10 days in Canada Itinerary

10 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip itinerary planner
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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Toronto
— 2 nights
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Brockville
— 1 night
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Montreal
— 2 nights
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
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Toronto
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Niagara Falls — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Irene MacKenzie at On the Lake Watercolours.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip builder tool.

Detroit, USA to Niagara Falls is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in August, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to Toronto.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, head off the coast to Toronto Island Park, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Toronto trip planner.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Brockville.
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Brockville — 1 night

Brockville, formerly Elizabethtown, is a city in Eastern Ontario, Canada in the Thousand Islands region. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fulford Place, then steep yourself in history at Fort Wellington, then take in the waterfront activity at Brockville Municipal Harbour, and finally steep yourself in history at Brockville Railway Tunnel (Open April through October).

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Brockville holiday builder app.

You can drive from Toronto to Brockville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get interesting insight from Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and finally walk around Mount Royal Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, then pick up some local products at Jean-Talon Market, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Montreal sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Brockville to Montreal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. August in Montreal sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to fly to Quebec City.
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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 12th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, then steep yourself in history at Gare du Palais, and finally don't miss a visit to Place Royale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): stop by Geomania, then make a trip to Quebec City Mural, then get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin, and finally get engrossed in the history at La Citadelle de Quebec.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Quebec City tour planning tool.

Getting from Montreal to Quebec City by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Quebec City are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Toronto.
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Toronto — 1 day

New York City of Canada

Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Toronto day trip planning tool.

Getting from Quebec City to Toronto by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.
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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.
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