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Staff Picks: Our Favourite Destinations

Posted on 27-Oct-2017

When it comes to our destinations, the biggest fans out there are the Grand American Adventures staff team. Seasoned travellers with a huge variety of interests, we've got our national park devotees and city slickers; East Coast explorers and West Coast wanderers; camping experts and hotel know-it-alls. So who better to let you in on some of THE best destinations to visit with us?

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Topics: Canada, National Parks, Cities, USA

8 Once-in-a-Lifetime Travel Experiences

Posted on 25-Jul-2017

When it comes to travel, everyone has a different mindset. Some are happy with an easy, relaxed week abroad, while others seek out adventure and new thrills. However, we think you'd be hard pushed to find anyone who'd turn down an incredible, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

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Topics: Canada, Discovery, USA, South America

Why We Love Canada!

Posted on 30-Jun-2017

To celebrate Canada Day on 1st July, our Grand American Adventures team have got together to share some of our favourite Canadian places, faces and exports!

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Topics: Canada

Top 6 Most Beautiful Lakes in the Canadian Rockies

Posted on 02-May-2017

The Canadian Rockies region is one of the most stunning places on the planet. Full of jagged peaks and colorful lakes, wildflowers and glaciers, it is an area that never fails to awe and inspire my passengers. I have often been asked what my favorite photo spot is on our Western Canada tours and that is really hard to answer.

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Topics: Canada, National Parks

Polar Bear Watching in Churchill, Canada

Posted on 02-Mar-2017

The Polar Bear is perhaps one of the most fascinating of the bear species, only to be found in the far Northern hemisphere. Grand American Adventures’ Product Manager Iain Shiels lived out a boyhood dream of sighting these amazing creatures in their natural habit – a breathtaking experience.

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Topics: Canada, Wildlife

What to Do in the Canadian Rockies Next Winter

Posted on 01-Sep-2016

Who says holidays need to happen in the summer? Plenty of destinations really come into their own in the winter months, providing a host of interesting things to see, do and experience. Where better to embrace all that the winter season has to offer than Canada? The country is known for its amazing winter, with snowfall and fantastic landscapes making it the place to go late in the year.

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Topics: Canada

Top 5 Unexpected Wonders of the Canadian Rockies

Posted on 15-Feb-2016

It’s well known that the Canadian Rockies is a pretty picture-perfect place, but I don’t think I was quite prepared for the incredible beauty which awaited me on my recent visit to the region.

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Topics: Canada, National Parks

Best Places to See the Northern Lights in North America

Posted on 26-Oct-2015

The Northern Lights are one of nature's greatest displays. Dancing hues of green, purple and pink transform the sky into a spectacular light show - but one that is typically only visible in certain parts of the world, and at certain times of year. The autumn and winter months in North America provide particularly picturesque displays; here are our favourite places to see nature's greatest light show.

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Topics: Canada, Alaska

Best Places to See Wildlife in North America

Posted on 19-Oct-2015

There is no greater experience than getting out into the national parks of North America and seeing some of the world’s most incredible wildlife. The array of different species from one state to the next is phenomenal, but it is the ‘big 3’ that every intrepid traveller is just dying to spot, and capture on camera; wolves, bears and whales! This year we have some amazing wildlife tours that will give you a greater opportunity of spotting these beautiful creatures in their natural habitat.

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Topics: Canada, National Parks, Alaska, Wildlife

Top 10 Most Wanted Destinations in North America

Posted on 15-Jan-2015

Quite often we share with you our favourite destinations and places we think you should travel to around the USA and Canada. More often than not you usually agree, but we have done a little digging and have found out what YOUR top 10 most searched for and asked about North American destinations actually are.

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Topics: Canada, National Parks

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