13 days in Canada Itinerary

13 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip maker

Make it your trip
Fly
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Montreal
— 1 day
Drive
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Ottawa
— 1 night
Fly to Toronto, Train to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive
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Toronto
— 2 nights
Fly
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly
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Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
Fly to Calgary, Shuttle to Banff National Park
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Banff National Park
— 3 nights
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Montreal

— 1 day

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 1st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, pause for some photo ops at Place d'Armes, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Montreal trip itinerary maker app.

London, UK to Montreal is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Montreal is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in June; daily highs in Montreal reach 27°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): make a trip to Hartwells Locks, then see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ottawa planner.

Getting from Montreal to Ottawa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June in Ottawa, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Ottawa

Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:

Niagara Falls

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): appreciate the history behind Clifton Hill War Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, explore and take pictures at Journey Behind the Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls Canada, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory and then take in the dramatic scenery at Horseshoe Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Ottawa to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:

Toronto

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, and then see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Toronto online travel planner.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Toronto are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Toronto

Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:

Vancouver

— 3 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.
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, make a trip to Vancouver Lookout, and take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Vancouver tour website.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Vancouver takes 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. When traveling from Toronto in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Vancouver, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Central Saanich.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:

Central Saanich, Vancouver Island

— 1 night
Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens.

Make your Central Saanich itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Central Saanich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Central Saanich when traveling from Vancouver in June, with lows around 10°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Central Saanich

Parks
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:
Highlights from your trip

Banff National Park

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for gifts at Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd, explore the activities along Moraine Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, and finally view the masterpieces at Samson Native Gallery. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Bow Lake, explore the activities along Peyto Lake, and then stroll through Bow Glacier Falls.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Banff National Park trip itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Central Saanich to Banff National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Central Saanich in June, things will get little chillier in Banff National Park: highs are around 20°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 13:

Canada travel guide

4.6
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.

Alberta travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Waterfalls · Scenic Drive
Home to two of the world's oldest national parks, Alberta draws millions of visitors with its scenic landscapes ideal for skiing, hiking, and camping. Few leave this western Canadian province without a visit to Lake Louise, arguably the biggest attraction in Alberta. The pristine area around this glacial body of water offers some of the world's finest trails for mountain biking and horseback riding, while a nearby ski resort provides runs for alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, and heli-skiing. If you get sated of all those picture-perfect natural landscapes, add Calgary or Edmonton to your Alberta trip itinerary. Both offer good tourist infrastructure and host renowned festivals, celebrating everything from the country's ranching culture to folk music.