US Destinations within a day’s drive from Vancouver or Calgary

With fully vaccinated Canadians now welcome to cross the US land borders for non-essential reasons, are you planning to head south for a quick get-away? From taking in the sights and tastes of Pike Place Market, Seattle, to skiing the slopes in Idaho, adventure awaits! Read on for border requirements, and travel inspiration to get you started.

Checklist of what to have ready when crossing into the US

  • Proof of full vaccination
  • Travel documents

Checklist of what to have ready when crossing back into Canada

  • ArriveCAN receipt
  • Pre-entry COVID-19 molecular test result
  • Proof of full vaccination
  • Travel documents

View all the up-to-date details here.

Need some travel inspiration? Check out these great US destinations, all within a day’s drive from Vancouver or Calgary.

 

Schweitzer Mountain Resort
Sandpoint, ID

Just over 6 hours from Calgary, ski the slopes of Schweitzer Mountain Resort located near the tip of the Idaho panhandle. The resort boasts gorgeous mountain and lake views, a lively village, and 2900 acres of amazing terrain with two massive bowls and renowned tree skiing.

Yellowstone National Park
West Yellowstone, Montana

A 9-hour journey from Calgary and through Montana, head to the town of West Yellowstone. This entrance to Yellowstone National Park takes you into geyser country, with top Yellowstone attractions like the Steamboat Geyser, Grand Prismatic, and Old Faithful.

Deception Pass State Park, Washington

Spanning the gap between Whidbey Island and Fildalgo Island, Deception Pass State Park offers incredibly scenic camping, hiking, and beach-combing. With a travel time of just over 2 hours from Vancouver, spend less time driving and more time peering into tidepools.

Seattle, Washington

Both a busy city and a nature lover’s dream, enjoy the shops, restaurants, and easy access to both ocean and mountains that Seattle offers. An easy 3.5 hour drive from Vancouver, you’ll love exploring Pike Place Market, taking in the views from the Space Needle, or crossing the Puget Sound by ferry.

Cannon Beach, Oregon

You can’t go wrong with a visit to the Oregon Coast’s expansive, sandy beaches. Named one of National Geographic’s 100 most beautiful places, you’ll recognize the iconic Haystack Rock at Cannon beach. When you want a break from the seaside life, head to the vibrant city of Portland, just a 90 minute drive further.

Ready to head south? click here to book you campervan rental!

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