30 days in Canada Itinerary

30 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  13 h
1
Quebec City, Quebec
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Montreal, Quebec
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
4
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Toronto
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
6
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  9 h 15 min
8
Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
9
Banff National Park
— 6 nights
+2
Shuttle + Fly + Train:  15 h 45 min
End: Dusseldorf

3
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.
Quebec City is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, stop by Terrasse Dufferin, don't miss a visit to Place Royale, and walk around Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Quebec City road trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Quebec City is an approximately 12.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. In September, daytime highs in Quebec City are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
La Citadelle de Quebec ©
La Citadelle de Quebec

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, walk around Mount Royal Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Montreal trip planner.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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.
On the 8th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gatineau Park, then take a stroll through ByWard Market, and then explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Ottawa day trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Montreal to Ottawa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Montreal in September, plan for little chillier nights in Ottawa, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Gatineau Park
Highlights from your plan
Rideau Canal National Historic Site ©
Rideau Canal National Historic Site
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada

3
nights
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.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls Canada, learn about winemaking at Kacaba Vineyards Winery, take a memorable tour with Tours, and explore and take pictures at Horseshoe Falls.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls vacation builder.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Ottawa to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or drive. September in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Kacaba Vineyards Winery
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

3
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: admire the landmark architecture of CN Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, and examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Toronto tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

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, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium, and take in panoramic vistas at Vancouver Lookout.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip planner.

Fly from Toronto to Vancouver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Vancouver is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Toronto in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Vancouver: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Central Saanich.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

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

1
night
Central Saanich, Vancouver Island

Central Saanich ©
Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): explore and take pictures at The Butchart Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, and then walk around Mount Douglas Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Central Saanich road trip site.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Central Saanich takes 3 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in September, Central Saanich is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Central Saanich

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Mount Douglas Park
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens
Mount Douglas Park ©
Mount Douglas Park

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: cruise along Columbia Ice Field, get outside with Lac Beauvert, take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls, and take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Jasper National Park road trip tool.

Getting from Central Saanich to Jasper National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Central Saanich to Jasper National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Central Saanich in September, things will get little chillier in Jasper National Park: highs are around 20°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Old Fort Point Loop Trail ©
Old Fort Point Loop Trail
Spirit Island ©
Spirit Island

6
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.
Explore Banff National Park's surroundings by going to Kicking Horse River (in Field) and Wapta Falls (in Yoho National Park). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, hike along Sentinel Pass, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plain of Six Glaciers, and get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Jasper National Park in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers

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