Travel Reports » North America


North America geographically includes Greenland (which is autonomously owned by Denmark), Canada, the USA and Mexico. The largest metropolitan areas include New York City, Mexico City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Toronto. North and Central America extends across all four climate zones of the world: in the north the continent reaches as far as the Arctic Circle and in the south as far as the tropics.

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Montreal – Sights & the most beautiful photo spots

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The city of Montreal was the first and last stop of our round trip through the east of Canada. And even if we had never really had the city on our “to-do list” before, we were really excited. We definitely liked Montreal best of the Canadian cities compared to Toronto, Ottawa or Vancouver, similar to Québec City. There is a lot to see in the city on the St. Lawrence River and it is wonderful to explore the city on …

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A cruise along the 1000 Islands in the Saint Lawrence River

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On our way from Toronto to Montreal we really wanted to make a short stop at the 1000 Islands. The Thousand Islands are a group of islands in the Saint Lawrence River between the United States and Canada and consist of a total of 1,864 islands of different sizes. Just 21 of them form Canada’s smallest national park with a total area of 24.4 square kilometers – the Thousand Islands National Park. The most famous sights include various castles, wrecks, …

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Toronto – Sights & Photo Spots in one day

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

After visiting the Niagara Falls the day before, we now continue to explore Toronto. Although Toronto is a large city, the number of worthwhile sights is quite manageable. So you can explore the most important points and photo spots of the city on your own in 1-2 days. Things to know about Toronto Toronto has around 3 million inhabitants, making it the largest city in Canada and the capital of the province of Ontario. The Greater Toronto Area has a …

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Niagara Falls – The largest waterfalls in North America

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Niagara Falls is not only one of the most popular tourist attractions in Canada and the USA, but is also one of the most impressive natural wonders in the world. Therefore, we were very happy that we were able to install the waterfalls as a stop on our motorhome tour through Eastern Canada. Due to the pandemic and the associated border closures, we were “only” able to visit the Canadian side of the falls and not the US side. But …

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The Bruce Peninsula – National Parks, Bays & Shipwrecks

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

The Bruce Peninsula is a Canadian peninsula in Lake Huron, just a few hours’ drive from Toronto. The 90 km long and maximum 20 km wide peninsula offers its visitors a varied landscape: wild forests for hiking, spectacular bays with bright to emerald green glittering water, limestone cliffs, shipwrecks for diving and camps for camping. Our trip to the Great Lakes From our last stop near Algonquin Park to the Bruce Peninsula, there was a long drive ahead of us. …

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Algonquin Park – lakes, forests and magnificent viewpoints

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

On our way from Canada’s capital Ottawa to the Bruce Peninsula, we visited Algonquin Provincial Park halfway through, which has deciduous and coniferous forests, swamps, high rock faces and over 2,400 lakes. In the nature park we did two very nice hikes, where we had fantastic views of the landscape. Things to know about Algonquin Provincial Park Founded in 1893, Algonquin Provincial Park is Ontario’s oldest natural park and was designated a National Historic Site of Canada in 1992. It …

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Ottawa – Sights & photospots in the capital of Canada

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After driving the 670-kilometer route from Tadoussac over the Omega Parc to Ottawa the day before, today we visited the Canadian capital. Ottawa is located in the southeast of the province of Ontario, right on the border with the province of Québec. The location on the Ottawa River and Rideau Canal together with Parliament Hill forms a beautiful and very worth seeing city backdrop. Things to know about Ottawa Ottawa has been the capital of Canada since 1857. At the …

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The Parc Omega – A Drive-Through Safari in Canada

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We are always happy when we can visit during our travel the many different zoos in the world. On our 670-kilometer journey from Tadoussac on the St. Lawrence River to Ottawa in the southeastern part of the province of Ontario, we visited a very special zoo: Parc Omega – a safari park where we could even drive through independently with our large camper. Things to know about Parc Omega Omega Park was founded in 1985 and opened its doors to …

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Tadoussac – Whale Watching on the St. Lawrence River

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Our motorhome trip took us from Québec City over the Canyon Sainte-Anne further north to the small village of Tadoussac. In Tadoussac, which is located at the mouth of the Saguenay Fjord into the St. Lawrence River, we were looking forward to a very special animal encounter: a whale watching tour. Things to know about Tadoussac Tadoussac is a small coastal town located about 210 km northeast of the city of Québec. It is located at the mouth of the …

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Canyon Sainte-Anne – Waterfalls, Cascades & Suspension Bridges

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About 40 kilometers northeast of Québec City lies the impressive Canyon Sainte-Anne, which is an absolute paradise for photographers and nature lovers. For us, visiting the canyon was a perfect stopover on our trip from Québec City to Tadoussac. Things to know about the Canyon Sainte-Anne Open from May to October, Canyon Sainte-Anne is a spectacular, steep-walled gorge dug into the 1.2 billion-year-old rock by the Sainte-Anne-du-Nord River. The canyon has been open to the public since 1973, but before …

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Québec City – Activities, Sights & Photo Spots

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

Today we were going to explore Québec City – the capital of the province of the same name Québec. In the lovely city on the St. Lawrence River we were able to discover beautiful spots during our walk: including the star-shaped citadel, the stone buildings and narrow streets around the Place Royale, the cobblestone streets of the Petit Champlain district and the majestic Hotel Château Frontenac. Our campsite “Coop Camping Saint-Esprit” For the stay in Quebec City we booked for …

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A hike in La Mauricie National Park (Les Cascades Trail)

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The first stop on our round trip through Canada was La Mauricie National Park located halfway between Montréal and Québec City in the Laurentian Mountains in the province of Québec. The night before we spent our first night in a motorhome at a campsite near the national park and drove from there to the national park the next morning. Our campsite Bivouak Our very first campsite: how exciting! Since we wanted to explore the La Mauricie National Park the following …

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Camping in Canada – Our Questions, Experiences & Tips

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Holidays with the camper or motorhome in Canada – for many probably quite normal, but for us it was actually the first time. We have never been on the road with a caravan, but we always wanted to try it out. But what if you don’t have any camping experience at all? When planning our trip, we had of course many questions: What do you have to pay attention to? What are you allowed to do, what are you not …

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Our Holiday in Canada 2021 – Flight, Entry & Itinerary

Categories: Travel reports, North America, Canada

After 9 days in the Dominican Republic we enjoyed the sun and were able to adjust to the time difference of 6 hours, we went on to Montreal in Canada. From here started our almost 3-week round trip with a caravan through the east of Canada. Our flight from the Dominican Republic to Canada From Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, it is about 3,000 kilometers north to Montreal in Canada. The good thing is that both cities are in …

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1 Day in New York – The Vessel & the High Line Park (USA)

Categories: Travel reports, North America, USA, New York

After 7 hours of flying time, we arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport in the early morning from Alaska at around 8 a.m. Luckily, we didn’t have to go through immigration to get out of the airport because we came from Anchorage and it was a domestic flight. Since our onward flight to Frankfurt did not continue until 6 p.m., we still had enough time to drive in for a short time to Manhattan. There was a new attraction with …

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