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      Most Recommended Hiking Trails?

      Waterton Lakes National Park May 27, 2015 at 6:49 AM

      Hi there, I was wondering what are the most recommended hiking trails in Waterton Lakes NP, (let's say for July through September)--particularly, I was thinking in terms of the most scenic views and/or the safest (in terms of having a good flow of other hikers at this time of year & not isolated) trails.

      Thanks, Joe

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    • Victoria day

      Waterton Lakes National Park May 18, 2015 at 7:59 AM

      are the stores open on Victoria day ( Monday May 18 2015 )

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    • Best Cell / Mobile Phone to use in Banff / Sunshine / Lake Louise area of Canada

      Banff May 15, 2015 at 2:45 AM

      I will be in the Banff area for a number of months and would like some advice on what is the most cost effective and useful cell / mobile service provider to use. My uk issued smartphone is quad band so should work for calls but the 3G frequency will be wrong for internet service. Internet service in Canada seems relatively expensive compared to UK so I am wondering if it would be better to use wifi hotspots where possible. Any advice would be appreciated.

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    • Activities for 9 year old granddaughter

      Victoria May 18, 2015 at 12:13 PM

      My 9 year old granddaughter will be traveling with me for a Grandma/Granddaughter trip in a few weeks, staying in the Inner Harbor area. I've been to the area several times with my husband and am familiar with the regular spots; fisherman's wharf, Beacon Hill Park, Royal BC Museum,Empress Tea Room, Parliament Bldg.,etc. Would like some suggestions for some unusual things to do that would be of interest to a 9 year old who loves art, music, history. We will have 3 full days and will have a car. Any festivals happening the week of May 25?

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      Rogers Cup tennis tournament

      Toronto May 7, 2015 at 1:10 PM

      Hello fellow VTers,
      I will be in Toronto for a week in August attending the Rogers Cup tennis tournament. I will need a prepaid SIM card for my unlocked GSM phone. Can you recommend a carrier?
      I will not have a car. Is there any public transit to Rexall Center from Yorkville?

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      arriving may 2015

      Queen Charlotte May 5, 2015 at 4:17 PM

      hey
      me and my girlfriend are coming up from vancouver for a week end of may, whats the best way to travel around?
      thanks

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    • Qualicum Beach Accommodations Recommendations Wanted

      Qualicum Beach May 3, 2015 at 12:10 PM

      Hi, I'm looking for a place to stay in Qualicum Beach for 2 fairly quiet adults--something comfortable not too pricey--pool, close to beach, firepit, kitchenette...would be nice

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    • accommodation at gang ranch

      Gang Ranch 18 hours ago

      Where is the nearest accommodation for the gang ranch? What are the tourist attractions in the area

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    • Quebec city yoga

      Quebec May 29, 2015 at 2:26 PM

      Hi all,

      I'm new, and I think I posted this question in the wrong place, so I'm trying again. My husband and I will be visiting Quebec City next month (July) and I would love to take an english speaking yoga class. I haven't had much finding one online. Any ideas?

      Thanks!

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    • Anyone been to Algonquin park with family?

      Canada May 18, 2015 at 10:38 PM

      Hi there! Wanna get feedback. How about going for a day or two to Algonquin park. This place is recommended by my friend. She says the place is excellent. But looking for a second advice. I looked for lodging there and found this killarneylodge.com/algonquin... It looks good. its location is wonderful . Anyone been there?

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    • Farmers markets

      Halifax May 5, 2015 at 2:35 AM

      Will be staying around St Margaret's bay and want to know about farmer's markets in the area. June 3-8 2015

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    • Where do I leave my clothes when going to the wreck beach

      Vancouver May 24, 2015 at 1:34 AM

      hi, this is a question that came to my head and I was surprised that no website answers the question of where to put the clothes when on the wreck beach. I haven't been to the Wreck beach before. I plan to visit there soon next month and stroll the beach in the nude. If I drive, is it fine to leave them in the car and be naked during the walk to the beach? What do folks who take the public transport do? Are there lockers to rent? Should I be worried that they can get stolen if I just leave them on the beach and stroll from end to end?

      May be I am concerned over nothing and there may a practical solution to it but I rather be prepared than sorry.

      Thank you,
      Annie

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      Restaurant recomendations for Quebec City pls....

