13 days in Canada Itinerary

13 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Ottawa

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Canada and Orange Art Gallery. Get outdoors at Omega Park and Gatineau Park. The adventure continues: take a stroll through ByWard Market, step off the mainland to explore Morris Island Conservation Area, contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Ottawa trip maker app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Ottawa. Expect a daytime high around -2°C in December, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Omega Park, Gatineau Park
Highlights from your plan
Rideau Canal National Historic Site ©
Rideau Canal National Historic Site
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Canadian War Museum ©
Canadian War Museum

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.
On the 29th (Sun), learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, then don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

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Traveling by car from Ottawa to Montreal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to -1°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites
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

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Quartier Petit Champlain and Chez Alfred-Pellan Art Gallery. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee de la civilisation and Galerie d'art Factory. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre, and make a trip to Quebec City Mural.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Quebec City trip maker.

You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
La Citadelle de Quebec ©
La Citadelle de Quebec
Musee de la civilisation ©
Musee de la civilisation

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of White Water Walk, then look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls Canada, and then take in the exciting artwork at Irene MacKenzie at On the Lake Watercolours.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Quebec City to Niagara Falls in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Quebec City in January, with highs in Niagara Falls at 0°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Irene MacKenzie at On the Lake Watercolours
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 6th (Mon), examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, then steep yourself in history at Casa Loma, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Steam Whistle Brewery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Toronto Island Park, take a stroll through The Distillery District, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market.

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Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Toronto sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
St. Lawrence Market ©
St. Lawrence Market
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

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