31 days in Canada Itinerary

31 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Kasos
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  32 h
1
Whistler
— 4 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Subway + Fly:  5 h
2
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Clearwater
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
4
Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
5
Banff National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  13 h 45 min
6
Quebec City, Quebec
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
7
Baddeck, Cape Breton Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
8
St. John's
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  29 h
End: Kasos

4
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Joffre Lakes Provincial Park and The Whistler Train Wreck Trail. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Brandywine Falls Provincial Park, catch some excitement at Whistler Sliding Centre, explore the activities along Lost Lake, and get outside with Vallea Lumina.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Whistler road trip planning site.

Kasos, Greece to Whistler is an approximately 32- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from Kasos in July, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Whistler: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Joffre Lakes Provincial Park, Sea to Sky Highway
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Joffre Lakes Provincial Park ©
Joffre Lakes Provincial Park
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park ©
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park
The Whistler Train Wreck Trail ©
The Whistler Train Wreck Trail

3
nights
Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Step off the beaten path and head to Chesterman Beach and Village Green. Change things up with these side-trips from Tofino: Ucluelet (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Wild Pacific Trail). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape of Pacific Rim National Park and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Whistler to Tofino in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. When traveling from Whistler in July, plan for slightly colder days in Tofino, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Clearwater.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Ucluelet
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Wild Pacific Trail ©
Wild Pacific Trail
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach
Village Green ©
Village Green

2
nights
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Although forestry remains the area's major employer, Clearwater tourism thrives thanks to the region's good opportunities for outdoor activities on six big lakes and four rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Wells Gray Provincial Park and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Spahat Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Helmcken Falls.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Clearwater trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Tofino to Clearwater in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Tofino in July: highs in Clearwater hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Wells Gray Provincial Park ©
Wells Gray Provincial Park
Spahat Falls ©
Spahat Falls
River Rafting & Tubing

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Medicine Lake and Marmot Basin Ski Area. Step out of Jasper National Park with an excursion to The Beaver Boardwalk in Hinton--about 2h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Athabasca Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Maligne Lake, and take in the dramatic scenery at Sunwapta Falls.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jasper National Park day trip planning website.

You can drive from Clearwater to Jasper National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Clearwater to Jasper National Park is 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Jasper National Park are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

The Beaver Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Medicine Lake ©
Medicine Lake
Athabasca Glacier ©
Athabasca Glacier
Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls

5
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Takakkaw Falls and Big Head Sculpture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Banff National Park: River Rafting & Tubing (in Golden), Grassi Lakes (in Canmore) and Emerald Lake (in Yoho National Park). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Johnston Canyon, get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, and take a memorable drive along Icefields Parkway.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip planner.

You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in July: highs in Banff National Park hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Canmore, Yoho National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Takakkaw Falls ©
Takakkaw Falls
Emerald Lake ©
Emerald Lake
Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum ©
Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site and Morrin Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Sentier des Caps (in Saint-Tite-des-Caps) and Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre (in Sainte Anne de Beaupre). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Upper Town (Haute-Ville), steep yourself in history at Plains of Abraham, get to know the fascinating history of Lower Town (Basse-Ville), and examine the collection at Musee de la civilisation.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Quebec City takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Banff National Park to Quebec City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Banff National Park in July, you will find days in Quebec City are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are much warmer (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Baddeck.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Sentier des Caps, Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
Highlights from your plan
Lower Town (Basse-Ville) ©
Lower Town (Basse-Ville)
Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site ©
Upper Town (Haute-Ville) ©
Upper Town (Haute-Ville)

1
night
Baddeck, Cape Breton Island

Baddeck ©
For most visitors on holiday in Baddeck, the town represents the beginning and the end of the world-famous Cabot Trail, a scenic roadway looping around the northern tip of Cape Breton Island.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Uisge Ban Falls and then steep yourself in history at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Cabot Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Baddeck day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Quebec City to Baddeck in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Quebec City in July: high temperatures in Baddeck hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Baddeck

Parks Scenic Drive Trails

Side Trip

Cabot Trail
Highlights from your plan
Cabot Trail ©
Cabot Trail
Uisge Ban Falls ©
Uisge Ban Falls
Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site ©

4
nights
St. John's

St. John's ©
One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Explore hidden gems such as East Coast Trail and Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, admire the masterpieces at The Rooms, and have fun and explore at Johnson Geo Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read St. John's driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Baddeck to St. John's in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Newfoundland Standard Time is 0.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Baddeck in July: highs in St. John's hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. John's

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour
Highlights from your plan
Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour ©
East Coast Trail ©
East Coast Trail
Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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