49 days in Ontario Itinerary

49 days in Ontario Itinerary

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49 days in Ontario Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  16​h
1
Toronto
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
London
— 6 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Kitchener
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Peterborough
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Algonquin Provincial Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Ottawa
— 6 nights
8
Kingston
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Dubai

7
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Attractions like CN Tower and Royal Ontario Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Toronto side-trips: BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League (in Hamilton) and Canada's Wonderland (in Vaughan). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Casa Loma, get your game on at Bad Axe Throwing, step off the mainland to explore Toronto Island Park, and see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip itinerary planning site .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Toronto is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Dubai in December, expect Toronto to be cooler, temps between 2°C and -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League, Canada's Wonderland, iRange Toronto
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 22:
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Toronto Zoo ©
Toronto Zoo
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum

6
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.
Bring the kids along to Niagara SkyWheel and Fallsview Indoor Waterpark. Go for a jaunt from Niagara Falls to Vineland to see Foreign Affair Winery about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, appreciate the extensive heritage of White Water Walk, and identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip planner .

Getting from Toronto to Niagara Falls by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to London.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Foreign Affair Winery, Elope Niagara's Little Log Wedding Chapel
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 28:
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory

6
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Stones 'N Bones Museum and Storybook Gardens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Saint Thomas (Old St Thomas Church & Elgin County Museum), Pass It On Store (in St. Marys) and Twin Pines Orchards & Cider House (in Thedford). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, stroll through West Perth Wetlands, identify plant and animal life at Kains Woods, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to London is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Kitchener.

Things to do in London

Fun & Games Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint Thomas, Twin Pines Orchards & Cider House, Clovermead Apiaries, Pass It On Store, Stones 'N Bones Museum
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 3:
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Storybook Gardens ©
Storybook Gardens
Stones 'N Bones Museum ©
Stones 'N Bones Museum

5
nights
Kitchener

Kitchener ©
Together with neighboring Cambridge and Waterloo, Kitchener forms the densely populated Tri-Cities metropolitan area boasting a varied dining scene and many historical sites.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hawkeye Bird and Animal Control and Doon Heritage Village. Get out of town with these interesting Kitchener side-trips: Milton (Hilton Falls Conservation Area & Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area), The Range at Urban Tactical (in Brantford) and Jester's Fun Factory (in Fergus). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get your game on at Mirage VR, explore and take pictures at Waterford Heritage Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Kitchener online journey planner .

Traveling by bus from London to Kitchener takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Kitchener is 1 hour. January in Kitchener sees daily highs of -3°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Peterborough.

Things to do in Kitchener

Fun & Games Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Guelph, Milton, Cambridge, Waterloo, Waterford Heritage Trail
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 8:
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Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing
Hilton Falls Conservation Area ©
Hilton Falls Conservation Area
Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area ©

6
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Peterborough side-trips: Sir Sam's Ski & Bike (in Eagle Lake), Haliburton (Haliburton Nordic Trails, Rails End Gallery & Arts Centre, & more) and Lake Muskoka (in Gravenhurst). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Peterborough-Lakefield Rotary Greenway Trail, fly down the slopes at Kawartha Nordic Ski Club, identify plant and animal life at Burleigh Falls, and trek along Jackson Creek Kiwanis Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Peterborough online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Kitchener to Peterborough takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Algonquin Provincial Park.

Things to do in Peterborough

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Haliburton, Cheeky Bee Gallery & Candle Company, Cobourg Community Centre, Kawartha Nordic Ski Club, Lake Ontario
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 14:
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Lake Muskoka ©
Lake Muskoka
Riverview Park and Zoo ©
Riverview Park and Zoo
Sir Sam's Ski & Bike ©
Sir Sam's Ski & Bike

6
nights
Algonquin Provincial Park

Algonquin Provincial Park ©
Sandwiched between Georgian Bay and the Ottawa River, Algonquin Provincial Park is the oldest provincial park in Canada and a stunning outdoor playground that draws crowds of nature enthusiasts with its biodiversity.
Algonquin Provincial Park is known for parks, museums, outdoors, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Leaf Lake Ski Trail, make a trip to Algonquin Art Centre, trek along Beaver Pond Trail, and stroll through Western Uplands Backpacking Trail.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Algonquin Provincial Park day trip website .

Traveling by car from Peterborough to Algonquin Provincial Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Peterborough to Algonquin Provincial Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around -7°C in January, and nighttime lows around -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Algonquin Provincial Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 20:
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Lookout Trail ©
Lookout Trail
Algonquin Logging Museum Trail ©
Algonquin Logging Museum Trail
Centennial Ridges Trail ©
Centennial Ridges Trail

6
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ottawa: Eagles Nest Lookout (in Calabogie), Upper Canada Village (in Morrisburg) and Marked Paintball & Laser Tag (in Carleton Place). The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, trek along Rideau Canal, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ottawa trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Algonquin Provincial Park to Ottawa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Algonquin Provincial Park in January since evenings lows in Ottawa dip to -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Kingston.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

Eagles Nest Lookout, Upper Canada Village, Marked Paintball & Laser Tag
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 26:
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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Rideau Canal ©
Rideau Canal
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Canadian Museum of Nature

5
nights
Kingston

Kingston ©
Called the "Limestone City" because it contains many white-stone buildings, Kingston served as the first capital of Canada.
Get out of town with these interesting Kingston side-trips: Brockville (Mac Johnson Wildlife Area, Block House Island, & more), Foley Mountain Conservation Area (in Westport) and Hell Holes Nature Trails and Caves (in Centreville). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Henry National Historic Site, get engrossed in the history at Escape Macaulay House!, have some family-friendly fun at The VR Hut Inc., and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kingston trip planning tool .

You can drive from Ottawa to Kingston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ottawa in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kingston, with lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kingston

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Gananoque, Brockville, Picton, Hell Holes Nature Trails and Caves, Batawa Ski Hill
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Batawa Ski Hill ©
Batawa Ski Hill
Mac Johnson Wildlife Area ©
Mac Johnson Wildlife Area
Foley Mountain Conservation Area
Foley Mountain Conservation Area

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