43 days in Ontario Itinerary

43 days in Ontario Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ontario trip planner

Make it your trip
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Toronto
— 7 nights
Fly to Thunder Bay, Drive to Marathon
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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
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sudbury
— 5 nights
Drive
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Temiskaming Shores
— 1 night
Drive
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North Bay
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ottawa
— 6 nights
Fly
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Grand Bend
— 3 nights
Drive
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Collingwood
— 4 nights
Drive
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Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
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Toronto

— 7 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Casa Loma and Hockey Hall of Fame. We've included these beaches for you: Kew-Balmy Beach and Marie Curtis Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toronto: Canada's Wonderland (in Vaughan), Krajewski Gallery and Picture Framing (in Cambridge) and African Lion Safari (in Hamilton). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, see some colorful creatures with Aquarius Scuba Diving Centre, hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market, and kick back and relax at Hanlan's Point Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Toronto trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Toronto. July in Toronto sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

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 17th (Sat): trek along Casque Isles Trail and then enjoy the sand and surf at Terrace Bay Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): kick back and relax at Pebble Beach and then delve into the lush surroundings at Carden Cove.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Toronto to Marathon takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Toronto in July, expect Marathon to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Elliot Lake.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Elliot Lake

— 2 nights
Elliot Lake is a city in Algoma District, Ontario, Canada. On the 19th (Mon), stroll through Spine Beach and then kick back and relax at Spruce Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Chutes Provincial Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Lauzon Beach.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Elliot Lake day trip site.

Traveling by car from Marathon to Elliot Lake takes 7 hours. When traveling from Marathon in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Elliot Lake, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Providence Bay.

Things to do in Elliot Lake

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Providence Bay, Manitoulin Island

— 4 nights
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Perivale Gallery and Edwards Studios and Art Gallery. Escape the urban bustle at Providence Bay Beach and Screamin Reels Fishing Charters. Change things up with these side-trips from Providence Bay: Misery Bay Provincial Nature Reserve (in Evansville) and Bridal Veil Falls (in Kagawong).

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Providence Bay trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Elliot Lake to Providence Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Providence Bay are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sudbury.

Things to do in Providence Bay

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sudbury

— 5 nights
Greater Sudbury, commonly referred to as Sudbury, is a city in Ontario, Canada. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kalmo Park Conservation Area and Bell Park. Get some cultural insight at Science North and Northern Ontario Railroad Museum & Heritage Centre. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sudbury: Espanola Golf Club (in Espanola), Killarney Provincial Park (in Killarney) and Grundy Lake Provincial Park (in Britt). There's more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Onaping Falls and stop by The Candy Store.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sudbury tour itinerary planning site.

Getting from Providence Bay to Sudbury by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July in Sudbury, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Temiskaming Shores.

Things to do in Sudbury

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Temiskaming Shores

— 1 night
Temiskaming Shores is a city in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): stop by Chat Noir Books & Games and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haileybury Beach.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Temiskaming Shores trip tool.

Traveling by car from Sudbury to Temiskaming Shores takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Sudbury in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Temiskaming Shores, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to North Bay.

Things to do in Temiskaming Shores

Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

North Bay

— 3 nights
North Bay is a city in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. Get outdoors at Marathon Beach and Silver Beach Park. Relax by the water at The Cove and Manitou Islands Provincial Park. Change things up with a short trip to Fishing on Lake Temagami in Temagami (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: hike along Kate Pace Way and get in on the family fun at North Bay Heritage Train and Carousel.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our North Bay journey planner.

Drive from Temiskaming Shores to North Bay in 2 hours. Traveling from Temiskaming Shores in July, you will find days in North Bay are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in North Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Ottawa

— 6 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.
Head to ByWard Market and Flo Glassblowingfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Parliament Hill and Buildings and Rideau Canal National Historic Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ottawa: Sharbot Lake Beach (in Sharbot Lake) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Foresters Falls). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, head off the coast to Morris Island Conservation Area, and get curious at Canadian Museum of Nature.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ottawa attractions planning site.

Drive from North Bay to Ottawa in 4 hours. August in Ottawa sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Grand Bend.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Grand Bend

— 3 nights
Grand Bend is a community located on the shores of Lake Huron in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. You'll get in some beach time at Grand Bend Beach and Cove Beach. Get outdoors at Station Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Mike Weir Park (in Brights Grove) and Bannockburn Conservation Area (in Clinton).

To find where to stay and other tourist information, read Grand Bend trip planner.

You can fly from Ottawa to Grand Bend in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. In August in Grand Bend, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Collingwood.

Things to do in Grand Bend

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Collingwood

— 4 nights
Collingwood is a town in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. Get some cultural insight at Local Colour and Southampton Art School and Gallery. Relax by the water at Sunset Point Park and Lion's Head Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Collingwood side-trips: Inglis Falls (in Owen Sound) and Sauble Beach (in Sauble Beach). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Northwinds Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Collingwood Adventure Voyages, and enjoy the sand and surf at Peasemarsh Nature Preserve.

Find out how to plan Collingwood trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Grand Bend to Collingwood in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Collingwood

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Bay Beach and Sunset Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at White Water Walk and Niagara River Recreation Trail. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Niagara Falls Canada, take a peaceful walk through Louth Conservation Area, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and get in on the family fun at Marineland.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Collingwood to Niagara Falls in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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.