Frommer's British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies 2006 by Bill McRae, Donald Olson

By Bill McRae, Donald Olson

You will by no means fall into the vacationer traps in case you commute with Frommer's. it truly is like having a chum exhibit you round, taking you to the locations locals like top. Our specialist authors have already long gone in every single place it's possible you'll go--they've performed the legwork for you, and they are now not afraid to inform it love it is, saving you money and time. No different sequence deals candid studies of such a lot of resorts and eating places in all fee levels. each Frommer's shuttle advisor is updated, with specified costs for every thing, dozens of colour maps, and interesting insurance of activities, purchasing, and nightlife. you would be misplaced with out us!

Frommer's British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies will exhibit you the simplest of Vancouver, the most popular vacation spot in North the USA, the place you could get pleasure from state-of-the-art Asian-fusion food and adventure firsthand its vivid arts and nightlife scene. Then we will take you into probably the most fantastic, unspoiled geographical region at the continent, the place you could take pleasure in whale looking at, sea kayaking, canoeing, natural world viewing, downhill snowboarding, wine tasting, mountain climbing, cycling, and extra. within the Rockies, you will get complete assurance of beautiful Banff and Jasper nationwide Parks, and we will additionally take you to the gleaming glacial waters of Lake Louise. Our writer has traveled each inch of this significant quarter, and he is selected the easiest areas to stick: barren region inns, visitor ranches, dependent B&Bs, mom-and-pop lodges, secluded campgrounds, and comfort motels. With Frommer's in hand, it is a snap to layout the Canadian event that is correct for you.

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HIKING Almost every national and provincial park in Canada is webbed with trails, ranging from easy nature hikes to long-distance backcountry trails. Late summer and early fall are good times to visit, since trails in the high country may be snowbound until July. qxp 38 4/27/06 6:49 PM Page 38 C H A P T E R 2 . P L A N N I N G YO U R T R I P abundance of parks and developed trail systems, provide the country’s finest hiking. Before setting out, request hiking and trail information from the parks and buy a good map.

An important point: Any person under 18 traveling alone requires a letter from a parent or guardian granting him or her permission to travel to Canada. The letter must state the traveler’s name and the duration of the trip. It’s essential that teenagers carry proof of identity; otherwise, their letter is useless at the border. Although it is rare, immigration officials may prevent the entry of visitors who appear to pose a health risk, those they doubt will be able to support themselves and their dependents in Canada, or those whose willingness and means to return to their home country is in doubt.

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