15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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15 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Dryden
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
2
Toronto
— 2 nights
3
Ottawa
— 2 nights
4
Montreal
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
5
Vancouver
— 2 nights
6
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + shuttle:  9​h
7
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  17​h
End: Dryden

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): make a trip to Journey Behind the Falls, make a trip to Horseshoe Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip planner .

Dryden to Niagara Falls is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dryden to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Dryden in July; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St James Anglican Cathedral, and then take a stroll through The Distillery District. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, then see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, and then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower.

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Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Toronto sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

2
nights
Ottawa

Ottawa ©
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 10th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then contemplate the long history of Parliament Hill and Buildings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): take a stroll through ByWard Market, then get engrossed in the history at Canadian Museum of History, and then hike along Rideau Canal.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ottawa online route planner .

Fly from Toronto to Ottawa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Historic Sites Trails

Side Trip

Canadian Museum of History
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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Rideau Canal ©
Rideau Canal

1
night
Montreal

Montreal ©
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.
On the 12th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, take a stroll through Old Port of Montreal, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Montreal online visit planner .

Traveling by train from Ottawa to Montreal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Trails
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Port of Montreal ©
Old Port of Montreal
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©

2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
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 13th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kitsilano Beach, then wander the streets of Granville Island, and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Stanley Park and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shannon Falls Provincial Park.

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You can fly from Montreal to Vancouver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in July, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Vancouver. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to fly to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Shannon Falls Provincial Park
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Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Shannon Falls Provincial Park ©
Shannon Falls Provincial Park
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach

2
nights
Victoria, Vancouver Island

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.
On the 15th (Mon), add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then explore the engaging exhibits at Miniature World, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at The Butchart Gardens, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the exciting artwork at Old School Gallery & Gifts.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria travel route site .

You can fly from Vancouver to Victoria in an hour. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Vancouver in July: highs in Victoria hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Victoria

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, The Butchart Gardens
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

2
nights
Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Takakkaw Falls and Johnston Canyon. Explore hidden gems such as Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Natural Bridge. Take a break from Banff National Park with a short trip to Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Bow Valley Parkway and explore the activities along Moraine Lake.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Banff National Park tour planning website .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Victoria to Banff National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Victoria to Banff National Park. Traveling from Victoria in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 6°C in Banff National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Johnston Canyon ©
Johnston Canyon
Bow Valley Parkway ©
Bow Valley Parkway

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