30 days in Canada Itinerary

30 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Dusseldorf
Fly:  13 h
1
Quebec City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Montreal
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly:  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 + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
7
Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
Fly:  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 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, walk around The Battlefields Park, stop by Place Royale, and take in the dramatic scenery at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Quebec City road trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Quebec City is an approximately 12.5-hour 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

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

To see ratings 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 go by car 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, thentake a stroll through ByWard Market, and then explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ottawa day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Ottawa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. 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 Nature

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 other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls vacation builder.

You can fly from Ottawa to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. 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, explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, and ponder the world of politics at Toronto City Hall.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, 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 bus; or take a train. 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
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

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, enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, admire all the interesting features of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and meet the residents at Vancouver Aquarium.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver itinerary maker.

You can fly from Toronto to Vancouver in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, expect nights in Vancouver to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel 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 more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Central Saanich road trip site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Vancouver to Central Saanich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. 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, hike along Bald Hills, stroll through Old Fort Point Loop Trail, and admire the sheer force of Tangle Creek Falls.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Jasper National Park road trip tool.

Getting from Central Saanich to Jasper National Park by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. 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
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Cavell Meadows Trail ©
Cavell Meadows Trail

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 lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, hike along Little Beehive Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plain of Six Glaciers, and get outside with Via Ferrata.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Banff National Park road trip tool.

You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jasper National Park in September, expect nights in Banff National Park to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 15°C. 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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