22 days in Canada Itinerary

22 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip itinerary maker

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Vancouver
— 4 nights
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Toronto
— 4 nights
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
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Montreal
— 3 nights
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Ottawa
— 2 nights
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Banff National Park
— 3 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
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Vancouver

— 4 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 26th (Sat), spend a day ambling around Stanley Park. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Granville Island, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, and take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip builder app.

Sydney, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Vancouver. In November, Vancouver is much colder than Sydney - with highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for the flight to Toronto.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 24 — 28:

Toronto

— 4 nights

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toronto: Niagara Falls (Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Falls Canada, &more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of CN Tower, see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Toronto itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Toronto takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Vancouver in November since evenings lows in Toronto dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to fly to Quebec City.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 2:

Quebec City

— 2 nights
With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): see Morrin Centre and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, stroll around Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then take in the history at The Battlefields Park.

Make your Quebec City itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Toronto to Quebec City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:

Montreal

— 3 nights

Quebec's Metropolis

Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and walk around Mount Royal Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Montreal visit site.

Drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December in Montreal, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 7:

Ottawa

— 2 nights

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Canadian War Museum and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, and then wander the streets of ByWard Market.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ottawa online tour planner.

You can drive from Montreal to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -2°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 9:

Banff National Park

— 3 nights
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Canmore Cave Tours, steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, learn more about the world around you at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, and explore the world behind art at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Banff National Park tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Ottawa to Banff National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Ottawa in December, expect Banff National Park to be little chillier, temps between -10°C and -19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Victoria.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums · Spas

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 12:

Victoria, Vancouver Island

— 3 nights

Garden City

Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Inner Harbour and then examine the collection at Royal BC Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at The Butchart Gardens, steep yourself in history at Craigdarroch Castle, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Miniature World.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Victoria trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Banff National Park to Victoria takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Banff National Park to Victoria is minus 1 hour. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Banff National Park in December, with highs in Victoria at 7°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 12 — 15:

Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.