60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

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1
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
2
Toronto
— 5 nights
3
Ottawa
— 3 nights
4
Montreal
— 4 nights
5
Quebec City
— 5 nights
6
Halifax
— 5 nights
7
Gros Morne National Park
— 6 nights
8
St. John's
— 4 nights
9
Banff National Park
— 7 nights
10
Jasper National Park
— 7 nights
11
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
12
Vancouver
— 6 nights

3
nights
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: take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls holiday maker website.

Toronto to Niagara Falls is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara River Recreation Trail
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Horseshoe Falls
Horseshoe Falls
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

5
nights
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: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, get to know the resident critters at Toronto Zoo, don't miss a visit to Harbourfront Centre, and get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District.

To find out how to plan a trip to Toronto, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Toronto sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
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.
Ottawa is known for museums, nature, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, appreciate the history behind War of 1812 Monument, explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site, and learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ottawa road trip planning app.

You can fly from Toronto to Ottawa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Toronto in August, Ottawa is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

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

4
nights
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: don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica, pick up some local products at Jean-Talon Market, get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Montreal journey planning website.

Getting from Ottawa to Montreal by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal

5
nights
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.
When in Quebec City, make a side trip to see Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre, approximately Sainte Anne de Beaupre away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, visit Terrasse Dufferin, witness the site of a historic battle at The Battlefields Park, and wander the streets of Place Royale.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Quebec City tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Quebec City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
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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

5
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Halifax side-trips: Burntcoat Head Park (in Noel), The Links At Penn Hills (in Shubenacadie) and Fundy Tidal Bore Adventures (in South Maitland). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, take some stellar pictures from Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Alexander Keith's Brewery.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Halifax trip itinerary website.

You can fly from Quebec City to Halifax in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August in Halifax, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Peggy's Cove, Dartmouth, Burntcoat Head Park, The Links At Penn Hills, Fundy Tidal Bore Adventures
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 26:
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Fundy Tidal Bore Adventures ©
Fundy Tidal Bore Adventures
Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens

6
nights
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 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Gros Morne, make a trip to Galliott Studios, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burnt Hill Hiking Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Green Point Geological Site.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Gros Morne National Park travel route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park. Traveling from Halifax in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Gros Morne National Park, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 26 — Sep 1:
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Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
Gros Morne ©
Gros Morne
Shallow Bay Beach ©
Shallow Bay Beach

4
nights
St. John's

St. John's ©
One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Change things up with these side-trips from St. John's: Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour (in Bell Island) and Salmonier Nature Park (in Holyrood). There's much more to do: trek along North Head Trail, stroll through East Coast Trail, steep yourself in history at Ferryland, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the St. John's trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gros Morne National Park to St. John's takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in St. John's sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in St. John's

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Ferryland, Middle Cove Beach, Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour, Red Bay National Historic Site, Salmonier Nature Park
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:
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North Head Trail ©
North Head Trail
Signal Hill ©
Signal Hill

7
nights
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: Kicking Horse River (in Field) and Yoho National Park (Paget Peak, Burgess Shale, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, hike along Plain of Six Glaciers, and get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Banff National Park trip planning app.

You can fly from St. John's to Banff National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from St. John's to Banff National Park, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from St. John's in September; daily highs in Banff National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers

7
nights
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: explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, stroll through Cavell Meadows Trail, step off the mainland to explore Spirit Island, and hike along Wilcox Pass.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jasper National Park trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Banff National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Wilcox Pass ©
Wilcox Pass
Whistlers Peak ©
Whistlers Peak

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victoria: Sooke (East Sooke Regional Park & French Beach Provincial Park). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, explore and take pictures at Inner Harbour, and steep yourself in history at Carr House.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Victoria driving holiday website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jasper National Park to Victoria takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Jasper National Park to Victoria is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Jasper National Park in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Victoria. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sooke, Central Saanich, Sidney Spit Marine Park
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour

6
nights
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, take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden, take a stroll through Granville Island, and take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Vancouver tour itinerary maker.

Fly from Victoria to Vancouver in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. September in Vancouver sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

North Vancouver
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 29:
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

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