17 days in Canada Itinerary

17 days in Canada Itinerary

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Winnipeg
— 1 night
2
Toronto
— 2 nights
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
4
Algonquin Provincial Park
— 1 day
5
Prescott
— 1 night
6
Ottawa
— 2 nights
7
Quebec City
— 2 nights
8
Montreal
— 2 nights
9
Charlottetown
— 2 nights
10
Halifax
— 1 night

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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.
For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Winnipeg road trip planner.

Edmonton to Winnipeg is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
The Forks National Historic Site ©
The Forks National Historic Site
Royal Canadian Mint ©
Royal Canadian Mint

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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): brush up on your military savvy at HMCS Haida National Historic Site, then stroll through Burlington Waterfront Trail, and then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Toronto trip planner.

You can fly from Winnipeg to Toronto in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

HMCS Haida National Historic Site, Burlington Waterfront Trail
Highlights from your plan
HMCS Haida National Historic Site ©
HMCS Haida National Historic Site
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

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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.
On the 14th (Tue), do a tasting at Chateau des Charmes, then do a tasting at The Ice House Winery, then get to know the fascinating history of Niagara River Recreation Trail, and finally trek along Niagara Glen Nature Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): learn about winemaking at The Hare Wine Co., learn about winemaking at Trius Winery, then learn about winemaking at Konzelmann Estate Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Peller Estates Winery.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip planner.

Drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Algonquin Provincial Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara-on-the-Lake
Highlights from your plan
Niagara River Recreation Trail ©
Niagara River Recreation Trail
Niagara Glen Nature Areas ©
Niagara Glen Nature Areas
Konzelmann Estate Winery ©
Konzelmann Estate Winery

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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.
On the 16th (Thu), explore the activities along Lake Opeongo and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Minnesing Mountain Bike Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Algonquin Provincial Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Algonquin Provincial Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Niagara Falls in July, things will get a bit cooler in Algonquin Provincial Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Prescott.

Things to do in Algonquin Provincial Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lake Opeongo ©
Lake Opeongo

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night
Prescott

Prescott ©
Prescott, Ontario is a small town on the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River in the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville, Canada. On the 17th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Fulford Place, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at First Presbyterian Church, then contemplate the long history of Brockville Railway Tunnel (Open April through October), and finally examine the collection at Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing.

Start your trip to Prescott by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Algonquin Provincial Park to Prescott in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Prescott when traveling from Algonquin Provincial Park in July, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Prescott

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Brockville
Highlights from your plan
Fulford Place ©
Fulford Place
First Presbyterian Church ©
First Presbyterian Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Rideau Hall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then get engrossed in the history at Canadian Museum of History. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on nature at Canadian Museum of Nature, stroll through Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway, and then admire the sheer force of Hog's Back Falls.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ottawa trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Prescott to Ottawa takes an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canadian Museum of History
Highlights from your plan
Rideau Hall ©
Rideau Hall
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica
Canadian Museum of History ©
Canadian Museum of History

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get your bearings at Morrin Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, then make a trip to Place Royale, and finally steep yourself in history at Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Porte Saint-Louis, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Breakneck Steps (L'Escalier Casse-Cou), then admire the striking features of Gare du Palais, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Port.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Quebec City attractions planner.

Fly from Ottawa to Quebec City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°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
Highlights from your plan
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Old Port ©
Old Port

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel, take a memorable tour with Tours, take in the history at Place Jacques-Cartier, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde, and finally examine the collection at Barbie Expo. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Quartier des spectacles, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Basilica, then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at AURA Basilique.

To see photos and other tourist information, read Montreal itinerary planner.

You can drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Quebec City in July, expect nights in Montreal to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Charlottetown.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel ©
Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde ©
Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde

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nights
Charlottetown

Charlottetown ©
The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
On the 24th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace, contemplate the long history of Green Gables, then enjoy the sand and surf at Cavendish Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Details Past & Present Art Gallery, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Dunstan's Basilica. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Prince Edward Island National Park and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Charlottetown trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Montreal to Charlottetown in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Montreal to Charlottetown. Traveling from Montreal in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Charlottetown, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Charlottetown

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cavendish, Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace, Prince Edward Island National Park
Highlights from your plan
Green Gables ©
Green Gables
St. Dunstan's Basilica ©
St. Dunstan's Basilica
Prince Edward Island National Park ©
Prince Edward Island National Park

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): learn about all things military at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Burying Ground, then steep yourself in history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and finally see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Halifax online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Charlottetown to Halifax takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Halifax are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 ©
Old Burying Ground ©
Old Burying Ground

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