It’s summer. The sun finally looks like it’s going to stick around for a while and it’s time you loaded up the Escape and headed to the beach. That’s right – Canada has some amazing beaches for you to discover this summer. And with a standard six-speed SelectShift® transmission and available EcoBoost® technology, the 2014 Ford Escape is a great option to get you there.

Escape to The Grand Bend – Ontario

Just 45 minutes outside of London, Ontario on the coast of Lake Huron is The Grand Bend, 30 km of beautiful beaches, restaurants, live theatre and even mini golf. From quiet sunset walks near the river mouth, to beach parties along Main Street, The Grand Bend has beach life for everyone.

The Grand Bend
The Grand Bend Beach

Escape to Grand Beach – Manitoba

For a haven of white sand full of activities like volleyball and kite boarding, escape to Manitoba’s Grand Beach. That’s right, one of Canada’s most glorious beaches stretches along the coast of Lake Winnipeg. It’s 3km of boardwalk, bird watching and endangered wildlife; so if you’re looking to escape, head to Grand Beach.

Grand Beach Manitoba
Grand Beach Manitoba

Escape to Long Beach – BC

If surfing, sea lions and sun tanning are your jam, go west to BC’s Long Beach. Located in between Tofino and Ucluelet, there’s over 15km of beautiful beach ready and waiting. So fill up the back of a Ford Escape with beach blankets, chairs and a cooler full of food and go west. From surfers to foodies, it’s the perfect place to escape to if you’re looking to simply get away from it all.

Algonquin Park
Algonquin Park

Have you been to an amazing Canadian beach? Planning a trip for some fun in the sun? Let us know by commenting on this post, on Facebook or Tweet us. We’d love to hear where Canada escapes for beach vacations