21 days in Canada Itinerary

21 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada sightseeing planner
Make it your trip
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Niagara Falls
— 1 day
Drive
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Toronto
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Quebec City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreal
— 1 night
Drive
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Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
Drive
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Whistler
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
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Niagara Falls — 1 day

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.
On the 16th (Thu), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada, and finally browse for treasures at Allways Antique Photo.

Plan my trip to Niagara Falls with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Windsor to Niagara Falls is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. In February in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Toronto.
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Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Museums
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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.
Toronto is known for sightseeing, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, relax in the rural setting at Riverdale Farm, wander the streets of The Distillery District, and examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Toronto day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to fly to Quebec City.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
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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.
On the 20th (Mon), hit the slopes at Centre de Ski de Fond de Charlesbourg, immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Quebec City driving holiday site.

You can fly from Toronto to Quebec City in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Toronto in February, expect Quebec City to be little chillier, temps between -5°C and -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Montreal.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Montreal — 1 night

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, then see the interesting displays at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Montreal travel route planning app.

Getting from Quebec City to Montreal by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach -4°C, while at night they dip to -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Ottawa.
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Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 22:

Ottawa — 2 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.
On the 23rd (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, get a new perspective on nature at Canadian Museum of Nature, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Gingerbread Man. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at ByWard Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Ottawa travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Montreal to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Vancouver.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums
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Vancouver — 3 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, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, take in panoramic vistas at Vancouver Lookout, take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vancouver day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Ottawa to Vancouver takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Ottawa to Vancouver, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Ottawa in February; daily highs in Vancouver reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Whistler.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Whistler — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Whistler Blackcomb and then stop by Spicy Sports.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Whistler journey planner.

Getting from Vancouver to Whistler by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus; or fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Vancouver in February, with highs in Whistler at 3°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Jasper National Park.
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Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature
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Jasper National Park — 3 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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marmot Basin, get outside with Lac Beauvert, relax and rejuvenate at Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness, and examine the collection at The Den - Jasper's Wildlife Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Jasper National Park trip planner.

Drive from Whistler to Jasper National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Whistler to Jasper National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Jasper National Park when traveling from Whistler in March, with lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Banff National Park.
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Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wineries
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Banff National Park — 4 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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: surround yourself with nature on Kingmik Dog Sled Tours, explore the activities along Lake Louise, hit the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort, and admire all the interesting features of Morant's Curve.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Jasper National Park in March, plan for slightly colder days in Banff National Park, with highs around 1°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife
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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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