39 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

39 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

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39 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
+4
bus + Drive + bus + foot + ferry:  13​h
1
Mackinac Island, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 15​min
2
Kelowna, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Jasper National Park, Canada
— 5 nights
shuttle:  2​h 45​min
4
Banff National Park, Canada
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Blairmore, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Drumheller, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Moose Jaw, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Prince Albert, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
10
Dauphin, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
11
Minot, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
12
Cass Lake, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
13
Ironwood, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
14
Thunder Bay, Canada
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
End: Toronto, Canada

1
night
Mackinac Island, United States

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. On the 16th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Biddle House, then explore the striking landscape at Arch Rock, then expand your understanding of the military at Fort Mackinac, and finally admire the majestic nature at Mackinac Island State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Fort Holmes, look for gifts at Little Luxuries of Mackinac Island, then tee off at Jewel Golf Course, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Original Mackinac Island Butterfly House & Insect World, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Anne's Catholic Church.

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Toronto, Canada to Mackinac Island is an approximately 13-hour combination of bus, car, and ferry. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Toronto in May, with highs in Mackinac Island at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

2
nights
Kelowna, Canada

Kelowna ©
At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
Escape the urban bustle at Myra Canyon Park and Big White Ski Resort. Next up on the itinerary: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, relax in the rural setting at Arion Therapeutic Farm, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Okanagan, and get engrossed in the history at Sncewips Heritage Museum.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mackinac Island to Kelowna. Traveling from Mackinac Island to Kelowna, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Kelowna

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Sncewips Heritage Museum, Big White Ski Resort, Kangaroo Creek Farm
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:
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Myra Canyon Park ©
Myra Canyon Park
Lake Okanagan ©
Lake Okanagan
Big White Ski Resort ©
Big White Ski Resort

5
nights
Jasper National Park, Canada

Jasper National Park ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Maligne Canyon and Beauty Creek Trail. Museum-lovers will appreciate Jasper Artists Guild Brush Fire Gallery and Our Native Land. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Columbia Ice Field, explore the landscape on two wheels at Freewheel cycle, hike along Old Fort Point Loop Trail, and get outside with Lac Beauvert.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park online attractions planner .

Getting from Kelowna to Jasper National Park by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can take a shuttle to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls

6
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

Banff National Park ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Burgess Shale and Cave and Basin National Historic Site. You'll explore and learn at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and Willock & Sax Gallery. On the 28th (Tue), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Sunshine Village. On the 31st (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Louise, take a memorable drive along Bow Valley Parkway, take in the dramatic scenery at Bow Falls, and get a new perspective on nature at Banff Park Museum.

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

You can take a shuttle from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in May: highs in Banff National Park hover around 15°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Blairmore.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Burgess Shale
Find places to stay May 26 — Jun 1:
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Lake Louise ©
Lake Louise
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village

1
night
Blairmore, Canada

Blairmore ©
Blairmore is an urban community in the Rocky Mountains within the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass in southwest Alberta, Canada. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Coke Ovens, examine the collection at Crowsnest Museum and Archives, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frank Slide Interpretive Centre, and finally explore the striking landscape at Crowsnest Pass.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Blairmore day trip site .

Getting from Banff National Park to Blairmore by car takes about 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Blairmore are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Drumheller.

Things to do in Blairmore

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Coleman
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 2:
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Crowsnest Pass ©
Crowsnest Pass
Crowsnest Museum and Archives ©
Crowsnest Museum and Archives

2
nights
Drumheller, Canada

Drumheller ©
Keep an eye out for prehistoric beasts lurking in dark corners during your trip to Drumheller.
On the 3rd (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Drumheller, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Drumheller's Little Church, and then examine the collection at Royal Tyrrell Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Hanna Pioneer Museum & Village, examine the collection at East Coulee School Museum, then take in the views from Rosedale Suspension Bridge, and finally get engrossed in the history at Trekcetera Museum.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Drumheller online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Blairmore to Drumheller takes 4 hours. Traveling from Blairmore in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Drumheller, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Fort Saskatchewan.

Things to do in Drumheller

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Hanna Pioneer Museum & Village
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Royal Tyrrell Museum ©
Royal Tyrrell Museum
Trekcetera Museum ©
Trekcetera Museum
Hanna Pioneer Museum & Village ©
Hanna Pioneer Museum & Village

2
nights
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada

Fort Saskatchewan ©
Fort Saskatchewan is a city in Alberta, Canada, located 25km northeast of Edmonton, Alberta's capital city, along the North Saskatchewan River. On the 5th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary, identify plant and animal life at Wagner Natural Area, and then contemplate the long history of Visit the Sheep in Fort Saskatchewan. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Cooking Lake, then view the masterpieces at The Painted Door on Main, and then take an in-depth tour of Fort Saskatchewan Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Fort Saskatchewan trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Drumheller to Fort Saskatchewan by car takes about 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Moose Jaw.

