15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Montreal
— 3 nights
Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto
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Toronto
— 4 nights
Drive
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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Train to Toronto, Fly to Calgary, Shuttle to Banff National Park
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Banff National Park
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Calgary, Fly to Paris CDG

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Montreal

— 3 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Maniax and Crystal Dreams St-Denis. Visit Chambly Canal and Mont (Mount) Royal Cemetery for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Montreal side-trips: Tessier Beach (in Sainte Agathe des Monts) and Parc Lineaire le P'tit Train du Nord (in Sainte-Adele). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, take in the history at Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at AURA Basilique, and stop by Westmount.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Montreal online day trip planner.

Paris, France to Montreal is an approximately 11-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Montreal, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. May in Montreal sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Toronto

— 4 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at West Queen West and St James Anglican Cathedral. Popular historic sites such as Church of Our Lady Immaculate and Mackenzie House are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Sunset Point Park (in Collingwood), Mount Nemo Conservation Area (in Burlington) and Hilton Falls Conservation Area (in Milton). There's lots more to do: learn about winemaking at The Roost Wine Co., go all around town with Bluffs Tours, hike along Waterfront Trail : 1000 Islands, and admire the striking features of Ontario Legislative Building.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Toronto itinerary planner.

Getting from Montreal to Toronto by combination of flight and ferry takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 3 nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cave Spring Cellars and Silversmith Brewing Company. Get a sense of the local culture at Foreign Affair Winery and Niagara Falls History Museum. Go for a jaunt from Niagara Falls to Beamsville to see Back 10 Cellars about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, pause for some photo ops at Nikola Tesla Statue, look for all kinds of wild species at Heartland Forest Nature Experience, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls online travel route planner.

Getting from Toronto to Niagara Falls by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Wineries · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Golf

Side Trips

Banff National Park

— 2 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum and Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lake Agnes and Herbert Lake. The adventure continues: hike along Bow Glacier Falls, explore the striking landscape at Crowfoot Glacier, take in the awesome beauty at Big Beehive, and stroll through Hoodoos Trail.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Banff National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and shuttle from Niagara Falls to Banff National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Banff National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Niagara Falls in May, expect Banff National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Canada travel guide

4.6
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.