Go Back   iRV2 Forums > iRV2.com COMMUNITY FORUMS > New Member Check-In
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 05-28-2013, 03:18 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 8
New BC Members

Hi All: We have been rv-ing for quite some time. However, we are now preparing for our trip across Canada, down the Eastern Seaboard and back up to BC next spring (2014). Any help, suggestions or your own lovely trip experiences will be gratefully received. We hope to leave in August and would like to focus on the Maritimes. Also, any suggestions about the Eastern Seaboard. We are thinking to cross into Maine on 15 October. We have a 39 ft 5th wheel.

Cybercat83 is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 05-28-2013, 03:28 PM   #2
Senior Member
Country Coach Owners Club
Retired Fire Service RVer's
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Ocala, Florida
Posts: 6,295
Welcome and glad to meet you!

FMCA #F431170, GS #822128658, Escapees SKP #112655
2012 Airstream Mercedes Interstate Class B
Medico is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2013, 03:36 PM   #3
Registered User
Fleetwood Owners Club
iRV2 No Limits Club
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: REGINA
Posts: 623
Welcome aboard. I can't comment on that too much but I know the travel all the way down Trans-Canada Hwy1 is good until you get to Ontario
Then the road is like a rumble-strip the way I remember it. I had to go to Sioux St. Marie to pick up a stacker car trailer with my 379 Peterbilt. There were times we had to drive the truck at about 40 KPH. it was so rough especially when pass over small bridges, etc.
TRAILERKING is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2013, 03:51 PM   #4
Moderator Emeritus
Bruce C's Avatar
Nor'easters Club
Fleetwood Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: NH
Posts: 5,100
from NH.
Bruce & Nancy
FMCA F280542
2004 Bounder 35E
US Navy Vet.
Bruce C is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2013, 04:00 PM   #5
Community Administrator
JohnRR's Avatar

Fleetwood Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Marquette, Michigan "Da UP"
Posts: 14,891
John & Cathy R.
06 Pace Arrow 38L W24
08 Lincoln MKX AWD
See My RV Upgrades
JohnRR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2013, 09:13 PM   #6
Moderator Emeritus
SarahW's Avatar

Fleetwood Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: In a lawnchair
Posts: 11,201
Howdy and welcome to iRV2! We have lots of Canadian members so hopefully some of them can help with your travel plans.
Sarah (RVM69), Hubby, and Harry the RVin' Dog
.......2012 Fleetwood Bounder 33C | 2012 Jeep Wrangler

SarahW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2013, 12:55 AM   #7
Senior Member
sirpurrcival's Avatar
National RV Owners Club
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 1,063
I am wondering a little bit about the timing of your departure. If you are planning on travelling around the maritimes and are taking a leisurely trip across the country, you might find yourself running out of good weather or open RV parks. I don't know if you are planning to go to Nfld or Labrador but for such a journey, one might be hard pressed to get a chance to take it all in if the weather abandons you. Having said that, the weather may be absolutely beautiful unlike how some regions are getting hammered right now.

As for POI in Eastern Canada
There are plenty

Confederation Bridge - PEI
Hopewell Rocks - NB
L'Anse au Meadows - NF
The Bluenose - NS
Peggy's Cove - NS
Louisberg - NS
St. John's - NF
Gros Morne - NF
Cavendish - PEI
Red Bay -Lab
Cape Breton Highlands - NS
Boardwalks in Batouche - NB
Halifax - NS
Charlottetown - PEI
Signal Hill - NF
The Citatdel - NS

That is just a taste. You have a wonderful adventure in front of you. Enjoy it.
1999 - National Tropi Cal
sirpurrcival is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2013, 09:44 AM   #8
Senior Member/RVM #90
MSHappyCampers's Avatar

Monaco Owners Club
Join Date: Nov 2002
Location: Columbus, MS
Posts: 19,307
Hi folks! Welcome to IRV2! We're really glad you joined!

Sounds like an exciting trip! I would suggest that you post questions over in the appropriate areas of the forum for best results. Not many folks hang out here in the Welcome area. Enjoy the forum!

Good luck, happy trails, and God bless!
Joe & Annette

2002 Monaco Windsor 40PBT, 2013 Honda CRV AWD
MSHappyCampers is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2013, 10:27 AM   #9
Senior Member
aschuh53's Avatar
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 1,122
Welcome to irv2
aschuh53 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-29-2013, 10:31 AM   #10
Junior Member
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 8
Thank you Sirpurrcival. We are hopefully leaving end of July and think we will cross over the boarder beginning of October. That should give us plenty of time. And yes, we do want to go to Newfoundland, only then we can say we have been coast to coast. I am now keeping a book of things to do and see and will certainly add your suggestions. Thanks again.

Cybercat83 is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:04 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.