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7 Scenic Routes In Canada Where You Can Drive Around & See Spring In Full Bloom

You don't even have to get out of the car.
Scenic Drives In Canada You Can Explore & See Spring In Full Bloom

If you're looking for something to do this spring, there are so many scenic drives in Canada that you can take to see nature in full bloom.

Our country is home to some of the most beautiful road trip routes in the world and here are seven you should check out.

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Southern Lakes Circuit

Location: Whitehorse, YT

Why You Need To Go: This drive consists of four scenic highways in Yukon that connect Whitehorse, Mount Lorne, Carcross, Tagish, Marsh Lake, Teslin and Atlin. You'll see stunning blue lakes, lush greenery and towering mountains.

Route 97

Location: Osoyoos, BC, to Vernon, BC

Why You Need To Go: You can take the 209-kilometre Okanagan Corridor of Route 97 that goes through B.C.'s wine country. It's said to be one of the most panoramic drives in the region.

Cowboy Trail

Location: Cardston, AB, to Mayerthorpe, AB

Why You Need To Go: This 700-kilometre drive takes you along the Rocky Mountains in Alberta. There are mixed forests and grasslands where you can spot lots of wildlife.

Highway 60 Corridor

Location: Hunstville, ON, to Whitney, ON

Why You Need To Go: This highway passes through the southern part of Algonquin Provincial Park for 56 kilometres. Along the way, you'll see incredible scenery and you'll likely spot wildlife like moose and foxes.

The Bas-Saint-Laurent – Gaspésie Tour

Location: La Pocatière, QC, to Kamouraska, QC

Why You Need To Go: This entire route is 1270 kilometres and takes 10 days to drive. It loops around Quebec's Gaspé Peninsula so you'll be treated to contrasting landscapes of flourishing greenery and beautiful blue water.

North Cape Coastal Drive

Location: Summerside, PEI, to Miscouche, PEI

Why You Need To Go: North Cape Coastal Drive is 350 kilometres long and goes along the entire coast on the western side of the province, so there are lots of springtime adventures to be had.

Irish Loop Drive

Location: St. John's, NL

Why You Need To Go: This scenic drive starts and ends in St. John's. It loops the Avalon Peninsula, where you'll be able to see rolling green hills, the ocean and so much wildlife.

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