The Quicky - Road Trip Adventure Canada
This is our speedy seven day trip for travellers who want to grab a big taste of Ontario & Quebec in a small timeframe.
You'll get to explore the great outdoors, including the Laurentians and Algonquin Park, where you'll pack in quaint towns, national parks, adventure activities and wildlife spotting. But you'll also have time for some urban exploration in cool Toronto, cosmopolitan Montreal and a visit to Ottawa.
Itinerary at a Glance
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Evening Paddle, Backcountry
Beautiful sunset paddle in the traveling in the Canadian wilderness. No one is nearby, it's epic.
Evening in Quebec, Quebec
Just a cute cobblestone street in Quebec City. Beautiful and quiet, yet close to the nightlife.
Rafting on the Ottawa River
Just a nice white water rafting shot of us near Ottawa. Beautiful and epic days are to be had.
Montmorency Falls, Quebec
Huge waterfall stop along the route. Hike up or down and get real close. zip-line across or just gaze away.
Shouldn't your travel hostel cabins in Canada all have some kayaks and canoes available?
Mont Tremblant, Quebec
Only a short hike to check out this amazing view in Tremblant National Park, Quebec.
Backcountry, Ontario, Canada
Enjoying an calm morning paddle in Ontario, Canada.
Sand Dunes in Tadoussac, Quebec
Beautiful beach and sand dunes hangout spot in Quebec along the St. Lawrence River.
Loon swims by in Ontario Wilderness.
Beautiful loon singing and swimming by our campsite in Ontario. These experiences are always majestic.
Algonquin Park, Ontario
We meet in Toronto and head really early to venture to the scenic and rugged Algonquin Park. It’s filled with maple hills, rocky ridges, and thousands of lakes. We will stop for lunch along the drive and a few nifty spots. After setting up getting sorted at our accommodations or camping spot, you can learn to flip a canoe, go for a paddle and explore on some of the many hiking trails. Open fire campfire cooking and a bonfire will be setup by your driver guide during the evening.
Sleep: Rustic cabins or camping in Algonquin park.
Hike amazing trails
Canoe majestic lakes in Algonquin Park
Evening bonfires and star gazing
Next we'll take a short drive to Ottawa, the capital, where friendly Gatineau, Quebec, is just a short jaunt across the bridge. For activity buffs you will have the opportunity to raft the mighty Ottawa River – one of the best adventure rivers in the world (highly recommended!). Once in Ottawa, you'll have some time to explore the city including Parliament Hill and the Rideau Canal.
Sleep: HI Jail Hostel or Backpackers Inn
Raft the mighty Ottawa River
Explore Parliament Hill, Hog Back Falls, Rideau Canal
We journey into the beautifully quaint and mountainous region of the Laurentians. Filled with picturesque landscapes, rolling hills, mountains and trails. We recommend taking a stroll along the river and soaking it in. We stay in beautiful Mont Tremblant where we will spend a few days as it is filled with hiking, cycling opportunities and more. The national park is fantastic.
Visit Mont Tremblant National Park for hikes to waterfalls, viewpoints or go rafting
Festivals, Arts, Good Vibes, Nightlife, Kareoke Bars, French and 100% Quebec. This place is different. Check out Rue St Denis (The Latin Quarter and Village), Basque in Old Montreal, visit the Basilique Notre Dame. You can’t go wrong, just explore. Enjoy all that the city has to offer, but in its own distinct Quebecois way. You’ll get by with English in most spots, but trying knowing a few french phrases is appreciated.
Explore the Botanical Garden, Biodome, and Mount Royal
Visit La Fontaine Park and the Biosphere
We arrive in Toronto mid-day after a decent drive from Montreal. Even though you might say goodbye to some friends and your driver guide, there is tons to do here and well worth a few days. Have an afternoon in Kensington and Ossington. Bike around the Toronto Island. Walk West Queen West and have lunch in Trinity Bellwoods. And tons more.
Sleep: Do your own thing.
Tons of things to get up to. We will gladly share some tips, or checkout the blog for updates.
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