11 days in Canada Itinerary

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Montreal
— 1 night
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
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Vancouver
— 2 nights
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Banff National Park
— 2 nights
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Toronto
— 1 night
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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Montreal — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Place d'Armes, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and finally stroll around Mount Royal Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Montreal trip planner.

Constantine, Algeria to Montreal is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Constantine to Montreal due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Constantine in May: highs in Montreal hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to fly to Quebec City.
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Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Quebec City — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre-Dame de Quebec Basilica-Cathedral, immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Quebec City online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Montreal to Quebec City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Montreal in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Quebec City, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can fly to Vancouver.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
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Vancouver — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and then take a stroll through Granville Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver route planning site.

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Vancouver takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Quebec City to Vancouver. In May, daytime highs in Vancouver are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Banff National Park.
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Banff National Park — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): make a trip to Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station National Historic Site, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, and then get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Here are some ideas for day two: center your mind and body at Cedar & Sage Co. Banff's Holistic Lounge and then steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park trip maker app.

Getting from Vancouver to Banff National Park by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Banff National Park. Traveling from Vancouver in May, you will find days in Banff National Park are slightly colder (15°C), and nights are much colder (-1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Toronto.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Spas
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Toronto — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take a stroll through Distillery Historic District, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Toronto planning app.

You can fly from Banff National Park to Toronto in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Banff National Park to Toronto is 2 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in May, things will get a bit warmer in Toronto: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Niagara Falls.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Niagara Falls — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls Canada, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors
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Canada travel guide

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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.
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