      Quebec May 23, 2015 at 9:22 AM

      My wife and I will in the city end of June 2015, staying in the old section. Would appreciate some recs for a formal evening, casual bistro, and local pub.....does not have to be in the old area, but we will not have a car. We are in our late 40s and live in downtown Chicago.
      Thanks in advance!

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      Views in Montreal

      Montreal May 4, 2015 at 11:22 AM

      Hello,

      Are there any buildings in Montreal which I can have access to its top floor to view Montreal? Ville Marie will only be ready in June.

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      botanical garden Montreal

      Montreal May 4, 2015 at 10:59 AM

      Is May 10th a good day to visit the botanical garden? what are the major attractions at the botanical garden?

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      Montreal for 4 days

      Montreal May 17, 2015 at 3:46 PM

      Coming from Florida , never been in Canada ..were staying 5 days in Quebec City ,then driving to Montreal. Question were the best area to stay...I,m looking on vrbo for 1 bedroom condos/ apartment.....but don't know area....can you help....OH WERE IN OUR 50s, so the party seen is not our thing. (. Bars/ clubs....thanks for your help....martin

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      Area related to Port

      Vancouver May 15, 2015 at 8:15 AM

      Can someone please tell me what area the Port is located? North, south?? We will be arriving a few days early for a cruise and staying a few after to rent motorcycles…. Looking to stay in a nice area but somewhat close to catch our boat

      Thanks a bunch wheretonext...

       

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    • Finding Cheap Flights

      Calgary May 3, 2015 at 12:04 PM

      I plan on going on a trip this summer but seeing as I am on a students budget I was hoping that I could just improvise based on what trip seems to be the most affordable.
      I was hoping that someone could recommend a resource where I do not have to know my destination, only a travel date and location from which I am departing.

      Thanks so much!

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    • What to wear

      Lake Louise May 25, 2015 at 10:40 PM

      I am staying at the Deer Lodge Lake Louise next march, what would you advise to take wear at this time of year and any recommendations for places to go and see?

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      Prices on PEI

      Cavendish May 25, 2015 at 8:03 AM

      What is the cost to visit the Green Gable House? Is there a tour that you would recommend? We are to be on our 30th Anniversary trip in 3 weeks. we only have 1 day to be on PEI. is there a B&B that you would recommend staying at?

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    • Rains in June

      Lake Louise May 24, 2015 at 1:01 PM

      Due to work schedules, we can only travel in June and current weather forecasts show rains and cloudy days on most of our travel days. My question is , does it usually rain all day or does it rain in small bouts and there is possibility of some sunshine to get the beautiful colours of the lakes? Thanks in advance for your replies

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    • Best Cell Coverage

      Canada May 13, 2015 at 3:51 PM

      Hi! I will be traveling across Canada, from Ontario, through Manitoba, Alberta, BC, and terminating in the Yukon Territory. I have an unlocked GSM phone and want to buy a pre-paid SIM card. Can anyone tell me the mobile provider with the best coverage through these areas?

      Vicki

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    • 24 Hour Bus Pass

      Montreal May 7, 2015 at 8:09 AM

      I am trying to understand the STM website re the day pass or 24 hour pass (are they the same thing?). If I land at the airport and get a pass for $10 does that include my shuttle downtown plus the Metro for the day? Do I need to have an Opus card for this? I saw a reference to paying exact cash using coins only? Can anyone pull this together for me? Merci.

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      What is the current process for Customs and Immigration at Toronto Pearson from the US?

      Toronto May 8, 2015 at 2:07 PM

      Guys, who has recently been through Terminal 1 at Pearson from outside Canada? The Official Spousal Unit is flying from DFW to Pearson this weekend, and we are trying to determine the process for Customs and Immigration.

      We have often been through C & I in T3 on American Airlines, but not on Air Canada, a different terminal.

      In the US, we now have Automated Passport Control kiosks ( cbp.gov/travel/us-citizens/a... ) which supposedly speed things up nicely. But so far, what little that I can find suggests that the kiosks in Toronto for inbound people is only for Canadian residents.The airport website, Canadian Immigration website and Air Canada website have all been remarkably unhelpful...

      Anyone with recent experience?

