11 days in Canada Itinerary

11 days in Canada Itinerary

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1
Montreal
— Few hours
2
Quebec City
— 1 night
3
Gros Morne National Park
— 1 day
4
Calgary
— 1 day
5
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
6
Jasper National Park
— 1 night
7
Fernie
— 1 day
8
Penticton
— 1 night
9
Toronto
— 1 day
10
Niagara Falls
— 1 night

few
hours
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.
On the 9th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Montreal trip itinerary planner.

Toronto to Montreal is an approximately 4-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin and then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Quebec City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Quebec City sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Quebec City

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Terrasse Dufferin ©
Terrasse Dufferin

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gros Morne National Park.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Gros Morne National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Gros Morne National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. Traveling from Quebec City to Gros Morne National Park, you'll lose 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Quebec City in September; daily highs in Gros Morne National Park reach 19°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park

1
day
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): meet the residents at The Calgary Zoo.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Calgary trip planner.

Fly from Gros Morne National Park to Calgary in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park to Calgary, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo

2
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.
On the 13th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake and then view the masterpieces at Samson Native Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Wilsons Mountain Sports, explore the striking landscape at Crowfoot Glacier, and then take a memorable drive along Icefields Parkway.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip site.

Take a bus from Calgary to Banff National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Calgary in September, things will get little chillier in Banff National Park: highs are around 15°C and lows about 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway
Crowfoot Glacier ©
Crowfoot Glacier

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): tour the water at your own pace with Pure Outdoors, explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, then explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, and finally hike along Skyline Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Jasper National Park trip planning site.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in September, you will find days in Jasper National Park are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Fernie.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Pure Outdoors ©
Pure Outdoors

1
day
Fernie

Fernie ©
Fernie is a city in the Elk Valley area of the East Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia, Canada, located on BC Highway 3 on the eastern approaches to the Crowsnest Pass through the Rocky Mountains. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Fairy Creek Falls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Fernie online trip builder.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Fernie in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Penticton.

Things to do in Fernie

Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fairy Creek Falls ©
Fairy Creek Falls

1
night
Penticton

Roughly translated from the Okanagan language, Penticton means "a place to stay forever," and it's not hard to see why.
On the 17th (Tue), don't miss a visit to The Book Shop and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Penticton trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Fernie to Penticton by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle, car, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Fernie in September, things will get a bit warmer in Penticton: highs are around 26°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Penticton

Tours · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
The Book Shop ©
The Book Shop

1
day
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum and then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Toronto vacation maker site.

Traveling by flight from Penticton to Toronto takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Penticton to Toronto. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Toronto when traveling from Penticton in September, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, and then don't miss a visit to Niagara Falls Canada.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls holiday maker tool.

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

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