18 days in Canada Itinerary

18 days in Canada Itinerary

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18 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Montreal
1
Montreal
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Mont Tremblant
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Ottawa
— 2 nights
4
Toronto
— 2 nights
5
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
+3
train + tram + foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Quebec City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Montebello
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
8
Baie Sainte-Catherine
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Charlevoix
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
10
Saint Aime Des Lacs
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Montreal


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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.
You've now added Mount Royal Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica and then admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Jean-Talon Market, then learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, and then walk around Mount Royal Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Montreal vacation website .

If you are flying in from Luxembourg, the closest major airports are Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport and International Airport of Mirabel - Academy of Aeronautics of Canada Flying School training. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Mont Tremblant.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Mount Royal Park ©
Mount Royal Park

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Mont Tremblant

Mont Tremblant ©
Best known for its ski resort, Mont Tremblant appeals to tourists regardless of season with its lush natural setting and priceless mountain views.
On the 7th (Mon), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then have some family-friendly fun at Skyline Luge Mont-Tremblant.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Mont Tremblant travel app .

Drive from Montreal to Mont Tremblant in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Montreal in October, expect little chillier with lows of 1°C in Mont Tremblant. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Mont Tremblant

Fun & Games Spas
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Skyline Luge Mont-Tremblant ©
Skyline Luge Mont-Tremblant
Spas

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Rideau Canal, enjoy breathtaking views from Peace Tower, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ottawa visit planning tool .

Drive from Mont Tremblant to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Mont Tremblant in October, Ottawa is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Trails Museums
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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Rideau Canal ©
Rideau Canal
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

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Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market, take a stroll through The Distillery District, and then make a trip to CN Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St James Anglican Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Toronto travel route planner .

You can fly from Ottawa to Toronto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

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

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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 12th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, then explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, and finally take in the views from Rainbow Bridge. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of White Water Walk and then identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory.

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Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin and then wander the streets of Old Quebec. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at Parliament Building (Hotel du Parlement) and then admire the sheer force of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Quebec City online visit planner .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Quebec City by combination of train and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Montebello.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Terrasse Dufferin ©
Terrasse Dufferin

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Montebello

Montebello is a municipality located in the Papineau Regional County Municipality of Western Quebec (Canada). Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): look for gifts at Fromagerie Montebello, contemplate the long history of Lieu historique national du Canada du Manoir-Papineau, then look for all kinds of wild species at Omega Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Musuem of Pioneers. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Alpage du Nord and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Montebello trip planner .

Drive from Quebec City to Montebello in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October in Montebello, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Baie Sainte-Catherine.

Things to do in Montebello

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Alpage du Nord, Ancienne Prison de L'Orignal Old Jail, River Rafting & Tubing, The Musuem of Pioneers
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River Rafting & Tubing
Omega Park ©
Omega Park
Alpage du Nord ©
Alpage du Nord

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Baie Sainte-Catherine

Baie Sainte-Catherine ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): head outdoors with Centre D’Interpretation Et D’Observation De Pointe-Noire, then get outside with Sentiers de la Baie des Rochers, and then see the interesting displays at Herbamiel.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Baie Sainte-Catherine trip planner .

Drive from Montebello to Baie Sainte-Catherine in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Montebello in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Baie Sainte-Catherine: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 6°C at night. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Charlevoix.

Things to do in Baie Sainte-Catherine

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Eglise Notre-Dame-Des-Neiges, Sentiers de la Baie des Rochers, Herbamiel
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Eglise Notre-Dame-Des-Neiges ©
Eglise Notre-Dame-Des-Neiges
Herbamiel ©
Herbamiel

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Charlevoix

Charlevoix ©
To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Charlevoix online day trip planner .

You can drive from Baie Sainte-Catherine to Charlevoix in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Saint Aime Des Lacs.

Things to do in Charlevoix

Outdoors Parks Shopping
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Parc National des Grands Jardins ©
Parc National des Grands Jardins
Boutique Les Santons De Charlevoix ©
Boutique Les Santons De Charlevoix

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Saint Aime Des Lacs

Saint Aime Des Lacs ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get outside with Plage de St-Irenee, take in the exciting artwork at Les Ateliers DeBlois, and then immerse yourself in nature at Regional Park of Hautes-Gorges of the Malbaie River.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Saint Aime Des Lacs day trip planning app .

Drive from Charlevoix to Saint Aime Des Lacs in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Saint Aime Des Lacs are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint Aime Des Lacs

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Irenee, Regional Park of Hautes-Gorges of the Malbaie River
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