32 days in Canada Itinerary

32 days in Canada Itinerary

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32 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Vancouver
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Whistler
— 1 night
+4
bus + foot + subway + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
3
Jasper National Park
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
4
Banff National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Calgary
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  8​h 30​min
6
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Toronto
— 3 nights
ferry + Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Ottawa
— 1 night
train:  2​h 15​min
9
Montreal
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Quebec City
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Brisbane

6
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.
Get outdoors at Granville Island and VanDusen Botanical Garden. Head to Museum of Anthropology and Granville Island Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Change things up with a short trip to George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary in Delta (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: stroll around Stanley Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium, admire the striking features of Canada Place, and take a stroll through Gastown.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vancouver online vacation maker .

Brisbane, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Brisbane in February, with highs in Vancouver at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

North Vancouver, George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Grouse Mountain ©
Grouse Mountain

1
night
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 8th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont and then ski along the peaceful trails at Whistler Blackcomb.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Whistler travel planning tool .

Drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in February; daily highs in Whistler reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Whistler

Winter Sports Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont ©

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Marmot Basin Ski Area and Whistlers Peak. Head to Friends of Jasper National Park and Our Native Landfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: tee off at Jasper Park Golf Course, view the masterpieces at Jasper Artists Guild Brush Fire Gallery, browse the exhibits of Mountain Galleries, and explore the stunning scenery at Sunwapta Falls.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Jasper National Park online trip planner .

Getting from Whistler to Jasper National Park by car takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Whistler to Jasper National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Whistler in February: high temperatures in Jasper National Park hover around 0°C and lows are around -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Marmot Basin Ski Area ©
Marmot Basin Ski Area
Columbia Icefield Skywalk ©
Columbia Icefield Skywalk
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

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.
Step out of the city life by going to The Lake Louise Ski Resort and Temple Mountain. Do your shopping at Wilsons Mountain Sports and Samson Native Gallery. Take a break from Banff National Park with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Canmore, about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunshine Village, explore the galleries of Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs, take in breathtaking views at Johnston Canyon, and view the masterpieces at All In The Wild Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Banff National Park road trip site .

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 February: highs in Banff National Park hover around -5°C, while lows dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Burgess Shale
Highlights from your plan
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort

2
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): walk around Prince's Island Park and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Calgary Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Heritage Park Historical Village, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cold Garden Beverage Company, and then take a stroll through Stephen Avenue Walk.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Calgary travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -2°C in February, and nighttime lows around -15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Prince's Island Park ©
Prince's Island Park
Stephen Avenue Walk ©
Stephen Avenue Walk
Cold Garden Beverage Company ©
Cold Garden Beverage Company

1
night
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 21st (Sun): try your luck at Niagara Fallsview Casino, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, and then take in the exciting artwork at Irene Mackenzie at On the Lake Watercolours. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, then admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, and finally stop by Picard Peanuts Ltd. Font Hill.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Calgary to Niagara Falls in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Calgary in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of -9°C in Niagara Falls. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Irene MacKenzie at On the Lake Watercolours, Picard Peanuts Ltd. Font Hill
Highlights from your plan
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Toronto Island Park and Bluffs Tours. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through The Distillery District, make a trip to CN Tower, browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market, and examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Toronto online vacation planner .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Toronto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in February, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
St. Lawrence Market
St. Lawrence Market
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Kensington Market ©
Kensington Market

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): trek along Gatineau Park, then trek along Rideau Canal, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Waller St. Brewing, and finally wander the streets of ByWard Market.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ottawa holiday planner .

Getting from Toronto to Ottawa by combination of ferry and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Toronto in February, things will get little chillier in Ottawa: highs are around -5°C and lows about -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a train to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Gatineau Park
Highlights from your plan
Rideau Canal ©
Rideau Canal
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market
Gatineau Park ©
Gatineau Park

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, then stop by Qui Lait Cru!?! Fromagerie, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Jean-Talon Market.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Montreal fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Ottawa to Montreal by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around -4°C in February, and nighttime lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Jean-Talon Market ©
Jean-Talon Market
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

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.
Visiting Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and Reserve naturelle du Marais-Leon-Provancher will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, stop by Quartier Petit Champlain, identify plant and animal life at Parc de la Falaise, and browse the collection at Morrin Centre.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Quebec City day trip planning website .

You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Parc de la Falaise, Reserve naturelle du Marais-Leon-Provancher
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Quartier Petit Champlain ©
Quartier Petit Champlain

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