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The Nature Tour of Ontario (Montreal to Toronto) (Part I)

Estimated Travel Period: 12 Days, about 11 hours 35 mins
Estimated Travel Distance: 919 kms

Best Time To Travel

This itinerary is best done in late Spring to mid-Autumn (May to October), when the days are still warm and the evenings are pleasantly cool. Remember to pack warm clothing when camping out. Know what to bring with Tips On Packing For Your Self-Drive Holiday in Canada.

Visit the lovely parks and scenic lakes and rivers around Ontario with a tour that highlights the natural beauty of the province. 
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If you want to collect from Toronto and drop off in Montreal, you can still use the tour by following it in reverse. There are awesome deals waiting for you in RV Rental Toronto.

Day 1 Montreal to Hawkesbury

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 5 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:87 kms

There is plenty to do in the nearby Voyageur Provincial Park, whether you prefer to travel on foot or by water.

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Day 2 Hawkesbury

Estimated Travel Period: 2 minutes
Estimated Travel Distance:0.5 m

There are also deer, moose, meadowlarks and migrating Canada Geese if you'd rather just sit and watch the wildlife.

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Day 3 Hawkesbury to Ottawa

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 25 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:117 kms

Keep an eye out for Maman, a large spider sculpture lurking outside the National Gallery of Canada, where you can also find rare works from artists like Francis Bacon, Salvador Dalí and Vincent van Gogh.

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Day 4 Ottawa

Estimated Travel Period: 6 minutes
Estimated Travel Distance:1.7 kms

Explore the Capital City of Canada! Visit the world renowned Rideau Canal, transformed as the world's largest skating rink every winter. Don't forget the Canadian Parliament Building where the Peace Tower is located.

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Day 5 Ottawa to Pembroke

Estimated Travel Period: about 1 hour 50 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:146 kms

Keep an eye out for the murals around the city. Find out how the pioneers of Ottawa Valley once lived  at the Champlain Trail Pioneer Village and Museum.

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Day 6 Pembroke to North Bay

Estimated Travel Period: about 2 hours 50 mins
Estimated Travel Distance:219 kms

Lake Nipissing offers opportunities to catch walleye and largemouth bass.

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Day 7 North Bay

Estimated Travel Period: 15 kms
Estimated Travel Distance:12 kms

Speak to the locals and find out about a serpent-like creature that inhabits Trout Lake.

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