Road Trip Tip: Cross the Border for Double the Fun!

06/30/2015 12:17 pm ET | Updated Jun 30, 2016

Gas prices are down and weekend trips are on the rise. So before you celebrate the red, white, and blue on July 4th, why not take a quick trip across the border to celebrate Canada Day on July 1 with our neighbors to the north? guides you to the two countries for two holidays and tons of festive food and fireworks - sounds like a blast, eh?

Niagara Falls (US) to Niagara Falls (CA) - 12 minutes
Niagara US courtesy of Niagara USA
Niagara CA courtesy of Pixabay

Distance: 4 miles

Avg. hotel price in Niagara Falls (CA) June 29 - July 6: $120 USD

Don't miss: Live music and performances at the Coca Cola Concert Series followed by Canada's longest running fireworks series hosted by Niagara Parks at Queen Victoria Park!

Burlington to Montreal - 1 hour 40 minutes
Burlington courtesy of Pixabay
Montreal courtesy of Sergey Novikov - Fotolia

Distance: 95 miles

Avg. hotel price in Montreal June 29 - July 6: $168 USD

Don't miss: The official ceremony at the Old Port Montreal celebrates newly sworn-in Canadians, followed by traditional Canada Day cake, family activities, and a fireworks show.

Seattle to Vancouver - 2 hours 30 minutes
Seattle courtesy of Harry Hu - Fotolia
Vancouver courtesy of JR Photography - Fotolia

Distance: 143 miles

Avg. hotel price in Vancouver June 29 - July 6: $206 USD

Don't miss: Canada Day at Canada Place, the largest celebration outside the nation's capital, featuring a parade, live music, art exhibits, a circus, and of course, a hockey game!

Fargo to Winnipeg - 3 hours 30 minutes
Fargo courtesy of Fargo-Moorhead Convention & Visitors Bureau
Winnipeg courtesy of Zyron Paul Felix

Distance: 222 miles

Avg. hotel price in Winnipeg June 29 - July 6: $119 USD

Don't miss: Obstacle courses, crafts, a public market and even boat tours during the Canada Day festival at The Forks.

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