60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

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60 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Montreal
1
Montreal
— 5 nights
2
Ottawa
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
3
Banff National Park
— 7 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
4
Jasper National Park
— 8 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
5
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Vancouver
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h
7
Toronto
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
+2
train + Fly + taxi:  7​h 15​min
9
Rocky Harbour
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
St. John's
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Halifax
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Montreal

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.
Get some historical perspective at Notre-Dame Basilica and Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Head to Vignoble Kobloth & Microbrasserie Ross Stall and Galerie d'art Blanchefor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, get engrossed in the history at Chateau Ramezay Historic Site and Museum of Montreal, stroll around Mount Royal Park, and get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Montreal day trip app .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Montreal. In May, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vignoble Kobloth & Microbrasserie Ross Stall, Musee d'histoire et du patrimoine de Dorval
Find places to stay May 13 — 18:
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©

5
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Parliament Hill and Buildings and National Gallery of Canada. Escape the urban bustle at Rideau Canal and Gatineau Park. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum, view the masterpieces at Flo Glassblowing, take an in-depth tour of Canadian Museum of History, and learn about winemaking at Domaine Perrault Vineyard.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Ottawa trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Montreal to Ottawa by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Gatineau
Find places to stay May 18 — 23:
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National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

7
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Burgess Shale and Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Get outdoors at Sunshine Village and Moraine Lake. Step out of Banff National Park with an excursion to Yoho National Park in Field--about 34 minutes away. On the 27th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort. On the 31st (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Temple Mountain. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, explore the striking landscape at Crowfoot Glacier, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Big Beehive, and trek along Sentinel Pass.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park journey maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ottawa to Banff National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Ottawa to Banff National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ottawa in May, expect Banff National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to take a shuttle to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
Find places to stay May 23 — 31:
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Yoho National Park ©
Yoho National Park
Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway

8
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.
Get some cultural insight at Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives and Jasper Artists Guild Brush Fire Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Wilcox Pass and Wabasso Lake. And it doesn't end there: trek along Angel Glacier, take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon, stroll through Mount Edith Cavell Trail, and get outside with Lac Beauvert.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Jasper National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can take a shuttle from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Banff National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 8:
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Wilcox Pass ©
Wilcox Pass
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail

3
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.
Royal BC Museum and Miniature World will appeal to museum buffs. Get in touch with nature at Victoria Butterfly Gardens and Inner Harbour. Change things up with a short trip to East Sooke Regional Park in Sooke (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at The Butchart Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Craigdarroch Castle, view the masterpieces at The Avenue Gallery, and admire the landmark architecture of British Columbia Parliament Buildings.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Jasper National Park to Victoria takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jasper National Park to Victoria due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in June: highs in Victoria hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Central Saanich, West Coast Trail, East Sooke Regional Park
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 12:
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Granville Island and VanDusen Botanical Garden. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Anthropology and Vancouver Downtown. There's lots more to do: walk around Stanley Park, take in the waterfront at Canada Place, visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Park, and admire all the interesting features of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Vancouver trip planner .

Getting from Victoria to Vancouver by flight takes about an hour. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. In June, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Lighthouse Park
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 18:
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Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach

5
nights
Toronto

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Casa Loma and Royal Ontario Museum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at St. Lawrence Market and University of Toronto Art Centre. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Distillery District, enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, explore the world behind art at Gardiner Museum, and see the interesting displays at Bata Shoe Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Toronto online route planner .

Fly from Vancouver to Toronto in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. June in Toronto sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Irene Mackenzie at On the Lake Watercolours and Studio Vine Glass. Get in touch with nature at Butterfly Conservatory and Horseshoe Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Niagara Falls: Vineland (Foreign Affair Winery & Kacaba Vineyards Winery). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, try your luck at Niagara Fallsview Casino, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Niagara River Recreation Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip builder .

Getting from Toronto to Niagara Falls by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Rocky Harbour.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Vineland, Westcott Vineyards
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 28:
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

3
nights
Rocky Harbour

Rocky Harbour ©
Rocky Harbour is a town located on the western edge of Newfoundland, near the entrance to Bonne Bay. Appreciate the collections at The Discovery Center and Molly Made Fibre Art Studio Inc.. Escape the urban bustle at Gros Morne National Park and Gros Morne. Change things up with these side-trips from Rocky Harbour: Lookout Trail (in Woody Point) and Old Man/Lighthouse Trail (in Trout River). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Tablelands, take in the dramatic natural features at Green Point Geological Site, contemplate the waterfront views at Berry Hill Pond Trail, and trek along Burnt Hill Hiking Trail.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Harbour road trip planning website .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Rocky Harbour by combination of train, flight, and taxi takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, ferry, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Newfoundland Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in June: high temperatures in Rocky Harbour hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Rocky Harbour

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Gros Morne National Park, Woody Point, Burnt Hill Hiking Trail, Molly Made Fibre Art Studio Inc., Old Man/Lighthouse Trail
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
Gros Morne ©
Gros Morne
The Tablelands ©
The Tablelands

5
nights
St. John's

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Appreciate the collections at Bell Island's Mine Museum and Underground Tour and Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site. Popular historic sites such as Signal Hill and St. Paul's Anglican Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to The John N Leamon Stone Barn Museum (in Brigus), Witless Bay ecological reserve (in Witless Bay) and Conception Bay Museum (in Harbour Grace). The adventure continues: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, get a new perspective on nature at Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre, contemplate the long history of Ferryland, and hike along North Head Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the St. John's online visit planner .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Rocky Harbour to St. John's in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, daytime highs in St. John's are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in St. John's

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brigus, Ferryland, Witless Bay ecological reserve, St. Paul's Anglican Church, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 7:
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Signal Hill ©
Signal Hill
Lighthouse Picnics ©
Lighthouse Picnics

4
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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.
Visit Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada and Province House for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History. Get out of town with these interesting Halifax side-trips: Peggy's Cove Lighthouse (in Peggy's Cove) and Lunenburg (St. John's Anglican Church, Purcell Family Art Gallery, & more). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church, take in the exciting artwork at Karl Penton Gallery, and admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Halifax trip planning app .

Fly from St. John's to Halifax in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from St. John's in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Halifax, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Lunenburg, Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse ©
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse

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