15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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Make it your trip
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Vancouver
— 1 night
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Whistler
— 2 nights
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Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
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5
Ottawa
— 2 nights
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Montreal
— 1 night
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Quebec City
— 1 night
Fly
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Toronto
— 1 night
Fly

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Vancouver

— 1 night

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 11th (Fri), walk around Stanley Park and then enjoy breathtaking views from Vancouver Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and then take a stroll through Granville Island.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vancouver vacation builder.

Seattle, USA to Vancouver is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Whistler

— 2 nights
Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): glide through natural beauty at Whistler Blackcomb and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Whistler tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Whistler takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Vancouver in February, with highs in Whistler at 37°F and lows at 24°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature · Parks

Jasper National Park

— 2 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.
On the 15th (Tue), explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, then examine the collection at The Den - Jasper's Wildlife Museum, then head outdoors with Lac Beauvert, and finally sample some tasty brews at Jasper Food Tours. On the next day, get outside with Old Fort Point, stroll through Marmot Basin Ski Area, look for gifts at Experience Gourmet Living, then see what you can catch with On-Line Sport & Tackle, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Whistler to Jasper National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Whistler to Jasper National Park is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Whistler in February, with highs in Jasper National Park at 31°F and lows at 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Wineries

Banff National Park

— 4 nights
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
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For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park trip builder app.

Drive from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Jasper National Park in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from 24°F by day to 8°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Ottawa.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Ottawa

— 2 nights

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, wander the streets of ByWard Market, and then walk around Confederation Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ottawa trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Banff National Park to Ottawa in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In February, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach 24°F, while at night they dip to 9°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Montreal

— 1 night

Quebec's Metropolis

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 23rd (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Montreal road trip planner.

You can drive from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°F in February, and nighttime lows around 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites

Quebec City

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin and then stop by Old Quebec.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Quebec City driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Quebec City, expect temperatures between 24°F during the day and 11°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Toronto.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Toronto

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, then make a trip to Canadian Broadcasting Centre, then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Toronto road trip planning site.

You can fly from Quebec City to Toronto in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Quebec City in February; daily highs in Toronto reach 31°F and lows reach 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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.