29 days in Canada & Alaska Itinerary

29 days in Canada & Alaska Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  23 h 15 min
1
Anchorage, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Juneau, United States
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Shuttle + Bus:  12 h 30 min
3
Banff National Park, Canada
— 5 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  10 h
4
Toronto, Canada
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Montreal, Canada
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
6
Vancouver, Canada
— 5 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Melbourne, Australia


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4
nights
Anchorage, United States

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Anchorage is known for wildlife, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, cruise along Seward Hwy, take an in-depth tour of Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, and trek along Virgin Creek Falls Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Anchorage travel route builder tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Anchorage is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 19 hours traveling from Melbourne to Anchorage due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Anchorage: highs are around 22°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Seward Hwy
Highlights from your plan
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Native Heritage Center ©
Alaska Native Heritage Center

3
nights
Juneau, United States

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Juneau is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, look for gifts at Glacier Smoothie Soaps LLC, take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, and take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Juneau trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Anchorage to Juneau in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center

5
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Banff National Park: Columbia Ice Field (in Jasper) and Takakkaw Falls (in Yoho National Park). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, cruise along Icefields Parkway, trek along Plain of Six Glaciers, and get outside with Via Ferrata.

Plan trip to Banff National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Juneau to Banff National Park by combination of flight, shuttle, and bus takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Juneau to Banff National Park is 2 hours. Traveling from Juneau in August, Banff National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Columbia Ice Field, Takakkaw Falls
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers

4
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Toronto: Konzelmann Estate Winery (in Niagara-on-the-Lake) and Niagara Falls (Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Falls Canada, &more). There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, wander the streets of Kensington Market, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

To find more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Toronto online trip maker.

Getting from Banff National Park to Toronto by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Banff National Park in August, expect nights in Toronto to be much warmer, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Konzelmann Estate Winery
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

4
nights
Montreal, Canada

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: make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, appreciate the history behind Place d'Armes, take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, and browse the fresh offerings at Jean-Talon Market.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Montreal trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Toronto to Montreal in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Musee d'histoire et du patrimoine de Dorval
Highlights from your plan
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

5
nights
Vancouver, Canada

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, enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Park, observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Vancouver trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Montreal to Vancouver takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Vancouver is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 1st (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Lighthouse 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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