50 days in Canada Itinerary

50 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada planner

Make it your trip
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Vancouver
— 10 nights
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Guelph
— 7 nights
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Kelowna
— 7 nights
Fly to Cranbrook, Drive to Radium Hot Springs
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Radium Hot Springs
— 7 nights
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Jasper National Park
— 10 nights
Bus to Edmonton, Fly to Winnipeg
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— 6 nights
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Vancouver

— 10 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.
Get in touch with nature at Shannon Falls Provincial Park and False Creek. Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Jericho Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vancouver: Stawamus Chief Park (in Squamish), Britannia Mine Museum (in Britannia Beach) and George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary (in Delta). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at 32 Vedder River Rotary Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, contemplate the long history of Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, and stroll around Pacific Spirit Regional Park.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver holiday planner.

Toronto to Vancouver is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Vancouver. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Toronto in June: highs in Vancouver hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Guelph.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Guelph

— 7 nights
Guelph is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hilton Falls Conservation Area and Church of Our Lady Immaculate. Take a break from the city and head to Rockwood Conservation Area and Grand River Rafting Company. Get out of town with these interesting Guelph side-trips: Cambridge to Paris Rail Trail (in Cambridge), Milton (Springridge Farm & Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area) and Pinehurst Lake Conservation Area (in Paris). The adventure continues: relax in the rural setting at Donkey Sanctuary of Canada, walk around Crawford Lake Conservation Area, look for all kinds of wild species at Guelph Lake Conservation Area, and make a trip to University of Guelph Arboretum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Guelph day trip planner.

Getting from Vancouver to Guelph by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Guelph due to the time zone difference. In July in Guelph, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in Guelph

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kelowna

— 7 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Lake Okanagan and Hardy Falls. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Roots & Vines Tour Co. and Osoyoos Desert Centre. Get out of town with these interesting Kelowna side-trips: Hester Creek Estate Winery (in Oliver), Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad (in Osoyoos) and Penticton (The Book Shop, Munson Mountain, &more). There's much more to do: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, learn about winemaking at Frequency Winery, enjoy the sand and surf at Boyce-Gyro Beach Park, and admire the natural beauty at Kasugai Japanese Garden.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kelowna online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Guelph to Kelowna takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Radium Hot Springs.

Things to do in Kelowna

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trips

Radium Hot Springs

— 7 nights
Radium Hot Springs, informally and commonly called Radium, is a village of approximately 800 people situated in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia. Escape the urban bustle at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Kootenay National Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Marble Canyon and Eagle Ranch Resort. Get out of town with these interesting Radium Hot Springs side-trips: Paint Pots (in Kootenay National Park), Canal Flats (Source of the Columbia Trail & Whiteswan Lake Park) and Greywolf Golf Course (in Panorama). There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Lussier Hotsprings, identify plant and animal life at Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre, play a few rounds at Copper Point Golf Club, and test the waters at Radium Hot Springs Pools.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Radium Hot Springs travel planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Kelowna to Radium Hot Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Kelowna to Radium Hot Springs is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Radium Hot Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Golf

Side Trips

Jasper National Park

— 10 nights
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 Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre and Sunwapta Falls. Visiting Parker Ridge Trail and Spirit Island will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jasper National Park: Mount Robson (Mt. Robson & Berg Lake Trail) and Bridal Veil Falls (in Banff National Park). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Annette Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bald Hills, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Whistlers Peak, and hike along Wilcox Pass.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jasper National Park visit planner.

Drive from Radium Hot Springs to Jasper National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In August in Jasper National Park, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Winnipeg.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Winnipeg

— 6 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.
Visiting Fort Whyte Alive and Whiteshell Provincial Park will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site and Basilique-Cathedrale de Saint Boniface are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Steinbach (The Scarecrow Forest & Mennonite Heritage Village), St. Andrews on the Red Anglican Church (in St. Andrews) and Quarry Oaks (in Ste. Anne). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Leo Mol Sculpture Garden, examine the collection at Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada, browse the different shops at The Forks Market, and walk around Kildonan Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Winnipeg trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Jasper National Park to Winnipeg in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jasper National Park to Winnipeg. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Winnipeg when traveling from Jasper National Park in August, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Canada travel guide

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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.