The International Peace Garden is a beautiful garden that symbolizes the harmonious relationship between the United States and Canada. It is located near Dunseith, North Dakota (USA) and Boissevain, Manitoba (Canada). Here, Manitoba Highway 10 becomes North Dakota Highway 3; together they are “The longest north/south road in the world.”
Begin your Scenic Vermont Route 100 drive up near the Canadian border and make your way down through the middle of Vermont to see all the charm of this New England state. The drive takes you through some of the most charming towns and rural stretches, along pretty rivers, with the famous Vermont mountains always in the background. Famous for skiing and for fall foliage, much of Route 100 has been designated a Scenic Byway. The drive has many towering and intimate charms.
My wife and I absolutely love taking road trips! During the last 13 years, we’ve been in 44 states and 4 Canadian provinces. We truly believe that the journey is part of the experience of the destination!
Our latest road trip was a “combo platter”; it was our 40th wedding anniversary and our granddaughter’s 13th birthday. We have a tradition that when one of our grandchildren turns 13, we take them where they would like to go. Ava is fascinated by the CBC drama “Heartland”, which is filmed near High River, Alberta; my wife and I were headed to Banff and Jasper National Parks in Alberta, so we combined the two.
Nothing compares to the awe-inspiring lights of the Aurora Borealis, or the “Northern Lights”. The science behind the phenomenon is fascinating, and for many seeing these magnificent lights is a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Have you ever been hypnotized by a cascading waterfall? There is something brilliantly captivating about them. Carved into land and developed over time, waterfalls are visible year-round and in nearly …
By Melissa Davidson
Think Spring! The days are getting longer and glimpses of butterflies are on the horizon, especially in warmer parts of the country.
From falling snow to sprouting trees, CityPASS may very well be what you need for your spring break trip this year, whether it’s a quick weekend trip away or a staycation in your own hometown.
CityPASS® is ticket booklet that saves travelers up to 50 percent off combined admission to the top sights in 11 North American destinations: New York City, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Hollywood, Houston, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Seattle, Southern California and Toronto.