22 days in Canada Itinerary

22 days in Canada Itinerary

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale, then stroll around Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and finally pause for some photo ops at Do Re Mi Fa Sol la Si Do Quebec.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Quebec City online trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Quebec City is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Quebec City. Traveling from London in April, things will get little chillier in Quebec City: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow 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

2
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.
On the 11th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, don't miss a visit to Place d'Armes, then get your game on at Maniax, and finally learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Old Montreal and then get your game on at Rage: Axe Throwing.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Montreal trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Quebec City to Montreal by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April in Montreal, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de 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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, wander the streets of ByWard Market, and then contemplate the long history of Parliament Hill and Buildings. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Canadian Museum of Nature, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ottawa online tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Montreal to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 15th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, and then examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market, get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Toronto trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Ottawa to Toronto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, then explore and take pictures at Niagara Falls Canada, and finally get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip planning app.

You can drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

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

2
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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at The Lake Louise Ski Resort. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Sunshine Village, hike along Little Beehive Trail, stroll through Mount St. Piran, and look for gifts at Banff Indian Trading Post.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Banff National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Niagara Falls to Banff National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Niagara Falls to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in April: high temperatures in Banff National Park hover around 9°C and lows are around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Mount St. Piran ©
Mount St. Piran

3
nights
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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marmot Basin Ski Area, get outside with Lac Beauvert, take in the exciting artwork at Jasper Art Gallery, and trek along Cavell Meadows Trail.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Jasper National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can take a bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lac Beauvert ©
Lac Beauvert
Marmot Basin Ski Area ©
Marmot Basin Ski Area
Cavell Meadows Trail ©
Cavell Meadows Trail

1
day
Whistler

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whistler Blackcomb.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Whistler travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Whistler takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jasper National Park in April since evenings lows in Whistler dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Nature Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb

5
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, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, take a stroll through Granville Island, and admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vancouver journey planner.

You can drive from Whistler to Vancouver in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Vancouver when traveling from Whistler in April, with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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