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post #1 of 16 Old 07-21-2014, 10:49 PM Thread Starter
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Looking for Destination in Canada

I've got about a 4 to 5 day bike trip coming up in August. Problem is I don't know where I'm going. I'm leaving out of the Seattle area and would like to get up into Canada for a few days. If anyone could suggest some cool destinations / roads within a two day ride from Seattle I would greatly appreciate it. I plan to take my time and will probably shoot for 8-9 hours in the saddle a day.
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post #2 of 16 Old 07-21-2014, 11:00 PM
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Bella Coola.

If that is too far, the road past Whistler to Lillooet and beyond is fantastic.

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Ice Fields Parkway?
Fraser River Canyon?
What Rob said too.
Could combine some of those into a nice loop.
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Tough choice. The B.C. coast is spectacular. The Ice Fields Parkway is spectacular.

I'd choose by the weather and fire situation at that time.

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I'd do the Kootenays. Creston, Nelson, Cranbrook - great twisty roads and incredible scenery.

I try to get up there for a few days whenever I can.
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Too many great options. I've put together a rough route based on some of the spots you guys mentioned. It's probably a bit too long for time frame given the inevitable stops and random time sinks. Perhaps a shorter route with more time to see stuff? Any inputs?

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Snoh...47.9128756!3e0
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looks good to me.
Will you be camping or lodging?
There's a Provincial campground just east of Cache Creek on your way to Kamloops. And a couple motels in town.
There's a big campground outside Banff.
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Most likely a mixture of both. I'll bring my gear along but paying for a hot shower for a night or two isn't out of the question.
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Here are some of the amazing sights you'll see.

https://www.stromtrooper.com/ride-rep...-me-go-bc.html
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When you coming up Catfish?

Here is a link to multiple circle routes in BC

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