Things to do in Fort Saskatchewan

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Spruce Grove, Cooking Lake, The Painted Door on Main
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:
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Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary ©
Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary
Cooking Lake ©
Cooking Lake
The Painted Door on Main ©
The Painted Door on Main

2
nights
Moose Jaw, Canada

Moose Jaw ©
Moose Jaw is a city in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the Moose Jaw River. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Legislative Building, examine the collection at Royal Saskatchewan Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Stone Hall Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of Tunnels of Moose Jaw. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Yvette Moore Fine Art Gallery, make a trip to Murals of Moose Jaw, then let little ones run wild at Crescent Park, then examine the collection at Western Development Museum, and finally make a trip to Mac the Moose Monument.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Moose Jaw trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fort Saskatchewan to Moose Jaw. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Fort Saskatchewan to Moose Jaw due to the time zone difference. In June, daytime highs in Moose Jaw are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Prince Albert.

Things to do in Moose Jaw

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Regina
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 8:
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Tunnels of Moose Jaw ©
Tunnels of Moose Jaw
Stone Hall Castle ©
Stone Hall Castle
Royal Saskatchewan Museum ©
Royal Saskatchewan Museum

2
nights
Prince Albert, Canada

Prince Albert ©
Prince Albert is the third-largest city in Saskatchewan, Canada, after Saskatoon and Regina. On the 9th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Grey Owl Cabin, examine the collection at Duck Lake Regional Interpretive Center, and then steep yourself in history at Batoche National Historic Site. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fort Carlton Provincial Historic Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Prince Albert road trip planning website .

Getting from Moose Jaw to Prince Albert by car takes about 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dauphin.

Things to do in Prince Albert

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Duck Lake, Batoche National Historic Site
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:
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Batoche National Historic Site ©
Batoche National Historic Site

1
night
Dauphin, Canada

Dauphin ©
Dauphin is a city in Manitoba, Canada, with a population of 8,457 as of the 2016 Canadian Census, with an additional 2,388 living in the surrounding Rural Municipality of Dauphin, for a total of 10,845 in the RM and City combined. Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riding Mountain National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Resurrection, then examine the collection at Fort Dauphin Museum, then trek along Ominik March Trail, and finally take a tour by water with The Clear Lake Marina.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dauphin visit app .

Traveling by car from Prince Albert to Dauphin takes 6 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Dauphin can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Minot.

Things to do in Dauphin

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Wasagaming
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Riding Mountain National Park ©
Riding Mountain National Park
Ominik March Trail ©
Ominik March Trail
Fort Dauphin Museum ©
Fort Dauphin Museum

1
night
Minot, United States

Minot ©
Minot is a city in and the county seat of Ward County, North Dakota, United States, in the state's north-central region. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at Railroad Museum & Magic City Express, let the kids burn off some steam at Oak Park, and then see the interesting displays at Dakota Territory Air Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): stroll through Scandinavian Heritage Park and then enjoy some diversion at North Dakota State Fair Center.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Minot trip planner.

Drive from Dauphin to Minot in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daily temperatures in Minot can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cass Lake.

Things to do in Minot

Parks Theme Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:
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Scandinavian Heritage Park ©
Scandinavian Heritage Park
Dakota Territory Air Museum ©
Dakota Territory Air Museum
North Dakota State Fair Center ©
North Dakota State Fair Center

2
nights
Cass Lake, United States

Cass Lake ©
Cass Lake is a city in Cass County, Minnesota, United States, located within the boundaries of the Leech Lake Indian Reservation. Visiting Rabideau CCC camp and Itasca State Park will get you outdoors. Let the collections at Forest History Center and Soo Line Depot Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Cass Lake to go to Rochert and see Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Chippewa National Forest and appreciate the history behind Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cass Lake online journey planner .

Drive from Minot to Cass Lake in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June in Cass Lake, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Ironwood.

Things to do in Cass Lake

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rabideau CCC camp, Soo Line Depot Museum, Forest History Center, Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, Itasca State Park
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:
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Chippewa National Forest ©
Chippewa National Forest
Itasca State Park ©
Itasca State Park
Forest History Center ©
Forest History Center

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nights
Ironwood, United States

Ironwood ©
Ironwood is a city in Gogebic County in the U.S. Take a break from the city and head to Bond Falls and Michigan's Iron Belle Trail - Western Gateway Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Ontonagon (Lake of the Clouds & Porcupine Mountains State Park) and Vilas County Historical Museum (in Sayner). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Black River Harbor Recreation Area and appreciate the history behind Downtown Miners Mural.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ironwood trip planner .

You can drive from Cass Lake to Ironwood in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In June in Ironwood, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Thunder Bay.

Things to do in Ironwood

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Ontonagon, Vilas County Historical Museum, Black River Harbor Recreation Area
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 20:
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Lake of the Clouds ©
Lake of the Clouds
Porcupine Mountains State Park ©
Porcupine Mountains State Park

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Thunder Bay, Canada

Thunder Bay ©
A welcome breath of civilization for travelers crossing the vast Canadian landscape between the two oceans, Thunder Bay represents a transportation hub linking the country's sprawling agricultural interior with the rest of the world.
On the 21st (Fri), steep yourself in history at Fort William Historical Park, then admire the sheer force of Kakabeka Falls, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dawson Trail Craft Brewery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cascades Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Sleeping Giant Provincial Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Thunder Bay road trip tool .

Drive from Ironwood to Thunder Bay in 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Ironwood in June, Thunder Bay is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Thunder Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Kakabeka Falls
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:
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Kakabeka Falls ©
Kakabeka Falls
Sleeping Giant Provincial Park ©
Sleeping Giant Provincial Park
Cascades Conservation Area ©
Cascades Conservation Area

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