22 days in Canada Itinerary

22 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Toronto
— 2 nights
2
Ottawa
— 2 nights
3
Montreal
— 2 nights
4
Quebec City
— 2 nights
5
Gros Morne National Park
— 1 night
6
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
7
Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
8
Vancouver
— 3 nights

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 20th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica. On the next day, examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, thenexplore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, and then browse the exhibits of Canvas Gallery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Toronto trip builder site.

Canberra, Australia to Toronto is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Canberra to Toronto. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Canberra in December; daily highs in Toronto reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

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

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Canadian Museum of Nature, take in the exciting artwork at Cube Gallery, and then brush up on your military savvy at Canadian War Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ottawa trip app.

Getting from Toronto to Ottawa by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Toronto in December, things will get slightly colder in Ottawa: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Canadian Museum of Nature

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, thenget engrossed in the history at Chateau Ramezay Historic Site and Museum of Montreal, and then take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip planning website.

You can drive from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In December in Montreal, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

2
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.
On the 27th (Fri), examine the collection at La Citadelle de Quebec and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit Place Royale, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, and then explore the world behind art at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ).

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Quebec City trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
La Citadelle de Quebec ©
La Citadelle de Quebec

1
night
Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National Park ©
A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
On the 29th (Sun), browse the exhibits of Molly Made Fibre Art Studio Inc., thenexamine the collection at The Discovery Center, and then stroll through Shallow Bay Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Gros Morne National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gros Morne National Park vacation planner.

Fly from Quebec City to Gros Morne National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Newfoundland Standard Time (NST), which is usually a 1.5 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
Shallow Bay Beach ©
Shallow Bay Beach
The Discovery Center ©
The Discovery Center

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.
Get in touch with nature at Sunshine Village and The Lake Louise Ski Resort. Get a sense of the local culture at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum and Samson Native Gallery. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake and examine the collection at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park trip builder.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Gros Morne National Park to Banff National Park in 13 hours. The time zone changes from Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park in December, things will get little chillier in Banff National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, thentake in the exciting artwork at Our Native Land, thentake in the exciting artwork at Jasper Art Gallery, and finally take an in-depth tour of Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whistlers Peak and then stroll through Marmot Basin Ski Area.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park itinerary builder app.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in January: highs in Jasper National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Whistlers Peak ©
Whistlers Peak
Marmot Basin Ski Area ©
Marmot Basin Ski Area

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum of Anthropology and Science World. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Granville Island and Gastown. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Spanish Banks, stroll through English Bay Beach, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, and take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Vancouver trip maker site.

Drive from Jasper National Park to Vancouver in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Jasper National Park to Vancouver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jasper National Park in January, expect nights in Vancouver to be much hotter, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach

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