Cross Border, Travel and Tourism News
Commemoration War of 1812-Bicentennial Upcoming Events 2012
One of the most significant wars in North America helped build a strong respect
between Canada and the United States. 2012 marks the 200 year commemoration
that will be taking place on both sides of the U.S. border. See featured 2012 events,
festivals, ideas for travel to re-enactments, historical events and heritage representations
throughout the border U.S. states and provinces See featured 2012 events
Photo: Depicts Discovery Harbour on Georgian Bay in the town of Penetanguishene.
The original British naval and military base in Penetanguishene, built to safeguard access to Upper Canada after the War of 1812." His Majesty's Naval Establishment on Lake Huron", (as it was first called) kept ships prepared to supply British posts to the northwest.
Gateway to the Great Lakes
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Marie, Ontario. You'll need to pass through customs to cross the nearly
3-mile-long International Bridge. The bridge, which crosses the St. Marys
River before heading into Canada, provides great views of both countries.
With a population of almost ...
ID Cards Proposed for US Border Crossings
Given that only one in five US citizens carry a passport, there were
concerns in the tourism industry that the new passport requirement could
deter Americans from visiting Canada. Statistics indicate the US visits are
already down, with the most ...
Birds Have No Borders--Do Not Go Through Customs
The annual Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is coming up on the February 18-21 long weekend on Canada Heritage Day and Family DayWeekend in many Canadian provinces. The four-day event is free and is open to bird watchers of all ages and skill levels. Participants watch birds for any length of time on one or more days of the count and enter their tallies at www.birdcount.org. The GBBC is a joint project of the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Lab of Ornithology with Canadian partner Bird Studies Canada.
RV Rental Firm Creates List of USA's Top Ten Fall Foliage Road Trips
Airlines and Destinations
“Fall foliage trips are a popular way to get out on the road after Labor
Day. We've created this list to help folks plan short RV trips into the
countryside ... Canada Travel News Publisher says....most U.S fall trips take you close to the Canadian border
where the fall foliage can be equally if not more dramatic in the Provinces of
Ontario, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Prince Edward Isalnd and New Brunswick.
Border Travel Tips From CAA North & East Ontario
Marketwire (press release)
CAA North & East Ontario is committed to making travel as stress-free
as possible, and as such have some handy tips for hassle-free cross-border