16 days in Canada Itinerary

16 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip planner

This plan was created by another inspirock user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

16 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly + Train:  9​h 30​min
1
Wellington
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Kingston
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Morrisburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Gatineau
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Quebec City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Montreal
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Vancouver


Learn more about your trip

3
nights
Wellington

Wellington ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Wellington: Riverview Park and Zoo (in Peterborough), Cobourg Beach (in Cobourg) and The Big Apple (in Colborne).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Wellington online travel planner .

Vancouver to Wellington is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kingston.

Things to do in Wellington

Parks Beaches Wineries

Side Trips

Cobourg Beach, Lake on the Mountain, The Big Apple, TerraCello Winery, Lake Ontario
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Riverview Park and Zoo ©
Riverview Park and Zoo
Cobourg  Beach ©
Cobourg Beach
Lake Ontario ©
Lake Ontario

3
nights
Kingston

Kingston ©
Called the "Limestone City" because it contains many white-stone buildings, Kingston served as the first capital of Canada.
Venture out of the city with trips to Frontenac Provincial Park (in Verona), Jones Falls (in Elgin) and Hell Holes Nature Trails and Caves (in Centreville). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fort Henry National Historic Site, identify plant and animal life at Lemoine Point Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at Canada's Penitentiary Museum, and stroll around Kingston Waterfront.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kingston holiday site .

Drive from Wellington to Kingston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In August in Kingston, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Morrisburg.

Things to do in Kingston

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Yarker Falls, Frontenac Provincial Park, Jones Falls, Hell Holes Nature Trails and Caves
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Kingston Waterfront ©
Kingston Waterfront
Frontenac Provincial Park ©
Frontenac Provincial Park
Yarker Falls ©
Yarker Falls

2
nights
Morrisburg

Morrisburg ©
Morrisburg is an unincorporated village that is part of the Township of South Dundas, located in Eastern Ontario, Canada.On November 11, 1813, the Battle of Crysler's Farm, at which a British force repelled an invading American army, took place near what was later to be called Morrisburg. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at Prehistoric World, then steep yourself in history at Upper Canada Village, and then stroll around Long Sault Parkway. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Fort Wellington, categoryPhrases.phrase.get_up_close_and_personal_with_brilliant_marine_life_at Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing, and then steep yourself in history at Fulford Place.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Morrisburg day trip website .

You can drive from Kingston to Morrisburg in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Gatineau.

Things to do in Morrisburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Brockville, Fort Wellington, Long Sault Parkway
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Upper Canada Village ©
Upper Canada Village
Prehistoric World ©
Prehistoric World
Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing ©
Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing

2
nights
Gatineau

Gatineau ©
Facing off across the Ottawa River with the nation's capital, Gatineau represents a slice of French Canadian influence in the National Capital Region.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Canadian Museum of History, then fly down the slopes at Camp Fortune, and then steep yourself in history at Mackenzie King Estate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Mon): explore the engaging exhibits at Musée canadien des enfants, stroll around Jacques Cartier Park, and then contemplate the long history of Carbide Willson Ruins.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Gatineau route maker site .

Traveling by car from Morrisburg to Gatineau takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Gatineau are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Gatineau

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Chelsea
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Camp Fortune ©
Camp Fortune
Musée canadien des enfants ©
Musée canadien des enfants
Canadian Museum of History ©
Canadian Museum of History

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale, then don't miss a visit to Quebec City Mural, then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the collection at Morrin Centre, stop by Old Quebec, and then look for gifts at La Boutique Artisans Canada.

To find photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Quebec City road trip tool .

You can fly from Gatineau to Quebec City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:
Highlights from your plan
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): pick up some local products at Jean-Talon Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Montreal online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Montreal, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal
Pointe-a-Calliere Museum ©
Pointe-a-Calliere Museum