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Avis and Budget car rental offer one of the youngest fleets in the industry, ready for whatever road adventure you want to embrace. With over 70 models available, choose something small and fuel-efficient, full size and luxurious or sporty and ready to tackle any road. Customize the rental experience—whether by simply adding GPS or by taking advantage of the TravelTab Adventurer device that provides unlimited Wi-Fi service and navigation—so you can stay connected while getting lost taking in the scenery. Enroll in Avis Preferred® and download the app, or join Budget Fastbreak®, which will save you time and get you on the road faster. Feeling inspired? Here are nine easy drives from three of Canada’s major cities that will make you want to book a car, buckle up and go.

Elora, Toronto

Elora

Time out, Toronto

for a quaint stroll, farm-fresh finds or a beach break.
 

1 Elora

Spend time ducking in and out of 19th-century buildings that house gift shops, artists’ studios and classic pubs. Or head to the Elora Quarry swimming hole, a former limestone quarry turned summer hot spot.
FROM TORONTO: 120 km
 

2 St. Jacob’s Farmers’ Market

As one of Canada’s largest farmers’ markets, indulge in local produce, cheeses, breads, grass-fed meats, alongside artisanal specialties like summer sausage and fresh-baked cinnamon buns.
FROM TORONTO: 123 km
 

3 Cobourg Beach

A calm stretch of Lake Ontario on which to roll out a towel, pop open an umbrella, eat alfresco and paddleboard. Aim for the first Saturday in August to experience the annual Sandcastle Festival.
FROM TORONTO: 119 km


Montérégie, Montreal

Montérégie

Say à bientôt Montreal

to take in a famed flea market, pick your own produce or enjoy a national park.
 

1 Lachute Flea Market

Meet hundreds of vendors selling everything from vintage clothing and records to car parts and copper pots. The main market is on Tuesdays, when you can also take in the weekly horse auction.
FROM MONTREAL: 94 km
 

2 Montérégie

The territory south and east of Montreal along the St Lawrence River, Montérégie is a region for every season, with maple production, cider houses, and orchards for summer berry and cherry picking.
FROM MONTREAL: 42 km
 

3 Yamaska National Park

This wonderland of campgrounds and hiking trails surrounds the Choinière Reservoir, where visitors can fish, kayak or paddleboard. Park the car and rent bikes for a deeper dive into the maple, balsam and fir forests.
FROM MONTREAL: 93 km


Sea to Sky Gondola, Vancouver

Sea to Sky Gondola

Veer from Vancouver

for Sea to Sky drama, culinary coasting or a scenic stretch of highway.
 

1 Squamish

The best way to take in the mountains that plunge into the Pacific Ocean is to take the Sea to Sky Gondola. More intrepid visitors can try mountain biking or climbing the granite cliffs overlooking Howe Sound, a breathtaking network of fjords.
FROM VANCOUVER: 64 km
 

2 The Fraser Valley

This fertile stretch of land is home to an abundance of local producers, including beekeepers, bakers and farm-to-fork restaurants. Fraser River salmon, handmade cheeses and sugar-crusted apple fritters are just some of the local specialties to seek out along the way.
FROM VANCOUVER: 122 km
 

3 Highway 7

Turn the drive itself into a side trip by taking the Lougheed Highway east from downtown Vancouver. Also known as the “Scenic 7,” take in the impressive landscape without ever leaving the car (though a soak at Harrison Hot Springs is worth pulling over for).
STRETCHES FOR 150 km
 

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