15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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15 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Train:  1​h
1
Oshawa
— 1 night
Train + Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Charlottetown
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Baddeck, Cape Breton Island
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Halifax
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Saint John
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Toronto

1
night
Oshawa

Oshawa ©
Oshawa is a city in Ontario, Canada, on the Lake Ontario shoreline. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of St. George's Memorial Anglican Church and then find something for the whole family at Canada's Wonderland. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at McMichael Canadian Art Collection and then explore the galleries of Primitive Designs.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Oshawa trip planner.

Toronto to Oshawa is an approximately 1-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Toronto in July, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Oshawa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Charlottetown.

Things to do in Oshawa

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Vaughan, Primitive Designs
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Canada's Wonderland ©
Canada's Wonderland
Primitive Designs ©
Primitive Designs
McMichael Canadian Art Collection ©
McMichael Canadian Art Collection

3
nights
Charlottetown

Charlottetown ©
The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
Change things up with these side-trips from Charlottetown: Cavendish (Green Gables & Cavendish Cliffs), The Links at Crowbush Cove (in Lakeside) and Anne of Green Gables Museum (in Kensington). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Prince Edward Island National Park, stroll through Brackley Beach, make a trip to Victoria Row, and get a sense of history and politics at Government House.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Charlottetown trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Oshawa to Charlottetown takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Oshawa to Charlottetown due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Baddeck.

Things to do in Charlottetown

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cavendish, Brackley Beach, The Links at Crowbush Cove, Anne of Green Gables Museum, Prince Edward Island National Park
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
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Prince Edward Island National Park ©
Prince Edward Island National Park
Victoria Park ©
Victoria Park
Brackley Beach ©
Brackley Beach

3
nights
Baddeck, Cape Breton Island

Baddeck ©
For most visitors on holiday in Baddeck, the town represents the beginning and the end of the world-famous Cabot Trail, a scenic roadway looping around the northern tip of Cape Breton Island.
Change things up with these side-trips from Baddeck: Ingonish (Cape Breton Highlands National Park & Middle Head Trail) and Cape Breton Miners' Museum (in Glace Bay). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Cabot Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Catholic Church, and steep yourself in history at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Baddeck trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Charlottetown to Baddeck in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Baddeck are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Baddeck

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Ingonish, Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Miners' Museum
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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Cape Breton Highlands National Park ©
Cabot Trail ©
Cabot Trail

3
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Peggy's Cove (Peggy's Cove Lighthouse & Swissair Flight 111 Memorial) and Fundy Tidal Bore Adventures (in South Maitland). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, get a sense of history and politics at Province House, pause for some photo ops at The Emigrant Statue, and sample the tasty concoctions at Alexander Keith's Brewery.

To see photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Halifax travel route planner.

Getting from Baddeck to Halifax by combination of car and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Halifax sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saint John.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Peggy's Cove, Fundy Tidal Bore Adventures
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Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

4
nights
Saint John

Saint John ©
An important port city on New Brunswick's southeastern coast, Saint John has a long tradition of migration, especially from Ireland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint John: Fundy National Park (in Alma) and Fundy Trail Parkway (in St. Martins). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Irving Nature Park, browse the eclectic array of goods at Saint John City Market, steep yourself in history at Loyalist House, and explore the world behind art at New Brunswick Museum.

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Getting from Halifax to Saint John by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Halifax in August, plan for little chillier nights in Saint John, with lows around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Saint John

Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Fundy National Park, Fundy Trail Parkway
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Fundy National Park ©
Fundy National Park
Fundy Trail Parkway ©
Fundy Trail Parkway
Irving Nature Park ©
Irving Nature Park

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