12 days in Canada Itinerary

12 days in Canada Itinerary

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1
Vancouver
— 3 nights
2
Toronto
— 1 night
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
4
Quebec City
— 2 nights
5
Montreal
— 2 nights

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Granville Island and Vancouver Downtown. Visit Spanish Banks and Wreck Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, stop by Gastown, and take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver day trip tool.

Chennai, India to Vancouver is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Chennai to Vancouver, you'll gain 13.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Chennai in December; daily highs in Vancouver reach 7°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Spanish Banks
Spanish Banks
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology

1
night
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, then take in the exciting artwork at The Market Gallery, then browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District. On the next day, examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, then see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, then make a trip to CN Tower, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Vancouver to Toronto in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Vancouver in December, with highs in Toronto at 2°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

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.
On the 29th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at White Water Walk, and finally do a tasting at Peller Estates Winery.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls road trip site.

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Peller Estates Winery
Highlights from your plan
White Water Walk ©
White Water Walk
Peller Estates Winery ©
Peller Estates Winery
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

2
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.
On the 30th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec and then wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale, then contemplate the long history of Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, then get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin, and finally take an in-depth tour of La Citadelle de Quebec.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Quebec City online day trip planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Quebec City by combination of train and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
La Citadelle de Quebec ©
La Citadelle de Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, then take in the exciting artwork at L'Affichiste Vintage Poster Gallery, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at ImpresArts, make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Port of Montreal.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Montreal attractions planning site.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Montreal sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

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