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Highway 17 Scenic Drive

Ontario, Canada
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Good Drive, Spectacular Views, Interesting Attractions

We drove thru Ontario on the Western Leg of a Cross Canada road trip and were very impressed with... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
David B
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Saint-Lambert, Canada
Breathtaking

The drive north of Sault Ste. Marie, on Highway 17, also known as Trans Canada Highway is... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Diane F
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Toronto
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

We drove thru Ontario on the Western Leg of a Cross Canada road trip and were very impressed with the Sault Saint-Marie to Thunder Bay section. We were warned that there was construction but the road is well paved and provides spectacular views of Lake...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The drive north of Sault Ste. Marie, on Highway 17, also known as Trans Canada Highway is absolutely breathtaking!!! The scenic drive takes you all along the beautiful Lake Superior! There are great beaches at Harmony Beach and Batchewana Bay that I highly recommend with...More

Thank Diane F
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We drove this from the Prairies to Sudbury. The highway is in really good shape, passing lanes throughout the drive. Some of the scenery is absolutely stunning especially overlooking Lake Superior and Lake Huron. Lots of motorcycles, trucks, bicycles and RVs. Lots of interesting places...More

3  Thank bobray
Reviewed 20 July 2016

My wife and I were retracing our Honeymoon trip from forty years ago from Michigan to Toronto and Niagara Falls. Crossed over into Canada in Sault Ste Marie. Jumped on Highway 17 to Sudbury, Ont. This is not a bad trip. Starts off from Sault...More

2  Thank upexplorer2011
Reviewed 21 September 2014

I took a few days off in early September just to have the opportunity to see Lake Superior on Highway 17 Scenic Drive. The Sunday that I took this drive was one of the best days of my entire year. I met so many friendly...More

4  Thank adrianna24sings
Reviewed 30 July 2012

Attention all Canucks: even if you're just passing through on your way east or west, you must take the time and stop to admire the beauty of Lake Superior. Each of the scenic site / stop have their own uniqueness. No wonder this area inspired...More

6  Thank dogontheno11bus
Reviewed 11 April 2010

I would highly recommend this drive as it is one of the most beautiful drives in Canada.

12  Thank OntTraveller3
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DorSh
18 July 2017|
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Response from Oliver H |
the amethyst mines east of Thunder Bay can be a lot of fun for that kid who likes to collect rocks and grub around in the dirt. For free, Blue Point mine gives you the real chance to look for your own undiscovered gems as... More
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