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Great Drives
North America
May - Oct

Explore the provinces of Ontario and Quebec on this self-drive adventure , taking in the highlights of Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City and Ottawa. The circular route travels along Lake Ontario from Toronto to the Thousand Islands resort region continuing on east to taste the unique flavour of French Canada. The northern journey from Ottawa travels through Algonquin Park and on to Niagara Falls, the honeymoon capital of North America, before returning to Toronto.

At a Glance

  • Lake Ontario
  • Thousand Islands
  • Algonquin Provincial Park
  • Niagara Falls
  • Toronto
  • Montreal
  • Quebec
  • Ottawa

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  • Day 1
    UK to Toronto

    After arriving at Pearson International Airport, collect a rental car and drive to your hotel.

    • Collect rental car
    • Drive from the airport to the hotel

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    Accommodation
    Sheraton Centre Toronto
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  • Day 2
    Toronto

    Enjoy the entire day in and around Toronto. Some suggestions are the CN Tower and spectacular SkyDome, Ontario Place, the Hockey Hall of Fame, the Ontario Science Centre and the Royal Ontario Museum.

    • See the sights

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    Accommodation
    Sheraton Centre Toronto
    Landmark
    CN Tower
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  • Day 3
    Toronto to Kingston

    Drive distance - 162 miles / 260 KM

    Drive east directly to Kingston and tour Fort Henry. An alternative route to Kingston passes through the quaint heritage towns of Prince Edward County.

    • Drive from Toronto to Kingston

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    Accommodation
    Delta Hotels Kingston Waterfront
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  • Day 4
    Kingston to Montreal

    Drive distance - 180 miles / 290 KM

    En route to Montreal today, you will be entering the beautiful Thousand Islands region, where forested islands lie amid tranquil lakes. Take to the water and step aboard a cruiser to explore the magnificent scenery. The cruise will take you past Boldt Castle, Zavikon Island and Millionaire’s Row.

    • Drive from Kingston to Montreal
    • Cruise the Thousand Islands region

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    Accommodation
    Le St Martin Hotel Particulier
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  • Day 5
    Montreal

    Visit Notre-Dame Basilica, Old Montreal, the Olympic site, the Biodome, Mt. Royal Park, the casino or the underground city. Montreal is renowned for its active and cosmopolitan nightlife.

    • See the sights

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    Accommodation
    Le St Martin Hotel Particulier
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    Old Montreal
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  • Day 6
    Montreal to Quebec City

    Drive distance - 155 miles / 290 KM

    En route to Quebec City, stop at Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada's national shrine to the Virgin Mary. Of interest in Trois-Rivières is the Museum of Quebec Folk Arts and Traditions.

    • Drive from Montreal to Quebec

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    Accommodation
    Delta Hotels Quebec
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  • Day 7
    Quebec City

    Quebec City is Canada's oldest city and exhibits a strong French heritage. The Fortifications, a historic national park; Place Royale and the Basilica are some of the suggestions. Outside the city are the dramatic shrine at Ste. Anne-de-Beaupré, Montmorency Falls and the Ile d'Orleans.

    • See the sights

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    Delta Hotels Quebec
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  • Day 8
    Quebec City to Ottawa

    Drive distance - 286 miles / 460 KM

    Visit more local attractions, perhaps the Wolfe-Montcalm Monument or Dufferin Terrace. Drive one of several routes to Ottawa, the nation's capital.

    • Drive from Quebec City to Ottawa

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    Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre
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  • Day 9
    Ottawa

    Use the entire day to see this historic city of pageantry and the arts. Suggested is a visit to the Parliament Buildings, museums or National Gallery, perhaps a tour of the Royal Canadian Mint or a trip down the Rideau Canal - designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

    • See the sights

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    Accommodation
    Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre
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    Rideau Canal
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  • Day 10
    Ottawa to Huntsville

    Drive distance - 286 miles / 460 KM

    Depart on a scenic drive to Algonquin Provincial Park and the beautiful Muskoka region. This northern Lakeland is the destination for a ‘summer living’ escape for Torontonians and Americans from the eastern seaboard of the USA. Canoeing, sailing, walking, boat cruises around the region as well as some of the finest fishing in the country all combine to create the ideal cottage country region.

    • Drive from Ottawa to Huntsville

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    Deerhurst Resort
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  • Day 11
    Huntsville

    The Huntsville area offers tennis, golf, boat cruises, horseback riding and hiking trails. A short drive away is Lion's Lookout Park or Muskoka Pioneer Village.

    • Explore Huntsville

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    Deerhurst Resort
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  • Day 12
    Huntsville to Niagara Falls

    Drive distance - 205 miles / 330 KM

    Drive south and bypass Toronto en route to Niagara Falls. Approaching the southern reaches of Ontario, you pass through the hills of the Niagara Escarpment, featuring a variety of walking and cycling trails. The road continues through the lush orchards and vineyards of the Niagara growing region, boasting many world class winery chateaus that make for a decadent day of tasting and touring.

