35 days in Canada Itinerary

35 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada vacation planner

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St. John's
— 1 night
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Gros Morne National Park
— 3 nights
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Halifax
— 3 nights
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Quebec City
— 4 nights
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Ottawa
— 1 night
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
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Yoho National Park
— 2 nights
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Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
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Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
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Vancouver
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St. John's

— 1 night

City of Legends

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
On the 7th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at The Rooms and then admire the landmark architecture of Jellybean Row Houses. On the next day, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Signal Hill.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the St. John's vacation maker website.

Linz, Austria to St. John's is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Newfoundland Standard Time (NST), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. In June in St. John's, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can fly to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in St. John's

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 7 — 8:

Gros Morne National Park

— 3 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.
Get outdoors at Gros Morne National Park and The Tablelands. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse and Bakers Brook Falls. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Green Point, stroll through Lookout Hills Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Trout River Pond.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Gros Morne National Park trip app.

You can fly from St. John's to Gros Morne National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Gros Morne National Park are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Halifax.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

Halifax

— 3 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic and St. John's Anglican Church. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fairview Lawn Cemetery and Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada. Step out of Halifax with an excursion to Laurie Swim Gallery in Lunenburg--about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church, get engrossed in the history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Dartmouth Harbourwalk Trail.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Halifax journey planner.

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. The time zone changes from Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a -0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Halifax, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Quebec City.

Things to do in Halifax

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 14:

Quebec City

— 4 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre and Morrin Centre. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Quebec and Place Royale. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Port, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, wander the streets of Lower Town (Basse-Ville), and contemplate the long history of Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Quebec City trip planner.

Fly from Halifax to Quebec City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Halifax to Quebec City due to the time zone difference. June in Quebec City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

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Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:

Ottawa

— 1 night

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 19th (Sun): get curious at Canadian Museum of Nature, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ottawa tour builder app.

You can fly from Quebec City to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. June in Ottawa sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to fly to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Grassi Lakes and Tunnel Mountain Trail. Visiting Lake Louise and Sulphur Mountain will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, and stroll through Johnston Canyon.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park road trip planning site.

Fly from Ottawa to Banff National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Banff National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Ottawa in June, things will get little chillier in Banff National Park: highs are around 20°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Yoho National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:

Yoho National Park

— 2 nights
Named after the Cree word used to express awe, Yoho National Park encompasses awe-inspiring natural wonders, including tall waterfalls, soaking peaks, and vertical rock walls attracting adrenaline junkies from around the globe.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): trek along Iceline Trail, admire the sheer force of Takakkaw Falls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Kicking Horse River, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Emerald Lake, then hike along Burgess Shale, and then trek along Wapta Falls.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yoho National Park online vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Banff National Park to Yoho National Park. In June, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Yoho National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:

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.
Get in touch with nature at Columbia Ice Field and The Beaver Boardwalk. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Maligne Lake and Jasper Riding Stables. There's still lots to do: hike along Skyline Trail, take in breathtaking views at Sunwapta Falls, stroll through Old Fort Point Loop Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Whistlers Peak.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from Yoho National Park to Jasper National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yoho National Park in June, you will find days in Jasper National Park are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 30:

Victoria, Vancouver Island

— 3 nights

Garden City

Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Popular historic sites such as Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites and Inner Harbour are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Kayaking & Canoeing and Scenic Marine Route. Take a break from Victoria with a short trip to Fishing Charters & Tours in Sooke, about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Craigdarroch Castle, take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, admire the striking features of Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada, and admire the natural beauty at Abkhazi Garden.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Victoria vacation website.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Victoria by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Jasper National Park to Victoria is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Jasper National Park in June, expect nights in Victoria to be somewhat warmer, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can fly to Tofino.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Tofino, Vancouver Island

— 3 nights
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chesterman Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of the city life by going to Pacific Rim National Park and Long Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tofino: Ucluelet (Wild Pacific Trail & Amphitrite Point Lighthouse). There's more to do: hike along Rainforest Trail.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Tofino trip planner.

You can fly from Victoria to Tofino in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Tofino sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 6:

Vancouver

— 3 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 7th (Thu), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then wander the streets of Granville Island, and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): walk around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip planner.

Getting from Tofino to Vancouver by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Tofino in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Vancouver: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:

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.