Travel Blogs from Hinton
Saw a good sized bear at the side of the road.
In Jasper we headed out to Maligne Lake. The road has a lot of wildlife warnings.
Saw this cute bear eating greens at the side of the road.
Today we got up bloody early - I hate mornings! I was knackered! We checked out of the hotel and hit the road. First stop was a Walmart to get a suitcase for Lauren as her luggage has out grown her backpack and a small suitcase for me as carry on! We also picked up food for lunch and dinner - we have a suite with a kitchen tonight so I fully intend to cook. We were quite lucky with the weather - though at one ...
... tomorrow. Ugh-- worried puppy parents here!! The funny part about this whole situation was that a liquor store was right next door so after the appointment Alex ran in to get us wine and beer--much needed:) I was waiting with Addie in the truck and noticed the vet we just saw getting in to her car next to us. Alex on the other hand did not notice her and walked up, opened the truck door, carrying two 12 packs of Canadian beer and a bottle ...
... beautiful vista after another.
Arriving to the Columbia Ice Fields Center, we congregated at the Visitor’s Center and loaded on to bus #1 which took us to the Brewster Ice Explorer, a specially designed vehicle designed for glacial travel. Each vehicle costs $1.2 Million and of the 22 manufactured, all but one (which is in Alaska) are here. At one point in the trip, both to and from, we encountered a 24% incline section along the road! ...
Today is "the most beautiful drive in the world". That's what they say here in Canada, and I believe they may be correct. The drive today was through some of the highest peaks in the Rockies and there were pristine lakes and raging rivers. We passed the Columbia Icefield Center and camped at Jonas Creek. I squeezed the RV between the trees and we looked out to the creek below. There was no one else in ...
Other places to stay in Hinton
393 Gregg Avenue, Hinton | 3 star hotelfrom $133
462 Smith St, Hinton | 2 star hotelfrom $160
571 Gregg Avenue, Hinton | 2 star hotelfrom $87
678 Carmichael Lane, Hinton | 2 star hotelfrom $99
828 Carmichael Lane, Hinton | Hotelfrom $116
284 Smith Street, Hinton | 1 star hotelfrom $108
358 Smith St, Hinton | 2 star hotelfrom $85
500 Smith St, Hinton | 1 star hotelfrom $110
595 Gregg Ave, Hinton | Hotelfrom $68
386 Smith St., Hinton | Hotelfrom $107
149 Woodley Drive, Hinton | Hotelfrom $90