Cailin and Candice’s Cross Canada Adventure!! And Giveaway!!

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The day has finally arrived! Candice and I are about 1hour from heading to the train station in Halifax to begin our epic Cross Canada Adventure! (WATCH OUR NEW VIDEO HERE) We start with taking the train from Halifax to Montreal (21 hours in coach oy vey) where we will stay for two nights at the lovely Omni Hotel! We are using our wicked awesome coupons that we got from the Omni in New York at last years TBEX Conference. Following Montreal we take the train to Ottawa for two nights, then we head to Kingston, Ontario on the train where we then pick up a car from HitTheRoad.ca !

We are beyond thrilled that HitTheRoad.ca was able to help make our trip happen. HitTheRoad.ca searches for people to drive other peoples cars for them. For people who need their vehicle moved from point A to point B (like Kingston, Ontario to Vancouver, BC) but don’t want to drive it themselves this is a cheap alternative to shipping their vehicle and we get a free trip out of it! (yay!) All the driver has to do is pay for food and accommodations all gas and car are paid for.

From Kingston we will drive to Toronto (to party for my 27th eeek! birthday) then continue on to Sault Ste Marie, Thunder Bay, Winnipeg, Regina, Banff, Kamloops and finally Vancouver. We are also delighted that a bunch of accommodations will be hosting us on our trip which we will be talking about in more detail as we go along, so stay tuned!

We also have some very EXCITING NEWS!!!!!!!!! Since Candice and I are going on this epic road trip to explore this lovely country of ours we wanted to give our readers the chance to do the same thing! On a slightly smaller scale trip than our road trip however, together with the Moose Network we are offering to one lucky reader a round trip tour from Vancouver to Whistler, BC with the Moose Network!

This giveaway includes:

The Sea to Sky – Vancouver to Whistler – return – tour

” Journey from Vancouver to Whistler along the fabled Sea to Sky highway, taking in Howe Sound, the Coast Mountains, waterfalls, and green valleys. Then relax in Whistler at our luxurious hostel, or find your thrill on an adventure activity! Have a big night in the Whistler clubs before returning to Vancouver the next day or whenever you want. This trip is a jump on, jump off adventure bus transportation pass. En route between overnight destinations the bus stops for sightseeing, activities, and other adventures. The service is door to door, and pass holders receive discounts on activities, attractions and accommodation. Accommodation in hostels is pre-booked for those that want it.”

The winner also receives one free night of accommodation at the HI Whistler Hostel and either a Gondola Ride with Peak 2 Peak or a Zip lining adventure once in Whistler!! Read more about the tour here!

Anyone can enter to win this great prize and all you have to do is leave a comment below to win! It’s that simple! You don’t have to view my other website www.TravelYourself.ca or Candice’s www.CandiceDoestheWorld.com, you don’t have to leave a comment on our Facebook pages Facebook.com/TravelYourself or Facebook.com/CandiceDoesTheWorld, you don’t have to LIKE the Moose Network on Facebook. But you could :) All you have to do is leave a comment below. We are so excited to be giving away this trip! Good Luck!

The winner will be chosen at random using Random.org on Wednesday June 8th, 2011.

(Please only enter the contest if you might be in British Columbia in the next year, that way whoever wins will actually get to take the trip!) One entry per person.

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    Cailin
    June 8, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    Congrats to Christina Newberry for winning the trip to Whistler!!

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    dom repta - dj ecos
    June 8, 2011 at 11:14 am

    sounds like a great trip! holla in Vancity yo!

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    Marnie
    June 8, 2011 at 10:50 am

    My husband and I lived in Ontario 6 years ago … we found Sooke, BC (Vancouver Island) on the Internet, bought our house over the internet without ever stepping foot in it, loaded up the van with his powerwheelchair, the dog and two cats a la Beverly Hillbillies and drove across to our new home. It is a spectacular drive and really allows you to see our unique personalities by province. We saw moose, bear, eagles, mountain goats, prairie dogs and everything from metrosexuals to hillbillies. Unforgettable … enjoy!

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    Deb
    June 8, 2011 at 3:52 am

    What a wonderful offer! This would be a great way to kick-off my honeymoon. :)

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    Robin
    June 6, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    Looking forward to reading about your adventures! And crossing my fingers for the Whistler trip, I’ve never been. Thanks!

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    Meghan O'Neil
    June 6, 2011 at 10:16 am

    Sign me up! I can go visit Justin and see the other coast of the country.

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    Cailin
    June 6, 2011 at 2:57 am

    I’m excited about all of the entries! Just a few days left now! :)

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    Alouise
    June 4, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    I’ve loved reading the posts, and watching the videos you have from your epic cross Canada road trip. This contest sounds fantastic. I have a friend who just moved to Vancouver, so I’m sure I’ll be back again and I’d love a chance to get to see Whistler.

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    melissa
    June 4, 2011 at 3:46 pm

    Traveling in Vancouver now and would love to see Whistler! If here, make sure to take transport to Victoria! It’s a must see!

