Additionally to these trips I have

  • Lived in Australia for 6 months in 2003
  • Been to Florida more times than I can count, the most recent being 2008
  • Driven down the eastern seaboard of the United States many times, including twice all the way to Florida
  • Gone to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and southern California in my teens

See all my travel posts.

Where I’ve Been in North America


I’ve been to every province in Canada but none of the territories:


I have lived nearly 3/4s of my life in Toronto, Ontario. However, since I was 6, my father has lived in Oakville so I have spent an untold amount of time there as well.

I lived in Hamilton, Ontario for 1 year and then 5 years.

I have spent an untold amount of time in the Collingwood-Thornbury era, mostly in the winter.

I have spent an untold amount of time around Kingston.

I have visited Guelph an unknown number of times.

I have visited Ottawa three times.

I have stayed in London a couple of times.

I have been to Niagara Falls many times and stayed overnight at least once.

I have been to many of the major cities in southern Ontario, including Kitchener-Waterloo, Windsor, St. Catherines and more. I’ve also been to many small towns.

I have stayed in cottages and camped in the northern part of southern Ontario many times.

I have camped in northern Ontario, near Cochrane, near Thunder Bay, near Kenora and near the Sault, and I also stayed in Dryden. This was part of driving the entire breadth of the province, both ways, in 2006.


I lived in Lennoxville, Quebec for parts of four years.

I have been to Montreal many times, including on the way to or from Lennoxville. 

I drove through Quebec to Labrador: to Lennoxville, to Quebec City, to Saguenay, to Baie Comeau to Labrador City.


I drove from Calgary to Edmonton to Vancouver when I was in my teens.

I drove through Alberta, spending 5 days in Calgary, on my way to the West Coast in 2006.

I drove through northern Alberta, through Grand Prairie to Edmonton to Cold Lake, on my way home in 2006.

I flew into and out of Calgary to visit Panorama in 2018.

British Columbia

I visited British Columbia as a child.

We drove from the Alberta border to Vancouver in my teens. We also visited Vancouver Island.

We went to Vancouver and Whistler in, I believe, December 2000.

I stopped in Vancouver on my way to Australia in February 2003.

I drove along the southern “Crow’s Nest” highway from the Alberta border to the Okanagan in 2006. I then drove from there to Whistler and then down into Vancouver. I spent some time in Vancouver and on the Island. I then drove from Vancouver to Fort Saint John and then I headed back to Alberta.

I went to Panorama in 2018.


I drove through Winnipeg and stayed in a wonderful provincial park in 2006. A month or so later, I drove down from central Saskatchewan and this time stayed in Winnipeg.

I spent a night in Manitoba in June 2017 and re-entered the province a day later for an hour or two.