16 days in Canada Itinerary

16 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip planner

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Vancouver
— 2 nights
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Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
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Toronto
— 3 nights
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
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Montreal
— 2 nights
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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 16th (Thu), spend a day ambling around Stanley Park. There's more to do: shop like a local with Granville Island and take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Vancouver is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 11 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in September: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 22°C and lows are around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Central Saanich.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

Central Saanich, Vancouver Island

— 1 night
Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Victoria Butterfly Gardens and then take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Central Saanich trip planner.

Getting from Vancouver to Central Saanich by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Vancouver in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Central Saanich, with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Central Saanich

Parks · Museums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:

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: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, examine the collection at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, and learn more about the world around you at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Central Saanich to Banff National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Central Saanich to Banff National Park is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Central Saanich in September: high temperatures in Banff National Park hover around 15°C and lows are around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Toronto.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 22:

Toronto

— 3 nights

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Toronto: Niagara Falls (Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls Canada, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, contemplate the long history of Casa Loma, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

Planning Toronto trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can fly from Banff National Park to Toronto in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Banff National Park to Toronto is 2 hours. While traveling from Banff National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Toronto, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Quebec City.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 22 — 25:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, then stop by Quartier Petit Champlain, and finally visit Place Royale.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Quebec City holiday planner.

You can fly from Toronto to Quebec City in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Toronto in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Quebec City, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

Montreal

— 2 nights

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 28th (Tue): make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica and then make a trip to Old Montreal. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then walk around Mount Royal Park.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Montreal trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Montreal sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:

Canada travel guide

4.6
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.

Ontario travel guide

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Popular with tourists throughout the year, Ontario holidays allow you to explore unspoiled natural landscapes and big cities packed with amenities and modern attractions. Containing the national capital and the country's largest city, this east-central province provides a home for nearly 40 percent of Canada's population. Home to a staggering number of lakes (250,000), this playground for nature lovers boasts approximately a third of the world's fresh water. You can spend your entire Ontario vacation driving, walking, skiing, or cycling across the region's sprawling wilderness, but for a well-rounded experience, make sure you spend some time in Toronto, cosmopolitan provincial capital known for its multicultural neighborhoods and outstanding food scene.