15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Toronto
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
3
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  8 h 15 min
5
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  9 h 15 min
6
Ottawa
— 1 day
Train:  2 h 15 min
7
Montreal, Quebec
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
8
Quebec City, Quebec
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Philadelphia

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 23rd (Tue), get in on the family fun at Niagara SkyWheel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, then don't miss a visit to Journey Behind the Falls, then make a trip to Niagara Falls Canada, and finally get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls itinerary builder.

Philadelphia, USA to Niagara Falls is an approximately 5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. In June, Niagara Falls is little chillier than Philadelphia - with highs of 77°F and lows of 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

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 25th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and finally examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma and then stop by The Distillery District.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Toronto itinerary maker.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): walk around Stanley Park and then explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall. 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, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip planner.

You can fly from Toronto to Vancouver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Toronto, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Vancouver, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

1
night
Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, don't miss a visit to The Butchart Gardens, and then walk around Beacon Hill Park.

You can plan Victoria trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Vancouver to Victoria by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Vancouver in June: highs in Victoria hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Central Saanich
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Beacon Hill Park ©
Beacon Hill Park
Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens

2
nights
Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount St. Piran, contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site, and get outside with Via Ferrata.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Victoria to Banff National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria to Banff National Park is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Victoria in June since evenings lows in Banff National Park dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

1
day
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings and then wander the streets of ByWard Market.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ottawa trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Ottawa in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Banff National Park to Ottawa. Traveling from Banff National Park in July, expect Ottawa to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can catch the train to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

2
nights
Montreal, Quebec

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 4th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, get your game on at Maniax, and then walk around Mount Royal Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Montreal tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Montreal are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

2
nights
Quebec City, Quebec

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 6th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec and then admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Quebec City online vacation planner.

You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in July: highs in Quebec City hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
La Citadelle de Quebec ©
La Citadelle de Quebec

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