33 days in Ontario Itinerary

33 days in Ontario Itinerary

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33 days in Ontario Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  25​h
1
Toronto
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Kingston
— 3 nights
3
Ottawa
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Huntsville
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Peterborough
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
7
Brantford
— 5 nights
8
London
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  27​h
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Toronto is known for zoos & aquariums, shopping, museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of CN Tower, see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada, and explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma.

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Melbourne, Australia to Toronto is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Toronto, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, things will get cooler in Toronto: highs are around 2°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Kingston.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Adamson Estate
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 30:
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

3
nights
Kingston

Kingston ©
Called the "Limestone City" because it contains many white-stone buildings, Kingston served as the first capital of Canada.
Explore Kingston's surroundings by going to Gananoque (Handworks Gifts and Gallery & Gananoque Clock Tower) and Charleston Lake Provincial Park (in Lansdowne). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Agnes Etherington Art Centre, examine the collection at Canada's Penitentiary Museum, ponder the world of politics at Kingston City Hall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kingston Waterfront.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kingston online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Toronto to Kingston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. December in Kingston sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to take a train to Ottawa.

Things to do in Kingston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gananoque, Charleston Lake Provincial Park
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 2:
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Agnes Etherington Art Centre ©
Agnes Etherington Art Centre
Kingston Waterfront ©
Kingston Waterfront

4
nights
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.
Ottawa is known for museums, trails, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and hike along Rideau Canal.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ottawa visit site .

You can take a train from Kingston to Ottawa in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kingston in January, with highs in Ottawa at -6°C and lows at -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Huntsville.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 2 — 6:
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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Rideau Canal ©
Rideau Canal
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada

3
nights
Huntsville

Huntsville ©
Huntsville is the largest town in the Muskoka Region of Ontario, Canada. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Huntsville: Algonquin Provincial Park (Lookout Trail & Algonquin Art Centre), Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons (in Midland) and Casino Rama Resort (in Rama). There's still lots to do: experience rural life at Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm, look for all kinds of wild species at Arrowhead Provincial Park, get great views at Lions Lookout, and get a taste of the local shopping with Group of Seven Outdoor Gallery.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Huntsville itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ottawa to Huntsville in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Huntsville can reach -6°C, while at night they dip to -18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Peterborough.

Things to do in Huntsville

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Algonquin Provincial Park, Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, Lake of Bays Library, Casino Rama Resort
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
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Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm ©
Sugarbush Hill Maple Farm
Lookout Trail ©
Lookout Trail
Algonquin Art Centre ©
Algonquin Art Centre

4
nights
Peterborough

Peterborough ©
Peterborough shot to fame as the gateway to the Kawartha Lakes, a huge draw for local and international visitors since the early 20th century.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Peterborough: Tyrone Mills Limited - 1846 (in Bowmanville), Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park (in Orono) and Lindsay Gallery (in Lindsay). And it doesn't end there: grab your bike and head to Peterborough-Lakefield Rotary Greenway Trail, get engrossed in the history at Horseless Carriage Museum, get your game on at Escape Maze, and see the interesting displays at Canadian Canoe Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Peterborough sightseeing website .

You can drive from Huntsville to Peterborough in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Huntsville to Peterborough is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Peterborough

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Port Hope, Lock 26, Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site, Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park, ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery, Lindsay Gallery
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Riverview Park and Zoo ©
Riverview Park and Zoo
Peterborough Millennium Park ©
Peterborough Millennium Park
Primitive Designs ©
Primitive Designs

4
nights
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.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, theme parks, wildlife, casinos, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, get in on the family fun at Niagara SkyWheel, make a trip to Journey Behind the Falls, and admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls day trip tool .

Drive from Peterborough to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in January, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Brantford.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

5
nights
Brantford

Brantford ©
Brantford is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada, founded on the Grand River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brantford: Tiffany Falls Conservation Area (in Ancaster), Stoney Creek (Battlefield House Museum & Park & Devil's Punchbowl Conservation Area) and Rockwood Conservation Area (in Rockwood). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Immaculate, and shop like a local with Masterpiece Wonkies and Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Brantford visit planner .

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Brantford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Brantford sees daily highs of -2°C and lows of -11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Brantford

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hamilton, Guelph, Cambridge, Rockwood Conservation Area
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 22:
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Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory ©
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum ©
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Cambridge Centre for the Arts ©
Cambridge Centre for the Arts

2
nights
London

London ©
It's home to a diverse population and perched on the River Thames, but that's where the similarities end between the city of London in Canada, and it's much more famous British counterpart.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Victoria Park, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Storybook Gardens.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary planning tool .

You can take a train from Brantford to London in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brantford to London is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Storybook Gardens ©
Storybook Gardens
Victoria Park ©
Victoria Park

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