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    Christina
    June 4, 2011 at 1:00 pm

    Sounds like a great adventure!

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    Don Nadeau
    June 4, 2011 at 11:58 am

    Sign me up! Haven’t been to Whistler for ages. Love it.

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    Ryan
    June 4, 2011 at 3:31 am

    Oh please, oh pleeease… I have been skiing and snowboarding for such a long time but have never been to Whistler. Please everyone delete your comments so I can be the only one here.

    Juuuust kidding. :) Great idea, hope whoever wins has a blast!

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    Erin
    June 1, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    Oooh! We would love to visit Whistler after TBEX. Looking forward to meeting you guys.

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    Ric Garrido
    May 31, 2011 at 10:58 pm

    You certainly worked out an adventure across Canada. Hope to meet you at TBEX Vancouver.

    I wonder if I can put together a hosted trip in the next three days for a roadtrip to Canada?

    If not, the Whistler prize will be partial hosting of the TBEX trip.

    Enjoy the trip.

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    Olga
    May 31, 2011 at 8:00 pm

    I hope you have a great road trip!

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    Akila
    May 31, 2011 at 11:22 am

    Pick me, pick me! :)

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    Claire
    May 31, 2011 at 1:07 am

    I’m loving seeing as much of Canada as I can while I’m living here… so of course I’m in!

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    Becky
    May 30, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    Winning this would make my heart happy :) Have a blassssssst!

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    david@HitTheRoad.ca
    May 30, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    I want to win! It’s about time someone offer ME a free road trip!

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    Jeremy
    May 30, 2011 at 12:16 am

    What a great trip you are going on! Train travels are great and I’d certainly love a trip to Whistler, I love it up there!

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    Jen
    May 30, 2011 at 12:15 am

    I would absolutely LOVE to win a train trip to Whistler!!! I live in the Vancouver area, so I would definitely be able to use this prize :) The Sea to Sky area is gorgeous and I am normally on a bus or in a car going there. So going on a train would let me enjoy all the gorgeous scenery and not worry about the crazy drivers! Have fun on your trek across Canada…I follow you on Facebook :)

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    Glen Matthews
    May 29, 2011 at 6:39 pm

    Count me in!

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    Lee
    May 29, 2011 at 1:35 am

    I am actually hoping to road-trip across Canada for a month next year – I’ve put out the call to friends and family to see who will join me for which parts – so winning this would be great. I’m also looking forward to reading about your travels for inspiration!!

    Have fun!

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    Stephanie
    May 28, 2011 at 11:59 pm

    One of my life goals is to see more of Canada! Want to make it happen.

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    Justin
    May 28, 2011 at 10:18 pm

    I would like to win something based on my residence in Vancouver. That would be like winning a prize on top of a prize.

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    Ryan
    May 28, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    Enjoy your road trip girls! Hope the weather is great. Wave on your way through Alberta. Safe travels.

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    Matt
    May 28, 2011 at 8:29 pm

    I’m totally in. See you guys at TBEX

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    Ayngelina
    May 28, 2011 at 8:02 pm

    Pick me pick me!

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    Nick
    May 27, 2011 at 11:19 pm

    sounds like a great trip. Love visiting the different cities of Canada

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    Annie
    May 27, 2011 at 6:57 pm

    What a cool idea with HitheRoad.ca, I love all these great travel companies that are popping up all over the place!

    Whistler is one of my favorite places in the world and I’m sure that if I don’t take my boyfriend there soon he’s going to stop believing it’s a real place! I’m pretty sure Merlin’s Bar misses me by now :)

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    suki
    May 27, 2011 at 6:17 pm

    This sounds amazing. :)

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    Patricia King
    May 27, 2011 at 5:46 pm

    This is my first trip here from Indiana. I would LOVE to see Whistler. I have heard so much about it.

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    Dawne MacLeod
    May 27, 2011 at 4:13 pm

    Hey Guys!!! Have a fantastic adventure!!! My door (and spare room) are open to you anytime you’re in Vancouver. Can’t wait to see you Candice and can’t wait to meet you Cailin! Drive SAFE! xo

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    Audrey
    May 27, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    OOOO! This sounds good. I’m going to check out HitTheRoad.ca as well. Sounds like a great way to travel cross-country :D

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    Bill Hatfield
    May 27, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    Wow. Great contest. Hope you have fun on your cross country adventure! I’ll look forward to reading about tour travels.

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    Kirsten Alana
    May 27, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    I want to win SO bad!!!! Those are parts of Canada I’ve never been to and I really want to get to know my neighboring country!! Following along on your trip ladies, can’t wait to see you at TBEX!!

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    Nicole
    May 27, 2011 at 12:55 pm

    WOOHOO!!! What an awesome adventure!
    I was reading about HitTheRoad.Ca when I was looking to do a cross Canada drive last summer. Sounds like an interesting experience and look forward to hear what you guys have to say.

    Enjoy the trip and Cailins big birthday bash! And I look forward to hearing about the country that you two call home. :)

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