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
Train to Toronto, Fly to Calgary
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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 Parc Lineaire le P'tit Train du Nord. Visit Chambly Canal and Mont (Mount) Royal Cemetery for their historical value. When in Montreal, make a side trip to see Tessier Beach in Sainte Agathe des Monts, approximately Sainte Agathe des Monts away. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, take a stroll through Westmount, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Crystal Dreams St-Denis, and take in the history at Notre-Dame-des-Neiges Cemetery.

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 · Outdoors · Parks · 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at West Queen West and Mackenzie House. Step off the beaten path and head to Sunset Point Park and Church of Our Lady Immaculate. Get out of town with these interesting Toronto side-trips: Hilton Falls Conservation Area (in Milton), The Roost Wine Co. (in Ravenna) and Mount Nemo Conservation Area (in Burlington). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St James Anglican Cathedral, hike along Waterfront Trail : 1000 Islands, go all around town with Bluffs Tours, and admire the striking features of Ontario Legislative Building.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Montreal to Toronto takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Outdoors · Parks · 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 Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre. 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, see the interesting displays at Niagara Falls History Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Heartland Forest Nature Experience, and appreciate the history behind Nikola Tesla Statue.

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 · Golf · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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 Hoodoos Trail. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Herbert Lake, explore the striking landscape at Big Beehive, and hike along Bow Glacier Falls.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Banff National Park vacation site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Niagara Falls to Banff National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Niagara Falls to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Niagara Falls in May, things will get little chillier in Banff National Park: highs are around 15°C and lows about -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · 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.