      Bill

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      Christmas/New Years in Whitehorse

      Whitehorse Aug 14, 2014 at 10:25 PM

      I am planning a winter adventure in NWT or YT. I am a former Alaska resident and would like to spend about a week skiing (classic and skate), ice fishing, skijoring, kite skiing, camping, viewing the northern lights, bars & restaurants, etc. Most of my friends here in the States are not even remotely interested in joining me on my winter adventure so I would love to join groups or find a guide to do these things. My time off is around Christmas and/or New Years. My question: where should I go in Whitehorse, or should I go somewhere else in Canada, i.e. Yellowknife? Thanks!
      - JJKENT

    • Visiting the Dome

      Dawson Jul 21, 2014 at 3:26 PM

      How do I get up to visit the dome from Dawson City if I dont have a car?

      3 Answers Jul 22, 2014 at 2:50 AM
    • Customs fees on wine

      Yukon Territory Jul 2, 2014 at 4:42 PM

      We purchased 24 bottles of wine in BC in the Okanagan. Taking ferry to Alaska returning on AlCan highway into the Yukon
      Customs fees into Alaska are essentially nothing. What will it cost to bring the wine back into Canada in the Yukon?

      2 Answers Jul 2, 2014 at 9:35 PM
    • Camping sites

      Whitehorse Jun 30, 2014 at 8:06 PM

      We will be in Whitehorse and Dawson City around July 15 -22nd. We will require camp ground to park 17 foot travel trailer. Do we need to book ahead or are there sufficient places available in each town.

    • Propane in the yukon and alaska?

      Yukon Territory Apr 9, 2014 at 11:16 PM

      We are looking at buying a camper to travel Yukon and Alaska for summer. the camper is on propane gas. does anyone know how many places that are to fill up propane?

      1 Answer Apr 10, 2014 at 3:03 AM
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      Year round RV parks?

      Yukon Territory Jan 28, 2014 at 4:23 PM

      We are driving out from Alaska in MArch and our RV is capable of winter camping. I am having a tough time finding RV parks open year round. Can anyone please tell me any place open year round (March) along the Alaska Hwy? MAny many thanks!

      2 Answers Jan 29, 2014 at 7:18 AM
    • Any advice for driving in january?

      Yukon Territory Oct 15, 2013 at 9:51 PM

      i'm moving to cheyenne, wyoming from fairbanks in january, can anyone give me any advice or information on what the roads are like in canada? i believe i'll be driving on the alcan all the way to yellowhead highway and then onto caribou highway. Or any advice on what i should do to prep for this trip?
      thanks!

      2 Answers Oct 16, 2013 at 8:33 AM
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      Whitehorse to Kluane Lake

      Whitehorse Oct 8, 2013 at 5:05 AM

      is it possible to get to the start of the slim west route near Lake Kluane from Whitehorse using public transport or a transport company? and if so how much would it cost?

    • Winter Holiday to Whitehorse

      Yukon Territory Oct 17, 2012 at 2:48 AM

      Hi,

      I am planning a trip to Whitehorse with my boyfriend in early January. We hope to see the Northern Lights and go dog sledding. We are from Australia and are finding it very hard to imagine the cold weather!

      We are looking for some advice regarding areas to stay in Whitehorse, and how to get around the city. I contacted a B&B slightly out of the city, and they suggested we hire a car. Is driving possible during January around Whitehorse? Alternatively we would rather get around by local transport, is there any public transport available?

      Thanks for your help!

      1 Answer Nov 2, 2012 at 5:07 PM
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      Internet/Cellphone Connection

      Yukon Territory May 29, 2012 at 1:16 PM

      Just curious about the main connection. I have Rogers as my provider for the cellphone. Who covers Whitehorse area and/or Haines Junction? Is it worth taking a Rocket stick up there?
      What about connection when taking the Alaska Ferry up - while going through the Inside Passage is there connection? Or is it a roaming area or blanked out area? Oh dear, sounds like I want to be in contact everywhere. More curiosity than anything else since I'm not a text-er and rarely ever turn on my cellphone anywhere else!

      4 Answers Nov 2, 2012 at 7:17 PM
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      September in Whitehorse

      Whitehorse Aug 2, 2011 at 8:58 AM

      An Aussie friend and I are considering driving, mid-September 2012, from Skagway to Whitehorse (yes, we are aware that he has to rent the car as Canadian law won't allow a car rented in the US by a Canadian into Canada! Makes no sense that an Aussie can rent the car!) Is this a safe drive at that time of year? (ie, it IS too early for snow, right???) I'm assuming we have to be wary of moose and other wildlife on the roads? Are the Northern Lights visible in September? What about returning via Haines Junction, and the Haines Highway? I know we'd have to get the ferry from Haines to Skagway, but is that a viable idea?
      Any hotels that we should avoid? Since we have a car, it does mean we don't have to stick to downtown hotels or ones by the airport - any highly recommended places for just one night? Any restaurants that really are must go to's? We're not looking for high-end - just good food, and hopefully locally sourced.
      Thank you for your assistance. VTers are the best!

