Golden Visitor Centre Golden's visitor centre, 1000 Trans Canada Highway (June–Aug Mon–Sat 10am–4pm; Sept–May Mon–Fri ... offers a range of full-day and half-day trips, in the wilder, lower part of the canyon for more advanced rafters, ...
Author: Rough Guides
Publisher: Apa Publications (UK) Limited
Practical travel guide to Canada featuring points-of-interest structured lists of all sights and off-the-beaten-track treasures, with detailed colour-coded maps, practical details about what to see and to do in Canada, how to get there and around, pre-departure information, as well as top time-saving tips, like a visual list of things not to miss in Canada, expert author picks and itineraries to help you plan your trip. The Rough Guide to Canada covers: Toronto, Ontario, Montreal and Southwest Quebec, Quebec City and Northern Quebec, The Maritime Provinces, Newfoundland and Labrador, The Prairie Provinces, The Canadian Rockies, The BC Interior, Vancouver and Vancouver Island, The North Inside this travel guide you'll find: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR EVERY TYPE OF TRAVELLER Experiences selected for every kind of trip to Canada, from off-the-beaten-track adventures in Wonderstrand, Labrador to family activities in child-friendly places, like Vancouver and Whistler or chilled-out breaks in popular tourist areas, like Toronto. PRACTICAL TRAVEL TIPS Essential pre-departure information including Canada entry requirements, getting around, health information, travelling with children, sports and outdoor activities, food and drink, festivals, culture and etiquette, shopping, tips for travellers with disabilities and more. TIME-SAVING ITINERARIES Carefully planned routes covering the best of Canada give a taste of the richness and diversity of the destination, and have been created for different time frames or types of trip. DETAILED REGIONAL COVERAGE Clear structure within each sightseeing chapter includes regional highlights, brief history, detailed sights and places ordered geographically, recommended restaurants, hotels, bars, clubs and major shops or entertainment options. INSIGHTS INTO GETTING AROUND LIKE A LOCAL Tips on how to beat the crowds, save time and money and find the best local spots for whale-watching, canoeing, skiing and hiking. HIGHLIGHTS OF THINGS NOT TO MISS Rough Guides' rundown of Toronto, Ontario, Montreal and Vancouver's best sights and top experiences helps to make the most of each trip to Canada, even in a short time. HONEST AND INDEPENDENT REVIEWS Written by Rough Guides' expert authors with a trademark blend of humour, honesty and expertise, to help to find the best places in Canada, matching different needs. BACKGROUND INFORMATION Comprehensive 'Contexts' chapter features fascinating insights into Canada, with coverage of history, religion, ethnic groups, environment, wildlife and books, plus a handy language section and glossary. FABULOUS FULL COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY Features inspirational colour photography, including the stunning Jasper and the spectacular Niagara Falls COLOUR-CODED MAPPING Practical full-colour maps, with clearly numbered, colour-coded keys for quick orientation in Toronto, Ontario, Quebec City and many more locations in Canada, reduce need to go online. USER-FRIENDLY LAYOUT With helpful icons, and organised by neighbourhood to help you pick the best spots to spend your time.