36 days in Canada Itinerary

36 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Halifax
Drive:  3 h
1
Moncton
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Charlottetown
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Fredericton
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Quebec City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Montreal
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Ottawa
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
7
Toronto
— 4 nights
Drive:  23 h 15 min
8
Winnipeg
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
9
Regina
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
10
Calgary
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Edmonton
— 3 nights
Drive:  13 h
12
Vancouver
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
Victoria
— 3 nights
drive:  11 h 30 min
14
Halifax
— 1 day
End: Halifax

2
nights
Moncton

Moncton ©
Called "Hub City" because of its history as a major transportation center, Moncton boasts two universities and a pleasant downtown filled with restaurants and shops.
On the 2nd (Mon), explore the activities along Tidal Bore, thentry your luck at Casino New Brunswick, thenget to know the resident critters at Magnetic Hill Zoo, and finally look for gifts at Starving Artist Moncton.

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Halifax to Moncton is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Moncton when traveling from Halifax in March, with lows around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Charlottetown.

Things to do in Moncton

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Magnetic Hill Zoo ©
Magnetic Hill Zoo
Tidal Bore ©
Tidal Bore
Starving Artist Moncton ©
Starving Artist Moncton

2
nights
Charlottetown

The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll around Confederation Landing Park, thentake a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenlook for gifts at Nessya's Gems and Jewels, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Dunstan's Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Beaconsfield Historic House, thenexperience rural life at Island Hill Farm Inc, thenhead outdoors with The Hughes-Jones Centre for People and Animals, and finally stroll around Victoria Park.

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

Traveling by car from Moncton to Charlottetown takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Charlottetown sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fredericton.

Things to do in Charlottetown

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Island Hill Farm Inc
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Island Hill Farm Inc ©
Island Hill Farm Inc

1
night
Fredericton

Fredericton ©
Fredericton is the capital of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): walk around Odell Park, engage your brain at Science East, thensteep yourself in history at Legislative Assembly Building, and finally admire the masterpieces at Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Old Government House, enjoy breathtaking views from The Lighthouse, explore the galleries of Gallery on Queen, thenget your bearings at City Hall, thenget engrossed in the history at Fredericton Region Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Officers' Square.

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Drive from Charlottetown to Fredericton in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder evenings in Fredericton when traveling from Charlottetown in March, with lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Fredericton

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beaverbrook Art Gallery ©
Beaverbrook Art Gallery
Science East ©
Science East
Old Government House ©
Old Government House

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.
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. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec, admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and take a stroll through Quartier Petit Champlain.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Quebec City road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fredericton to Quebec City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fredericton in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Quebec City, with lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

3
nights
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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, examine the collection at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Montreal trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Montreal sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

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.
Ottawa is known for museums, nature, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Canadian Museum of Nature, admire nature's extreme beauty at Gingerbread Man, wander the streets of ByWard Market, and have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ottawa trip planning tool.

Getting from Montreal to Ottawa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Ottawa are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Canadian Museum of Nature
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Rideau Canal National Historic Site ©
Rideau Canal National Historic Site

4
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Get out of town with these interesting Toronto side-trips: Niagara Falls (Butterfly Conservatory, Skylon Tower, &more). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and stroll around Toronto Island Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Toronto trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Ottawa to Toronto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ottawa in March, things will get somewhat warmer in Toronto: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Winnipeg.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

2
nights
Winnipeg

Winnipeg ©
At the confluence of two rivers, Winnipeg started out as a small trading post in an area inhabited by indigenous tribes for thousands of years before the European arrival.
On the 21st (Sat), examine the collection at Canadian Museum for Human Rights, get a new perspective on nature at Manitoba Museum, and then contemplate the long history of The Forks National Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Assiniboine Park Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Assiniboine Park, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Winnipeg tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Toronto to Winnipeg by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in March; daily highs in Winnipeg reach -1°C and lows reach -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Regina.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Manitoba Museum ©
Manitoba Museum
The Forks National Historic Site ©
The Forks National Historic Site
Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Canadian Museum for Human Rights

1
night
Regina

Regina ©
Named after Queen Victoria, cultured Regina serves as a provincial capital and boasts many manicured parks, which make it a pleasant place to visit throughout the year.
On the 23rd (Mon), examine the collection at Royal Saskatchewan Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Stone Hall Castle, and then stop by Dessart Sweets.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Regina day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Winnipeg to Regina takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Regina

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Royal Saskatchewan Museum ©
Royal Saskatchewan Museum
Stone Hall Castle ©
Stone Hall Castle
Dessart Sweets ©
Dessart Sweets

2
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at The Calgary Zoo and then get a taste of the local shopping with Stephen Avenue Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower, stroll around Fort Calgary, sample the tasty concoctions at Cold Garden Beverage Company, thenhave some family-friendly fun at BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League, and finally head off the coast to Prince's Island Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Calgary online journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Regina to Calgary takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Regina in March; daily highs in Calgary reach 3°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Edmonton.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League
Prince's Island Park ©
Prince's Island Park

3
nights
Edmonton

Edmonton ©
Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get curious at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton, thenget up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marine Life, thenmake a splash at World Waterpark, and finally try out the rides at Fort Edmonton Park. Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Alberta Legislature Building, thenget in on the family fun at Galaxyland, and then get your game on at LaunchPad Trampoline Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Edmonton trip planner.

You can drive from Calgary to Edmonton in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March in Edmonton, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Vancouver.

Things to do in Edmonton

Theme Parks Fun & Games Childrens Museums

Side Trip

St. Albert Botanic Park
Highlights from your plan
Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton ©
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton
LaunchPad Trampoline Park ©
LaunchPad Trampoline Park

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Vancouver: Whistler (Whistler Sliding Centre & Off-Road Tours) and Shannon Falls Provincial Park (in Squamish). There's still lots to do: walk around Stanley Park, identify plant and animal life at Bloedel Conservatory, wander the streets of Granville Island, and explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver trip itinerary site.

Getting from Edmonton to Vancouver by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Edmonton to Vancouver. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Edmonton in March: highs in Vancouver hover around 12°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can fly to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Whistler, Shannon Falls Provincial Park, Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

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Victoria

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.
Victoria is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum, stroll around Beacon Hill Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Miniature World, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Victoria trip itinerary app.

Fly from Vancouver to Victoria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Victoria are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Butchart Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle

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day
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, thenbrowse the exhibits of Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Halifax trip builder website.

You can fly from Victoria to Halifax in 12 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Victoria to Halifax due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Victoria in April, plan for much colder days in Halifax, with highs around 0°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens

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