11 days in Ontario Itinerary

11 days in Ontario Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ontario trip planner
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Fly
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London
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Waterloo
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Ottawa
— 1 night
Drive
4
Sault Ste. Marie
— 1 night
Drive
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Thunder Bay
— 1 night
Drive

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London — 2 nights

The Forest City

It's home to a diverse population and perched on the River Thames, but that's where the similarities end between the city of London in Canada, and it's much more famous British counterpart.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery, stop by Attic Books, then find something for the whole family at Storybook Gardens, and finally identify plant and animal life at Springbank Park. Keep things going the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at Covent Market and then stroll around Victoria Park.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the London trip planner.

Winnipeg to London is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Waterloo.
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Waterloo — 4 nights

Waterloo is a city in Southern Ontario, Canada. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Is This Chair Taken and Aberfoyle Antique Market. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Waterloo: Port Dover Beach (in Port Dover), Elberta Farms Country Market (in Paris) and Creations Art Gallery & Framing (in Ancaster). The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of African Lion Safari, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hillside Trail, stroll around Victoria Park, and snap pictures at West Montrose Covered Bridge (Kissing Bridge).

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Waterloo trip planner.

Traveling by car from London to Waterloo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Waterloo due to the time zone difference. August in Waterloo sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Ottawa.
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Ottawa — 1 night

Silicon Valley North

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 22nd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, then contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Mooney’s Bay Park and then wander the streets of ByWard Market.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ottawa vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Waterloo to Ottawa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Ottawa are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Sault Ste. Marie.
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Sault Ste. Marie — 1 night

Near the U.S./Canada border, Sault Ste.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stop by Chippewa Trading Post.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sault Ste. Marie vacation maker website.

Fly from Ottawa to Sault Ste. Marie in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for Thunder Bay.
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Thunder Bay — 1 night

Canada's Gateway to the West

A welcome breath of civilization for travelers crossing the vast Canadian landscape between the two oceans, Thunder Bay represents a transportation hub linking the country's sprawling agricultural interior with the rest of the world.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): walk around International Friendship Garden.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Thunder Bay trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sault Ste. Marie in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Thunder Bay, with lows of 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for home.
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Ontario travel guide

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Popular with tourists throughout the year, Ontario holidays allow you to explore unspoiled natural landscapes and big cities packed with amenities and modern attractions. Containing the national capital and the country's largest city, this east-central province provides a home for nearly 40 percent of Canada's population. Home to a staggering number of lakes (250,000), this playground for nature lovers boasts approximately a third of the world's fresh water. You can spend your entire Ontario vacation driving, walking, skiing, or cycling across the region's sprawling wilderness, but for a well-rounded experience, make sure you spend some time in Toronto, cosmopolitan provincial capital known for its multicultural neighborhoods and outstanding food scene.
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