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Several companies will allow you to fit a bike rack to the campervan. Please note that bike racks may not be available for all makes and models and usually must be reserved in advance.
No, wild camping is not permitted in Canada. You may only sleep in a campervan at campgrounds. Spending the night at rest stops or car parks is strictly prohibited.
Canada has thousands of campgrounds, and these usually cost around $40–90 (Canadian dollars) per night.
An exception may be the local Walmart; campers in Canada may be able to spend a night in the store lot with permission from the store manager.
Generally, yes – many Canadian campervan companies will allow you to travel to the USA in your rental vehicle. Check the policy of your preferred supplier for details and terms.
You must comply with visa and customs requirements at all times.
Most campervan rental companies in Canada have vehicle options that allow child/baby seats and booster seats.
However, not all vehicles may be compatible with a child seat, and not all companies have seats available to rent. Please check features of the vehicle when booking.
All drivers must have a current and full driver’s licence to hire a vehicle. Foreign licences are acceptable if they are in English or French, or accompanied by an accredited translation. If your licence is in a language other than English or French, an International Driving Permit (IDP) is required.
Even if your licence is in English or French, if you plan to visit Canada for a longer period of time (3 months or more), you may be required to obtain an IDP as well. The rules vary between provinces, so make sure to check in advance and take note of local regulations.
Situated two hours from both Montreal and Quebec City, La Mauricie National Park affords the ability to enjoy many popular outdoor pursuits, such as hiking, cycling, and canoeing.
Encompassing a portion of the Canadian Shield, the park is home to 150 lakes, dense forests of conifers and hardwoods, and animals, such as moose, black bears and beavers.
A volcanic peak active some 125 million years ago peak, 232-meter-tall Mount Royal is crowned with a park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted of NYC’s Central Park fame.
Popular features within the park include the heritage Smith House, manmade Beaver Lake, and two lookouts – one over the Olympic Stadium and Jacques Cartier Bridge, the other of downtown Montreal and, on a clear day, Vermont, USA.
Canada’s first Gothic Revival styled church was at the time of its completion in 1829 the largest church in North America, with the capacity to hold up to 10,000 worshippers.
The highly decorated church was was by protestant Irish-American immigrant James O’Donnell and modelled after Paris’ Notre-Dame and Saint-Sulpice. O’Donnell converted to Catholicism upon his deathbed and is the sole inhabitant within the crypt.
Serving as an entry to the city’s old port, Place Jacques-Cartier has been a centre of city life for over two centuries. After an early 19th-century chateau burned down, a public square with an original title of New Market Place was established.
Renamed in 1847 for the explorer who claimed Canada for France, the square connects the waterfront to City Hall and hosts various seasonal vendors, as well as many popular eateries. Interestingly, the monument at the western end – Montreal’s oldest – is of the English admiral, Lord Horatio Nelson.
Sitting atop Westmount Summit, adjacent to Mont-Royal, St Joseph’s is currently Canada’s largest church, with one of the largest domes (~300 ft in height) of its kind in the world.
The tallest point in Montreal, St Joseph’s is a popular pilgrimage destination. Constructed 1904-1967, this Italian Renaissance-styled building provides one of the best views over the city and is accessed by 283 steps.