60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
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Vancouver
— 5 nights
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Whitehorse
— 2 nights
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Yellowknife
— 3 nights
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Iqaluit
— 2 nights
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St. John's
— 3 nights
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Halifax
— 5 nights
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Charlottetown
— 4 nights
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Saint John
— 5 nights
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Montreal
— 5 nights
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Quebec City
— 5 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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Toronto
— 5 nights
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Winnipeg
— 1 night
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Saskatoon
— 2 nights
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Banff National Park
— 7 nights

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Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©

Garden City

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.
Victoria is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, visit Fisherman's Wharf, appreciate the extensive heritage of Inner Harbour, and have fun and explore at Miniature World.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Victoria trip planner.

Calgary to Victoria is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Calgary to Victoria, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in September, Victoria is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle

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Vancouver

Vancouver ©

Hollywood North

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 some thrills on the water with Sea Vancouver, enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, and take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Victoria to Vancouver in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Whitehorse.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 24:
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

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Whitehorse

Whitehorse ©

The Wilderness City

Surrounded by three distinctive mountains, and perched upon a frigid river, Whitehorse lives up to its reputation as "The Wilderness City." The capital, and indeed only city of Canada's northwest Yukon region has a reputation for its clean air, with one survey ranking it as the city with the lowest air pollution in the world.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at MacBride Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, and then stop by The Rock Shop. Keep things going the next day: learn the secrets of beer at Whitehorse Who What Where Tours and then identify plant and animal life at Yukon Wildlife Preserve.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Whitehorse online vacation planner.

You can fly from Vancouver to Whitehorse in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Vancouver in September, expect Whitehorse to be slightly colder, temps between 14°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowknife.

Things to do in Whitehorse

Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Yukon Wildlife Preserve ©
Yukon Wildlife Preserve
Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre ©
Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre
MacBride Museum ©
MacBride Museum

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Yellowknife

Yellowknife ©

Aurora Capital of North America

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Bush Pilot's Monument, hike along Cameron Falls Trail, take an in-depth tour of Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, then look for gifts at The Yellowknife Book Cellar, and finally hike along Frame Lake Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Yellowknife City Hall & Park, get outside with Narwal Northern Adventures - Day Adventures, and then trek along Niven Lake Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowknife trip maker website.

You can fly from Whitehorse to Yellowknife in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Whitehorse to Yellowknife is 1 hour. September in Yellowknife sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Iqaluit.

Things to do in Yellowknife

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
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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Iqaluit

Iqaluit ©
Iqaluit, meaning "place of fish", is the capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut; its largest community, and its only city. On the 30th (Wed), kick back and relax at Apex Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jude's Cathedral, then stroll around Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Rannva.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Iqaluit tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yellowknife to Iqaluit. Traveling from Yellowknife to Iqaluit, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowknife in September, things will get a bit cooler in Iqaluit: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Iqaluit

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park ©
Sylvia Grinnell Territorial Park
St. Jude's Cathedral ©
St. Jude's Cathedral
Rannva ©
Rannva

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St. John's

St. John's ©

City of Legends

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near St. John's: Salmonier Nature Park (in Holyrood) and Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour (in Bell Island). There's lots more to do: trek along North Head Trail, contemplate the long history of Ferryland, get outside with Grand Concourse, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Signal Hill.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our St. John's day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Iqaluit to St. John's. Traveling from Iqaluit to St. John's, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Iqaluit, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in St. John's, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in St. John's

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
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North Head Trail ©
North Head Trail
Signal Hill ©
Signal Hill

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halifax: Lunenburg (Pleasant Paddling, St. John's Anglican Church, &more) and Peggy's Cove (Peggy's Cove Lighthouse & Swissair Flight 111 Memorial). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens, capture your vacation like a pro with Picture Perfect Tours, and stroll the grounds of Fairview Lawn Cemetery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Halifax trip itinerary maker.

Fly from St. John's to Halifax in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Newfoundland Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. When traveling from St. John's in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Halifax: temperatures range from 18°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Charlottetown.

