19 days in Canada Itinerary

19 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Manchester
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Toronto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  6 h 30 min
3
Quebec City, Quebec
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Montreal, Quebec
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
5
Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  9 h 15 min
6
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  8 h 15 min
7
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Manchester

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Toronto is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, don't miss a visit to Ireland Park, examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Steam Whistle Brewery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Toronto trip builder website.

Manchester, UK to Toronto is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. When traveling from Manchester in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Toronto, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

1
night
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 10th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, and then admire all the interesting features of Niagara Falls Canada.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

2
nights
Quebec City, Quebec

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.
On the 11th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Quebec City visit planner.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Niagara Falls to Quebec City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight; or drive. While traveling from Niagara Falls, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Quebec City, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

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

3
nights
Montreal, Quebec

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: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, browse the fresh offerings at Jean-Talon Market, and get in on the excitement at Maniax.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Montreal holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Quebec City in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Montreal, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal

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 16th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, then see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of ByWard Market and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ottawa online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Montreal to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. May in Ottawa sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Rideau Canal National Historic Site ©
Rideau Canal National Historic Site

3
nights
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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, view the masterpieces at Samson Native Gallery, contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site, and stroll through Bow Valley Parkway.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Banff National Park trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Ottawa to Banff National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Ottawa in May, expect Banff National Park to be little chillier, temps between 15°C and -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Cave and Basin National Historic Site ©
Cave and Basin National Historic Site
Mount St. Piran ©
Mount St. Piran

1
night
Victoria, Vancouver Island

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.
On the 21st (Fri), go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Craigdarroch Castle, and then stroll around Beacon Hill Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Victoria takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Banff National Park to Victoria, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Banff National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Victoria, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Butchart Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle
Beacon Hill Park ©
Beacon Hill Park

3
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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, wander the streets of Granville Island, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium, and take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver day trip website.

Traveling by car from Victoria to Vancouver takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

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