15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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15 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Richmond
Fly:  11​h 30​min
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
shuttle:  2​h 45​min
Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  9​h 15​min
Vancouver
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
Montreal
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
Quebec City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Toronto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
+4
bus + Fly + bus + train + bus:  7​h
End: Richmond

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Moraine Lake and Bow Valley Parkway. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Louise, examine the collection at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, cruise along Icefields Parkway, and stroll through Lake Agnes.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park vacation maker tool .

Richmond, USA to Banff National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Richmond to Banff National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Richmond in July, plan for slightly colder days in Banff National Park, with highs around 71°F, while nights are colder with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a shuttle to Jasper National Park.

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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Lake Louise ©
Lake Louise
Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway

3
nights
Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Maligne Canyon and Mount Edith Cavell. There's still lots to do: cruise along Columbia Ice Field, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Jasper Brewing Company, hike along Skyline Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Moab Lake.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jasper National Park route planner .

You can take a shuttle from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Banff National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

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Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and then take a stroll through Granville Island. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stanley Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jasper National Park to Vancouver in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Jasper National Park to Vancouver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jasper National Park in July since evenings lows in Vancouver dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Montreal.

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Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park

few
hours
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 23rd (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, then admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then hunt for treasures at Jean-Talon Market.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Montreal online route planner .

You can fly from Vancouver to Montreal in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Vancouver to Montreal, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Montreal are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Quebec City.

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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Jean-Talon Market ©
Jean-Talon Market
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

2
nights
Quebec City

Quebec City ©
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 24th (Wed), admire the sheer force of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, and then wander the streets of Place Royale. Here are some ideas for day two: witness the site of a historic battle at Battlefields Park (Parc des Champs-de-Bataille) and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec.

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Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Montreal, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Quebec City, ranging from highs of 84°F to lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Toronto.

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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

1
night
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 26th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market, wander the streets of The Distillery District, and then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Toronto trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Toronto takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in July, and nighttime lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.

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CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
St. Lawrence Market ©
St. Lawrence Market

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, and then admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory and then explore and take pictures at White Water Walk.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls road trip app .

Drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

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Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory ©
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

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