60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
2
Banff National Park
— 6 nights
3
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
4
Whistler
— 4 nights
5
Vancouver
— 5 nights
6
Ottawa
— 3 nights
7
Quebec City
— 5 nights
8
Montreal
— 5 nights
9
Halifax
— 5 nights
10
Gros Morne National Park
— 4 nights
11
Mississauga
— 1 night
12
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
13
Toronto
— 6 nights


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5
nights
Jasper National Park

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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fly down the slopes at Marmot Basin Ski Area, explore the stunning scenery at Sunwapta Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Whistlers Peak, and view the masterpieces at Mountain Galleries.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park trip planning website.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Jasper National Park is an approximately 108-hour travel. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Port of Spain to Jasper National Park due to the time zone difference. In December, Jasper National Park is colder than Port of Spain - with highs of -5°C and lows of -18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 7:
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Marmot Basin Ski Area ©
Marmot Basin Ski Area
Friends of Jasper National Park ©
Friends of Jasper National Park
Jasper Art Gallery ©
Jasper Art Gallery

6
nights
Banff National Park

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.
Step out of Banff National Park with an excursion to Burgess Shale in Yoho National Park--about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort, contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site, admire all the interesting features of Icefields Parkway, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bow Falls.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park holiday builder app.

Take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Jasper National Park in December, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from -10°C by day to -19°C at night. On the 13th (Sun), you'll travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Burgess Shale
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

4
nights
Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victoria: Cowichan-Chemainus Historic Scenic Route (in Duncan), Goldstream Provincial Park (in Langford) and Cowichan Valley trail (in Lake Cowichan). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Craigdarroch Castle, see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum, and stroll around Beacon Hill Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria visit planning site.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Victoria in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff National Park to Victoria. Traveling from Banff National Park in December, expect Victoria to be much warmer, temps between 7°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Cowichan-Chemainus Historic Scenic Route, The Butchart Gardens, Goldstream Provincial Park, Cowichan Valley trail
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle

4
nights
Whistler

Whistler ©
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.
Whistler is known for adventure, winter sports, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ski along the peaceful trails at Whistler Blackcomb, see the interesting displays at Whistler Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lost Lake, and take in the dramatic scenery at Alexander Falls.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Whistler attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Victoria to Whistler takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Victoria in December, things will get little chillier in Whistler: highs are around 0°C and lows about -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Zipline
Whistler Sliding Centre ©
Whistler Sliding Centre

5
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
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: snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, wander the streets of Granville Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kitsilano Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Whistler to Vancouver takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Whistler in December, expect Vancouver to be somewhat warmer, temps between 7°C and 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

North Vancouver
Find places to stay Dec 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
VanDusen Botanical Garden ©
VanDusen Botanical Garden

3
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, nature, and fun & games. 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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Gatineau Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ottawa online route planner.

Getting from Vancouver to Ottawa by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Ottawa. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Vancouver in December, with highs in Ottawa at -2°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gatineau Park
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Canadian Museum of Nature

5
nights
Quebec City

Quebec City ©
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.
When in Quebec City, make a side trip to see Le Chemin de La Liseuse in Pont-Rouge, approximately Pont-Rouge away. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, fly down the slopes at Centre de Ski de Fond de Charlesbourg, take a stroll through Quartier Petit Champlain, and learn about all things military at La Citadelle de Quebec.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Quebec City trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Ottawa to Quebec City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

Le Chemin de La Liseuse
Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 4:
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

5
nights
Montreal

Montreal ©
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: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, stroll around Mount Royal Park, explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and have some family-friendly fun at Maeva Surf.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Montreal road trip planning app.

You can drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Montreal when traveling from Quebec City in January, with lows around -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maeva Surf, Musee D'histoire Et Du Patrimoine De Dorval
Find places to stay Jan 4 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal

5
nights
Halifax

Halifax ©
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halifax: Peggy's Cove (Swissair Flight 111 Memorial & Peggy's Cove Lighthouse) and St. John's Anglican Church (in Lunenburg). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church, learn about all things military at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, and get lost in a book at Halifax Central Library.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Halifax trip maker site.

Fly from Montreal to Halifax in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal to Halifax, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in January, things will get a bit warmer in Halifax: highs are around 1°C and lows about -7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Peggy's Cove, Dartmouth, St. John's Anglican Church
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens

4
nights
Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National Park ©
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.
Gros Morne National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gros Morne National Park, stop by Hunky Dory Folk Art & Things, don't miss a visit to Jenniex House, and see the interesting displays at Trout River Interpretation Centre.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Gros Morne National Park route planner.

Traveling by flight from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Halifax in January: high temperatures in Gros Morne National Park hover around -3°C and lows are around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mississauga.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
Galliott Studios ©
Galliott Studios
Hunky Dory Folk Art & Things ©
Hunky Dory Folk Art & Things

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Mississauga

Mississauga ©
A trip to Mississauga might not be on the top of everyone's Canada itinerary, but many people stop in the city on their journey without realizing it.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Rattray Marsh Conservation Area, explore the activities along Port Credit, and then get your game on at Bad Axe Throwing.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mississauga route planner.

Traveling by flight from Gros Morne National Park to Mississauga takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park to Mississauga, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In January in Mississauga, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Mississauga

Parks · Fun & Games · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Rattray Marsh Conservation Area ©
Rattray Marsh Conservation Area
Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing
Port Credit ©
Port Credit

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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, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls Canada, identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory, get in on the family fun at Niagara SkyWheel, and make a trip to Horseshoe Falls.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Mississauga to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in January, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Peller Estates Winery
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Horseshoe Falls
Horseshoe Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

6
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, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through The Distillery District, take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, get curious at Ontario Science Centre, and get your game on at Threshold Aviation Airliner Adventures.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Toronto tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Toronto, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum

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