17 days in Canada Itinerary

17 days in Canada Itinerary

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1
Edmonton
— 1 day
2
Winnipeg
— 1 night
3
Toronto
— 2 nights
4
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
5
Algonquin Provincial Park
— 1 day
6
Ottawa
— 2 nights
7
Quebec City
— 3 nights
8
Montreal
— 2 nights
9
Halifax
— 3 nights

1
day
Edmonton

Edmonton ©
Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Elk Island National Park and then sample the fine beverages at Strathcona Spirits Distillery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Edmonton day trip planning site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Edmonton. In July, daytime highs in Edmonton are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Winnipeg.

Things to do in Edmonton

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Elk Island National Park ©
Elk Island National Park
Strathcona Spirits Distillery ©
Strathcona Spirits Distillery

1
night
Winnipeg

Winnipeg ©
At the confluence of two rivers, Winnipeg started out as a small trading post in an area inhabited by indigenous tribes for thousands of years before the European arrival.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface, thensteep yourself in history at The Forks National Historic Site, and then explore the world behind art at Winnipeg Art Gallery.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Winnipeg trip planning website.

Fly from Edmonton to Winnipeg in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edmonton to Winnipeg. In July, daily temperatures in Winnipeg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Forks National Historic Site ©
The Forks National Historic Site
Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface ©
Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface
Winnipeg Art Gallery ©
Winnipeg Art Gallery

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto ©
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 12th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, and then go all around town with Bluffs Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, thendon't miss a visit to CN Tower, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Toronto trip planner.

Fly from Winnipeg to Toronto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory, make a trip to Journey Behind the Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, thenget to know the fascinating history of White Water Walk, and then do a tasting at Caroline Cellars Winery.

For ratings and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Algonquin Provincial Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Caroline Cellars Winery
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

1
day
Algonquin Provincial Park

Algonquin Provincial Park ©
Sandwiched between Georgian Bay and the Ottawa River, Algonquin Provincial Park is the oldest provincial park in Canada and a stunning outdoor playground that draws crowds of nature enthusiasts with its biodiversity.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Canisbay Lake Day Use Area.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Algonquin Provincial Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Algonquin Provincial Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. In July, Algonquin Provincial Park is slightly colder than Niagara Falls - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Algonquin Provincial Park

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canisbay Lake Day Use Area ©
Canisbay Lake Day Use Area

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Canadian Museum of History, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then shop like a local with ByWard Market.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ottawa trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Algonquin Provincial Park to Ottawa in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Algonquin Provincial Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ottawa, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Canadian Museum of History
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada

3
nights
Quebec City

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.
Popular historic sites such as Old Quebec and Terrasse Dufferin are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Place Royale and La Citadelle de Quebec. Step out of Quebec City to go to Sainte Anne de Beaupre and see Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, steep yourself in history at Morrin Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Roch's Church, and explore the world behind art at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ).

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You can fly from Ottawa to Quebec City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Quebec City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

2
nights
Montreal

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, thenlearn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, and then get engrossed in the history at Chateau Ramezay Historic Site and Museum of Montreal.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Montreal trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Quebec City in July, you will find days in Montreal are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

3
nights
Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Get a sense of the local culture at St. Paul's Church and St. John's Anglican Church. Popular historic sites such as Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada and Central United Church are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Halifax side-trips: Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic (in Lunenburg) and Clam Harbour Beach (in Clam Harbour). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, get engrossed in the history at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Halifax trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Montreal to Halifax takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Montreal to Halifax. Traveling from Montreal in July, expect Halifax to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Lunenburg, Clam Harbour Beach
Highlights from your plan
Clam Harbour Beach ©
Clam Harbour Beach
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 ©
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

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