15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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Fly to Edmonton, Bus to Jasper National Park
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Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Toronto
— 1 night
Fly
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreal
— 1 night
Fly
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly

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Jasper National Park

— 2 nights
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Skyline Trail, cast your line with On-Line Sport & Tackle, take in breathtaking views at Sunwapta Falls, and stroll through Cavell Meadows Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Jasper National Park visit planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Jasper National Park is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 17 hours traveling from Melbourne to Jasper National Park. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect little chillier with lows of 2°C in Jasper National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

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, examine the collection at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, and hike along Sentinel Pass.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Banff National Park online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Jasper National Park in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Toronto.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 1:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto journey planner.

You can fly from Banff National Park to Toronto in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Banff National Park in October; daily highs in Toronto reach 18°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Quebec City.

Things to do in Toronto

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, then visit Quartier Petit Champlain, and finally don't miss a visit to Place Royale.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Quebec City trip builder website.

Getting from Toronto to Quebec City by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Quebec City are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

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 5th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then walk around Mount Royal Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Montreal vacation planner.

Drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Montreal are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Vancouver.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take a stroll through Granville Island and then snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Stanley Park.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver online travel planner.

You can fly from Montreal to Vancouver in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to Vancouver. In October in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:

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.