Things to do in Halifax

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Lunenburg Walking Tours ©
Lunenburg Walking Tours
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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Charlottetown

Charlottetown ©

Birthplace of Confederation

The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
Get out of town with these interesting Charlottetown side-trips: Cavendish Cliffs (in Cavendish), The Links at Crowbush Cove (in Lakeside) and Greenwich Interpretation Centre (in Saint Peters Bay). Spend the 10th (Sat) exploring nature at Prince Edward Island National Park. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Confederation Landing Park, make a trip to Victoria Row, take an in-depth tour of Orwell Corner Historic Village, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Confederation Trail.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Charlottetown trip builder app.

You can fly from Halifax to Charlottetown in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Saint John.

Things to do in Charlottetown

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Tranquility Cove Adventures ©
Tranquility Cove Adventures
Prince Edward Island National Park ©
Prince Edward Island National Park
The Links at Crowbush Cove ©
The Links at Crowbush Cove

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Saint John

Saint John ©

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Saint John: Fundy National Park (in Alma), Fundy Trail Parkway (in St. Martins) and Seascape Kayak Tours Inc. (in Deer Island). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Irving Nature Park, walk around Rockwood Park, steep yourself in history at Loyalist House, and see the interesting displays at New Brunswick Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Saint John trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Charlottetown to Saint John takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. October in Saint John sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Saint John

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Fundy National Park ©
Fundy National Park
Irving Nature Park ©
Irving Nature Park
Fundy Trail Parkway ©
Fundy Trail Parkway

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Montreal

Montreal ©

Quebec's Metropolis

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.
When in Montreal, make a side trip to see Parachutisme Adrenaline in Saint Jerome, approximately Saint Jerome away. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, and stroll around Mount Royal Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Montreal vacation planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Saint John to Montreal takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Saint John in October since evenings lows in Montreal dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 18 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
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.
Take a break from Quebec City with a short trip to Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stop by Old Quebec, brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec, wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain, and see the interesting displays at Musee de la civilisation.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Quebec City trip itinerary website.

Drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Quebec City can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

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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: don't miss a visit to Niagara Falls Canada, pause for some photo ops at Clifton Hill War Memorial, identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory, and take in the dramatic scenery at Horseshoe Falls.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip maker app.

Getting from Quebec City to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and train takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Casinos
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

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Toronto

Toronto

New York City of Canada

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: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, browse the exhibits of Casa Loma, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Toronto trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Toronto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Toronto are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Winnipeg.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 5:
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

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Winnipeg

Winnipeg ©

Gateway to the West

At the confluence of two rivers, Winnipeg started out as a small trading post in an area inhabited by indigenous tribes for thousands of years before the European arrival.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Winnipeg Art Gallery, then steep yourself in history at The Forks National Historic Site, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Winnipeg itinerary planner.

You can fly from Toronto to Winnipeg in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Toronto in November, expect Winnipeg to be a bit cooler, temps between 0°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saskatoon.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The Forks National Historic Site ©
The Forks National Historic Site
Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface ©
Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface
Winnipeg Art Gallery ©
Winnipeg Art Gallery

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Saskatoon

Saskatoon ©

Paris of the Prairies

Saskatchewan's largest city, Saskatoon remains compact and manageable enough for easy exploration on foot or by bicycle.
On the 7th (Sat), examine the collection at Western Development Museum, identify plant and animal life at Meewasin Valley, then stop by Glitch Gifts and Novelties, and finally experience rural life at The Strawberry Ranch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Wanuskewin Heritage Park and then learn insider's secrets on Saskatours.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Saskatoon road trip planner.

You can fly from Winnipeg to Saskatoon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Winnipeg in November, plan for little chillier nights in Saskatoon, with lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Saskatoon

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Wanuskewin Heritage Park ©
Wanuskewin Heritage Park
Meewasin Valley ©
Meewasin Valley
Saskatours ©
Saskatours

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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 (Takakkaw Falls, Natural Bridge, &more) and Kicking Horse River (in Field). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, explore and take pictures at Icefields Parkway, contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site, and hike along Mount Fairview.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Banff National Park route website.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Saskatoon to Banff National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Saskatoon to Banff National Park is minus 1 hour. In November, daytime highs in Banff National Park are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake

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