44 days in British Columbia, Canada & Quebec Itinerary

44 days in British Columbia, Canada & Quebec Itinerary

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1
Vancouver
— 5 nights
2
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
3
Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
4
Banff National Park
— 8 nights
5
Toronto
— 5 nights
6
Ottawa
— 4 nights
7
Montreal
— 3 nights
8
Quebec City
— 8 nights

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Britannia Mine Museum and Fort Langley National Historic Site. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site and Gastown. Explore Vancouver's surroundings by going to Chilliwack (Fishing Charters & Tours & Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve), George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary (in Delta) and Surrey (Crescent Beach & Mud Bay Park). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jericho Beach, pause for some photo ops at A-maze-ing Laughter, kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Bloedel Conservatory.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver online trip itinerary planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Vancouver is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Ahmedabad to Vancouver, you'll gain 13.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Ahmedabad in May; daily highs in Vancouver reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Chilliwack, Surrey, Fort Langley National Historic Site, Britannia Mine Museum, Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Britannia Mine Museum ©
Britannia Mine Museum
Fishing Charters & Tours
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Botanical Beach Provincial Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites and St. Andrew's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Explore Victoria's surroundings by going to Cowichan-Chemainus Historic Scenic Route (in Duncan), Witty's Lagoon Regional Park (in Metchosin) and Avatar Grove (in Port Renfrew). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Russell Books, explore the activities along Clover Point Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Steve Fonyo Beach, and see the interesting displays at The Maritime Museum of British Columbia.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Victoria holiday maker tool.

You can fly from Vancouver to Victoria in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. While traveling from Vancouver, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Victoria, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Port Renfrew, Fishing Charters & Tours, Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites, Cowichan-Chemainus Historic Scenic Route, Witty's Lagoon Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Botanical Beach Provincial Park ©
Botanical Beach Provincial Park

3
nights
Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pyramid and Patricia Lakes and Horseshoe Lake. Take a break from the city and head to Columbia Ice Field and Opal Hills. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon, trek along Skyline Trail, make a trip to Angel Glacier, and explore and take pictures at Highway 93A.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park road trip planning website.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Victoria to Jasper National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Victoria in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Jasper National Park, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Pyramid and Patricia Lakes ©
Pyramid and Patricia Lakes
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field

8
nights
Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
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.
Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum and Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies will appeal to museum buffs. Shop till you drop at Elevation Gallery and The Spirit of Christmas. Change things up with these side-trips from Banff National Park: Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch (in Golden), Kootenay National Park (in Radium Hot Springs) and Wapta Falls (in Yoho National Park). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bow Lake, trek along Lake Agnes, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Beehive.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 4.5 hours. While traveling from Jasper National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Banff National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Canmore, Yoho National Park, Panorama Mountain, Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch, Kootenay National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bow Lake ©
Bow Lake
Parker Ridge Trail ©
Parker Ridge Trail
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge

5
nights
Toronto

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Visiting Niagara River Recreation Trail and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as The Hare Wine Co. and St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Toronto: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (in Mount Hope), HMCS Haida National Historic Site (in Hamilton) and Caroline Cellars Winery (in Virgil). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, make a trip to Nathan Phillips Square, take a stroll through Toronto Harbour, and stop by The Beach Village.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Toronto trip planner.

Fly from Banff National Park to Toronto in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in May, things will get a bit warmer in Toronto: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Hamilton, St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3
Highlights from your plan
Niagara River Recreation Trail ©
Niagara River Recreation Trail
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum ©
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
The Hare Wine Co. ©
The Hare Wine Co.

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.
Popular historic sites such as Laurier House National Historic Site and Beechwood Cemetery are in your itinerary. Visiting Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway and Arboretum (Experimental Farm) will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, get engrossed in the history at Bank of Canada Museum, take a stroll through ByWard Market, and get a new perspective on nature at Ottawa Insectarium.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ottawa trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway ©
Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lieu Historique National du Canal-de-Lachine and Zipline. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Basilica and ImpresArts. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, examine the collection at Museum of Jewish Montreal, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and take in the exciting artwork at L'Affichiste Vintage Poster Gallery.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Montreal trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Montreal, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
St. Patrick's Basilica ©
St. Patrick's Basilica

8
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre and Spas. Get outdoors at Reserve Nationale de Faune du Cap‑Tourmente and Le Massif de Charlevoix. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Quebec City: Albert Gilles Copper Art & Museum (in Chateau Richer), Chute Jean-Larose (in Beaupre) and Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur (in La Malbaie). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale, wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, and stop by Terrasse Dufferin.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Quebec City trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Quebec City, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Reserve Nationale de Faune du Cap‑Tourmente, Albert Gilles Copper Art & Museum, Chute Jean-Larose, Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur, Le Massif de Charlevoix
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre ©
Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre

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