29 days in Canada Itinerary

29 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Toronto
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Calgary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Banff National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  8 h 15 min
5
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Vancouver
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
7
Montreal, Quebec
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Quebec City, Quebec
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
9
Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
End: Toronto

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls Canada, enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, make a trip to Horseshoe Falls, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Toronto to Niagara Falls is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:
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Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Niagara SkyWheel ©
Niagara SkyWheel
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

4
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Attractions like Toronto Zoo and Hockey Hall of Fame make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, have some family-friendly fun at BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League, and get curious at Ontario Science Centre.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Toronto trip builder app.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Toronto Zoo ©
Toronto Zoo
Ontario Science Centre ©
Ontario Science Centre

2
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Calgary Zoo and then step off the mainland to explore Prince's Island Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the masterpieces at Glenbow Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fort Calgary, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Calgary day trip app.

You can fly from Toronto to Calgary in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Calgary is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in August; daily highs in Calgary reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Fort Calgary ©
Fort Calgary
Prince's Island Park ©
Prince's Island Park

5
nights
Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
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 plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, trek along Bow Glacier Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Big Beehive, and play a few rounds at Banff Springs Golf Course.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Banff National Park trip maker website.

Drive from Calgary to Banff National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Calgary in August since evenings lows in Banff National Park dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

2
nights
Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
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 31st (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, then take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, and then examine the collection at Miniature World. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle, see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Victoria in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Banff National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Victoria, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Museums Parks Adventure

Side Trip

Central Saanich
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Miniature World ©
Miniature World
Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens

4
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Stanley Park and Grouse Mountain. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Granville Island, take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall, take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and stop by Gastown.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Vancouver driving holiday app.

Traveling by car from Victoria to Vancouver takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Vancouver are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

North Vancouver
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium
Granville Island ©
Granville Island

3
nights
Montreal, Quebec

Montreal ©
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.
Family-friendly places like Biodome de Montreal and Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, get curious at L'Electrium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and savor the flavors at Jean-Talon Market.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Montreal route website.

Fly from Vancouver to Montreal in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Montreal due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Vancouver in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Montreal, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

L'Electrium
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

3
nights
Quebec City, Quebec

Quebec City ©
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.
Attractions like Place Royale and The Battlefields Park make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old Quebec, appreciate the extensive heritage of La Promenade des Gouverneurs, visit Terrasse Dufferin, and admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Quebec City trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Quebec City can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
The Battlefields Park ©
The Battlefields Park

2
nights
Ottawa

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
On the 13th (Sun), engage your brain at Canadian Museum of Nature, then see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Gatineau Park, visit ByWard Market, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ottawa tour itinerary website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Quebec City to Ottawa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Gatineau Park
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Canadian Museum of Nature
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

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