31 days in Canada Itinerary

31 days in Canada Itinerary

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Fly to Deer Lake Airport, Drive to Gros Morne National Park
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Gros Morne National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Halifax
— 1 night
Fly
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly to Toronto, Train to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive
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Toronto
— 2 nights
Fly
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Banff National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yoho National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
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Gros Morne National Park

— 4 nights

Galapagos of Geology

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.
Bring the kids along to Gros Morne and Shallow Bay Beach. Spend the 2nd (Mon) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Tablelands, explore the striking landscape at Green Point, take an in-depth tour of Dr. Henry N. Payne Community Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Berry Hill Pond Trail.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Gros Morne National Park day trip app.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Gros Morne National Park is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Gros Morne National Park is minus 6.5 hours. In August, Gros Morne National Park is cooler than Riyadh - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Halifax.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Halifax

— 1 night
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
On the 6th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Halifax trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Gros Morne National Park to Halifax takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from Gros Morne National Park to Halifax due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Halifax, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Quebec City.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Quebec City

— 2 nights
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 7th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec, contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre, and then admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. On the next day, stop by Old Quebec and then get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Quebec City journey tool.

Getting from Halifax to Quebec City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Halifax to Quebec City, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Quebec City are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Ottawa

— 2 nights

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, then stop by ByWard Market, and then get a dose of the wild on Bayou-Outaouais.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Ottawa holiday maker website.

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Ottawa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Niagara Falls

— 2 nights
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.
On the 11th (Wed), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, trek along White Water Walk, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Horseshoe Falls. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at Bird Kingdom, then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada, then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls online trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and train from Ottawa to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Toronto

— 2 nights

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 13th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum and then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Loma.

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Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Toronto, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can fly to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Banff National Park

— 5 nights
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.
Attractions like Via Ferrata and Crowfoot Glacier make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: hike along Plain of Six Glaciers, get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, stroll through Bow Glacier Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Peyto Lake.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Banff National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in August, you will find days in Banff National Park are little chillier (24°C), and nights are cooler (6°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yoho National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yoho National Park

— 3 nights
Named after the Cree word used to express awe, Yoho National Park encompasses awe-inspiring natural wonders, including tall waterfalls, soaking peaks, and vertical rock walls attracting adrenaline junkies from around the globe.
Spend the 20th (Fri) wandering through the wild on The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Takakkaw Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, explore the activities along Emerald Lake, and trek along Iceline Trail.

Before you visit Yoho National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Banff National Park to Yoho National Park. In August, daytime highs in Yoho National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Yoho National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Jasper National Park

— 5 nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Columbia Ice Field and Athabasca Falls will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cavell Meadows Trail, head outdoors with Lac Beauvert, surround yourself with nature on Jasper Riding Stables, and explore the activities along Annette Lake.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jasper National Park vacation planner.

You can drive from Yoho National Park to Jasper National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yoho National Park in August, you will find days in Jasper National Park are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Vancouver

— 3 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Stanley Park and Vancouver Aquarium. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Granville Island, snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jasper National Park to Vancouver in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Jasper National Park to Vancouver is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Jasper National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Vancouver, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the flight back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.