43 days in Canada Itinerary

43 days in Canada Itinerary

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Gros Morne National Park
— 4 nights
2
Halifax
— 2 nights
3
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
4
Toronto
— 4 nights
5
Vancouver
— 4 nights
6
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 5 nights
7
Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
8
Banff National Park
— 6 nights
9
Ottawa
— 2 nights
10
Montreal
— 3 nights
11
Quebec City
— 3 nights

4
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Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National Park ©
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 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. The adventure continues: stroll through Gros Morne, stop by Hunky Dory Folk Art & Things, hike along Burnt Hill Hiking Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at The Tablelands.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Gros Morne National Park day trip planner.

Bonaventure to Gros Morne National Park is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bonaventure to Gros Morne National Park is 1.5 hours. In August in Gros Morne National Park, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 16:
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Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
Gros Morne ©
Gros Morne
Shallow Bay Beach ©
Shallow Bay Beach

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Halifax

Halifax ©
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.
On the 17th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church, then learn about all things military at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, then take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Alexander Keith's Brewery. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, then get a sense of history and politics at Province House, and then learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Halifax day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gros Morne National Park to Halifax takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park in August, Halifax is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:
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Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

4
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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
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 wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada, take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland, and get to know the fascinating history of White Water Walk.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls online trip builder.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Halifax to Niagara Falls in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Halifax to Niagara Falls, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Halifax in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Niagara Falls, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:
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Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

4
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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.
Toronto is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to CN Tower, examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, wander the streets of Kensington Market, and meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Toronto road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; 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 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

AGT Golf Driving Range
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CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

4
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Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium, don't miss a visit to Vancouver Lookout, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vancouver road trip site.

Fly from Toronto to Vancouver in 7 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. In August in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can fly to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

North Vancouver
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 30:
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

5
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Victoria, Vancouver Island

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Victoria side-trips: Sooke (Fishing Charters & Tours & East Sooke Regional Park). The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at The Butchart Gardens, see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, and step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Victoria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Vancouver in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Victoria, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Central Saanich, Sooke, Sidney Spit Marine Park
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 4:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour

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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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the river carry you with Jasper's Whitewater Rafting Company, see the sights as you ascend with Rockaboo Mountain Adventures, identify plant and animal life at Columbia Ice Field, and stroll through Wilcox Pass.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Jasper National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Victoria to Jasper National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Victoria in September, Jasper National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 9:
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Rockaboo Mountain Adventures ©
Rockaboo Mountain Adventures
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

6
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Banff National Park: Yoho National Park (Iceline Trail, Takakkaw Falls, &more). Spend the 11th (Fri) wandering through the wild on The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentinel Pass, and head outdoors with Via Ferrata.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Banff National Park vacation site.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jasper National Park in September, expect nights in Banff National Park to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 15:
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Hydra River Guides ©
Hydra River Guides

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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 (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, then examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of ByWard Market, contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, and then surround yourself with nature on Bayou-Outaouais.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ottawa trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Banff National Park to Ottawa by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Ottawa: highs are around 25°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Bayou-Outaouais
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Bayou-Outaouais ©
Bayou-Outaouais
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada

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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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, savor the flavors at Jean-Talon Market, and appreciate the history behind Place d'Armes.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Montreal online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Ottawa to Montreal by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Montreal are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Helicraft
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal

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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.
Quebec City is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, take a stroll through Place Royale, contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre, and admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Quebec City trip tool.

Getting from Montreal to Quebec City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
La Citadelle de Quebec ©
La Citadelle de Quebec

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