22 days in Canada & Calais Itinerary

22 days in Canada & Calais Itinerary

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22 days in Canada & Calais Itinerary

Start: Edmonton, Canada
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Halifax, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Peggy's Cove, Canada
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lunenburg, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Mahone Bay, Canada
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Yarmouth, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Hopewell Cape, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Saint John, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Calais, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
9
Moncton, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Bayfield, Canada
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
11
Wellington, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Charlottetown, Canada
— 1 night
ferry + Drive:  5​h
13
Baddeck, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
14
Cheticamp, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
15
Ingonish, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
16
North Sydney, Canada
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
17
St. John's, Canada
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
18
Rocky Harbour, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
19
Woody Point, Canada
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
20
Port aux Basques, Canada
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
21
North Sydney, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
22
Louisbourg, Canada
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
23
Halifax, Canada
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Edmonton, Canada

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Halifax, Canada

Halifax ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, Halifax Explosion Memorial Bell Tower, and other attractions you added.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Halifax travel planner .

Edmonton to Halifax is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Halifax is 3 hours. In August in Halifax, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Peggy's Cove.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums Historic Sites
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St. Paul's Church ©
St. Paul's Church

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Peggy's Cove, Canada

Peggy's Cove ©
To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Peggy's Cove visit app .

Getting from Halifax to Peggy's Cove by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. August in Peggy's Cove sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Peggy's Cove

Historic Sites
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Peggy's Cove Lighthouse ©
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse

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Lunenburg, Canada

Lunenburg ©
An hour's drive from Halifax's international airport, Luneburg boasts both colorful buildings and a colorful history, as well as status as a World Heritage Site.
Ironworks Distillery has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Bluenose II, then see the interesting displays at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, and then sample the fine beverages at Ironworks Distillery.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Lunenburg trip maker tool .

Getting from Peggy's Cove to Lunenburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mahone Bay.

Things to do in Lunenburg

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
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Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic ©
Ironworks Distillery ©
Ironworks Distillery

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Mahone Bay, Canada

Mahone Bay
Mahone Bay is a town located on the northwest shore of Mahone Bay along the South Shore of Nova Scotia in Lunenburg County.HistoryMahone Bay was first settled during Father Le Loutre's War. St. James' Anglican Church has been added to your itinerary.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Mahone Bay planner .

Mahone Bay is just a short distance from Lunenburg. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yarmouth.

Things to do in Mahone Bay

Shopping Outdoors Tours
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Yarmouth, Canada

Yarmouth
Yarmouth is a port town located on the Bay of Fundy in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. Cape Forchu Lightstation has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Tue), enjoy the sea views from Cape Forchu Lightstation.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yarmouth travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Mahone Bay to Yarmouth with the Route module. On the 7th (Wed), you'll travel to Hopewell Cape.

Things to do in Yarmouth

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Hopewell Cape, Canada

Hopewell Cape ©
Hopewell Cape tourism centers on the iconic rock formations that sit just off the coast.
You've now added Hopewell Rocks to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Hopewell Rocks.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hopewell Cape road trip app .

Explore your travel options from Yarmouth to Hopewell Cape with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Saint John.

Things to do in Hopewell Cape

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cape Enrage, Fundy National Park
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Fundy National Park ©
Fundy National Park
Hopewell Rocks ©
Hopewell Rocks
Cape Enrage ©
Cape Enrage

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Saint John, Canada

Saint John
An important port city on New Brunswick's southeastern coast, Saint John has a long tradition of migration, especially from Ireland.
To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Saint John vacation planning site .

Drive from Hopewell Cape to Saint John in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Saint John are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Calais.

Things to do in Saint John

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Calais, United States

Calais
Calais is a city in Washington County, Maine, United States. To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Calais trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint John to Calais. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saint John to Calais. August in Calais sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Moncton.

Things to do in Calais

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Moncton, Canada

Moncton ©
Called "Hub City" because of its history as a major transportation center, Moncton boasts two universities and a pleasant downtown filled with restaurants and shops.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get a new perspective on nature at Magnetic Hill Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Moncton online journey planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Calais to Moncton. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Moncton can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Bayfield.

Things to do in Moncton

Museums
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Magnetic Hill Park ©
Magnetic Hill Park

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Bayfield, Canada

Bayfield ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Confederation Bridge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bayfield travel route planner.

Drive from Moncton to Bayfield in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Wellington.
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Confederation Bridge ©
Confederation Bridge

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Wellington, Canada

Wellington
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Bottle Houses.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Wellington online visit planner .

You can drive from Bayfield to Wellington in an hour. August in Wellington sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Charlottetown.
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Charlottetown, Canada

Charlottetown ©
The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
You've now added Anne of Green Gables Store to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): look for gifts at Anne of Green Gables Store and then steep yourself in history at St. Dunstan's Basilica.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlottetown vacation planner .

