58 days in Canada Itinerary

58 days in Canada Itinerary

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58 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Drive:  45​min
1
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h
2
St. John's
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + Ferry:  7​h 45​min
3
Ingonish, Cape Breton Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Lunenburg
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Cavendish
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Quebec City, Quebec
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Ottawa
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  9​h 30​min
8
Banff National Park
— 5 nights
Bus:  2​h 45​min
9
Jasper National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Clearwater
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
11
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites and Ogden Point Terminal & Breakwater. Escape the urban bustle at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Scenic Marine Route. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victoria: Sooke (French Beach Provincial Park, Barking Dog Studio, & more) and Peninsula Gallery (in Sidney). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Robert Bateman Centre, take a leisurely stroll along Inner Harbour, and ponder the world of politics at Government House.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Victoria trip maker site .

Vancouver to Victoria is an approximately 1-hour flight. You can also ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Vancouver in June: highs in Victoria hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Sooke, Victoria Butterfly Gardens, Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites, Peninsula Gallery
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 20:
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5
nights
St. John's

St. John's ©
One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Skerwink Trail and Gun Hill Trail. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Signal Hill and Ferryland. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Witless Bay), Colony of Avalon (in Ferryland) and Bay Roberts Shoreline Heritage Walk (in Bay Roberts). Next up on the itinerary: watch a film at Johnson GEO CENTRE, play a few rounds at Bally Haly Country Club, explore the activities along Harbourside Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Middle Cove Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the St. John's trip planner .

Getting from Victoria to St. John's by flight takes about 11 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Newfoundland Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in St. John's when traveling from Victoria in June, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ingonish.

Things to do in St. John's

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Trinity, Ferryland, Skerwink Trail, Middle Cove Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 26:
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Skerwink Trail ©
Skerwink Trail
Johnson Geo Centre ©
Johnson Geo Centre
Signal Hill ©
Signal Hill

4
nights
Ingonish, Cape Breton Island

Ingonish ©
Nestled on a cozy harbor surrounded by green forests, the coastal town of Ingonish serves as the perfect coastal retreat for those after a quiet getaway.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Middle Head Trail and MacIntosh Brook Trail. Get outdoors at Ingonish Beach and Bog Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Ingonish side-trips: Pleasant Bay (Lone Shieling & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and St. Paul South West Lighthouse (in Dingwall). Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Cape Breton Highlands National Park. There's much more to do: grab your bike and head to Warren Lake Trail, make a trip to Christopher Gorey Gallery, play a few rounds at Highlands Links Golf Course, and take a memorable drive along Cabot Trail.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ingonish trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from St. John's to Ingonish takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. In June, daily temperatures in Ingonish can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Ingonish

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Pleasant Bay, Cabot Trail
Find places to stay Jun 26 — Jul 1:
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Cape Breton Highlands National Park ©
Ingonish Beach ©
Ingonish Beach
Middle Head Trail ©
Middle Head Trail

5
nights
Lunenburg

Lunenburg ©
An hour's drive from Halifax's international airport, Luneburg boasts both colorful buildings and a colorful history, as well as status as a World Heritage Site.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Pre National Historic Site and St. John's Anglican Church. Escape the urban bustle at Queensland Beach and Rissers Beach Provincial Park. Get out of town with these interesting Lunenburg side-trips: Peggy's Cove (Peggy's Cove Lighthouse & Swissair Flight 111 Memorial), Peggy Of The Cove (in Glen Margaret) and Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards (in Wolfville). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hirtle's Beach, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ironworks Distillery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lunenburg trip planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Ingonish to Lunenburg in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Ingonish in July, expect nights in Lunenburg to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cavendish.

