24 days in Canada Itinerary

24 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock sightseeing planner

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Toronto
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
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Kingston
— 1 night
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Ottawa
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Mont Tremblant
— 1 night
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
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Saguenay
— 1 night
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Matane
— 2 nights
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Perce
— 1 night
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Miramichi
— 1 night
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Summerside
— 2 nights
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Drive to Halifax / Stanfield International Airport, Fly to Sydney / J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport, Drive to Baddeck
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Baddeck, Cape Breton Island
— 2 nights
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Peggy's Cove
— 1 night
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Moncton
— 1 night
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Riviere du Loup
— 1 night
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Saint-Alexis-des-Monts
— 1 night
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Montreal
— 2 nights
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Toronto

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Toronto Beach, Kensington Market and Square One Shopping Centre. On the 2nd (Sat), browse the different shops at Square One Shopping Centre. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Nathan Phillips Square, take a stroll through Kensington Market, make a trip to CN Tower, then kick back and relax at Toronto Beach, and finally take a stroll through The Distillery District.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Toronto trip itinerary maker tool.

Frankfurt, Germany to Toronto is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 4th (Mon), you'll travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:

Niagara Falls

— 1 night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Clifton Hill, Niagra Parkway, Horseshoe Falls, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Floral Clock, admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, cruise along Niagra Parkway, explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, then take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, and finally get in on the family fun at Clifton Hill.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip planner.

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 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Kingston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

Kingston

— 1 night

Limestone City

Called the "Limestone City" because it contains many white-stone buildings, Kingston served as the first capital of Canada.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kingston Waterfront, Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises and 1000 Islands Tower. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at 1000 Islands Tower, head outdoors with Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises, and then walk around Kingston Waterfront.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kingston visit planning app.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Kingston in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Niagara Falls in October, expect nights in Kingston to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Kingston

Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:

Ottawa

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parliament Hill and Buildings as well as Rideau Canal National Historic Site. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ottawa trip planner.

You can drive from Kingston to Ottawa in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Ottawa sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mont Tremblant.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:

Mont Tremblant

— 1 night
Best known for its ski resort, Mont Tremblant appeals to tourists regardless of season with its lush natural setting and priceless mountain views.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parc National Du Mont-Tremblant as well as Tremblant. On the 6th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of Parc National Du Mont-Tremblant and then fly down the slopes at Tremblant.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mont Tremblant journey planning website.

Getting from Ottawa to Mont Tremblant by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Ottawa in October, expect little chillier with lows of 1°C in Mont Tremblant. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Quebec City.

Things to do in Mont Tremblant

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

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.
You've added Place Royale, Terrasse Dufferin, Parc national de la Mauricie, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 7th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Parc national de la Mauricie and then walk around Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale, take a stroll through Terrasse Dufferin, brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, and finally look for gifts at Quartier Petit Champlain.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Quebec City travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Mont Tremblant to Quebec City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mont Tremblant in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Quebec City, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to Saguenay.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:

Saguenay

— 1 night
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cathedrale Saint-Francois-Xavier, Parc de la Riviere du Moulin, Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc national de la Jacques-Cartier, walk around Parc de la Riviere du Moulin, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Saint-Francois-Xavier.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Saguenay online travel route planner.

Getting from Quebec City to Saguenay by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, Saguenay is slightly colder than Quebec City - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Matane.

Things to do in Saguenay

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:

Matane

— 2 nights
Matane is a town on the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec, Canada, on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River at the mouth of the Matane River. On the 11th (Mon), stroll through Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Matane trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Saguenay to Matane takes 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October in Matane, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Perce.

Things to do in Matane

Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:
Highlights from your trip

Perce

— 1 night
Percé is a small city near the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec, Canada. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc national de l'Ile-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Perce.

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

Traveling by car from Matane to Perce takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Matane to Perce is minus 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Miramichi.

Things to do in Perce

Nature · Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:

Miramichi

— 1 night
Miramichi is the largest city in northern New Brunswick, Canada. To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Miramichi trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Perce to Miramichi in 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Perce in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Miramichi, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. You'll set off for Summerside on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Miramichi

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:

Summerside

— 2 nights
Summerside is a city in Prince County, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take in the views from Confederation Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Prince Edward Island National Park.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Summerside travel planner.

Getting from Miramichi to Summerside by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Miramichi in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Summerside, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Baddeck.

Things to do in Summerside

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:

Baddeck, Cape Breton Island

— 2 nights
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.
On the 16th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Uisge Ban Falls and then take an in-depth tour of Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Cabot Trail and then don't miss a visit to The Big Fiddle.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Baddeck sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Summerside to Baddeck with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Baddeck can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to fly to Peggy's Cove.

Things to do in Baddeck

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:

Peggy's Cove

— 1 night
Begin your Peggy's Cove holiday by exploring the area's Atlantic coastline, featuring water-washed rolling rocks dotted with a number of lighthouses, including the one recognized as the town's symbol.
On the 18th (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Peggy's Cove Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Peggy's Cove sightseeing website.

Getting from Baddeck to Peggy's Cove by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Baddeck in October, Peggy's Cove is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to fly to Moncton.

Things to do in Peggy's Cove

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 19:
Highlights from your trip

Moncton

— 1 night

Hub City

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.
For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Moncton holiday website.

Getting from Peggy's Cove to Moncton by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Peggy's Cove in October, plan for little chillier nights in Moncton, with lows around 4°C. You'll set off for Riviere du Loup on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Moncton

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:

Riviere du Loup

— 1 night
Rivière-du-Loup is a small city on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence River in Quebec. Plan my Riviere du Loup trip by asking Inspirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can drive from Moncton to Riviere du Loup in 6 hours. Traveling from Moncton to Riviere du Loup, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Moncton in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Riviere du Loup: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 3°C at night. You'll set off for Saint-Alexis-des-Monts on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Riviere du Loup

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 21:

Saint-Alexis-des-Monts

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): see what you can catch with Centre Pourvoyeur Mastigouche Ltee and then relax and rejuvenate at Geos Spa Sacacomie.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Saint-Alexis-des-Monts online journey maker.

Traveling by car from Riviere du Loup to Saint-Alexis-des-Monts takes 4 hours. Traveling from Riviere du Loup to Saint-Alexis-des-Monts, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Saint-Alexis-des-Monts

Spas · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:

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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, stroll around Mount Royal Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Montreal holiday planner.

You can drive from Saint-Alexis-des-Monts to Montreal in 2 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saint-Alexis-des-Monts to Montreal due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Montreal are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:

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.

Quebec travel guide

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Canada's only predominately French-speaking province, Quebec boasts a French heritage that not only sets it apart from other parts of this sprawling country, but also from the rest of the continent. A trip to Quebec allows tourists to discover a land with a European look and feel, which you can best appreciate by immersing yourself in the region's bistro culture. Like the rest of Canada, this province features impressive natural attractions, which many choose to discover on a network of nearly 3,500 km (2,100 mi) of bicycle paths. For an urban experience, add Montreal to your Quebec sightseeing itinerary and discover a busy metropolis with a perfect blend of history-steeped neighborhoods and trendy districts offering modern distractions for every traveler's taste.