38 days in Canada Itinerary

38 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Edmonton
Fly:  3 h 45 min
1
Regina
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
2
Winnipeg
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h 45 min
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Toronto
— 3 nights
Ferry + Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Ottawa
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
6
Quebec City, Quebec
— 4 nights
Drive:  7 h 45 min
7
Saint Andrews
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Saint John
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Charlottetown
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 30 min
10
Halifax
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 45 min
11
St. John's
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  8 h 30 min
12
Calgary
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h
13
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
14
Vancouver
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Edmonton

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Stone Hall Castle and then walk around Wascana Centre Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Royal Saskatchewan Museum, then steep yourself in history at Tunnels of Moose Jaw, and then walk around Kiwanis Waterfall Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Regina online itinerary planner.

Edmonton to Regina is an approximately 4- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Edmonton to Regina is 1 hour. July in Regina sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Winnipeg.

Things to do in Regina

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Tunnels of Moose Jaw
Highlights from your plan
Wascana Centre Park ©
Wascana Centre Park
Tunnels of Moose Jaw ©
Tunnels of Moose Jaw
Stone Hall Castle ©
Stone Hall Castle

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Leo Mol Sculpture Garden and Fort Whyte Alive. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Manitoba Legislative Building, contemplate the long history of The Forks National Historic Site, examine the collection at Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada, and get to know the resident critters at Assiniboine Park Zoo.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Winnipeg online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Regina to Winnipeg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Regina in July, Winnipeg is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Whyte Alive ©
Fort Whyte Alive
The Forks National Historic Site ©
The Forks National Historic Site
Leo Mol Sculpture Garden ©
Leo Mol Sculpture Garden

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Dinosaur Adventure Golf and Niagara Glen Nature Areas. Step off the beaten path and head to Dufferin Islands Park and Lundy's Lane Battlefield. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, take in the dramatic scenery at Horseshoe Falls, do a tasting at Konzelmann Estate Winery, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bird Kingdom.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Winnipeg to Niagara Falls in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Winnipeg to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. July in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Konzelmann Estate Winery
Highlights from your plan
Dinosaur Adventure Golf ©
Dinosaur Adventure Golf
Dufferin Islands Park ©
Dufferin Islands Park
Niagara Glen Nature Areas ©
Niagara Glen Nature Areas

3
nights
Toronto

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Black Creek Pioneer Village and Metropolitan United Church. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cobourg Beach and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Toronto Harbour, squeeze the most out of the city with Bluffs Tours, admire the masterpieces at The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario, and don't miss a visit to Nathan Phillips Square.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Toronto trip planner.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Cobourg Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cobourg  Beach ©
Cobourg Beach
Black Creek Pioneer Village ©
Black Creek Pioneer Village
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
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.
Visit Brockville Railway Tunnel (Open April through October) and Notre Dame Basilica for their historical value. Take a break from the city and head to Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway and Hog's Back Falls. Take a break from Ottawa with a short trip to Omega Park in Montebello, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Ottawa Locks, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, pause for some photo ops at Dancing Bear, and examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Ottawa trip builder website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Gatineau Park, Omega Park, Brockville Railway Tunnel (Open April through October)
Highlights from your plan
Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway ©
Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway
Hog's Back Falls ©
Hog's Back Falls

4
nights
Quebec City, Quebec

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.
Morrin Centre and Old Port will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre (about 30 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, get to know the fascinating history of Breakneck Steps (L'Escalier Casse-Cou), contemplate the long history of Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, and stop by Upper Town (Haute-Ville).

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Quebec City online visit planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Ottawa to Quebec City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Saint Andrews.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
Highlights from your plan
Morrin Centre ©
Morrin Centre
Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires ©
Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires
La Promenade des Gouverneurs ©
La Promenade des Gouverneurs

1
day
Saint Andrews

Offering everything from fine dining and seaside camping, to whale watching and golfing, Saint Andrews remains a premier vacation destination in New Brunswick's far southwest corner.
On the 27th (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Kingsbrae Garden and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Andrews day trip planner.