Things to do in Lunenburg

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mahone Bay, Peggy's Cove, Lightfoot & Wolfville Vineyards, Ross Farm Museum, Peggy Of The Cove
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 7:
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St. John's Anglican Church ©
St. John's Anglican Church
Grand Pre National Historic Site ©
Grand Pre National Historic Site
Ironworks Distillery ©
Ironworks Distillery

4
nights
Cavendish

Cavendish ©
Known to fans of writer Lucy Maud Montgomery as the setting of "Anne of Green Gables," Cavendish represents a top destination on Prince Edward Island.
You'll get in some beach time at Cavendish Beach and Thunder Cove Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Prince Edward Island National Park and Brackley Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Mary's Church (in Indian River) and Covehead Harbour Lighthouse (in Stanhope). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from Cape Tryon Lighthouse, steep yourself in history at Green Gables, examine the collection at Anne of Green Gables Museum, and stop by The Toy Factory.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cavendish trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Lunenburg to Cavendish in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. July in Cavendish sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Cavendish

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Thunder Cove Beach, Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace, The Toy Factory, Brackley Beach, Covehead Harbour Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:
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Prince Edward Island National Park ©
Cavendish Beach ©
Cavendish Beach
Brackley Beach ©
Brackley Beach

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Breakneck Steps (L'Escalier Casse-Cou) and Site Traditionnel Huron. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Quebec and La Citadelle de Quebec. When in Quebec City, make a side trip to see Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier in Stoneham-et-Tewkesbury, approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, get to know the fascinating history of Lower Town (Basse-Ville), don't miss a visit to Place Royale, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Quebec City journey builder website .

Traveling by flight from Cavendish to Quebec City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Cavendish to Quebec City is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cavendish in July: highs in Quebec City hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier, Site Traditionnel Huron
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 17:
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier ©
Breakneck Steps (L'Escalier Casse-Cou) ©

5
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Upper Canada Village and Beechwood Cemetery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort Wellington and Fulford Place. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, brush up on your military savvy at Canadian War Museum, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and hike along Rideau Canal.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ottawa online day trip planner .

You can fly from Quebec City to Ottawa in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. When traveling from Quebec City in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Ottawa: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Upper Canada Village, Fulford Place, Fort Wellington
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 22:
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Upper Canada Village ©
Upper Canada Village
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Rideau Canal ©
Rideau Canal

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Plain of Six Glaciers and Yoho National Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Agnes and Bow Lake. On the 24th (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, get great views at Fairview Lookout, cruise along Icefields Parkway, and trek along Bow Glacier Falls.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Banff National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ottawa to Banff National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In July, Banff National Park is a bit cooler than Ottawa - with highs of 25°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to take a shuttle to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yoho National Park, Natural Bridge
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 28:
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Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge
Yoho National Park ©
Yoho National Park
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers

6
nights
Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Edith Cavell and Athabasca Glacier. Get a sense of the local culture at Jasper Artists Guild Brush Fire Gallery and Jasper Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Jasper National Park: River Rafting & Tubing (in Valemount) and The Beaver Boardwalk (in Hinton). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Sunwapta Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, tee off at Jasper Park Golf Course, and cruise along Columbia Ice Field.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jasper National Park route planner .

You can take a shuttle from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Banff National Park in July, you will find days in Jasper National Park are a bit warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, The Beaver Boardwalk
Find places to stay Jul 28 — Aug 3:
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Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Mount Edith Cavell ©
Mount Edith Cavell

3
nights
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Although forestry remains the area's major employer, Clearwater tourism thrives thanks to the region's good opportunities for outdoor activities on six big lakes and four rivers.
Explore hidden gems such as Wells Gray Provincial Park and Dawson Falls. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Spahat Falls. There's more to do: trek along Moul Falls Trail and head outdoors with Battle Mountain Equine Enterprises Inc..

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Clearwater day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Clearwater takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Jasper National Park to Clearwater is minus 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Clearwater are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
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Wells Gray Provincial Park ©
Wells Gray Provincial Park
River Rafting & Tubing
Spahat Falls ©
Spahat Falls

5
nights
Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Cox Bay Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fishing Charters & Tours and Clayoquot Sound. When in Tofino, make a side trip to see Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet, approximately 42 minutes away. Spend the 8th (Thu) exploring nature at Pacific Rim National Park. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Long Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with Henry's Carving Shed, stop by Mermaid Tales Bookshop, and stroll through Chesterman Beach.

Plan my day in Tofino using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Clearwater to Tofino in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. When traveling from Clearwater in August, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Tofino: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Ucluelet
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 11:
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Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Cox Bay Beach ©
Cox Bay Beach

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