9 days in Canada Itinerary

9 days in Canada Itinerary

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9 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Durham
Fly:  11​h
1
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  9​h
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Toronto
— 2 nights
+2
ferry + Fly + bus:  3​h
4
Montreal
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Durham

2
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.
You've now added Taste Vancouver Food Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at English Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Stanley Park, then take a stroll through Gastown, and finally savor the flavors at Taste Vancouver Food Tours. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Vancouver Aquarium, then stroll through Capilano Suspension Bridge, and then take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vancouver road trip planning site .

Durham, USA to Vancouver is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Durham to Vancouver. Traveling from Durham in July, expect Vancouver to be little chillier, temps between 75°F and 59°F. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

2
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.
On the 16th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, then enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, and finally identify plant and animal life at Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls driving holiday site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Vancouver to Niagara Falls in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. When traveling from Vancouver in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Niagara Falls: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 28th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Ontario, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, shop like a local with St. Lawrence Market, then get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Steam Whistle Brewery.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Toronto sees daily highs of 31°F and lows of 20°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Basilica, and then make a trip to Rue St-Paul. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, make a trip to Old Montreal, and then make a trip to Crescent Street.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Montreal road trip app .

You can fly from Toronto to Montreal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Montreal are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal

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