35 days in Canada Itinerary

35 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St. John's
— 2 nights
2
Halifax
— 3 nights
3
Quebec City
— 3 nights
4
Ottawa
— 3 nights
5
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
6
Jasper National Park
— 4 nights
7
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
8
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
9
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
10
Vancouver
— 3 nights
11
Ucluelet, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights

2
nights
St. John's

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour, and then steep yourself in history at Red Bay National Historic Site.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the St. John's online trip builder.

London, UK to St. John's is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Newfoundland Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in St. John's can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in St. John's

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour, Red Bay National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Rooms ©
The Rooms

3
nights
Halifax

Halifax ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada and Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic and Ironworks Distillery. Get out of town with these interesting Halifax side-trips: St. John's Anglican Church (in Lunenburg) and Grand Pre National Historic Site (in Grand Pre). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, grab your bike and head to Dartmouth Harbourwalk Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church, and ponder the world of politics at Province House.

To see maps and other tourist information, you can read our Halifax trip builder site.

Fly from St. John's to Halifax in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from St. John's to Halifax is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from St. John's in July, Halifax is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites Museums Trails

Side Trips

Lunenburg, Dartmouth Harbourwalk Trail, Grand Pre National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 ©
St. John's Anglican Church ©
St. John's Anglican Church

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Place Royale and Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Morrin Centre and Lower Town (Basse-Ville). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, examine the collection at Musee de la civilisation, and get engrossed in the history at La Citadelle de Quebec.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Quebec City tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from Halifax to Quebec City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Halifax to Quebec City is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Halifax in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Quebec City: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Canada Aviation and Space Museum and Notre Dame Basilica. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Canada and Canadian Museum of Nature. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, examine the collection at Canadian Museum of History, and make a trip to Canadian War Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ottawa attractions planning site.

Getting from Quebec City to Ottawa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Canadian Museum of History
Highlights from your plan
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Canada Aviation and Space Museum ©
Canada Aviation and Space Museum

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Burgess Shale. Get outdoors at Moraine Lake and Emerald Lake. Take a break from Banff National Park with a short trip to River Rafting & Tubing in Canmore, about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: hike along Tunnel Mountain Trail, get outside with Via Ferrata, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Agnes, and view the masterpieces at Samson Native Gallery.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Ottawa to Banff National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Ottawa in August: high temperatures in Banff National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yoho National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Tunnel Mountain Trail ©
Tunnel Mountain Trail
Emerald Lake ©
Emerald Lake
Lake Agnes ©
Lake Agnes

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 Maligne Canyon and Bald Hills. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyramid and Patricia Lakes and Wilcox Pass. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cavell Meadows Trail, take in breathtaking views at Sunwapta Falls, trek along Pocahontas Coal Mine Trail, and look for gifts at Candy Bears' Lair.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Jasper National Park itinerary planning website.

You can take a bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Banff National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls
Spirit Island ©
Spirit Island
Pyramid and Patricia Lakes ©
Pyramid and Patricia Lakes

3
nights
Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Christ Church Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Victoria Pier and Inner Harbour. The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Ross Bay Cemetery, don't miss a visit to Wharf Street, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Andrew's Cathedral, and explore the world behind art at Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Victoria vacation maker website.

Traveling by flight from Jasper National Park to Victoria takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in August: highs in Victoria hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Tofino.

Things to do in Victoria

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Pier ©
Victoria Pier
Kayaking & Canoeing
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral

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.
Get outdoors at Pacific Rim National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Chesterman Beach and Long Beach. And it doesn't end there: view the masterpieces at Roy Henry Vickers Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Big Tree Trail, trek along Walk the Wild Side Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Clayoquot Sound.

Make your Tofino itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Victoria to Tofino in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach

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.
Visit Queenston Heights Park and Laura Secord Homestead for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ripley's Believe It or Not! and The Ice House Winery. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, play a few rounds at Dinosaur Adventure Golf, take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls Canada, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls day trip app.

You can fly from Tofino to Niagara Falls in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Tofino in August, things will get a bit warmer in Niagara Falls: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara-on-the-Lake
Highlights from your plan
Queenston Heights Park ©
Queenston Heights Park
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): browse the exhibits of Bill Reid Gallery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church Cathedral, thenexplore and take pictures at Bloedel Conservatory, thenappreciate the history behind A-maze-ing Laughter, and finally kick back and relax at English Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Gastown, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Kitsilano Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at False Creek.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vancouver attractions app.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Vancouver by flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Niagara Falls in August, you will find days in Vancouver are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ucluelet.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Jericho Beach ©
Jericho Beach
Bill Reid Gallery ©
Bill Reid Gallery
Bloedel Conservatory ©
Bloedel Conservatory

2
nights
Ucluelet, Vancouver Island

A haven for surfers on Canada's west coast, the small town of Ucluelet offers rugged, rocky scenery to complement the powerful waves that crash against its shores.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): head outdoors with GPO Charters. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Wickaninnish Beach, stroll through Florencia Bay, and then trek along Wild Pacific Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Ucluelet holiday planning site.

You can fly from Vancouver to Ucluelet in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, Ucluelet is a bit cooler than Vancouver - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ucluelet

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wickaninnish Beach, GPO Charters
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Amphitrite Point Lighthouse ©
Amphitrite Point Lighthouse
Wild Pacific Trail ©
Wild Pacific Trail

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