16 days in Canada & New York City Itinerary

16 days in Canada & New York City Itinerary

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Banff National Park, Canada
— 2 nights
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Calgary, Canada
— 3 nights
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Toronto, Canada
— 2 nights
4
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 1 night
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New York City, United States
— 3 nights

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nights
Banff National Park, Canada

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bow Falls and Plain of Six Glaciers. Head to Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs and Samson Native Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Bow Valley Parkway, get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, hike along Johnston Canyon, and stop by Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park travel route planning tool.

Budapest, Hungary to Banff National Park is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Budapest to Banff National Park. Traveling from Budapest in August, things will get little chillier in Banff National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bow Valley Parkway ©
Bow Valley Parkway
Johnston Canyon ©
Johnston Canyon
Bow Falls ©
Bow Falls

3
nights
Calgary, Canada

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Get a sense of the local culture at Heritage Park Historical Village and Stephen Avenue Walk. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bomber Command Museum of Canada and Chinook Honey Company. Go for a jaunt from Calgary to Longview to see Bar U Ranch National Historic Site about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Calgary Zoo, enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower, and buy something for everyone on your list at CrossIron Mills.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Calgary trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Banff National Park in August, Calgary is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Bomber Command Museum of Canada, CrossIron Mills, Chinook Honey Company, Bar U Ranch National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village
Bar U Ranch National Historic Site ©
Bar U Ranch National Historic Site
Bomber Command Museum of Canada ©
Bomber Command Museum of Canada

2
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Distillery District and Royal Ontario Museum. Casa Loma and St Michael's Cathedral Basilica will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Toronto: Hamilton (Dundurn Castle & HMCS Haida National Historic Site). And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market, examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, and take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Toronto road trip planner.

You can fly from Calgary to Toronto in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, car, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Calgary in September; daily highs in Toronto reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hamilton
Highlights from your plan
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

1
night
Niagara Falls, Canada

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 (Wed): tee off at Dinosaur Adventure Golf, then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, then take in the exciting artwork at Niagara on the Lake Heritage District, and finally do a tasting at Caroline Cellars Family Estate Winery.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls tour builder.

Getting from Toronto to Niagara Falls by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Golf · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Niagara-on-the-Lake
Highlights from your plan
Dinosaur Adventure Golf ©
Dinosaur Adventure Golf
Niagara on the Lake Heritage District ©
Niagara on the Lake Heritage District
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

3
nights
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at 9/11 Memorial and Alex Ferrone Gallery. Head to Chelsea Market and Cheese on Mainfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove), Dingmans Falls (in Dingmans Ferry) and 8th Ave Jetty (in Asbury Park). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Bushkill Falls, enjoy the sand and surf at Ponquogue Beach, and go for a walk through Times Square.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Niagara Falls in September since evenings lows in New York City dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ocean Grove, Bushkill Falls, Alex Ferrone Gallery, Ponquogue Beach, Dingmans Falls
Highlights from your plan
Bushkill Falls ©
Bushkill Falls
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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