43 days in Ontario Itinerary

43 days in Ontario Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ontario planner

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Toronto
— 5 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
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Port Stanley
— 2 nights
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Grand Bend
— 4 nights
Fly
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Ottawa
— 5 nights
Drive
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North Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Temiskaming Shores
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sudbury
— 4 nights
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Marathon
— 2 nights
Drive
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Elliot Lake
— 2 nights
Drive
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Providence Bay, Manitoulin Island
— 3 nights
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Collingwood
— 5 nights
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Toronto

— 5 nights

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
For shopping fun, head to St. Lawrence Market or Brookfield Place. Step out of the city life by going to Cobourg Beach and Toronto Island Park. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marie Curtis Park, enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Toronto itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Toronto. In July in Toronto, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Niagara Falls

— 5 nights
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.
Get outdoors at Journey Behind the Falls and Niagara Falls Canada. Relax by the water at Bay Beach and Sunset Beach. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Horseshoe Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of White Water Walk, take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, and try your luck at Niagara Fallsview Casino.

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You can drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Port Stanley.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Port Stanley

— 2 nights
Port Stanley is a community in the Municipality of Central Elgin, Ontario, Elgin County, located on the north shore of Lake Erie at the mouth of Kettle Creek. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Little Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Port Stanley Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tee off at Wardsville Golf Club and then stroll through East Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Port Stanley trip builder.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Port Stanley in 2.5 hours. In July in Port Stanley, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Bend.

Things to do in Port Stanley

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trips

Grand Bend

— 4 nights
Grand Bend is a community located on the shores of Lake Huron in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. Get in touch with nature at Grand Bend Beach and Station Beach. We've included these beaches for you: Cove Beach and Mike Weir Park. Get out of town with these interesting Grand Bend side-trips: The Book Barn on 86 (in Wingham), Somerhill Golf Course (in Tiverton) and Stones 'N Bones Museum (in Sarnia). There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grand Bend trip builder app.

Drive from Port Stanley to Grand Bend in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Port Stanley in July, you will find days in Grand Bend are little chillier (27°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to fly to Ottawa.

Things to do in Grand Bend

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trips

Ottawa

— 5 nights

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Step out of the city life by going to Rideau Canal National Historic Site and River Rafting & Tubing. Explore Ottawa's surroundings by going to Old Stone Mill National Historic Site (in Delta) and Kingston Food Tours (in Kingston). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of ByWard Market, examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, and brush up on your military savvy at Canadian War Museum.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ottawa day trip planning tool.

Fly from Grand Bend to Ottawa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to North Bay.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites · Adventure

Side Trips

North Bay

— 3 nights
North Bay is a city in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. Take a break from the city and head to Marathon Beach and The Cove. Relax by the water at Silver Beach Park and Manitou Islands Provincial Park. Get out of town with these interesting North Bay side-trips: Huntsville Downs Golf & Country Club (in Huntsville), Stonethrow Pottery (in Commanda) and Highlander Brew Co. (in South River). There's more to do: find something for the whole family at North Bay Heritage Train and Carousel.

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Drive from Ottawa to North Bay in 4 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Ottawa in July: high temperatures in North Bay hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Temiskaming Shores.

Things to do in North Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Temiskaming Shores

— 2 nights
Temiskaming Shores is a city in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): tee off at Haileybury Golf Course and then kick back and relax at Haileybury Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Devil's Rock Hiking Trail and then stop by Chat Noir Books & Games.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Temiskaming Shores trip itinerary app.

You can drive from North Bay to Temiskaming Shores in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Temiskaming Shores can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sudbury.

Things to do in Temiskaming Shores

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping · Trails

Sudbury

— 4 nights
Greater Sudbury, commonly referred to as Sudbury, is a city in Ontario, Canada. Relax by the water at Kalmo Park Conservation Area and Bell Park. Get in touch with nature at Espanola Golf Club and Philip Edward Island. Take a break from Sudbury with a short trip to Manitoulin Soap Factory in Sheguiandah, about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Onaping Falls.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Sudbury vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Temiskaming Shores to Sudbury takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Sudbury

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Marathon

— 2 nights
Marathon is a town in the Canadian province of Ontario, located in Thunder Bay District, on the north shore of Lake Superior north of Pukaskwa National Park, in the heart of the Canadian Shield. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pebble Beach and then take a peaceful walk through Carden Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Terrace Bay Beach.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Marathon itinerary planner.

Getting from Sudbury to Marathon by car takes about 8 hours. When traveling from Sudbury in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Marathon, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Elliot Lake.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Elliot Lake

— 2 nights
Elliot Lake is a city in Algoma District, Ontario, Canada. On the 11th (Wed), kick back and relax at Spine Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Spruce Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: play a few rounds at Huron Pines Golf & Country Club and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lake Lauzon Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Elliot Lake online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Elliot Lake takes 7 hours. Traveling from Marathon in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Elliot Lake, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Providence Bay.

Things to do in Elliot Lake

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Golf

Side Trips

Providence Bay, Manitoulin Island

— 3 nights
For shopping fun, head to Perivale Gallery or My Ol' Blues. Visiting Providence Bay Beach and Misery Bay Provincial Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Providence Bay side-trips: Split Rail Brewing Company (in Gore Bay) and Screamin Reels Fishing Charters (in South Baymouth).

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Providence Bay trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Elliot Lake to Providence Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Providence Bay sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Collingwood.

Things to do in Providence Bay

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Collingwood

— 5 nights
Collingwood is a town in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. Escape the urban bustle at Sunset Point Park and Lion's Head Beach. Visit Sauble Beach and Northwinds Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Collingwood: Inglis Falls (in Owen Sound), Southampton Olive Oil Company (in Southampton) and Brucedale Conservation Area (in Port Elgin). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Peasemarsh Nature Preserve, play a few rounds at Batteaux Creek Golf Club, do a tasting at The Roost Wine Co., and discover the deep blue sea with Collingwood Adventure Voyages.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Collingwood trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Providence Bay to Collingwood takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Collingwood

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Ontario travel guide

4.3
Waterfalls · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
Popular with tourists throughout the year, Ontario holidays allow you to explore unspoiled natural landscapes and big cities packed with amenities and modern attractions. Containing the national capital and the country's largest city, this east-central province provides a home for nearly 40 percent of Canada's population. Home to a staggering number of lakes (250,000), this playground for nature lovers boasts approximately a third of the world's fresh water. You can spend your entire Ontario vacation driving, walking, skiing, or cycling across the region's sprawling wilderness, but for a well-rounded experience, make sure you spend some time in Toronto, cosmopolitan provincial capital known for its multicultural neighborhoods and outstanding food scene.