You can drive from Quebec City to Saint Andrews in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of train, flight, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Quebec City to Saint Andrews. Traveling from Quebec City in July, expect Saint Andrews to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Saint John.

Things to do in Saint Andrews

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kingsbrae Garden ©
Kingsbrae Garden

1
night
Saint John

Saint John ©
An important port city on New Brunswick's southeastern coast, Saint John has a long tradition of migration, especially from Ireland.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Gondola Point Beach, walk around Rockwood Park, and then stroll around Irving Nature Park.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Saint John day trip planner.

You can drive from Saint Andrews to Saint John in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Saint Andrews in July: highs in Saint John hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Charlottetown.

Things to do in Saint John

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Gondola Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
Irving Nature Park ©
Irving Nature Park
Gondola Point Beach ©
Gondola Point Beach
Rockwood Park ©
Rockwood Park

2
nights
Charlottetown

Charlottetown ©
The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): kick back and relax at Cavendish Beach, steep yourself in history at Green Gables, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Prince Edward Island National Park and then contemplate the long history of St. Dunstan's Basilica.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Charlottetown vacation planning site.

You can drive from Saint John to Charlottetown in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Charlottetown are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Charlottetown

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cavendish, Prince Edward Island National Park
Highlights from your plan
Prince Edward Island National Park ©
Prince Edward Island National Park
Cavendish Beach ©
Cavendish Beach
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Burying Ground and Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Get some historical perspective at St. John's Anglican Church and Ironworks Distillery. Step out of Halifax with an excursion to Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic in Lunenburg--about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: get lost in a book at Halifax Central Library, stroll around Point Pleasant Park, steep yourself in history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Halifax itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Charlottetown to Halifax takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. In July, daily temperatures in Halifax can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Lunenburg
Highlights from your plan
Old Burying Ground ©
Old Burying Ground
St. John's Anglican Church ©
St. John's Anglican Church
Ironworks Distillery ©
Ironworks Distillery

2
nights
St. John's

St. John's ©
One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the world behind art at The Rooms, catch a movie at Johnson Geo Centre, then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, and finally admire the striking features of Jellybean Row Houses. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, get interesting insight from Tours, and then trek along East Coast Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our St. John's trip builder website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Halifax to St. John's in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Halifax to St. John's is 0.5 hours. In August, St. John's is slightly colder than Halifax - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Calgary.

Things to do in St. John's

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Johnson Geo Centre ©
Johnson Geo Centre
East Coast Trail ©
East Coast Trail
Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
On the 5th (Wed), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bow River, then see the interesting displays at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Calgary Pathway System. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Prince's Island Park, examine the collection at Gasoline Alley Museum, then stroll around Fish Creek Provincial Park, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Calgary trip itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from St. John's to Calgary in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from St. John's to Calgary due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bow River ©
Bow River
Calgary Pathway System ©
Calgary Pathway System
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

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.
Visiting Scenic Marine Route and Sooke Potholes Provincial Park will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites and Pioneer Square Old Burying Ground. Change things up with these side-trips from Victoria: The Raptors (in Duncan) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Sooke). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, and kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria online trip builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Calgary to Victoria in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Calgary in August: highs in Victoria hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Sooke, The Raptors, Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites, Victoria Butterfly Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Scenic Marine Route ©
Scenic Marine Route
Fishing Charters & Tours
The Raptors ©
The Raptors

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Britannia Mine Museum and Spanish Banks. We've included these beaches for you: Kitsilano Beach and English Bay Beach. Go for a jaunt from Vancouver to Squamish to see Shannon Falls Provincial Park about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jericho Beach, walk around Queen Elizabeth Park, browse the collection at Vancouver Public Library (Central Library Branch), and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vancouver trip planning site.

Getting from Victoria to Vancouver by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Victoria in August: highs in Vancouver hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Shannon Falls Provincial Park, Britannia Mine Museum
Highlights from your plan
English Bay Beach ©
English Bay Beach
Britannia Mine Museum ©
Britannia Mine Museum
Jericho Beach ©
Jericho Beach

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