2012 I was just trying to remember that route we drove back in 2009 August, from home, out west across the top of the US and back home through Canada. So I’ve fired up google maps and will attempt to recreate the trip by listing the cities we drove through.

Day 1 (saturday): Ontario: Kaladar, Eganville Pembroke, Petawawa, Deep River, North Bay, Sudbury, Espanola, Blind River, Thessalon, Sault St Marie. Michigan: Munising, Marquette, Negaunee and Champion.

Day 2 (sunday): Michigan: Covington, Wakefield, Ironwood. Wisconsin: Ashland, Superior. Minnesota: Duluth, Aitkin, Crosby, Brainerd. South Dakota: Sioux Falls.

Day 3 (monday): South Dakota: Mitchell, Chamberlain, Badlands National Park, Wall, Rapid City, Mt. Rushmore National Memorial, Keystone, Deadwood, Lead, Spearfish, Belle Fourche. Wyoming: Hulett, Devils’ Tower National Monument.

Day 4 (tuesday): Wyoming: Moorcroft, Gillette, Buffalo, Fort Phil Kearny, Sheridan, Bighorn National Forest, Greybull, Cody, Yellowstone National Park. Montana: Gallatin National Forest canyon campground.

Day 5 (wednesday): Montana: Livingston, Big Timber, Lewiston, James Kipp Recreation Area (Missouri river), Malta, Morgan. Saskatchewan: Monchy, Climax, Frontier, Shaunavon, Eastend, TRex discovery centre.
665 km

Day 6 (thursday): Saskatchewan: Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park.

Day 10 (monday): Saskatchewan: Maple Creek. Alberta: Medicine Hat, Taber, Lethdridge, Vulcan, Calgary

Day 11 (tuesday): Alberta: Strathmore, Brooks, Medicine Hat. Saskatchewan: Maple Creek, Swift Current, Moose Jaw, Regina

Day 12 (wednesday): Saskatchewan: Balgonie, Wolseley,
Broadview, Whitewood, Moosomin, Brandon, Portage la Prarie, Winnipeg. Ontario: Kenora, Vermilion Bay.

Day 13 (thursday): Ontario: Dryden, Thunder Bay, Nipigon, Macleod, Longlac, Fushimi Lake Provincial Park.
883 km

Day 14 (friday): Ontario: Kapuskasing, Cochrane, North Bay, Petawawa, Pembroke, Eganville, Napanee.