34 days in Canada Itinerary

34 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada tour itinerary planner
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Vancouver
— 4 nights
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Banff National Park
— 5 nights
Fly to Sydney, Ferry to Ingonish
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Ingonish, Cape Breton Island
— 3 nights
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Drive to Sydney / J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport, Fly to Deer Lake Airport, Drive to Woody Point
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Woody Point
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rocky Harbour
— 3 nights
Taxi to Deer Lake, Fly to Quebec City
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Quebec City
— 4 nights
Fly
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Toronto
— 3 nights
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Vancouver — 4 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.
Get outdoors at Granville Island and Vancouver Seawall. There's still lots to do: walk around Stanley Park, take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, visit Gastown, and stroll through Kitsilano Beach.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vancouver online sightseeing planner.

New Delhi, India to Vancouver is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from New Delhi to Vancouver, you'll gain 13.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in July, expect Vancouver to be much colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.
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Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 2:

Jasper National Park — 5 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.
For shopping fun, head to Mountain Galleries or Experience Gourmet Living. Get outdoors at Athabasca Falls and Mount Edith Cavell. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Columbia Ice Field, trek along Skyline Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Maligne Lake, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Edith Cavell Trail.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Jasper National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Jasper National Park. Expect slightly colder evenings in Jasper National Park when traveling from Vancouver in August, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Banff National Park.
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Banff National Park — 5 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.
Get outdoors at Moraine Lake and Icefields Parkway. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Banff National Park: Yoho National Park (Natural Bridge, Wapta Falls, &more). There's lots more to do: stroll through Lake Agnes, get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, take in the dramatic natural features at Crowfoot Glacier, and explore the activities along Peyto Lake.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Banff National Park route 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 August, plan for a bit cooler days in Banff National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ingonish.
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Find places to stay Aug 8 — 13:

Ingonish, Cape Breton Island — 3 nights

Nestled on a cozy harbor surrounded by green forests, the coastal town of Ingonish serves as the perfect coastal retreat for those after a quiet getaway.
Take a break from the city and head to Cape Breton Highlands National Park and Ingonish Beach. Go for a jaunt from Ingonish to Baddeck to see Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Cabot Trail, trek along Middle Head Trail, and stroll through North Bay Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ingonish online journey builder.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Banff National Park to Ingonish in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Banff National Park to Ingonish due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Banff National Park in August; daily highs in Ingonish reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Woody Point.
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Woody Point — 2 nights

Woody Point is a town located in the heart of Gros Morne National Park, on the western coast of Newfoundland. Take a break from the city and head to The Tablelands and Woody Point Community Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Woody Point side-trips: Trout River Pond (in Gros Morne National Park), Trout River (Old Man/Lighthouse Trail & Eastern Point Trail) and Bonne Bay Marine Station (in Norris Point). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lookout Hills Trail, look for gifts at Hunky Dory Folk Art & Things, and learn more about the world around you at The Discovery Center.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Woody Point route website.

Explore your travel options from Ingonish to Woody Point with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Ingonish to Woody Point is 0.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Ingonish in August since evenings lows in Woody Point dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rocky Harbour.
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Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

Rocky Harbour — 3 nights

Rocky Harbour is a town located on the western edge of Newfoundland, near the entrance to Bonne Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Gros Morne National Park and Bakers Brook Falls. Take a break from Rocky Harbour with a short trip to Shallow Bay Beach in Cow Head, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Gros Morne, stroll through Burnt Hill Hiking Trail, and enjoy the sea views from Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rocky Harbour trip planner.

You can drive from Woody Point to Rocky Harbour in 1.5 hours. August in Rocky Harbour sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Quebec City.
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Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

Quebec City — 4 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.
Shop till you drop at Quartier Petit Champlain and Three Crow Glass Studio. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church, steep yourself in history at Morrin Centre, and take an in-depth tour of Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ).

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Quebec City trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Rocky Harbour to Quebec City takes 7 hours. Traveling from Rocky Harbour to Quebec City, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rocky Harbour in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Quebec City: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can fly to Toronto.
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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.
For shopping fun, head to St. Lawrence Market or BeauChapeau Hat Shop. Get outdoors at Niagara Falls Canada and Horseshoe Falls. Venture out of the city with trips to The Hare Wine Co. (in Niagara-on-the-Lake) and Niagara Falls (Journey Behind the Falls & White Water Walk). There's more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower and appreciate the extensive heritage of Distillery Historic District.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Toronto driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Quebec City to Toronto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Toronto are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Canada travel guide

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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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