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hiking trips canada

This is a guest post by Campbell and Alya of Stingy Nomads.

It’s no secret that Canada offers some spectacular landscapes for hiking. The second largest country in the world is covered by more than 40% forest, surrounded by the world’s longest coastline, and home to one of the greatest mountain ranges in the world, the Canadian Rockies.

rfk bridge

2013 was a banner year for me in terms of travel. I spent just under half of the year traveling abroad, what with my 5 months in Asia (aka the impetus behind this here blog), brief stint in London, and quick jaunt to Montreal.

amtrak adirondack train to montreal

This Amtrak Adirondack blog post was last updated in June 2020.

When you’ve already BOLTed by bus to Boston and DC, done day hikes in the Hudson River Valley, and made the trek out to the Hamptons, where else can a New Yorker escape to for a (long) weekend?

On my second day in Montreal, I set out to sample some local specialties, soak up the foliage, and do some serious frolicking. I expected it to be a good day – little did I know I was about to have myself an ever-rare perfect day.