Getting from Wellington to Charlottetown by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Baddeck.

Things to do in Charlottetown

Shopping Historic Sites
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St. Dunstan's Basilica ©
St. Dunstan's Basilica

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Baddeck, Canada

Baddeck ©
For most visitors on holiday in Baddeck, the town represents the beginning and the end of the world-famous Cabot Trail, a scenic roadway looping around the northern tip of Cape Breton Island.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Baddeck trip planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Charlottetown to Baddeck takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daytime highs in Baddeck are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cheticamp.

Things to do in Baddeck

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Cabot Trail
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Cabot Trail ©
Cabot Trail
Uisge Ban Falls ©
Uisge Ban Falls

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Cheticamp, Canada

Cheticamp
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Flora's Gift Shop.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cheticamp trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Baddeck to Cheticamp takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ingonish.

Things to do in Cheticamp

Shopping
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Ingonish, Canada

Nestled on a cozy harbor surrounded by green forests, the coastal town of Ingonish serves as the perfect coastal retreat for those after a quiet getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): examine the collection at North Highlands Community Museum and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ingonish road trip site .

You can drive from Cheticamp to Ingonish in 2 hours. August in Ingonish sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 16th (Fri), you're off toNorth Sydney.

Things to do in Ingonish

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

North Highlands Community Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
North Highlands Community Museum ©
North Highlands Community Museum

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North Sydney, Canada

North Sydney
North Sydney is a former town and current community in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Regional Municipality.Located on the north side of Sydney Harbour, along the eastern coast of Cape Breton Island, North Sydney is an important port in Atlantic Canada, serving as the western terminus of the Marine Atlantic ferry service. To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the North Sydney journey builder website .

Explore your travel options from Ingonish to North Sydney with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for St. John's.

Things to do in North Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums
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St. John's, Canada

St. John's ©
One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Freak Lunchbox as well as St. John's Farmers' Market. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): savor the flavors at St. John's Farmers' Market, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then look for gifts at Freak Lunchbox, and finally wander the streets of George Street. Keep things going the next day: deepen your knowledge of military history at Signal Hill, enjoy the sea views from Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, and then examine the collection at Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the St. John's online day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from North Sydney to St. John's. When traveling from North Sydney in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in St. John's: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Rocky Harbour.

Things to do in St. John's

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour
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Signal Hill ©
Signal Hill

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Rocky Harbour, Canada

Rocky Harbour ©
Rocky Harbour is a town located on the western edge of Newfoundland, near the entrance to Bonne Bay. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gros Morne National Park and then contemplate the waterfront views at Berry Hill Pond Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rocky Harbour trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from St. John's to Rocky Harbour in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive to Woody Point.

Things to do in Rocky Harbour

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
Berry Hill Pond Trail ©
Berry Hill Pond Trail

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Woody Point, Canada

Woody Point ©
Woody Point is a town located in the heart of Gros Morne National Park, on the western coast of Newfoundland. On the 20th (Tue), stroll through Lookout Trail, visit a coastal fixture at Woody Point Lighthouse, and then take in the awesome beauty at The Tablelands.

To plan Woody Point vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Rocky Harbour to Woody Point in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Port aux Basques.

Things to do in Woody Point

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

The Tablelands
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The Tablelands ©
The Tablelands
Lookout Trail ©
Lookout Trail
Woody Point Lighthouse ©
Woody Point Lighthouse

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Port aux Basques, Canada

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. To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Port aux Basques online route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Woody Point to Port aux Basques. August in Port aux Basques sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 16°C at night. You will leave for North Sydney on the 21st (Wed).

Things to do in Port aux Basques

Outdoors Parks Trails
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North Sydney, Canada

North Sydney
To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the North Sydney visit site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Port aux Basques to North Sydney. Traveling from Port aux Basques in August, expect nights in North Sydney to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you're off toLouisbourg.

Things to do in North Sydney

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Louisbourg, Canada

Louisbourg ©
Louisbourg is an unincorporated community and former town located in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Regional Municipality.HistoryThe French military founded the Fortress of Louisbourg in 1713 and its fortified seaport on the southwest part of the harbour, naming it in honour of Louis XIV. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): trek along Louisbourg Lighthouse Coastal Trail, steep yourself in history at Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site, and then enjoy the sea views from Louisbourg Lighthouse.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Louisbourg trip builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Sydney to Louisbourg. In August in Louisbourg, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Louisbourg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Louisbourg Lighthouse ©
Louisbourg Lighthouse
Louisbourg Lighthouse Coastal Trail ©

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Halifax, Canada

Halifax ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Point Pleasant Park.

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

You can fly from Louisbourg to Halifax in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Digby.

Things to do in Halifax

Outdoors Parks
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Point Pleasant Park ©
Point Pleasant Park

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