Road Trip to Montreal. Discover Canada with Greenvans

Side view of Ford 15 Passenger Medium Roof Transit Rental Van with Greenvans logo

It’s officially summer and highly likely that everyone you know is flocking to the beach. We’ve got a unique alternative. All you need is a 15 passenger van rental from Greenvans, your family, your passports, and this memorable road trip to Montreal plan!

Rent from Greenvans in Providence and take a Road Trip to Canada.

From Providence to Montreal and on to Niagara Falls, this spectacular journey offers a little bit of everything: historic and natural attractions, exciting outdoor activities, cultural experiences, and stunning scenery. It’s perfect for the family, which is why a passenger van rental is essential.

Why should I rent a Transit Passenger van from Greenvans for a Road Trip to Montreal?

Renting a 15 passenger van ensures: 

  • Shared memories and an opportunity to spend time together, outside of your comfort zone.
  • On-call assistance with the team at Greenvans.
  • Less money spent on gas, tolls, parking.
  • More opportunity to stumble upon the unexpected: views, roadside stands, hikes.
  • The most important question, of course, is can we take one of your 15 passenger rental vans across the border into Canada? Yes! Of course. All of our vans are allowed in Canada and you don’t require any special documentation to do so on our end.
Side view of two Ford Medium Roof Transit 15 passenger rental vans at night.

Where can I rent a Transit Passenger van from Greenvans for my Road Trip to Montreal?

The Greenvans main office for New England rentals is located at 9 Dexter Rd, East Providence, RI. We also serve the Boston area by delivery.

We can even arrange for your passenger van rental to be dropped off at your home.

Check our rates here or email us for custom delivery options.

Providence/Boston to Montreal, 357 miles

To break up a drive that could feasibly hit the 6-hour mark, consider a stop at Lake George, NY. Located in the Adirondacks, Lake George offers scenic lake views, hiking trails, and water activities.

Hotel: Hotel Omni Mont-Royal

Restaurant: Europa, where kids aged 10 and under have the option to taste a six-course “discovery” menu.

What is there to see in Montreal?

Old Montreal: This historic neighborhood features cobblestone streets, gorgeous architecture, and many restaurants and shops.

The Notre-Dame Basilica: This stunning Gothic Revival church is one of the most famous landmarks in Canada.

Mount Royal Park: Wander some hiking trails while taking in beautiful views of the city.

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts: This museum boasts an impressive collection of international art, from ancient to contemporary.

The Montreal Botanical Garden: Enjoy a wide variety of plants and flowers, including a Chinese garden, Japanese garden, and an exotic plant greenhouse.

Montreal to Kingston, 179 miles

Hotel: Four Points by Sheraton Kingston

Restaurant: Chez Piggy, a family run local favorite since 1979.

What is there to see in Kingston?

Kingston City Hall: This historic building dating back to 1844 still serves as the city’s government building.

Kingston Penitentiary: This former maximum-security prison is now open for tours, offering a glimpse into the fascinating history of the Canadian justice system.

The Kingston Waterfront: This area offers stunning views of Lake Ontario and is home to a variety of shops and restaurants.

Bellevue House National Historic Site: This historic house once belonged to Canada’s first prime minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. Catch a glimpse into his life and work.

Kingston to Prince Edward County, 74 miles

Hotel: Drake Devonshire Inn

Restaurant: Hartley’s Tavern offers a creative, farm-to-table menu with a variety of wine and craft beers to top it off.

What is there to see in Prince Edward County?

Sandbanks Provincial Park: This park has some of the most striking beaches in Ontario.

Prince Edward County Wine Trail: This region is known for its vineyards and wineries with great tasting experiences.

The Regent Theatre: This historic theater, built-in 1918 has been recently restored to its original glory and now shows movies, live music and shows.

Macaulay Mountain Conservation Area: This area offers great hiking trails and scenic views.

Lake on the Mountain: A mysterious lake sitting atop a 60-meter cliff with no visible source of water.

Prince Edward County to Toronto, 132 miles

Hotel: Fairmont Royal York

Restaurant: Canoe Restaurant and Bar, where you can journey through Canada’s culinary scene in a chic setting on the 54th floor of the TD Bank Tower overlooking Ontario Lake.

What is there to see in Toronto?

CN Tower: This iconic tower provides the best views of the Toronto skyline.

Toronto Islands: Just a short ferry ride from the city lies an oasis in the middle of Lake Ontario, with beaches and attractions for visitors.

Royal Ontario Museum: One of Canada’s most renowned research museums offers exhibits on natural history and world cultures.

St. Lawrence Market: This historic market with over 120 merchants features local produce and culinary delights.

Yonge-Dundas Square: The heart of downtown is lined with shops and restaurants, street performers and events throughout the year.

Day 4: Toronto to Niagara Falls, 81 miles

Hotel: Niagara Falls Marriott on the Falls

Restaurant: Massimo’s Italian Fallsview Restaurant. Because everyone loves Italian. And Italian dishes with an unobstructed view of the thundering falls are even better.

What is there to do in Niagara Falls?

Niagara Falls: A breathtaking display of nature’s power. Not to be missed! 

Clifton Hill: This area is packed with activities for families, including an arcade and a wax museum.

Niagara-on-the-Lake: This charming town features historic architecture, boutique shops, and delicious wineries.

Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens and Butterfly Conservatory: Stroll through 99 acres of gardens and a Butterfly Conservatory that’s home to over 2,000 butterflies.

Skylon Tower: This observation tower provides amazing views of the falls, the city, and the surrounding region and also has a revolving restaurant located at the top.

What do I need to cross the Canadian Border in a Transit Passenger van Rental for my Road Trip to Montreal?

– A valid passport: Make sure everyone’s passport is current. It’s advisable to renew it if it expires within six months.

– Proof of visit: Border officials may ask about the purpose of your visit, so have documentation to support your plans. Bring hotel reservations and have your passenger van rental information handy.

– No weapons or prohibited goods like weapons, firearms, drugs, and large amounts of currency. 

-Be sure to keep your Greenvans sprinter van as clean as you found it, as soil or debris may carry pests or diseases that can harm Canadian agriculture and wildlife. Allow enough time for the crossing, especially during peak travel seasons.

Inspired to hit the road and create lasting memories with the people you cherish the most? Reach out today! Your passenger van rental will be ready before you are.

Interior view of Ford 15 Passenger Medium Roof Transit Rental Van with all four rows installed


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