FC: CROSS CANADA
1: Banff | Day 1 in Banff: left surrey to begin the drive to Banff. Arrived in Banff and checked into SameSun Backpackers Lodge Banff for 10 days which totaled to $400, we also spent a total of $250 on gas and food which totaled our spendings to $650. Day 2 in Banff: Slept in till 2PM Visited Banff Park Museum and viewed the historic attractions after visiting the museum we traveled around town for some sight seeing, ate dinner at Tony Roma's Famous For Ribs.
2: Day 3 in Banff: Ate breakfast at the lodge, visited the Fairmont banff spring hotel, then went sight seeing near the rivers, took multiple pictures of both the Fairmont hotel and the rivers. Spent the rest of the day relaxing at the lodge. Day 4 in Banff: Spent this day relaxing at the lodge and simply walked around town. Day 5 in Banff: Spent this day hiking to Skoki lodge, we hiked through beautiful scenery and spent the night at Skoki lodge. Day 6 in Banff: We began our hike back to the lodge. We spent most of the day relaxing and recovering from the hike. Day 7 in Banff: Visited Cave and Basin National Historic Site. We admired the amazing displays of this historical site. Once again we ate at Tony Roma's Famous For Ribs.
4: Day 8 in Banff: Today we went to Parker Ridge Trail to enjoy yet another hike and take in the amazing views that banff holds. We did not spend all day on this hike as we left early so we could have time to visit the other sites such as Lake Minnewanka. After admiring the views we traveled back to the lodge and ate dinner. Days 9-10 in Banff: We spent our last two days in banff preparing for the drive to Saskatoon.
6: Saskatoon | Day 11, traveling to Saskatoon: We spent majority of the day driving to Saskatoon. Once we arrived in Saskatoon we booked our rooms at the Motel 6 Saskatoon, for 10 days. We spent a total of $1490 today, $1190 on the hotel and around $300 on for food and gas. Sadly we could not find a hotel around the same price range as Banff. Day 12 in Saskatoon: We spent this day relaxing and tried to recover from the long drive, the drive to Ottawa will be even more painful as it is 28 hours. Day 13 in Saskatoon: Today we visited the Broadway theater and spent most of the day enjoying the shows. Day 14-15 in Saskatoon: We spent both these days in the Wilson's Entertainment Park, we wanted to try everything this park has to offer so we spent as much time as we could. Day 16 in Saskatoon: We spent this day relaxing. We also mapped out our schedule for the remaining days in Saskatoon.
8: Day 17-19 in Saskatoon:We spent these days looking around the city and viewing sites like parks and museums. Day 20-21 in Saskatoon: We spent the first day at the Saskatchewan Indian Cultural Centre viewing the natives culture and we spent the following day preparing for the dreadful 28 hour drive
10: Ottawa | Day 21-22: We spent these two days traveling to Ottawa, we drove about 14 hours each day and slept inside the car instead of booking a one day hotel. Day 23-25 In Ottawa: We spent our first couple days relaxing from the drive. We booked 10 days at the Adam's Airport Inn Which cost us a total of $900 Day 26-30 in Ottawa:We spent these days walking around the city and visiting places such as the Canadian War Museum, viewing the MosAika and Parliament Hill and Buildings we also visited the National War Memorial overall we felt that Ottawa had the best attractions so far. Day 31-33 in Ottawa: We spent the last few days viewing the Notre Dame Basilica and Peace Tower. We then prepared for the drive to Toronto
12: Toronto | Day 32 in Toronto: The drive to Toronto was not as grueling as Ottawa so we only spent a single day driving here and booked in at the Comfort Hotel Airport North for 9 days which totaled to $585 Days 33-36 in Toronto:: First off we had to visit the CN Tower, but we were quick to realize that Toronto held many other attractions such as the Toronto Symphony Orchestra which was amazing to listen to. We also visited the Princess of Wales Theater where we viewed an amazing play of "Les Miserables" Days 37-39 in Toronto: During these days we visited the Toronto Island Park and Edwards Gardens to enjoy some amazing views. We also visited the Toronto Public Library which held an amazing collection of literature and the Hockey Hall of Fame, even though we were not interested in hockey this attraction was an incredible visit. Day 39-41: During these days we visited the Toronto Zoo, Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada and the St. Lawrence Market, all turned out to be interesting locations and none of them lacked in enjoyment. During our last few days we visited the University of Toronto to view the campus and departments and ended with the Royal Conservatory of Music to enjoy a performance, after these events we prepared for the drive to Quebec City
14: Quebec City | Day 42 in Quebec: After a short drive to Quebec (compared to all other drives) we checked into the Howard Johnson Quebec hotel for 9 days which totaled to $531. We spent the rest of the day resting Day 43-46 in Quebec: We spent our first few days in Quebec city looking around the city and visiting sites like Old Quebec, Quartier du Petit Champlain and Lower Town Day 47-49 in Quebec: During these days we wanted to visit as many sites as we could, we were able visit the Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, which we thought was absolutely amazing. We were also able to walk through the Plains of Abraham and slip a visit in at the Musee de la Civilisation Day 50-51 in Quebec: During the last few days here we visited the Parliament Buildings and viewed the Joan of Arc monument. After these events we prepared for the flight to Whitehorse
16: Whitehorse | Day 52 in Whitehorse: Most of this day was spent on the flight which last around 6-10 hours because of delays. After leaving the airport we checked into the Ramada Whitehorse Hotel for the last 9 days of our trip which costed us $810. Day 53-56 in Whitehorse: For the first few days in Whitehorse we went on a hike through the Miles Canyon, which was exhausting. After the hike we visited sites such as the Emerald Lake and Yukon Wildlife Preserve Day 57-59 in Whitehorse: During these days we visited places such as the Yukon Transportation Museum, the Old Log Church Museum and Yukon Heritage & Museums Association. we sure visited a lot if museums during these days. We also visited the Bennett Beach and S.S. Klondike. Day 60-61 in Whitehorse: We were able to visited most of the popular attractions here unlike our other visits. We spent these days preparing for the drive back to surrey as our travels are now over.
18: Schedule Drive to Banff from Surrey: 8 hours 38 mins Spend 10 days in Banff Drive to Saskatoon:7 hours 19 mins Spend 10 days in Saskatoon Drive to Ottawa:28 hours Spend 10 days in Ottawa Drive to Toronto:4 hours 17 mins Spend 9 days in Toronto Drive to Quebec City: 4 hours 19 mins Spend 9 days in Quebec City Fly to Whitehorse: 6+ hours Spend 9 days in Whitehorse then drive back to Surrey
19: Budget (Gas, food, hotel) Spent $1101 in Banff Spent $1690 in Saskatoon Spent $1224 in Ottawa Spent $985 in Toronto Spent $1010 in Whitehorse We spent a total of $6010 and have $1490 leftover
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