18 days in Canada Itinerary

18 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  4 h
1
Calgary
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Jasper National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Kelowna
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Hope
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
6
Harrison Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Ferry + Drive:  5 h 15 min
8
Tofino
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
9
Port Renfrew
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Victoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
11
White Rock
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
12
Richmond
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Toronto

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Calgary

Calgary
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Calgary trip planner.

Toronto to Calgary is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toronto in June, with highs in Calgary at 24°C and lows at 9°C. You will leave for Banff National Park on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Calgary

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Banff National Park

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.
You've added Fairview Lookout, Bow Falls, Banff Upper Hot Springs, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, then admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, then explore the world behind art at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs, and finally test the waters at Banff Upper Hot Springs. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Bow Valley Parkway, then trek along Johnston Canyon, and then get great views at Fairview Lookout.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Banff National Park trip builder website.

Drive from Calgary to Banff National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Calgary in June, things will get little chillier in Banff National Park: highs are around 20°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bow Falls ©
Bow Falls
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies ©
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Johnston Canyon ©
Johnston Canyon

1
night
Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Columbia Ice Field as well as Athabasca Falls. On the 15th (Mon), take a memorable drive along Columbia Ice Field.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jasper National Park road trip site.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in June: highs in Jasper National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Kelowna.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls

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Kelowna

Kelowna ©
At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Peachland Museum, do a tasting at Back Door Winery, do a tasting at MOCOJO Winery, then do a tasting at Lake Breeze Winery, then learn about winemaking at Elephant Island Orchard Wines, and finally learn about winemaking at Deep Roots Winery.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kelowna day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Kelowna takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jasper National Park to Kelowna. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Hope.

Things to do in Kelowna

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Naramata, Summerland, Peachland
Highlights from your plan
Lake Breeze Winery ©
Lake Breeze Winery
Elephant Island Orchard Wines ©
Elephant Island Orchard Wines
MOCOJO Winery ©
MOCOJO Winery

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day
Hope

Hope ©
Hope is a district municipality at the confluence of the Fraser and Coquihalla rivers in the province of British Columbia, Canada. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hells Gate as well as Othello Tunnels. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): head outdoors with Hells Gate, explore the stunning scenery at Fraser Canyon, and then make a trip to Othello Tunnels.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hope online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kelowna to Hope takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. June in Hope sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Harrison Hot Springs.

Things to do in Hope

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hells Gate ©
Hells Gate
Fraser Canyon ©
Fraser Canyon
Othello Tunnels ©
Othello Tunnels

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night
Harrison Hot Springs

Harrison Hot Springs
The Village of Harrison Hot Springs is a small community at the southern end of Harrison Lake in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia. For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Harrison Hot Springs trip tool.

Drive from Hope to Harrison Hot Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to Vancouver.

Things to do in Harrison Hot Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours

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nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
You've added Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, Granville Island, UBC Rose Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's more to do: wander the streets of Gastown and contemplate the waterfront views at English Bay.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver holiday planning website.

Traveling by car from Harrison Hot Springs to Vancouver takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You will leave for Tofino on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Highlights from your plan
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology
Gastown ©
Gastown

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Tofino

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
On the 22nd (Mon), look for gifts at Mermaid Tales Bookshop.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tofino trip planning app.

You can fly from Vancouver to Tofino in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Vancouver, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Tofino, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Wed) before leaving for Port Renfrew.

Things to do in Tofino

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cox Bay Beach ©
Cox Bay Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Clayoquot Sound ©
Clayoquot Sound

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nights
Port Renfrew

Port Renfrew ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): trek along Juan de Fuca Marine Trail and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Port Renfrew trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Tofino to Port Renfrew by car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Tofino in June, you will find days in Port Renfrew are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are little chillier (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Port Renfrew

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Juan de Fuca Marine Trail
Highlights from your plan
Avatar Grove ©
Avatar Grove
Botanical Beach Provincial Park ©
Botanical Beach Provincial Park
Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park ©
Carmanah Walbran Provincial Park

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nights
Victoria

Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): hike along Scenic Marine Route, examine the collection at Royal BC Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Inner Harbour. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Centennial Square, examine the collection at The Maritime Museum of British Columbia, explore the world behind art at Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature, then take in the waterfront at Westsong Walkway, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Victoria trip tool.

Traveling by car from Port Renfrew to Victoria takes 2 hours. Traveling from Port Renfrew in June, expect nights in Victoria to be somewhat warmer, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Mon) before leaving for White Rock.

Things to do in Victoria

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Scenic Marine Route ©
Scenic Marine Route
Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature ©
Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature

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White Rock

White Rock ©
White Rock is a city in British Columbia, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of White Rock Museum & Archives, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at White Rock Beach Beer Company, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at 3 Dogs Brewing.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read White Rock travel site.

Drive from Victoria to White Rock in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Richmond.

Things to do in White Rock

Breweries & Distilleries Museums
Highlights from your plan
3 Dogs Brewing ©
3 Dogs Brewing
White Rock Museum & Archives ©
White Rock Museum & Archives
White Rock Beach Beer Company ©
White Rock Beach Beer Company

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Richmond

Richmond
On the fringe of greater Vancouver, the city of Richmond has a reputation as one of Canada's greatest melting pots.
To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Richmond travel route site.

Drive from White Rock to Richmond in an hour. In June in Richmond, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 30th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Richmond

Outdoors Tours Parks

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