18 days in Canada Itinerary

18 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  8 h 15 min
1
Winnipeg
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Toronto
— 3 nights
Ferry + Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Ottawa
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Montreal
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Quebec City
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 30 min
6
Halifax
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: New York City

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): look and learn at Manitoba Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at Bad Axe Throwing, and then admire the natural beauty at Assiniboine Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface, then steep yourself in history at The Forks National Historic Site, and then admire the masterpieces at Winnipeg Art Gallery.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Winnipeg travel route planning website.

New York City, USA to Winnipeg is an approximately 8.5- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Winnipeg is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in November, expect Winnipeg to be colder, temps between 33°F and 21°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Manitoba Museum ©
Manitoba Museum
The Forks National Historic Site ©
The Forks National Historic Site
Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing

3
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Venture out of the city with trips to Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls Canada, Journey Behind the Falls, &more). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery, and examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Toronto sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Winnipeg to Toronto takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, Toronto is somewhat warmer than Winnipeg - with highs of 46°F and lows of 35°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

3
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.
Ottawa is known for museums, nature, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, wander the streets of ByWard Market, explore the fascinating landscape at Gingerbread Man, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ottawa trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Toronto in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ottawa, with lows around 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

3
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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Old Montreal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and steep yourself in history at Avenue McGill College.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Montreal itinerary maker app.

You can take a train from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 42°F in November, and nighttime lows around 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

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.
Quebec City is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Quebec, brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, and pause for some photo ops at Do Re Mi Fa Sol la Si Do Quebec.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Quebec City route maker website.

You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Montreal, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Quebec City, ranging from highs of 50°F to lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

2
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.
Step out of Halifax with an excursion to Peggy's Cove Lighthouse in Peggy's Cove--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, take some stellar pictures from Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, look for gifts at Freak LunchBox, and stroll around Point Pleasant Park.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Halifax online road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Quebec City to Halifax in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Quebec City to Halifax is 1 hour. Traveling from Quebec City in November, expect nights in Halifax to be about the same, around 29°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens

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