      2 Answers Sep 11, 2011 at 10:13 AM
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      Hows fishing?

      Haines Junction May 11, 2011 at 2:14 PM

      We drive up and down the AlCan every summer and always really like Kluane Lake. We never see boats on the lake and wonder if and what kind of fish are found there, if there are any guiding services or outfitters nearby, and what kind of luck can I expect fishing in early June or early August.

      1 Answer May 19, 2011 at 6:05 PM
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      How's the road?

      Yukon Territory May 11, 2011 at 2:07 PM

      We are leaving Fairbanks by June 1st to drive down the AlCan Highway to the "lower 48". When we drove up last August the road between Haines Junction and the border was in pretty poor shape. Has anyone driven down lately who can tell me what its like now?

    • Things to do in Dawson

      Dawson Feb 6, 2011 at 3:39 PM

      I'M TAKING A CRUISE TOUR THROUGH DAWSON AND WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE HAD DONE SOME OF THE EXCURSIONS? i WAS CONSIDERING THE TAKHINI HOT SPRINGS AND THE WHITE WATER RAFTING WITH TATSHENSHINI EXPEDITIONS. ANY ADVICE WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

    • internet access

      Haines Junction Aug 28, 2010 at 2:43 PM

      Are there any hotels in Haines Junction with wifi access?

      1 Answer Aug 28, 2010 at 5:47 PM
    • Whitehorse in winter

      Whitehorse Feb 14, 2010 at 4:18 AM

      Hello All
      I am coming to Whitehorse in December as part of my round the world trip
      I already found a hostel where to stay, but I do have some other questions...

      1) What is the weather like in December? much snow? any -40 days?
      2) Are the northern lights visible regularly in winter? does Whitehorse gets ice fog like Yellowknife?
      3) What's the downtown area like?
      4) Any organized tours/activities I can do while I am there?
      5) Any dangerous animals roaming around the city?

      Thanks!

      3 Answers May 19, 2010 at 4:01 PM
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      Winter traveling

      Yukon Territory Sep 13, 2009 at 8:59 PM

      I plan to travel from Alaska to Montana in October in my RV. Can anyone tell me what the weather/road conditions are like in October thru the YT and BC? Is it safe to travel in an RV during that time of the year?

      2 Answers Sep 25, 2009 at 10:29 PM
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      Ivvavik hiking sheep creek - Komakuk beach

      Old Crow Jan 8, 2009 at 11:47 AM

      to readers:
      preparing for July 2010, I have some rough ideas.
      We will ben landing at Whitehorse.
      1. Wanting to do the Donjek route, how do I get to the starting point.
      2. Getting to Sheep Creek (by plane)(Ivvavik) to hike to Komakuk beach.get out by plane again.
      what airline will give a good deal, need I go to Inuvik as jump of point or can I get there from Whitehorse?

      We will be coming with a group of 5-6 persons
      Tjek www.get2canada.tk for the guy behind the mail

      Thank you
      regards, Erwin

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      Donjek route

      Kluane National Park Jan 8, 2009 at 11:45 AM

      to readers:
      preparing for July 2010, I have some rough ideas.
      We will ben landing at Whitehorse.
      1. Wanting to do the Donjek route, how do I get to the starting point.
      2. Getting to Sheep Creek (by plane)(Ivvavik) to hike to Komakuk beach.get out by plane again.
      what airline will give a good deal, need I go to Inuvik as jump of point or can I get there from Whitehorse?

      We will be coming with a group of 5-6 persons
      Tjek www.get2canada.tk for the guy behind the mail

      Thank you
      regards, Erwin

    • Yukon Dlilemma

      Yukon Territory Apr 3, 2008 at 12:50 PM

      I was looking into planning a trip to the Yukon with my wife, who is a little less adventurous than I am and may require a little more comfort. I like to camp and fish, she likes to relax. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to satisfy both of our travel needs?

