetown May 5, 2014 at 8:04 AM

      Hello VT friends,
      I am travelling to East Coast Canada for a 10 day trip with a family of 7. The age ranging from 21-65. We are staying in Charlottetown on May 25 2014 before we head off to Pleasant Bay, Nova Scotia. We are planning to go to a beach on May 25/2014 but would like to know what else we can do. I would like to know the following things:

      1) what's the best beach to visit where it is permitted to do a bbq? I heard if we go to southern beach it will be warmer- is that true since we are going end of May?
      2) we already booked a Cow's Creamary factory tour for May 26 2014 before we leave for Nova Scotia- any other tours we can book ?
      3) are there any Waterfront /Boardwalk/Wharf type area where can walk around in the afternoon?
      4)anythings else we can do - after our beach and bbq
      5) any must see driving route ??

      thanks

      4 Answers May 20, 2014 at 10:20 AM
    • local traditions in pei

      Prince Edward Island Feb 11, 2014 at 5:50 PM

      what are some of the local traditions in pei?

      2 Answers May 28, 2014 at 5:52 AM
    • Public transportation from Wood Islands ferry terminal to Charlottetown

      Prince Edward Island Sep 1, 2013 at 10:18 AM

      Do public buses meet arriving ferries from NS to Wood Islands, PEI?

      6 Answers Sep 1, 2013 at 8:19 PM
    • Activities

      Charlottetown Aug 18, 2013 at 5:47 AM

      what to do in Charlottetown today for a 1 and 5 year old?

      1 Answer Aug 18, 2013 at 12:06 PM
    • Ferry/Bridge

      Prince Edward Island Jul 30, 2013 at 6:14 PM

      Planning on driving through New Brunswick across the Confederation Bridge to PEI and then taking the ferry from Wood Island to Caribou Nova Scotia. A little confused on the charges, as the bridge info says they charge when you leave PEI (which I wouldn't be) and the ferry info says they charge a round trip fare (regardless of whether or not you go both ways by ferry?)

      Help

      1 Answer Jul 30, 2013 at 7:36 PM
    • Where to stay?

      Prince Edward Island Jul 25, 2013 at 7:28 AM

      Hello,
      We'll be staying in PEI for 4 days. We're wondering if we should stay all 4 days in one spot (e.g. Charlottetown) or 2 days in one location and 2 days in another. Any recommendations?

      Thanks.

      3 Answers Feb 11, 2014 at 7:40 PM
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      Bike Touring on PEI Mid June 2013

      Prince Edward Island Feb 11, 2013 at 6:59 PM

      I am planning on cycle touring trip (mix of camping and hotels) for mid June. I have been hearing not all attractions/restaurants/etc are open then. Is that correct ? Also, any suggestions whether we head to West side or east? I know we can't do all. We plan on riding 5 or 6 days, 40-50 miles/day (to allow sightseeing). I have info on the Confederation Trail and we might use that for some riding but like the coastal areas.

      We could go later in summer, my reasoning for June was to avoid some of the crowds and issues with trying to find accommodations.

      We would be arriving via car and leaving car near Gateway village.
      Any challenges with wind ? or possibly best bet for riding?


      any feedback/suggestions would be appreciated! thanks

      2 Answers Feb 12, 2013 at 9:10 PM
    • Bird Watching on Prince Edward Island, Canada

      Prince Edward Island Feb 8, 2013 at 11:37 AM

      My wife and I usually vacation in northern Maine in August and September. We are bird watchers and were told that there is wonderful birding on PEI. Does anyone have any knowledge about this? It would seem to me that most of any birds there would be on their southern migration by that time. Thanks much, ajarel

      1 Answer Feb 11, 2013 at 2:03 PM
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      Royal Caribbean Tender Port at PEI

      Prince Edward Island Aug 9, 2012 at 10:22 AM

      Hello everyone:
      Does anyone know the location where Royal Caribbean Cruise ships terder their passegers at PEI? I am trying to locate the closest car rental company to the tender locaton. Hope is within walking distance. Also wonder wether there are tours. Would do that instead of driving.

      2 Answers Aug 9, 2012 at 12:46 PM
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      Wood Islands Ferry.

      Prince Edward Island Jul 9, 2011 at 12:02 AM

      Strangely Google Maps doesn't seem to recognize the ferry terminal at Woods Island nor can I find from the ferry site the travelling time to Nova Scotia, I think the destination is Caribou. Does anyone know this info? Also entering PEI across the Confederation Bridge can we pay at a toll booth on the bridge approaches one way?

      11 Answers Feb 11, 2014 at 7:41 PM
    • Why do some Canadian homes have a 5 point star decorating their home?

      Charlottetown Jun 5, 2011 at 7:15 AM

      Just got back from a New England/Canada cruise and while touring the countryside I noticed that a few homes had a 5 point star on the front of their house. Maybe 10% of the homes had this star, so it might just be a decoration, or it might have some meaning....does anybody know for sure?

