44 days in Canada Itinerary

44 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip planner

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Fly to Vancouver, Bus to Whistler
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Whistler
— 1 night
Drive
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Vancouver
— 5 nights
Fly
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
Fly to Edmonton, Bus to Jasper National Park
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Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Banff National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Calgary
— 3 nights
Fly
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Toronto
— 5 nights
Drive
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Train to Toronto, Fly to Ottawa
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Ottawa
— 3 nights
Fly
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Quebec City
— 4 nights
Drive
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Montreal
— 5 nights
Fly

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Whistler

— 1 night
Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours. Keep things going the next day: ski along the peaceful trails at Whistler Blackcomb and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Whistler trip maker app.

Chandigarh, India to Whistler is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 13.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Whistler are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 8:

Vancouver

— 5 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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, take in panoramic vistas at Vancouver Lookout, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vancouver day trip site.

You can drive from Whistler to Vancouver in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Vancouver when traveling from Whistler in April, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 13:

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.
On the 14th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, admire all the interesting features of The Butchart Gardens, and then walk around Mount Douglas Park. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Beacon Hill Park, step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle, and then examine the collection at Royal BC Museum.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Victoria tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Victoria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Victoria

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Marmot Basin Ski Area, sample some tasty brews at Jasper Food Tours, look for gifts at Friends of Jasper National Park, and explore the galleries of Mountain Galleries.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Jasper National Park attractions planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Victoria to Jasper National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Victoria in April, expect much colder with lows of -3°C in Jasper National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 21:

Banff National Park

— 5 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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Banff National Park: Yoho National Park (Lake O' Hara, Burgess Shale, &more) and Kicking Horse River (in Field). categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on Kingmik Dog Sled Tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, explore the galleries of Canada House Art Gallery, and admire the masterpieces at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Banff National Park tour itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Jasper National Park in April, you will find days in Banff National Park are little chillier (9°C), and nights are about the same (-4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 26:

Calgary

— 3 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Get out of town with these interesting Calgary side-trips: Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary (in Cochrane) and SunCatchers Design Studio (in Bragg Creek). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at The Calgary Zoo, steep yourself in history at Fort Calgary, enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower, and sample the tasty concoctions at Cold Garden Beverage Company.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Calgary trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Banff National Park in April, with highs in Calgary at 13°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 26 — 29:

Toronto

— 5 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.
Toronto is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market, see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Toronto trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Calgary to Toronto takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Toronto is 2 hours. Traveling from Calgary in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 3°C in Toronto. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 4:

Niagara Falls

— 3 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.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, try your luck at Niagara Fallsview Casino, and make a trip to Horseshoe Falls.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 4 — 7:

Ottawa

— 3 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.
Ottawa is known for museums, nature, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Waller St. Brewing, take a stroll through ByWard Market, and trek along Gatineau Park.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ottawa tour itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Ottawa by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. May in Ottawa sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 7 — 10:

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.
Take a break from Quebec City with a short trip to Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre, about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, wander the streets of Terrasse Dufferin, steep yourself in history at Morrin Centre, and brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Quebec City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ottawa to Quebec City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Ottawa, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Quebec City, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 10 — 14:

Montreal

— 5 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and walk around Mount Royal Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Montreal online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Quebec City in May, you will find days in Montreal are a bit warmer (23°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Find places to stay May 14 — 19:

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.