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Fly to Buffalo, Bus to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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Toronto
— 1 night
Fly
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
Fly
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Montreal
— 1 night
Drive
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Ottawa
— 1 night
Fly
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Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
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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.
On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours, admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada, then don't miss a visit to Journey Behind the Falls, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls holiday planning app.

Louisville, USA to Niagara Falls is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, Niagara Falls is slightly colder than Louisville - with highs of 81°F and lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Toronto.
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Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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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.
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate the long history of Casa Loma, then pause for some photo ops at Ireland Park, then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Toronto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 80°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Quebec City.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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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.
On the 4th (Tue), wander the streets of Place Royale, then wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain, and then admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Terrasse Dufferin and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Quebec City day trip website.

Fly from Toronto to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Quebec City are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Montreal.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica and then make a trip to Old Montreal.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Montreal road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Montreal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Quebec City in July, you will find days in Montreal are a bit cooler (78°F), and nights are about the same (64°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car 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.
On the 7th (Fri), get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and then see some colorful creatures with EPSO.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ottawa online travel planner.

You can drive from Montreal to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Vancouver.
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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.
On the 8th (Sat), stroll around Stanley Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Granville Island and then take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver trip maker tool.

Getting from Ottawa to Vancouver by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Ottawa to Vancouver. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can fly to Victoria.
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Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Shopping
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Victoria, Vancouver Island — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, then go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, and then walk around Sidney Spit Marine Park.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Victoria trip maker tool.

You can fly from Vancouver to Victoria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Vancouver in July, expect nights in Victoria to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Banff National Park.
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Parks · Museums · Wildlife
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Banff National Park — 4 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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, look for gifts at Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd, take in the pleasant sights at Morant's Curve, and get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Banff National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Victoria to Banff National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Banff National Park when traveling from Victoria in July, with lows around 42°F. You'll set off for home on the 14th (Fri).
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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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