Chronology

Looking back, I’ve been on a ton of great road/day/camping trips.  I find it interesting to lay them all out in order, so here is my trip history.

2005
-Bruce Peninsula | Day trip
(this was my very first “road trip”. a somewhat boring 3.5 hour drive.  also my first exposure to provincial/national parks)

2006
-Bruce Peninsula | Day Trip
-Algonquin | Day Trip from cottage
(first trip to Algonquin)
-Failed road trip to French River/Parry Island
(car broke down at French River. did get to see the Parry Island ghost town on the way back)

2007
-French River | Day Trip from cottage
-Algonquin | Day Trip from cottage
(only trip that I’ve forgotten my camera)
-Algonquin, Kearney Lake | Weekend Camping Trip
(first camping trip with me as primary planner)

2008
-Quebec City, Montreal | Redeemer Concert Choir Tour
(first major trip out of province. not really a normal road trip as I rode in a tour bus and generally followed a preset itinerary…but it was exploring and seeing new places)
-Georgian Bay Islands National Park | Day Trip
-Algonquin | Day Trip from cottage
-Chutes Provincial Park | Weekend Camping Trip
(second personal camping trip, at the time it was the farthest I had personally driven from home)
-Grundy Lake | Afternoon on the way back from Chutes
-Detroit | Day Trip to Auto Show
(first time out of the country)

2009
-Algonquin | Day Trip
-Cape Breton | 1 Week Road Trip
(first major road trip)
-Silent Lake Provincial Park | Day Trip from cottage
-Algonquin | Day Trip
(first time up north to see the fall colours)
-Killarney | Overnight Camping Trip

2010
-Bruce Peninsula | Day Trip
-Frontenac Provincial Park | Day Trip from cottage
-Saguenay, Quebec | 4 Day Road Trip

2011
-Algonquin, Canisbay Lake | Weekend Camping Trip
-Grundy Lake | Day Trip
-Cape Breton | 1 Week Road Trip
(longest continuous drive. drove all the way back in 21 hours straight.)

2012
-Bruce Peninsula | Day Trip
-Sandbanks Provincial Park | Day Trip from cottage
-Algonquin | Day Trip
-Lake Superior Provincial Park | 1 Week Road Trip
-PEI | 1 Week Road Trip
(completely unplanned, arrived at the Island and it made it up as I went)

2013
-4 week road trip to:  Pukaskwa, Sleeping Giant, Whiteshell, Cypress Hills, Waterton Lakes, Banff, Jasper, Stewart BC, Salmon Glacier, Hyder Alaska, Cassiar Highway, Dease Lake, Telegraph Creek, Kluane National Park Yukon, Muncho Lake BC, Neys Provincial Park
(longest distance total: 15,000km. first solo road trip)

2014
-Algonquin, Achray Campground | Weekend Camping Trip
-Neys Provincial Park, Pukaskwa National Park, Lake Superior Provincial Park | 1 Week Road Trip
-Killarney | week long camping trip

2015
-Newfoundland | 3 Week Road Trip

2016
-Algonquin, Brent Access Point | Weekend Camping Trip
-Algonquin | Day Trip
-Algonquin | Fall Camping Trip
-Killarney | Fall Camping Trip
-Georgian Bay, Meaford to Penetanguishene | First Winter Trip

2017
-Algonquin, Achray Access Point  | Spring Camping Trip
-Labrador | 2 week trip, brought to an end by a car wreck
-Killarney | longer weekend fall camping trip

2018
-Algonquin, Brent Access Point | Spring Camping Trip
-Lake Superior Provincial Park | 1 week trip
-Trans-Taiga Road / James Bay Road, Quebec | 1 week trip (1st trip I had to carry extra fuel…most remote road in North America)
-Chutes Provincial Park | 1 week fall trip

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