06/30/2015 12:17 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

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

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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