Visitor Information & Resources

Road Trip Resources from CAA

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Before you hop on your bike or in your car and head out on your adventure, be sure to check out all the great information and tools that CAA offers including:

Maps and TourBook® – Enjoy maps online or as a CAA Member you can pick up free* printed maps and TourBooks at your local CAA Store. Discover all the resources at

CAA Ontario Bike Assist App – Download this free app to fi nd scenic and popular bike routes across the region and North America. One of our favourite routes can be found at

CAA App, with Service Tracker – The CAA App provides a lot of handy resources such as local gas prices or places where Members can save and of course, it can also be used to request Roadside Assistance. The Service Tracker feature allows you to view the service vehicle in real time, as it’s on its way to you. Be sure to download it before you hit the open road.

CAA Bike Assist** – We’re known for helping cars get on their way with gas, battery boosts or a tow, but you might not know that we also provide assistance for bicycles . It’s included as part of a CAA Membership.

Cycling Safety – For tips and videos on how to be safe on your bike, visit

Daily Boost Blog – The CAA blog features a wealth of information from getting the most from your road trips, to travel tips, car maintenance and so much more. Check out our blog at

No matter where you go, always bring CAA with you.

*The U.S.A. and Canada TourBooks are free to Members. The Woodall’s Campground Guides are available at CAA Stores.

**Bike Assist counts as one of your allotted roadside calls during your membership year. Service will be provided to cyclists where there is permitted vehicle access, and based on seasonal availability.

®TripTik and TourBook trademarks are the property of, and use is granted by, the American Automobile Association.

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Visitor Information

Entering Canada

Find out what you need to enter Canada through the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA).


Car Safety

In Ontario, all motor vehicle drivers and passengers (adults and children) must wear a seatbelt that is properly adjusted and securely fastened. Small children must be secured in an appropriate child car seat or booster seat. Consult the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario for guidelines on seatbelts and other safe driving practices.

Alcohol Regulations

In the province of Ontario, you must be at least 19 years old to legally drink alcohol. Visit Smart Serve Ontario to learn more about liquor laws in Ontario, including acceptable forms of identification (ID).

Sales Tax

In Ontario, consumers pay 13% Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) on a variety of goods. Contact the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to find out more about taxes in Canada and in Ontario.

1-800-565-9353 (inside Canada)
1-902-432-5604 (outside Canada)

Boating in Ontario

By law, everybody who operates a boat in Canada must have proper certification. Be safe on the water. Get your boating license, take online courses, and brush up on safety rules.


Fishing in Canada

If you plan to go fishing, a fishing license is required by law. Make sure to learn everything you need to know to get your license by contacting the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry.


Other helpful tourism links

Plan the most memorable road trip ever by exploring these helpful tourist resources:

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YDH Travel Buddy


Keep all of this handy information right at your fingertips!

Including, itineraries, detours, and upcoming events.

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