    • Drive from Huntsville to Niagra Falls

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    Hilton Niagara Falls-Fallsview Hotel & Suites
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  • Day 13
    Final day - Niagara Falls to Toronto Airport

    Drive distance - 81 miles / 130 KM

    Most direct flights back to London will depart Toronto Pearson International Airport in the evening so you to get to enjoy your final day in Ontario. Drive through the wonderful fruit growing region and maybe visit historic Niagara-on-the-Lake and stop at the Welland Canal.

    • Drive from Niagra Falls to Toronto Airport
    • Flight home

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Toronto

Sheraton Centre Toronto

‘Ideal Central Location’

In the heart of downtown, Sheraton Centre Toronto places you moments away from the Hockey Hall of Fame, the harbour front and shopping at Eaton Centre. At the hotel is an indoor/outdoor heated pool, a Senses Spa and fitness centre. If not dining nearby, choose from the classic comfort foods of BnB Restaurant or the prime cuts of meat at Quinn’s Steakhouse.

Kingston

Delta Hotels Kingston Waterfront

‘Stay by the waterfront’

Delta Hotels Kingston Waterfront is set in the heart of downtown Kingston. Within moments, explore attractions such as The Grand Theatre and Rogers K-Rock Centre. At the hotel, enjoy an indoor rooftop pool and a gym for those who want to keep up with their fitness. AquaTerra restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, celebrating the best of Canadian food and wine.

Montreal

Le St Martin Hotel Particulier

‘Sleek & stylish downtown hotel’

Rising 16 storeys over the city of Montreal, this luxury boutique hotel offers an exclusive combination of warmth, sophistication and elegance. Its rooms blend refined décor with a hint of artistic flair, while its restaurant Bistro L’Aromate lives up to the culinary expectations of its French roots. With a heated outdoor pool, gym, superb city skyline views, and unrivalled convenience for shopping and exploring downtown, Le St-Martin Hotel Particulier is up there as one of Canada’s best boutique hotels.
Quebec City

Delta Hotels Quebec

‘Modern Style in the Old Town’

Delta Hotels Quebec is located in the heart of downtown, in the city’s Old Town district, close by to attractions such as Parc Aquarium du Québec and Le Grand Théatre de Québec. Facilities at the hotel include a swimming pool and fitness centre, while an on-site restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Ottawa

Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre

‘City Centre Hotel’

Ideal, centrally-located hotel with easy access to Parliament Hill, the National Gallery of Canada and ByWard Market. Facilities at Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre include an indoor pool and fitness centre, as well as a relaxing spa welcoming you after a day on your feet. Local ingredients take centre stage at the restaurant and there is also a bar by the lobby.

Huntsville

Deerhurst Resort

‘Year-round fun for the family’

In Muskoka, central Ontario, Deerhurst Resort invites guests to fun-filled adventures and experiences. In the summer, enjoy boating, trekking, horseback riding and water sports such as canoes, kayaks and stand-up paddle boards. When winter arrives, wrap up and head out for some thrilling skiing snowmobiling and sleigh rides. Warm and inviting restaurants await your return, serving locally-inspired dishes and pub favourites.

Niagara Falls

Hilton Niagara Falls-Fallsview Hotel & Suites

‘Falls Edge Hub of Modern Leisure & Relaxation’

Hilton Niagara Falls is a modern and elegant hotel 5 minutes by foot from Niagara Falls. Rooms offer amazing views of this spectacle and one of the stand-out places to relax against this breath-taking sight is at The Watermark Restaurant on the 33rd floor with multi-level seating and floor-to-ceiling windows. Authentic Italian fare is served at Pranzo Italian Grill including the most delicious hand-crafted pizzas courtesy of a traditional brick oven. There’s seasonal nightly entertainment enveloped by panoramic views of the Falls in Myst Lounge on the 34th floor or why not enjoy a traditionally grilled steak at Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse? The Fallsview Casino is a highlight here and is linked by an enclosed walkway while a delightful indoor pool, waterslide, modern fitness centre, sauna and whirlpool round out the leisure options.

Landmark

CN Tower

Dominating Toronto’s skyline, not only does the tower feature an observation deck overlooking the city, but also the EdgeWalk - where adrenaline-junkies take a walk around the circumference of the roof.
Landmark

Old Montreal

Historic centre of Montreal, and a hub for heritage, architecture, shopping, restaurants and nightlife.
Landmark

Rideau Canal

A series of scenic lakes, rivers and canals flowing 202km from Kingston, at the head of Lake Ontario, to Ottawa – a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Rideau Canal is a must.
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This trip includes

Return flights with Air Canada
Car hire with Avis
Driving pack with maps and guide books
 

This trip excludes

Meals unless otherwise stated

Price based on travel in May and June 2017

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