Trans-Canada Rail Guide: Includes Rail Routes and Maps Plus Guides to 10 Cities (Paperback)
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The world's most scenic rail ride A journey on Canada's transcontinental railroad ranks as one of the greatest rail experiences in the world. Stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the lines span 6358km (3974 miles), taking in not only several of North America's finest cities but also some of the most dramatic scenery on earth, including the spectacular Rocky Mountains. - Rail travel for all budgets - where to get the best deals whether you are looking for the cheapest rail tickets with shoestring accommodation along the way or the most luxurious guided tours - City guides and maps - the best sights, recommended hotels and restaurants in 10 major stops along the lines: Halifax, Quebec City, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Edmonton, Jasper, Calgary, Churchill and Vancouver - Mile-by-mile route guide - what to see along the route; with 45 maps - Railway history - the rail link that created modern Canada.
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Melissa Graham is a freelance travel writer who has worked on guides for several travel publishers. She is the author of the Rough Guide to Ecuador and the Rough Guide to Chile.