9 days in Canada Itinerary

9 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada journey planner
Make it your trip
— 2 nights
— 1 night
— 1 night
Saint John
— 1 night
Quebec City
— 3 nights


Halifax — 2 nights

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.
Explore Halifax's surroundings by going to Twelve Acre Hill Gallery (in Seabright) and Peggy's Cove Lighthouse (in Peggy's Cove). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens, observe the fascinating underwater world at Back to the Sea Touch Tank Hut, sample the tasty concoctions at Alexander Keith's Brewery, and explore the galleries of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Halifax online day trip planner.

Toronto to Halifax is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Toronto to Halifax, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Halifax can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Charlottetown.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips
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Charlottetown — 1 night

Birthplace of Confederation

The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
On the 24th (Wed), ponder the world of politics at Government House, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Deep Roots Distillery, and finally stroll through Brackley Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Charlottetown online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Halifax to Charlottetown takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Alma.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches
Side Trips
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

Alma — 1 night

Alma is a village in the parish of Alma, Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada. On the 25th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fundy National Park.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Alma driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Charlottetown to Alma in 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Saint John.
Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:
Highlights from your trip

Saint John — 1 night

Canada's Irish City

An important port city on New Brunswick's southeastern coast, Saint John has a long tradition of migration, especially from Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): admire the striking features of Loyalist House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Saint John City Market, then walk around Irving Nature Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Reversing Falls Rapids.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Saint John travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Alma to Saint John in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Saint John can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Quebec City.
Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

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.
Quebec City is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lower Town (Basse-Ville), take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre-Dame de Quebec Basilica-Cathedral, and stop by Old Quebec.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Quebec City attractions planning website.

You can fly from Saint John to Quebec City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saint John to Quebec City. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Saint John in August since evenings lows in Quebec City dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

Canada travel guide

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.

Prince Edward Island travel guide

Historic Sites · Beaches · Specialty Museums
Garden of the Gulf
Canada's only island province, Prince Edward Island earned the nickname the "Garden of the Gulf" thanks to its pastoral landscape of rolling green hills and a patchwork of cultivated fields. The country's smallest province in terms of land and population, the island boasts a long coastline marked by sandy beaches, making up in visual appeal what they lack in modern infrastructure. It's easy to get away from everyone during a vacation in Prince Edward Island, as this photogenic landmass features just a scattering of small towns housing warmhearted locals stubbornly clinging to their easygoing lifestyle. Begin your Prince Edward Island tour in Charlottetown, the quaint provincial capital with a good selection of bars and restaurants.

New Brunswick travel guide

Geologic Formations · Bodies of Water · Parks
Pristine natural scenery, photogenic little towns, charming beaches, and sprawling parks remain top reasons to take a trip to New Brunswick. This relatively small Canadian province with a long Atlantic coastline remains sparsely populated, the majority of its area covered with dense forests. Five scenic drives intersect the region, allowing visitors to spend their New Brunswick holiday sightseeing from the comfort of a rented car or bicycle. If you prefer to stay near the water, don't miss the world-famous Bay of Fundy, home to the world's highest tides, several species of whales, and quaint seaside settlements maintaining their own slow pace of life.