      3 Answers Sep 2, 2008 at 8:00 AM
    • Travel with Agent

      Yukon Territory May 13, 2007 at 11:46 AM

      Hello,

      we are currently planing out trip to yukon. Arrival will be Sept 4th in Whitehorse.
      The trip should contain various actions, like a long kanu trip as well a long hike, , so maybe best would be hire a travel agent for the whole period. Can someone recommend a good agend or office ? So far I havĀ“nt found any agent for september.

      Thanks & regards,
      Andi

      1 Answer May 13, 2007 at 5:40 PM
    • Transportation frrom airport

      Whitehorse Apr 17, 2007 at 9:03 AM

      I would like to know if there are some public tranportation from the airport to
      the certer of the city.
      Thank you
      Cezanne
      Quebec

      2 Answers Apr 17, 2007 at 12:20 PM
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      Driving from Skagway to Fairbanks (or Anchorage)

      Yukon Territory Mar 26, 2007 at 5:58 AM

      I was thinking of using the bus lines from Whitehorse to Fairbanks, via Dawson City (not sure there are still connections from Skagway, as Alaska Direct doesn't seem to have a website anymore), but the agency I enquired with seems to favor the car rental option (maybe for business reasons, of course)... My problem is, I'm not sure it would be reasonable for somebody like me, who never drives (I've got my licence, but, living in Paris, I don't own a car and only use public transportation...), to head into the Yukon on my own and onto gravel roads right after mid-May... Never even drove an automatic car!
      So, does anybody around here have any experience of such a drive, and do you think the idea is completely insane, given the circumstances??
      Thanks!

      3 Answers Apr 21, 2008 at 1:44 AM
    • Whitehorse to Anchorage by bus

      Yukon Territory Mar 6, 2007 at 1:19 PM

      Anyone know of a bus company that'll get me from Whitehorse to Anchorage at the end of April? (I'm not flying!!) Any help at all would be great thanks!

      2 Answers Mar 28, 2007 at 3:39 AM
    • banff to yukon

      Yukon Territory Jan 5, 2007 at 1:57 PM

      Hey me and my girlfriend are coming over to canada in march 2007, were going to start off with a bit of skiing in banff then thinking about heading up to the yukon, could anyone recommend ways of travelling there and a rough idea of price's, and any hostel's that can be recommended to stay in
      thanks rich

      2 Answers Jan 12, 2007 at 12:32 PM
    • Banff to youkon

      Yukon Territory Jan 5, 2007 at 1:55 PM

      Hey me and my girlfriend are coming over to canada in march 2007, were going to start off with a bit of skiing in banff then thinking about heading up to the yukon, could anyone recommend ways of travelling there and a rough idea of price's, and any hostel's that can be recommended to stay in
      thanks rich

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      Backpacking Yukon, would like to work and live there for a while

      Yukon Territory Nov 2, 2006 at 7:49 AM

      Hi, I'm from Quebec and I would very much like to take a trip to the Yukon by backpacking.
      My questions are; What are the rules for free camping in yukon? How hard is it to find work and how expensive are the rents? land? I would really like to make this project possible and with your help, it won't be so hard.

      Thank you.

      3 Answers Dec 19, 2006 at 8:02 AM
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      Road Conditions in July

      Yukon Territory Oct 9, 2006 at 1:09 PM

      Greetings,
      my family and I will drive through BC and YT next year and ultimately Alaska. I wonder if anyone can give me tips about road conditions in general during the month of July. For example, according to MapQuest, the driving time from Stewart, BC to Watson Lake, YT on Route 37 takes 15 hours yet it's only 400 miles. That would be a bit too much to drive in one day. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated (I know, get a map! but BC/YT maps are hard to come by in Munich :-)
      Many thanks and best wishes,
      Jerry

      5 Answers Oct 15, 2006 at 5:24 AM
    • Donjek Route

      Yukon Territory Jun 5, 2006 at 12:27 PM

      We are planning a 2-week 100km Donjek Route trip in mid-June 2006. Two weeks should give us enough time not only to complete the route but also make Mt. Hoge ascent and some glacier day-trips. Since this is an off-trail route, we are looking for anyone who has done it to get some tips. Any tips on the route as well as Donjek glacier and Mt. Hoge ascent will be appreciated. Our special interest is finding someone who can advise on the best river crossing points.

    • Hotels?

      Baker Lake May 3, 2006 at 1:44 AM

      What kind of accomodations are available to tourists in Baker Lake and what is the best time to travel there?

      1 Answer May 4, 2006 at 12:14 PM