      1 Answer Jun 5, 2011 at 5:46 PM
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      Getting on and getting off PEI

      Prince Edward Island Feb 6, 2011 at 2:30 PM

      From down here in Australia I need some advice on the best way to enter PEI and leave.We are touring by car and will be leaving St. Martins NB Sun 02 October to stay in the Summerside area of PEI for 3 nights. We then need to be in Antigonish NS on Friday 07 October. I have heard there is a ferry service at the eastern end of PEI which goes to Nova Scotia. Any suggestions and websites ALSO what is the temp and weather like then?
      Wal

      27 Answers Mar 9, 2011 at 9:39 PM
    • WHY IS IT SURREY NOT SOURIS

      Prince Edward Island Nov 16, 2010 at 6:35 PM

      In PEI SURREY IS SPELLED SOURIS NOT SURREY

      5 Answers Nov 17, 2010 at 6:53 PM
    • Woodleigh Minitures

      Prince Edward Island Aug 28, 2010 at 5:42 PM

      I hear that Woodleigh Park has gone into bankruptcy, is this true? What is going to happen with it? I think that this park is well worth saving. It needs to be re-furbished qand advertised more. After I saw it about 15 yrs. ago, I told everyone who was heading to Prince Edward Island it was a MUST see...and manyI know travelled there just to see that. You have a gem there that no other place in Canada has! I cannot see why you do not pounce on it...tourists love it and more would if they knew about it. I went through all of the PEI brochures at two different years, and never did I see it mentioned ONCE! You have more treasures than Anne of Green Gables...and that wears thin after awhile.

    • The cost of a Ferrie

      Prince Edward Island Aug 18, 2010 at 10:49 PM

      What would the cost of putting your car on ferrie with 4 adults Going there and back ?
      21/08/2010

      3 Answers Nov 16, 2010 at 6:33 PM
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      PEI road trip stop

      Prince Edward Island Jul 26, 2010 at 7:37 PM

      Hello!
      My girlfriend and I are taking a little road trip and PEI is going to one of our stops. Wondering if there is anything that is a MUST see out there. This is my first road trip and first time being in the maritimes. Im getting very excited for the adventure that lies ahead in mid august!

      Thanks for taking the time to answer my question.

      3 Answers Jul 29, 2010 at 7:10 AM
    • Traveling in May with 2 children

      Prince Edward Island Apr 22, 2010 at 6:17 PM

      Hi, we plan on visiting pei in middle of may with 2 children, age 3 and 5. Any thing to do this time of year??? best place to stay???

      1 Answer Apr 25, 2010 at 11:18 AM
    • Country Festival on Prince Edward Island

      Prince Edward Island Mar 15, 2010 at 6:20 PM

      Is it true that Taylor Swift is performing on Prince Edward Island this summer2010?

      1 Answer Mar 15, 2010 at 7:19 PM
    • camping

      Prince Edward Island Jul 1, 2009 at 1:11 PM

      What are the best campgrounds in pei that are close to a beach.

      4 Answers Feb 9, 2010 at 5:40 PM
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      Clarion Collection Cavendish Gateway Resort---any reviews

      Prince Edward Island Sep 2, 2008 at 8:08 PM

      We have booked this Clarion Hotel for 2 nights end of Sept.We are getting bad reviews from travelers.Does anyone know about this place or have any suggestions for alternate lodging in P.E.I--it doesn't need to be in the same area--we wish to explore the Island for 3 days.

    • mother of two

      Prince Edward Island May 31, 2008 at 12:47 PM

      We vacationed in Nova Scotia last July and couldn't swim in the most beautiful beach because of purple jellyfish. If and when is the jellyfish season on PEI We are staying in Sury in mid July.

      2 Answers Jun 9, 2008 at 3:46 PM
    • I need help planning my trip.

      Prince Edward Island Mar 2, 2008 at 8:47 AM

      hello
      I plan to come to PEI in the last week of april.
      I am a student, and would be interested in student deals at hotels or around the area, if there are any.
      i will be coming over by ferry from halifax.
      what is the name of the ferry, what is the price, and where in PEI will it let me off?? I want to arrange a hotel but it's hard because I don't want to make it too far away from the ferry drop off. also I am travling alone so I need a safe place to stay. I was looking at a hostel, Hi Charlottetown, but I'm not sure if it is close to the ferry. also it seems to be the only hostel on the island.

      help, please!

      5 Answers Mar 22, 2008 at 10:07 AM
    • anne of green gables tour

      Prince Edward Island Feb 19, 2008 at 4:19 PM

      Hi,
      Can someone please tell me what the entrance fee is?

      2 Answers Feb 22, 2008 at 8:20 PM
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      Help! Info on Cottage Rentals

      Prince Edward Island Jun 20, 2007 at 7:04 PM

      Help - info on cottages
      Posted: Wed June 20, 2007 10:01 PM EDT
      Has anyone ever stayed at Misty Isle Cottages, near Mill River, in West Prince, PEI???


      Price seems OK, and website looks good, but ???

      Any help really appreciated.

      Looking for very private, cottage style , not too expensive for week of July 22 to July 28.