9 days in Canada Itinerary

9 days in Canada Itinerary

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Montreal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ottawa
— 1 night
Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto
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Toronto
— 2 nights
Fly
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
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Montreal

— 2 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: don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica, get engrossed in the history at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and stroll around Mount Royal Park.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip itinerary maker tool.

Doha, Qatar to Montreal is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Montreal is minus 8 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Doha in November; daily highs in Montreal reach 6°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:

Ottawa

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Canadian War Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then contemplate the long history of Parliament Hill and Buildings.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ottawa tour planner.

Drive from Montreal to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:

Toronto

— 2 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.
On the 3rd (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, then don't miss a visit to CN Tower, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum and then explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Toronto trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Ottawa to Toronto by combination of flight and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ottawa in December: high temperatures in Toronto hover around 2°C and lows are around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Quebec City.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre and then wander the streets of Old Quebec. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then take in the history at The Battlefields Park.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Quebec City trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:

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.