41 days in Canada Itinerary

41 days in Canada Itinerary

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Vancouver
— 3 nights
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Kelowna
— 11 nights
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Vancouver
— 2 nights
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Kelowna
— 5 nights
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Whistler
— 2 nights
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Kelowna
— 4 nights
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Calgary
— 1 night
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Banff National Park
— 1 day
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Winnipeg
— 3 nights
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Kelowna
— 5 nights
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Vancouver
— 2 nights
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Vancouver

— 3 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at Vancouver Aquarium, take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall, and stop by Gastown.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver road trip app.

Bangkok, Thailand to Vancouver is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Bangkok to Vancouver. Traveling from Bangkok in December, expect Vancouver to be cooler, temps between 7°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Kelowna.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Neighborhoods

Kelowna

— 11 nights

Orchard City

At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
Change things up with these side-trips from Kelowna: Big White Ski Resort (in Big White), Dirty Laundry Vineyard (in Summerland) and Penticton (Apex Mountain Resort, Tumbleweed Gallery, &more). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery, experience rural life at Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery, admire the verdant scenery at Okanagan Valley, and see the interesting displays at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Kelowna tour itinerary maker.

You can fly from Vancouver to Kelowna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Kelowna

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wineries

Side Trips

Vancouver

— 2 nights

Hollywood North

Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stroll around Stanley Park and then hunt for treasures at Granville Island Public Market. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Bloedel Conservatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Spanish Banks, and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vancouver driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Kelowna to Vancouver takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Kelowna.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Tours · Beaches · Outdoors

Kelowna

— 5 nights

Orchard City

Change things up with these side-trips from Kelowna: Big White Ski Resort (in Big White) and SilverStar Mountain Resort (in Silver Star). Explore Kelowna further: explore the activities along Lake Okanagan, walk around Knox Mountain Park, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and do a tasting at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Kelowna vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Kelowna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Kelowna

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wineries

Side Trips

Whistler

— 2 nights
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.
On the 27th (Mon), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then let little ones run wild at Whistler Olympic Plaza. Keep things going the next day: glide through natural beauty at Whistler Blackcomb, then look for gifts at Spicy Sports, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Whistler itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Kelowna to Whistler takes 5.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Kelowna

— 4 nights

Orchard City

Change things up with a short trip to Big White Ski Resort in Big White (about 1h 5 min away). Enjoy Kelowna some more: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Okanagan, laugh and play at H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre, stop by Meadow Vista Honey Wines, and do a tasting at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kelowna trip itinerary app.

Getting from Whistler to Kelowna by car takes about 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Calgary.

Things to do in Kelowna

Parks · Wineries · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Calgary

— 1 night

Stampede City

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 2nd (Sun): get to know the resident critters at The Calgary Zoo and then sample the tasty concoctions at Cold Garden Beverage Company.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Calgary attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Kelowna to Calgary takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kelowna to Calgary is 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -13°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Banff National Park

— 1 day
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at Cedar & Sage Co. Banff's Holistic Lounge and then get a dose of the wild on Kingmik Dog Sled Tours.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Calgary to Banff National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Calgary in January, with highs in Banff National Park at -7°C and lows at -16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Winnipeg.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Spas

Winnipeg

— 3 nights

Gateway to the West

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.
Winnipeg is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Forks National Historic Site, stroll around Fort Whyte Alive, look for gifts at Decadence Chocolates, and see the interesting displays at Canadian Museum for Human Rights.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Winnipeg trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Banff National Park to Winnipeg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. In January, Winnipeg is slightly colder than Banff National Park - with highs of -12°C and lows of -21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Kelowna.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Kelowna

— 5 nights

Orchard City

You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kelowna: Big White Ski Resort (in Big White), Gray Monk Estate Winery (in Lake Country) and SilverStar Mountain Resort (in Silver Star). See even more of Kelowna: explore the activities along Lake Okanagan, stay fit while traveling at H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre, stop by So Sweet, and don't miss a visit to The Book Shop.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kelowna trip planner.

You can fly from Winnipeg to Kelowna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Winnipeg to Kelowna, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Kelowna

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wineries

Side Trips

Vancouver

— 2 nights

Hollywood North

Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the activities along English Bay, then stroll around Stanley Park, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Vancouver Lookout.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Kelowna to Vancouver takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.