17 days in Canada Itinerary

17 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada route planner

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Toronto
— 3 nights
Fly
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreal
— 2 nights
Fly
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly
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Banff National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Toronto
— 1 day
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Toronto

— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, then step off the mainland to explore Toronto Island Park, and then hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, and finally see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Toronto trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major aiports are Lester B. Pearson International Airport and Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Quebec City.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Quebec City

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stop by Old Quebec and then wander the streets of Terrasse Dufferin. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, stroll around Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Quebec City itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Toronto in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Quebec City, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Montreal

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica and then don't miss a visit to Old Montreal. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Old Port of Montreal, then take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Montreal trip planner.

Getting from Quebec City to Montreal by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Montreal are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Vancouver.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Vancouver

— 3 nights

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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, visit Gastown, observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium, and take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

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You can fly from Montreal to Vancouver in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to Vancouver. While traveling from Montreal, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vancouver, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Banff National Park

— 3 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.
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, trek along Johnston Canyon, get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, and steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Banff National Park online tour planner.

Fly from Vancouver to Banff National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Banff National Park. Traveling from Vancouver in September, things will get a bit cooler in Banff National Park: highs are around 15°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to fly to Toronto.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Trails

Toronto

— 1 day

New York City of Canada

On the 15th (Wed), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Toronto Zoo, stroll around Berczy Park, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Steam Whistle Brewery.

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You can fly from Banff National Park to Toronto in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Banff National Park to Toronto is 2 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in September, you will find days in Toronto are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are much hotter (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries

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.