Details emerge of Will & Kate's N. America tour

LONDON Prince William and his bride will travel thousands of miles from Canada's north to Southern California on their very first official overseas journey, royal officials said Monday.William and the former Kate Middleton will check out several cities in Canada from June 30 to July eight, taking in the country's north, south, east and west. It will be their initial overseas trip as a married couple.Palace officials explained the couple will pay a visit to Canada's capital, Ottawa and the surrounding region Montreal and Quebec City in the francophone province of Quebec Charlottetown and Summerside on Prince Edward Island the Northwest Territories capital of Yellowknife and the oil boom town of Calgary, Alberta. Their Alberta visit coincides with the opening of the city's world-well-known rodeo occasion, the Calgary Stampede.Specific part: The royal weddingImages: After the wedding ceremonyThe couple, now known as - guam wedding - the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, married April 29 at Westminster Abbey.Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper mentioned he hoped the visit would foster bonds between the couple and his nation, just like people between William's grandmother Queen Elizabeth II and Canada. The queen is the head of state in Canada, a member of the British Commonwealth of former colonies, and she has in the previous referred to it as her second residence."I am confident that, in coming to know this country and its folks much better, the Duke and Duchess will create their personal enduring bonds of affection for Canada and Canadians as has been the situation with Her Majesty The Queen more than sixty years, which began with her personal really initial tour as Princess Elizabeth at the age of 25 in 1951," Harper explained.The newlywed couple's first event of the tour will be taking portion in Canada Day celebrations on July 1 in Ottawa with Harper, Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore explained."We assume tens of 1000's of men and women to come out. It will be in reality, I think, perhaps the largest Canada Day celebration in historical past on Parliament Hill," Moore stated.The couple will also help open the Calgary Stampede when they are in Alberta, he said.Canadian taxpayers will pay for the expenses associated with the pay a visit to. Moore would not give an estimate of the complete, but stated it would be significantly less than the $two million spent for the go to of Queen Elizabeth II to Canada last 12 months.The couple's journey to Canada will be followed by a July 8-10 end in Los Angeles and the surrounding region.2011 The Related Press. All Rights Reserved. This materials might not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. href='' - -