46 days in Canada Itinerary

46 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada travel route maker
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Halifax
— 1 night
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Gros Morne National Park
— 5 nights
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Montreal
— 3 nights
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Quebec City
— 3 nights
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Ottawa
— 3 nights
Fly to Toronto, Train to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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Toronto
— 4 nights
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Vancouver
— 4 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
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Banff National Park
— 5 nights
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Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
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Yoho National Park
— 4 nights
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Calgary
— 3 nights
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Halifax — 1 night

The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, then admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, contemplate the long history of Province House, and then take an in-depth tour of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Halifax is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne in July: high temperatures in Halifax hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Gros Morne National Park.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:

Gros Morne National Park — 5 nights

A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Gros Morne, hike along Lookout Hills Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Shallow Bay Beach, and don't miss a visit to Galliott Studios.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Gros Morne National Park trip itinerary app.

Getting from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Halifax in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 12°C in Gros Morne National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Montreal.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 27:

Montreal — 3 nights

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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica, stroll around Mount Royal Park, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Montreal trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Gros Morne National Park to Montreal by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone changes from Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -1.5 hour difference. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park in July, expect Montreal to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Quebec City.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 30:

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Canyon Sainte-Anne in Beaupre (about 40 minutes away). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, take a stroll through Terrasse Dufferin, brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec, and admire the sheer force of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, use the Quebec City trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Montreal in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Quebec City, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to fly to Ottawa.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:

Ottawa — 3 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.
Ottawa is known for sightseeing, museums, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ottawa attractions planner.

Getting from Quebec City to Ottawa by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.
Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 5:

Niagara Falls — 3 nights

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.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, theme parks, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and stroll through White Water Walk.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls visit planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Ottawa to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Toronto.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:

Toronto — 4 nights

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: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, make a trip to Harbourfront Centre, and get to know the resident critters at Toronto Zoo.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Toronto, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Vancouver.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 12:

Vancouver — 4 nights

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 14th (Sun), spend a day ambling around Stanley Park. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Granville Island, kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach, take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Vancouver Lookout.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip planning website.

Fly from Toronto to Vancouver in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Toronto to Vancouver, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Victoria.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:

Victoria, Vancouver Island — 2 nights

Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
On the 17th (Wed), examine the collection at Miniature World, step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle, and then see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Inner Harbour, then take in nature's colorful creations at Abkhazi Garden, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip planner.

You can fly from Vancouver to Victoria in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Vancouver in August, you will find days in Victoria are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to fly to Banff National Park.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, trek along Sentinel Pass, head outdoors with Mount Norquay, and stroll through Plain of Six Glaciers.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park day trip app.

Getting from Victoria to Banff National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Victoria to Banff National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Victoria in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Banff National Park, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 23:

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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Skyline Trail, head outdoors with Old Fort Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls, and explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon.

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Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Banff National Park in August, you will find days in Jasper National Park are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yoho National Park.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 28:

Yoho National Park — 4 nights

Named after the Cree word used to express awe, Yoho National Park encompasses awe-inspiring natural wonders, including tall waterfalls, soaking peaks, and vertical rock walls attracting adrenaline junkies from around the globe.
Spend the 29th (Mon) wandering through the wild on The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation. Spend the 1st (Thu) exploring nature at Spiral Tunnels. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic scenery at Takakkaw Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Kicking Horse River, trek along Paget Peak, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceline Trail.

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You can drive from Jasper National Park to Yoho National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Jasper National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Yoho National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Calgary.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 1:

Calgary — 3 nights

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
On the 2nd (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Calgary Zoo and then wander the streets of Stephen Avenue Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower, then stroll around Fort Calgary, then head off the coast to Prince's Island Park, and finally catch a live event at Spruce Meadows.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Calgary online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Yoho National Park to Calgary takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. When traveling from Yoho National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Calgary: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can fly back home.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:

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.