20 days in Canada Itinerary

20 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada planner
Make it your trip
1
Toronto
— 3 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Ottawa
2
Ottawa
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Montreal
— 3 nights
Bus
4
Quebec City
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Calgary
— 3 nights
Bus
6
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Toronto
— 2 nights

S M T W T F S
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25

Toronto — 3 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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Royal Ontario Museum and Bibelot Design Studio. Get outdoors at Niagara Falls Canada and Boat Tours & Water Sports. Take a break from Toronto with a short trip to Journey Behind the Falls in Niagara Falls, about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Steam Whistle Brewery, explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, and take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower.

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Toronto sightseeing tool.

If you are flying in from Paraguay, the closest major aiports are Lester B. Pearson International Airport and Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Ottawa.
more
Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
Side Trips
Find places to stay Feb 2 — 5:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): stroll through Chapman MIlls Conservation Area, explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site, and then take a stroll through ByWard Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Ottawa River Musky Factory and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Ottawa trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Toronto in February; daily highs in Ottawa reach -5°C and lows reach -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Montreal.
more
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Feb 5 — 8:

Montreal — 3 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Place des Arts and Old Port of Montreal. Do some cultural sightseeing at Biodome de Montreal and Place Vauquelin Fountain. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, take a memorable tour with Tours, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Montreal vacation builder app.

Drive from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -4°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Quebec City.
more
Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:

Quebec City — 3 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore La Citadelle de Quebec and Musee de la civilisation. Step out of the city life by going to Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and Vallee Bras-du-Nord. Step out of Quebec City to go to Pont-Rouge and see Le Chemin de La Liseuse, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, contemplate the long history of Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site, take a stroll through Terrasse Dufferin, and admire the striking features of Gare du Palais.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Quebec City road trip planner.

Getting from Montreal to Quebec City by bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Calgary.
more
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 14:

Calgary — 3 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
You'll explore and learn at Glenbow Museum and Contemporary Calgary. Explore Calgary's surroundings by going to Cochrane (Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary & Krang Spirits). And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Big Rock Brewery, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, wander the streets of Stephen Avenue Walk, and enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Calgary trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Quebec City to Calgary in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Quebec City to Calgary, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. February in Calgary sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Banff National Park.
more
Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Shopping · Spas
Side Trip
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 17:

Banff National Park — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs, steep yourself in history at Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station National Historic Site, test the waters at Banff Upper Hot Springs, then examine the collection at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Banff National Park online trip planner.

Drive from Calgary to Banff National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Banff National Park sees daily highs of -5°C and lows of -15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Toronto.
more
Museums · Spas · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 19:

Toronto — 2 nights

New York City of Canada

Let the collections at Ontario Science Centre and Durdy Bayramov Art Foundation capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at The Hare Wine Co. and Atlantis Niagara Wines. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toronto: Niagara Falls (Butterfly Conservatory & Niagara Fallsview Casino) and Foreign Affair Winery (in Vineland). Enjoy Toronto some more: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Toronto road trip tool.

Getting from Banff National Park to Toronto by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Banff National Park in February; daily highs in Toronto reach 0°C and lows reach -8°C.
more
Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Fun & Games
Side Trips
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21:

Canada travel guide

4.6
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.
more

Quebec travel guide

4.3
Historic Walking Areas · Churches · Landmarks
Canada's only predominately French-speaking province, Quebec boasts a French heritage that not only sets it apart from other parts of this sprawling country, but also from the rest of the continent. A trip to Quebec allows tourists to discover a land with a European look and feel, which you can best appreciate by immersing yourself in the region's bistro culture. Like the rest of Canada, this province features impressive natural attractions, which many choose to discover on a network of nearly 3,500 km (2,100 mi) of bicycle paths. For an urban experience, add Montreal to your Quebec sightseeing itinerary and discover a busy metropolis with a perfect blend of history-steeped neighborhoods and trendy districts offering modern distractions for every traveler's taste.
more