52 days in Canada Itinerary

52 days in Canada Itinerary

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Vancouver
— 5 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
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Calgary
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yoho National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Banff National Park
— 7 nights
Fly
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Ottawa
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montreal
— 3 nights
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Quebec City
— 4 nights
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Halifax
— 2 nights
Fly
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Gros Morne National Park
— 5 nights
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Toronto
— 4 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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Vancouver

— 5 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, explore the world behind art at Museum of Anthropology, observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium, and take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip site.

Islamabad, Pakistan to Vancouver is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Traveling from Islamabad in June, things will get cooler in Vancouver: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Victoria, Vancouver Island

— 3 nights

Garden City

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.
Victoria is known for museums, wildlife, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Butchart Gardens, walk around Beacon Hill Park, admire the natural beauty at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, and get to know the resident critters at Victoria Bug Zoo.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Victoria day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Victoria takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Vancouver in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Victoria, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can fly to Calgary.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Calgary

— 2 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): examine the collection at Glenbow Museum, then stroll around Fort Calgary, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo and then head off the coast to Prince's Island Park.

To find photos and tourist information, read Calgary road trip planner.

Fly from Victoria to Calgary in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria to Calgary is 1 hour. Traveling from Victoria in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Calgary, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yoho National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites

Yoho National Park

— 3 nights
Named after the Cree word used to express awe, Yoho National Park encompasses awe-inspiring natural wonders, including tall waterfalls, soaking peaks, and vertical rock walls attracting adrenaline junkies from around the globe.
Yoho National Park is known for nature, trails, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Wapta Falls, admire the sheer force of Takakkaw Falls, stroll through Iceline Trail, and explore the activities along Kicking Horse River.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yoho National Park trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Calgary to Yoho National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Calgary in June: high temperatures in Yoho National Park hover around 20°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Yoho National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Jasper National Park

— 6 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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Medicine Lake, admire all the interesting features of Highway 93A, and take in the awesome beauty at Whistlers Peak.

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Traveling by car from Yoho National Park to Jasper National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yoho National Park in June, you will find days in Jasper National Park are somewhat warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Banff National Park

— 7 nights
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.
When in Banff National Park, make a side trip to see Stanley Glacier in Kootenay National Park, approximately Kootenay National Park away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, get outside with Via Ferrata, trek along Lake Agnes, and stroll through Plain of Six Glaciers.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Banff National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Jasper National Park in June, you will find days in Banff National Park are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Ottawa.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Ottawa

— 3 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.
Ottawa is known for museums, nature, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum, explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site, and examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada.

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Traveling by flight from Banff National Park to Ottawa takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Banff National Park to Ottawa due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in June: high temperatures in Ottawa hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Montreal

— 3 nights

Quebec's Metropolis

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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica, admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, appreciate the history behind Place d'Armes, and walk around Mount Royal Park.

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

Traveling by car from Ottawa to Montreal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Quebec City

— 4 nights
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.
Take a break from Quebec City with a short trip to Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, stroll around The Battlefields Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ).

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Quebec City tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in July: highs in Quebec City hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to fly to Halifax.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Halifax

— 2 nights
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Province House, take some stellar pictures from Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, then take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church. On your second day here, observe the fascinating underwater world at Back to the Sea Touch Tank Hut, brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, then get engrossed in the history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Properties.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Halifax trip planner.

Fly from Quebec City to Halifax in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Quebec City in July; daily highs in Halifax reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Gros Morne National Park

— 5 nights

Galapagos of Geology

A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
Spend the 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at The Tablelands, admire the sheer force of Bakers Brook Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lookout Hills Trail, and view the masterpieces at Molly Made Fibre Art Studio Inc..

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Gros Morne National Park day trip website.

You can fly from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park is 0.5 hours. Traveling from Halifax in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Gros Morne National Park, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Toronto.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Toronto

— 4 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.
Toronto is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, admire the natural beauty at Toronto Music Garden, and hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market.

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You can fly from Gros Morne National Park to Toronto in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1.5 hours traveling from Gros Morne National Park to Toronto. In July, Toronto is somewhat warmer than Gros Morne National Park - with highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Niagara Falls

— 3 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.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, theme parks, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Niagara Falls Canada, get to know the fascinating history of White Water Walk, try your luck at Niagara Fallsview Casino, and explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls.

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You can drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Casinos · 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.