54 days in Canada Itinerary

54 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada travel planner

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Toronto
— 4 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
Drive
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Algonquin Provincial Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Arundel
— 1 night
Drive
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Montreal
— 5 nights
Drive
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Quebec City
— 6 nights
Fly
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Ottawa
— 3 nights
Fly
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Banff National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Sun Peaks
— 1 night
Drive
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Whistler
— 5 nights
Drive
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Vancouver
— 5 nights
Fly
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
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Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
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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.
Toronto is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, admire the masterpieces at The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Toronto online route planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Toronto. In February, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 10:

Niagara Falls

— 4 nights
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: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada, learn about winemaking at Kacaba Vineyards Winery, explore and take pictures at Journey Behind the Falls, and relax and rejuvenate at Zen Massage & Nutrition.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls travel planning app.

You can drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. February in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Algonquin Provincial Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 10 — 14:

Algonquin Provincial Park

— 2 nights
Sandwiched between Georgian Bay and the Ottawa River, Algonquin Provincial Park is the oldest provincial park in Canada and a stunning outdoor playground that draws crowds of nature enthusiasts with its biodiversity.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Opeongo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fen Lake Ski Trail, and then grab your bike and head to Minnesing Mountain Bike Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Leaf Lake Ski Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Algonquin Provincial Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Algonquin Provincial Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Niagara Falls in February, expect Algonquin Provincial Park to be a bit cooler, temps between -5°C and -21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Arundel.

Things to do in Algonquin Provincial Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:
Highlights from your trip

Arundel

— 1 night
Arundel is a township municipality in Quebec, Canada, located 18km south of Mont Tremblant.Arundel was settled by Scottish and Irish immigrants in the mid-19th century who established subsistence farming operations and worked the forests in winter.Today most of the land is reserved for agricultural use despite strong growth in the region. On the 17th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Alaskan Adventure Dog Sledding.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Arundel trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Algonquin Provincial Park to Arundel by car takes about 5.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Arundel are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Arundel

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 17:

Montreal

— 5 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, don't miss a visit to Old Montreal, admire the striking features of BNP Tower / Laurentian Bank Tower, and admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Arundel to Montreal in 2 hours. Traveling from Arundel in February, Montreal is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 22:

Quebec City

— 6 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Quebec City: Station Touristique Massif du Sud (in Saint-Philemon), Petite-Riviere-Saint-Francois (Luge & Le Massif de Charlevoix) and Hotel de Glace (in Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, take a stroll through Terrasse Dufferin, stop by Quartier Petit Champlain, and get in on the family fun at Terrasse Dufferin Slides.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Quebec City road trip planner.

Getting from Montreal to Quebec City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Parks · Neighborhoods · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 28:

Ottawa

— 3 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.
Ottawa is known for museums, nature, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site, learn more about the world around you at Canadian Museum of Nature, examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Ottawa travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Ottawa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Ottawa are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 3:

Banff National Park

— 6 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Banff National Park: Yoho National Park (Sherbrooke Lake & Emerald Lake) and Marble Canyon (in Kootenay National Park). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: get a dose of the wild on Kingmik Dog Sled Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at SkiBig3 Adventure Hub, take an in-depth tour of Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, and fly down the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Ottawa to Banff National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Ottawa to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 3 — 9:

Jasper National Park

— 6 nights
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Go for a jaunt from Jasper National Park to Hinton to see Hinton Nordic Centre about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Marmot Basin Ski Area, explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, cast your line with On-Line Sport & Tackle, and look for gifts at Friends of Jasper National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Jasper National Park travel route planner.

Getting from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Jasper National Park can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sun Peaks.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 9 — 15:

Sun Peaks

— 1 night
Sun Peaks is a mountain resort municipality in British Columbia, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on Mountain Man Dog Sled Adventures.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sun Peaks trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Sun Peaks takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Jasper National Park to Sun Peaks is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Jasper National Park in March; daily highs in Sun Peaks reach 12°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Whistler.

Things to do in Sun Peaks

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 15 — 16:
Highlights from your trip

Whistler

— 5 nights
Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
Change things up with a short trip to Backcountry Snowcats Ltd in Mount Currie (about 40 minutes away). There's lots more to do: glide through natural beauty at Whistler Blackcomb, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and explore the activities along Lost Lake.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Whistler travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Sun Peaks to Whistler by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sun Peaks in March: highs in Whistler hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 21:

Vancouver

— 5 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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Anthropology, and wander the streets of Granville Island.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver online attractions planner.

You can drive from Whistler to Vancouver in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Whistler in March: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 12°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 21 — 26:

Victoria, Vancouver Island

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): stop by The Papery, then explore the historical opulence of Craigdarroch Castle, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Bug Zoo, and finally examine the collection at Royal BC Museum. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at The Butchart Gardens, then examine the collection at BC Aviation Museum, then examine the collection at Miniature World, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Clover Point Park.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Victoria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Tofino.

Things to do in Victoria

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:

Tofino, Vancouver Island

— 3 nights
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pacific Rim National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Amphitrite Point Lighthouse, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cox Bay Beach.

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Traveling by car from Victoria to Tofino takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Victoria in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Tofino, with lows around 1°C. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31:

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.