Moving to St. Louis, MO

St. Louis–the Gateway to the West–lies on the western bank of the Mississippi River, bordering Illinois. The city, along with neighboring suburbs, was Missouri’s largest metropolitan area in 2014 with approximately 2.9 million residents. St. Louis is also one of the most populous cities in the United States. Here’s what you need to know about […]

Family Moving Tips

When you have kids, moving is a whole different story. Things like procrastination and poor planning should go out the window. There’s a way to have a seamless family move! Here’s your guide to the best family moving tips. How to Pack Properly  If you can conquer packing up your household, you’re well on your […]

The Right Driver’s License to Rent a Moving Truck

Question: Are all driver’s licenses created equal? The correct answer is no, not by a long-shot. There are numerous classes and types of driver’s licenses that vary by country, state, province, and what type of vehicle they enable you to legally operate. For example, a class M license in one state may allow you to drive […]

How To Transport Your Dirt Bike

There are a variety of ways to transport dirt bikes. Whether your journey is across town or across the country we’ve got you covered on how to safely transport your precious cargo. Here at U-Haul, we recommend utilizing our motorcycle trailer or 5×9 utility trailer to transport your dirt bike. If you would like to keep your dirt […]

Moving to Huntsville, ON

Are you planning a move to Huntsville, Ontario? Located two hours north of Toronto, the waterfront community is a top moving destination in Canada! As the largest town in the Muskoka Region of Ontario, the options and opportunity for culture, activities, and community are infinite. Choosing  Huntsville as your new home will let you “touch the past, […]

Packing Tips for a Move: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Yes, packing for a move doesn’t exactly make for a fun weekend. As a matter of fact, depending on how much stuff you have, packing will take much longer than a weekend. As a rule of thumb, you should begin packing a few weeks prior to your moving date. That little tip is just one […]

Moving to Barrie, Ontario

About 56 miles north of Toronto, the city of Barrie, Ontario is a top Canadian moving destination. Pleasant summers welcome newcomers, and there are seemingly endless options for things to do there. Things to Do Barrie offers plenty to do thanks to its numerous museums, galleries, parks, community centers, pubs, restaurants, annual festivals, beaches, and skiing/snowboarding […]

Moving to Kamloops, British Columbia

Kamloops is currently the 37th largest metropolitan area in British Columbia and continues to grow every day. In fact, it was number 7 on U-Haul’s list of 2015 Canadian Growth Cities. All of this just goes to show that if you’re thinking about moving to Kamloops, you certainly aren’t alone. That being said, what factors […]

Moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia

Sometimes referred to, simply, as “The Fax” or “Hali”, Halifax, Nova Scotia lies on the southeastern coast of Canada and is the province’s capital. Legally called the Halifax Regional Municipality, this city is composed of four former individual municipalities that merged together in 1996-Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and the Municipality of Halifax County. Halifax is considered […]

Moving to Duncan, British Columbia

Known as the “City of Totems” for its 80 totem poles peppered around town, Duncan, British Columbia is a small town with a population of under 5,000. If you’re moving to Duncan, you are sure to find plenty of delicious restaurants, spectacular scenery, shopping spots and history. With rich soil suitable for growing nearly any kind of […]

Moving to Kingston, Ontario

Equidistant from Toronto, Montreal, and Ottawa, the city of Kingston offers charming scenery, a lively downtown area stocked with restaurants and shops, and plenty of reasons to move there. It’s the oldest city in Ontario–founded by French explorers in 1673–but there are always new things to do around town. The area is flanked by the […]

Moving to Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs is 60 miles south of Denver and lies in the shadow of Pikes Peak, on the southeastern edge of The Rocky Mountains. The city is more than a mile above sea level and home to the United States Air Force Academy, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame and the United […]