22 days in Canada Itinerary

22 days in Canada Itinerary

Make it your trip
Fly
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Toronto
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Niagara-on-the-Lake
— 2 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Ottawa
3
Ottawa
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Montreal
— 1 night
Drive
5
Trois-Rivieres
— 1 night
Drive
6
Notre-Dame-de-Montauban
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tadoussac
— 2 nights
Drive
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Quebec City
— 9 nights
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Toronto — 2 nights

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Casa Loma, then examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Nathan Phillips Square. Keep things going the next day: walk around Toronto Island Park, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto day trip site.

Paris, France to Toronto is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Toronto, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Toronto. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:

Niagara-on-the-Lake — 2 nights

In a place calling itself the "Loveliest Town in Canada," vacations in Niagara-on-the-Lake remain a good choice for anyone searching for a relaxed and scenic experience in Canada's wine country.
On the 8th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Irene MacKenzie at On the Lake Watercolours, learn about winemaking at Peller Estates Winery, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Niagara-on-the-Lake day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara-on-the-Lake takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Niagara-on-the-Lake, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Ottawa.
Wineries · Tours · Nature · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 10:

Ottawa — 2 nights

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 10th (Wed), explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site, then see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Canadian Museum of History, look for gifts at ByWard Market, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ottawa trip itinerary tool.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Ottawa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Niagara-on-the-Lake in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Ottawa, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.
Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Montreal — 1 night

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 12th (Fri): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, then take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Montreal trip site.

You can drive from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Trois-Rivieres.
Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

Trois-Rivieres — 1 night

Trois-Rivières is a city in the Mauricie administrative region of Quebec, Canada, located at the confluence of the Saint-Maurice and Saint Lawrence Rivers, on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River across from the city of Bécancour. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): walk around Parc Portuaire, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of the Cape Shrine, and then see the interesting displays at Borealis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Moulin Seigneurial de Pointe-du-Lac, take an in-depth tour of Musee Pop, and then contemplate the long history of La Vieille Prison de Trois-Rivieres.

You can plan Trois-Rivieres trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Montreal to Trois-Rivieres by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Notre-Dame-de-Montauban.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

Notre-Dame-de-Montauban — 2 nights

On the 15th (Mon), walk around Parc des Chutes de Montauban and then go for a stroll along the water at Reserve faunique de Portneuf.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Notre-Dame-de-Montauban trip planner.

Traveling by car from Trois-Rivieres to Notre-Dame-de-Montauban takes 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Trois-Rivieres in August, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Notre-Dame-de-Montauban. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tadoussac.
Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Tadoussac — 2 nights

Tadoussac is a village in Quebec, Canada, at the confluence of the Saguenay and Saint Lawrence rivers. On the 16th (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Cap-De-Bon-Desir Interpretation and Observation Centre, then get outside with Croisieres Essipit, and then examine the collection at Centre Archeo Topo. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Chauvin Trading Post, then pause for some serene contemplation at Petite Chapelle de Tadoussac, and then stroll through Sentier de la Pointe-de-l'Islet Trail.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tadoussac trip website.

You can drive from Notre-Dame-de-Montauban to Tadoussac in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Notre-Dame-de-Montauban to Tadoussac is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Quebec City.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Quebec City — 9 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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Quebec City: Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre (in Sainte Anne de Beaupre) and Canyon Sainte-Anne (in Beaupre). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, walk around Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, learn about all things military at La Citadelle de Quebec, and wander the streets of Place Royale.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Quebec City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Tadoussac to Quebec City by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In August in Quebec City, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 27:

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.