13 days in Canada Itinerary

13 days in Canada Itinerary

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1
Hamilton
— 4 nights
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
3
Toronto
— 2 nights
4
Vancouver
— 3 nights

4
nights
Hamilton

Hamilton ©
As a major hub of Canada's steel industry, Hamilton remains off the radar for most tourists, though it hosts a slew of vibrant autumn fairs and provides an ideal stop on the way to Niagara Falls.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dundurn Castle and Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. You'll explore and learn at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory and HMCS Haida National Historic Site. Venture out of the city with trips to Toronto Premium Outlets (in Halton Hills), Port Dover Beach (in Port Dover) and Elora Gorge Conservation Area (in Elora). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Tiffany Falls Conservation Area, explore and take pictures at Spencer Gorge Conservation Area, relax and float downstream with Grand River Rafting Company, and view the masterpieces at Creations Art Gallery & Framing.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hamilton trip itinerary planning tool.

Shiraz, Iran to Hamilton is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Iran Standard Time (IRST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 8.5 hours. When traveling from Shiraz in May, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Hamilton: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Hamilton

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Toronto Premium Outlets, Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory, Masterpiece Wonkies and Art Gallery, Port Dover Beach, Gunn's Hill Artisan Cheese
Highlights from your plan
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory ©
Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory
Dundurn Castle ©
Dundurn Castle
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum ©
Canadian Warplane Heritage 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.
On the 24th (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory, thenget to know the fascinating history of White Water Walk, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada, thensee the interesting displays at Jordan Historical Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Niagara on the Lake Heritage District.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hamilton to Niagara Falls by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Jordan Historical Museum, Niagara on the Lake Heritage District
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
White Water Walk ©
White Water Walk
Niagara on the Lake Heritage District ©
Niagara on the Lake Heritage District

2
nights
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 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, browse the exhibits of The Market Gallery, thenhunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Toronto online travel planner.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
St. Lawrence Market ©
St. Lawrence Market

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kitsilano Beach and English Bay Beach. Get some historical perspective at Lighthouse Park and Steveston Heritage Fishing Village. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vancouver: Britannia Mine Museum (in Britannia Beach) and Squamish Estuary (in Squamish). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Granville Island, cast your line with a fishing tour, visit Gastown, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Anthropology.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vancouver, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Vancouver takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

West Vancouver, Britannia Mine Museum, Steveston Heritage Fishing Village, Squamish Estuary
Highlights from your plan
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology

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