18 days in Canada Itinerary

18 days in Canada Itinerary

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Fly
1
Toronto
— 3 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Montreal
2
Montreal
— 1 night
Drive
3
Ottawa
— 1 night
Fly to Calgary, Shuttle to Banff National Park
4
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
Bus
5
Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Whistler
— 1 night
Drive
7
Vancouver
— 4 nights
Fly

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3
nights
Toronto

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.
Kids will enjoy CN Tower and Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, make a trip to Nathan Phillips Square, and contemplate the long history of Mackenzie House.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Toronto trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Toronto is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Dubai in December, things will get cooler in Toronto: highs are around 2°C and lows about -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Toronto

Highlights from your trip
CN Tower
Must see
CN Tower
4.3
Ontario Science Centre ©
Science Museum
Ontario Science Centre
3.7

1
night
Montreal

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.
On the 24th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, appreciate the history behind Place d'Armes, then get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Montreal trip itinerary builder website.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Montreal in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Toronto in December: high temperatures in Montreal hover around -1°C and lows are around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Highlights from your trip
Biodome de Montreal ©
Natural History Museum
Biodome de Montreal
4.0

1
night
Ottawa

Silicon Valley North

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 25th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Canadian Museum of Nature and then contemplate the long history of Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Ottawa tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Montreal to Ottawa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Ottawa, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Government Building
Parliament Hill and Buildings
4.7
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Natural History Museum
Canadian Museum of Nature
4.6

3
nights
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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: get interesting insight from Kingmik Dog Sled Tours, look for gifts at Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, and get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park road trip planning website.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Ottawa to Banff National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Ottawa in December, things will get little chillier in Banff National Park: highs are around -10°C and lows about -19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Kingmik Dog Sled Tours ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Kingmik Dog Sled Tours
4.8

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Rockaboo Mountain Adventures and Marmot Basin Ski Area. Next up on the itinerary: indulge in some personalized pampering at Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness, look for gifts at Friends of Jasper National Park, see the sky in a new way at The Jasper Planetarium, and take a pleasant ride with Skyline Trail Rides.

Plan a trip to Jasper National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. While traveling from Banff National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park, ranging from highs of -5°C to lows of -18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Whistler.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Museums
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Whistler

Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Whistler Blackcomb and then test your problem-solving skills at Escape! Whistler.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Whistler journey planner.

Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Whistler takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, Whistler is somewhat warmer than Jasper National Park - with highs of 0°C and lows of -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Cross-country Ski Area
Whistler Blackcomb
4.5
Escape! Whistler ©
Room Escape Game
Escape! Whistler
4.9

4
nights
Vancouver

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.
Family-friendly places like Stanley Park and Capilano Suspension Bridge Park will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Vancouver Aquarium, make a splash at Kitsilano Pool, and explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Whistler to Vancouver takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Whistler in January: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 8°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Stanley Park ©
Must see
Stanley Park
4.8
Granville Island ©
Neighborhood
Granville Island
4.3

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