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    01-19-2011, 12:21 PM
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Alaska vs Canada...?

Ok, I haven't done much research, just kicking it around right now. I was looking at cruises and it looks like I could do a 7 day cruise to Alaska for like $500-700 per person, leaving out of either Los Angelos or Vancouver, of course I'd have to buy plane tickets and I haven't priced them yet. I wonder which is cheaper...?

Then I started thinking, couldn't I do a cool Canadian vacation? And would that be cheaper in the long run? What National parks do they have? What's cool to see?

I really want to do YellowStone but I can't afford it... way too much $$$$ so anyway....

Oh, and what would the weather be in May????

Any cool ideas? I want to do it around the second or third week in May.... Alaska and Canada are what I was thinking but I'm open to all suggestions. I've done Disney about 10 or more times. I've done several cruises as well... was thinking something different.... but AFFORDABLE... like something I could start paying on now and be done by paying by trip time...

Help! Please!!!
     
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    01-19-2011, 12:45 PM
  #2
Green Broke
There are tons of great places to go in Canada. I'm from Alberta so Banff National Park & Jasper are great places to go. The caves in Cadomin are neat (riding up there is awesome!) & Drumheller is also cool because they have the dinosaur museum lol
You can try this site Welcome to Canada & it can tell you about some of the cool Canadian destinations.
Alberta has some great riding vacations, but the other provinces have plenty to offer as well.
     
    01-19-2011, 01:25 PM
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All I need for Canada is a passport right? Or do I need a Visa?
     
    01-19-2011, 01:42 PM
  #4
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Ok, I'm in VA so I think Ontario and Quebec might be most affordable. Looking at flights now.
     
    01-19-2011, 01:45 PM
  #5
Green Broke
Just a passport. That's all we need to go to the US.
Oh ya, & not sure about that area but around here in the middle of May it's usually pretty "blah" lol. Everything's just about all thawed out & melted but we usually get one last whimpy hit of snow at some point that month ;) It's not very cold though.
     
    01-19-2011, 03:49 PM
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Ok so I surfed and I could see Niagra falls but then that seems like it, then I saw the Northern Lights, would I have to go to Yukan? Where would I fly into? That's saying I should wait until like September though. So when would I plan a trip for that area? Where do you think I should go? Looks like about $1200 for the three of us to fly out. Not that bad then I'd price hotel and car....
     
    01-19-2011, 04:20 PM
  #7
Green Broke
You are probably better with the cruise as it includes pretty much everything except spending money, where if you were to go to a park, you would have to pay for hotel, gas, airfare, activities, etc etc.
     

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