12 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

12 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Niagara Falls, Canada
— 1 night
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Toronto, Canada
— 1 night
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Montreal, Canada
— 1 night
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Quebec City, Canada
— 1 night
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Burlington, United States
— 1 day
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Lincoln, United States
— 1 night
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Portland, United States
— 1 night
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Boston, United States
— 1 night
9
Madison, United States
— 1 night

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Niagara Falls, Canada

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 16th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory, then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls day trip planning tool.

Buffalo, USA to Niagara Falls is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In May in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

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Toronto, Canada

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): have fun at AGT Golf Driving Range, then squeeze the most out of the city with Bluffs Tours, and then see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Toronto day trip planning website.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Toronto, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

AGT Golf Driving Range
Highlights from your plan
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum

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Montreal, Canada

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 18th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Port of Montreal.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Montreal trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Montreal takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. May in Montreal sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Port of Montreal ©
Old Port of Montreal
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

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Quebec City, Canada

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 19th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Parc Lineaire de la Riviere St-Charles, then admire the sheer force of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Quebec City trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal in May, expect nights in Quebec City to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Burlington.

Things to do in Quebec City

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Parc Lineaire de la Riviere St-Charles
Highlights from your plan
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

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Burlington, United States

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): look for gifts at Lake Champlain Chocolates, then stroll around Waterfront Park, then trek along Burlington Bike Path, and finally hunt for treasures at Church Street Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Burlington road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Burlington takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Quebec City in May: highs in Burlington hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Lincoln.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Church Street Marketplace ©
Church Street Marketplace
Waterfront Park ©
Waterfront Park

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Lincoln, United States

Lincoln ©
Stretching through the White Mountain National Forest, Lincoln welcomes hikers along the Appalachian Trail.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the striking landscape at The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lincoln trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Burlington to Lincoln takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Burlington in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Lincoln, with lows around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Lincoln

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves, The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves ©
Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves
The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park ©
The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park

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Portland, United States

Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
On the 22nd (Fri), kick back and relax at Old Orchard Beach, admire the masterpieces at Portland Museum of Art, and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Portland tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lincoln to Portland in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Boston.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Old Orchard Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Old Orchard Beach ©
Old Orchard Beach
Portland Museum of Art ©
Portland Museum of Art

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Boston, United States

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 23rd (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, contemplate the long history of Granary Burying Ground, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Crane Beach, kick back and relax at Good Harbor Beach, and then stroll around Boston Common.

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Getting from Portland to Boston by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. May in Boston sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Madison.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Gloucester, Crane Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Good Harbor Beach ©
Good Harbor Beach
Crane Beach ©
Crane Beach

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Madison, United States

Madison ©
Madison is a town in the southeastern corner of New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, occupying a central location on Connecticut's Long Island Sound shoreline. On the 25th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Gillette Castle State Park, look for all kinds of wild species at A Place Called Hope, then stroll through The Shoreline Greenway Trail, and finally kick back and relax at Hammonasset Beach State Park.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Madison travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Boston to Madison takes 2.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madison

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Gillette Castle State Park, A Place Called Hope
Highlights from your plan
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park
A Place Called Hope ©
A Place Called Hope
Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park

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