21 days in Canada Itinerary

21 days in Canada Itinerary

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1
Kelowna
— 1 night
2
Kamloops
— 1 night
3
Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
4
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
5
Calgary
— 1 night
6
Yellowknife
— 3 nights
7
Toronto
— 2 nights
8
Ottawa
— 2 nights
9
Montreal
— 2 nights
10
Quebec City
— 2 nights


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1
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Kelowna

Kelowna ©
At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kelowna road trip planning website.

Seattle, USA to Kelowna is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kamloops.

Things to do in Kelowna

Parks Nature Wineries
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Myra Canyon Park ©
Myra Canyon Park
Frequency Wine & Sound ©
Frequency Wine & Sound

1
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Kamloops

Frequent host of major sporting events, Kamloops calls itself the "Tournament Capital of Canada." Visitors come to watch curling and skating competitions, as well as fly fishing championships, bike races, and hockey tournaments.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Riverside Park - Centre of the City. On the 2nd (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Kamloops Scenic Outlook and then walk around Riverside Park - Centre of the City.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kamloops vacation builder.

You can drive from Kelowna to Kamloops in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Kamloops

Tours Wineries Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Riverside Park - Centre of the City ©
Riverside Park - Centre of the City

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Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park ©
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.
On the 4th (Tue), explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, thenhike along Mount Edith Cavell Trail, and finally admire the sheer force of Athabasca Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Tangle Creek Falls, take some stellar pictures from Columbia Icefield Skywalk, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Maligne Lake, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mountain Galleries.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jasper National Park trip site.

Drive from Kamloops to Jasper National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Maligne Lake ©
Maligne Lake
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

2
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Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
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.
On the 6th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, explore the activities along Moraine Lake, and then trek along Sentinel Pass. Keep things going the next day: trek along Johnston Canyon, explore the activities along Peyto Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Herbert Lake.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park day trip tool.

You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Jasper National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Banff National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo and then take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Heritage Park Historical Village.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Calgary journey maker tool.

You can take a bus from Banff National Park to Calgary in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Banff National Park in August since evenings lows in Calgary dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowknife.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower

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Yellowknife

Yellowknife ©
Every year scores of tourists take a trip to Yellowknife for a chance to observe the Northern Lights over a remote yet scenic landscape deep in Canada's Norwest Territories.
On the 10th (Mon), look for gifts at The Yellowknife Book Cellar, stop by Old Town, take in panoramic vistas at Bush Pilot's Monument, thentake in the exciting artwork at Aurora Emporium Art Gallery, thenget engrossed in the history at Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, and finally ponder the world of politics at The Legislative Assembly Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): stroll through Niven Lake Trail and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Nahanni National Park Reserve.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yellowknife online trip maker.

You can fly from Calgary to Yellowknife in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Calgary in August: highs in Yellowknife hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Yellowknife

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Nahanni National Park Reserve
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Cameron Falls Trail ©
Cameron Falls Trail
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre ©
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre
Niven Lake Trail ©
Niven Lake Trail

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Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Change things up with these side-trips from Toronto: Niagara Falls (Skylon Tower, Journey Behind the Falls, &more). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, step off the mainland to explore Toronto Island Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowknife to Toronto takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowknife to Toronto is 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowknife in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Toronto: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

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Ottawa

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): wander the streets of ByWard Market and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ottawa day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Toronto in August, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Ottawa. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Rideau Canal National Historic Site ©
Rideau Canal National Historic Site

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Montreal

Montreal ©
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Maniax, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Montreal trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Montreal are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

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Quebec City

Quebec City ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec and then get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Quebec City itinerary planner.

Getting from Montreal to Quebec City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Quebec City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Terrasse Dufferin ©
Terrasse Dufferin
Morrin Centre ©
Morrin Centre

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