32 days in Canada Itinerary

32 days in Canada Itinerary

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Fly to Deer Lake Airport, Drive to Gros Morne National Park
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Gros Morne National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Halifax
— 2 nights
Fly
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Montreal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly to Toronto, Train to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive
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Toronto
— 2 nights
Fly
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Edmonton, Fly to Central Saanich
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Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Vancouver
— 4 nights
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Gros Morne National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gros Morne, enjoy the sand and surf at Shallow Bay Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Tablelands, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bonne Bay Marine Station.

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Izhevsk, Russia to Gros Morne National Park is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Izhevsk to Gros Morne National Park, you'll gain 6.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Gros Morne National Park are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to fly to Halifax.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 5:

Halifax

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Province House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, and finally take some stellar pictures from Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, take a leisurely stroll along Halifax Waterfront Boardwalk, and then get engrossed in the history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Halifax trip planning app.

You can fly from Gros Morne National Park to Halifax in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Gros Morne National Park to Halifax. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Gros Morne National Park in August since evenings lows in Halifax dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Montreal.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

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.
On the 8th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then walk around Mount Royal Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica and then make a trip to Old Montreal.

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You can fly from Halifax to Montreal in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Halifax to Montreal due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of La Citadelle de Quebec and then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Quebec City tour itinerary builder app.

Drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Quebec City, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:

Ottawa

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, then see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on Bayou-Outaouais, contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, and then take a stroll through ByWard Market.

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You can fly from Quebec City to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ottawa are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 13:

Niagara Falls

— 2 nights
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, then take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Ottawa to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto attractions site.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to fly to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

Banff National Park

— 4 nights
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, hike along Sentinel Pass, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and head outdoors with Mount Norquay.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Banff National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Toronto in August: highs in Banff National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:

Jasper National Park

— 5 nights
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, hike along Opal Hills, take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls, and explore the activities along Horseshoe Lake.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in August: highs in Jasper National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Central Saanich.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 26:

Central Saanich, Vancouver Island

— 1 night
Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. On the 27th (Fri), stroll through Victoria Butterfly Gardens, then take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, and then walk around Sidney Spit Marine Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Central Saanich online attractions planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jasper National Park to Central Saanich in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jasper National Park to Central Saanich due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Central Saanich when traveling from Jasper National Park in August, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Central Saanich

Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:

Vancouver

— 4 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 29th (Sun), spend a day ambling around Stanley Park. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Granville Island, admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden, snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and make a trip to Vancouver Lookout.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Vancouver day trip planning website.

Fly from Central Saanich to Vancouver in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In August, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:

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.