12 days in Canada Itinerary

12 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Toronto
— 4 nights
Fly
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Edmonton
— 1 night
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yellowknife
— 2 nights
Fly

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Toronto

— 4 nights

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Explore Toronto's surroundings by going to Niagara College Teaching Brewery (in Niagara-on-the-Lake) and Niagara Falls (Bird Kingdom, Journey Behind the Falls, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Toronto tour itinerary planning tool.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Toronto. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Edmonton.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Edmonton

— 1 night

Canada's Festival City

Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): look and learn at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton, then buy something for everyone on your list at West Edmonton Mall, and then sample the fine beverages at Strathcona Spirits Distillery.

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Fly from Toronto to Edmonton in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Edmonton is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Toronto in April, expect little chillier with lows of 0°C in Edmonton. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Shopping · Museums · Childrens Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Jasper National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Jasper Food Tours, stop by Friends of Jasper National Park, then see what you can catch with On-Line Sport & Tackle, then browse the exhibits of Our Native Land, and finally explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes. On your second day here, get outside with Lac Beauvert, then take in the exciting artwork at Jasper Art Gallery, then examine the collection at The Den - Jasper's Wildlife Museum, and finally soothe aching muscles at Jasper Fitness & Aquatic Centre.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jasper National Park online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Edmonton to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Edmonton in April, plan for little chillier nights in Jasper National Park, with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowknife.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Tours

Yellowknife

— 2 nights

Aurora Capital of North America

Every year scores of tourists take a trip to Yellowknife for a chance to observe the Northern Lights over a remote yet scenic landscape deep in Canada's Norwest Territories.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, cast your line with Bluefish Services - Tours, then take in panoramic vistas at Bush Pilot's Monument, and finally visit Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: ponder the world of politics at The Legislative Assembly Building, head outdoors with Narwal Northern Adventures - Day Adventures, and then admire the sheer force of Cameron River Ramparts.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Yellowknife trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Jasper National Park to Yellowknife in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect colder weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in April: highs in Yellowknife hover around 0°C, while lows dip to -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Yellowknife

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Nature

Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.