31 days in Canada Itinerary

31 days in Canada Itinerary

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31 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Montreal
1
Montreal
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
2
Quebec City
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Toronto
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Vancouver
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Whistler
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
7
Jasper National Park
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
8
Banff National Park
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  12​h 45​min
9
Gros Morne National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Montreal

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Montreal. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites Parks
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Old Quebec and Terrasse Dufferin. Take a break from Quebec City with a short trip to Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, explore the world behind art at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), and don't miss a visit to Quartier Petit Champlain.

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You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Montreal in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Quebec City: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Peller Estates Winery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Horseshoe Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Quebec City to Niagara Falls in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Quebec City in May, expect nights in Niagara Falls to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Peller Estates Winery
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

3
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Casa Loma and St Michael's Cathedral Basilica. Get outdoors at Grand River Rafting Company and Bluffs Tours. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada, and examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Toronto driving holiday planner.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Toronto, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Grand River Rafting Company
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CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Granville Island and Kitsilano Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Leghorn Ranch (in Pitt Meadows) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Chilliwack). There's much more to do: walk around Stanley Park, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, admire all the interesting features of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Toronto to Vancouver in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Toronto to Vancouver, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Fishing Charters & Tours, Leghorn Ranch
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Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whistler Blackcomb and then take in the dramatic scenery at Alexander Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Whistler trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Whistler takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Whistler, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Zipline
Alexander Falls ©
Alexander Falls

4
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.
Visiting Columbia Icefield Skywalk and Maligne Canyon will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wilcox Pass, take in the dramatic scenery at Tangle Creek Falls, trek along Opal Hills, and identify plant and animal life at Wabasso Lake.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Jasper National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Whistler to Jasper National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Whistler in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Jasper National Park, with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Columbia Icefield Skywalk ©
Columbia Icefield Skywalk
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Moraine Lake and Sunshine Village. There's still lots to do: hike along Big Beehive, identify plant and animal life at Temple Mountain, fly down the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Beehive Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Banff National Park trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Jasper National Park in May, you will find days in Banff National Park are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yoho National Park, Paget Peak
Highlights from your plan
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Yoho National Park ©
Yoho National Park

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nights
Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National Park ©
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Gros Morne National Park and Gros Morne. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lookout Trail, take in the awesome beauty at The Tablelands, trek along Old Man/Lighthouse Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Woody Point Community Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Gros Morne National Park day trip app .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Gros Morne National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Banff National Park to Gros Morne National Park, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. May in Gros Morne National Park sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
Gros Morne ©
Gros Morne
The Tablelands ©
The Tablelands

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