17 days in Canada Itinerary

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Halifax
— 1 night
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Sydney
— 1 day
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Port aux Basques
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Corner Brook
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Deer Lake
— 1 night
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Gros Morne National Park
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St. Anthony
— 3 nights
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Deer Lake
— 1 night
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Twillingate
— 2 nights
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Gander
— 1 night
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11
St. John's
— 3 nights
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12
Placentia
— 1 day
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Sydney
Fly to Halifax / Stanfield International Airport, Drive to Bridgewater
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Bridgewater
— 2 nights
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Halifax — 1 night

The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
You've now added Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Tue), take in the waterfront at Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Halifax trip maker app.

Ottawa to Halifax is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Wed) before leaving for Sydney.
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Sydney — 1 day

Sydney is a population centre and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada. Your day by day itinerary now includes Casino Nova Scotia Sydney as well as The Big Fiddle. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Big Fiddle and then try your luck at Casino Nova Scotia Sydney.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Halifax to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Port aux Basques.
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Port aux Basques

Channel-Port aux Basques is a town at the extreme southwestern tip of Newfoundland fronting on the western end of the Cabot Strait. For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port aux Basques travel route planner.

Getting from Sydney to Port aux Basques by car takes about 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Sydney to Port aux Basques. While traveling from Sydney, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Port aux Basques, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 16°C. You will leave for Corner Brook on the 4th (Thu).
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Corner Brook

Corner Brook is a city located on the west coast of the island of Newfoundland in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.Located on the Bay of Islands at the mouth of the Humber River, the city is the largest population centre in the province after St. To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Corner Brook trip planner.

Traveling by car from Port aux Basques to Corner Brook takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Port aux Basques to Corner Brook is minus 0.5 hours. In August in Corner Brook, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Deer Lake.
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Deer Lake — 1 night

Deer Lake is a town in the western part of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.The town derives its name from Deer Lake and is situated at the outlet of the upper Humber River at the northeastern end of the lake.HistoryThe first settlers in the area arrived from Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia in 1864. To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Deer Lake tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Corner Brook to Deer Lake in an hour. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Newfoundland Standard Time, which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Deer Lake are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Fri) before leaving for Gros Morne National Park.
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Gros Morne National Park

Galapagos of Geology

A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
You've now added The Tablelands to your itinerary. On the 5th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at The Tablelands.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Gros Morne National Park online visit planner.

Gros Morne National Park is very close to Deer Lake. In August, daytime highs in Gros Morne National Park are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to St. Anthony.
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St. Anthony — 3 nights

St. Your list of things to see and do now includes Northland Discovery Boat Tours, Norstead Viking Village, The Dark Tickle Co., and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to The Viking Shop, then don't miss a visit to The Dark Tickle Co., and then contemplate the long history of Norstead Viking Village.

Plan trip to St. Anthony with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gros Morne National Park to St. Anthony. While traveling from Gros Morne National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in St. Anthony, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for Deer Lake.
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Deer Lake — 1 night

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Deer Lake trip maker site.

Traveling by car from St. Anthony to Deer Lake takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from St. Anthony in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Deer Lake, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Twillingate.
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Twillingate — 2 nights

Twillingate is a town of 2,269 people located on the Twillingate Islands ("Toulinquet") in Notre Dame Bay. You've now added Ted Stuckless Fine Arts & Driftwood Gallery to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): learn about winemaking at Auk Island Winery and then take in the exciting artwork at Ted Stuckless Fine Arts & Driftwood Gallery. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Prime Berth Fishing Museum and then visit a coastal fixture at Long Point Lighthouse.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Twillingate travel route planner.

You can drive from Deer Lake to Twillingate in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Deer Lake in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Twillingate: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 14°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Gander.
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Gander — 1 night

Gander is a town located in the northeastern part of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, approximately 40km south of Gander Bay, 100km south of Twillingate and 90km east of Grand Falls-Windsor. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Silent Witnesses Memorial and then walk around Cobb's Pond Rotary Park.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Gander day trip app.

Getting from Twillingate to Gander by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Gander are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Fri) before leaving for St. John's.
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St. John's — 3 nights

City of Legends

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Quidi Vidi, Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site and The Rooms. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Signal Hill, wander the streets of George Street, and take in panoramic vistas at Cabot Tower.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the St. John's trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Gander to St. John's takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Placentia.
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Placentia — 1 day

Placentia is a town on the Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland and Labrador province, Atlantic coast of Canada. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll around Castle Hill National Historic Site and then look for gifts at Heritage Shop Castle Hill.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Placentia trip planner.

You can drive from St. John's to Placentia in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Placentia are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sydney.
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Sydney

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney day trip tool.

You can drive from Placentia to Sydney in 17 hours. The time zone difference moving from Newfoundland Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is minus 0.5 hours. When traveling from Placentia in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 16°C at night. On the 16th (Tue), you'll travel to Bridgewater.
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Bridgewater — 2 nights

Bridgewater is a town in Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the navigable limit of the LaHave River. On the 16th (Tue), look for gifts at Mahone Bay Quilt Shop, then get engrossed in the history at Wile Carding Mill Museum, and then do a tasting at Wine Kings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kejimkujik National Park & National Historic Site.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Bridgewater trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sydney to Bridgewater. August in Bridgewater sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 18°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), you'll travel back home.
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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.
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Newfoundland and Labrador travel guide

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Lighthouses · Historic Walking Areas · Dolphin & Whale Watching
Canada's easternmost province of Newfoundland and Labrador encompasses a varied landscape of rugged sea cliffs, secret fjords, majestic mountains, and small settlements with wooden homes precariously perched right on the edge of the sea. First Europeans visitors were probably the Vikings, but today's travelers on tour of Newfoundland and Labrador come from every corner of the globe. Geographically, Canada starts here, so it makes perfect sense to begin your Canuck adventure by exploring some of the nearly 18,000 km (11,000 mi) of the province's coastline. Plan to spend a good deal of your Newfoundland and Labrador holiday looking for humpback whales, spotting hundreds of different seabirds, and discovering ancient icebergs floating by quaint fishing settlements.
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