55 days in Ontario & Lithuania Itinerary

55 days in Ontario & Lithuania Itinerary

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Fly to Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Drive to Niagara-on-the-Lake
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
— 8 nights
Drive
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Hamilton, Canada
— 5 nights
Drive
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Tobermory, Canada
— 6 nights
Drive
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Leamington, Canada
— 4 nights
Fly
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Ottawa, Canada
— 7 nights
Drive
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Kingston, Canada
— 4 nights
Drive
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Picton, Canada
— 5 nights
Drive to Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Fly to Palanga
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Palanga, Lithuania
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kaunas, Lithuania
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 7 nights

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada

— 8 nights

Loveliest Town in Canada

In a place calling itself the "Loveliest Town in Canada," vacations in Niagara-on-the-Lake remain a good choice for anyone searching for a relaxed and scenic experience in Canada's wine country.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Reif Estate Winery and Niagara River Recreation Trail. Visiting Niagara Glen Nature Areas and Dinosaur Adventure Golf will get you outdoors. Explore Niagara-on-the-Lake's surroundings by going to Kacaba Vineyards Winery (in Vineland), Creekside Estate Winery (in Jordan) and Rainbow Bridge (in Niagara Falls). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at The Hare Wine Co., stroll around Queens Royal Park Gazebo, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Silversmith Brewing Company, and sample the fine beverages at Wayne Gretzky Estates.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara-on-the-Lake travel planning site.

Vilnius, Lithuania to Niagara-on-the-Lake is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Vilnius to Niagara-on-the-Lake. In April, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Hamilton.

Things to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Hamilton, Canada

— 5 nights

Steeltown

As a major hub of Canada's steel industry, Hamilton remains off the radar for most tourists, though it hosts a slew of vibrant autumn fairs and provides an ideal stop on the way to Niagara Falls.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rattlesnake Point Conservation Area and Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory. Get in touch with nature at Burlington Waterfront Trail and African Lion Safari. Get out of town with these interesting Hamilton side-trips: Port Stanley Beach (in Port Stanley), Springbank Park (in London) and Victoria Park (in Kitchener). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Tiffany Falls Conservation Area, take a tour by water with Grand River Rafting Company, walk around Bayfront Park, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hamilton driving holiday app.

You can drive from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Hamilton in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Hamilton are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Tobermory.

Things to do in Hamilton

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Tobermory, Canada

— 6 nights

Fresh Water Scuba Diving Capital of the World

At the tip of Bruce Peninsula, little Tobermory is a big tourist destination for visitors interested in learning or perfecting their scuba diving skills.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bruce Peninsula National Park and Flowerpot Island. Get outdoors at Macgregor Point Provincial Park and Little Cove Adventures. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tobermory: Earthbound Gardens (in Red Bay), Hope Bay Forest Provincial Nature Reserve (in Hope Bay) and Brucedale Conservation Area (in Port Elgin). Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Fathom Five National Marine Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Sauble Beach, don't miss a visit to The Grotto, enjoy the sea views from Big Tub Lighthouse, and look for gifts at Amanda Sew & Sooo.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tobermory tour planner.

Drive from Hamilton to Tobermory in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Leamington.

Things to do in Tobermory

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Leamington, Canada

— 4 nights
Leamington is a municipality in Essex County, Ontario, Canada. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Point Pelee National Park and Stone Road Alvar Nature Reserve. Get in touch with nature at Warwick Conservation Area and Red Devil Scuba Supplies. Change things up with these side-trips from Leamington: Brights Grove (Mike Weir Park & Highland Glen Conservation Area) and The BME Freedom Park (in Chatham).

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Leamington online trip planner.

You can drive from Tobermory to Leamington in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. April in Leamington sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Ottawa.

Things to do in Leamington

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ottawa, Canada

— 7 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hog's Back Falls and Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway. Step out of the city life by going to Arboretum (Experimental Farm) and Cass Bridge Conservation Area. Get out of town with these interesting Ottawa side-trips: Upper Canada Village (in Morrisburg) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Foresters Falls). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Canada Aviation and Space Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, pause for some photo ops at National War Memorial, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ottawa trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Leamington to Ottawa in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kingston.

Things to do in Ottawa

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kingston, Canada

— 4 nights

Limestone City

Called the "Limestone City" because it contains many white-stone buildings, Kingston served as the first capital of Canada.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lemoine Point Conservation Area and Kingston Food Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kingston: Brockville Railway Tunnel (Open April through October) (in Brockville), Bon Echo Provincial Park (in Cloyne) and 1000 Islands Tower (in Lansdowne). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Kingston Waterfront, contemplate the long history of Fort Henry National Historic Site, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Riverhead Brewing Company, and deepen your understanding at Queens University.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Kingston travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ottawa to Kingston in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May in Kingston, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Picton.

Things to do in Kingston

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Picton, Canada

— 5 nights
Picton is an unincorporated community located in Prince Edward County in South Eastern Ontario, Canada, roughly 160 km east of Toronto. Take a break from the city and head to Presqu'ile Provincial Park and Lake Ontario. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ste. Anne's Spa (Day Spa Experience) and Sandbanks Provincial Park. Venture out of the city with trips to National Air Force Museum of Canada (in Trenton), The Canadian Canoe Museum (in Peterborough) and Ah! Arts and Heritage Centre (in Warkworth). The adventure continues: indulge your senses at Sandbanks Vacations & Tours, appreciate the history behind Sir John A Macdonald Sculpture Holding Court, learn about winemaking at Karlo Estates Winery, and kick back and relax at Cobourg Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Picton trip planner.

Getting from Kingston to Picton by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Kingston in May, you will find days in Picton are little chillier (17°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Palanga.

Things to do in Picton

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Palanga, Lithuania

— 4 nights
Palanga is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palanga Beach and Birute's Hill. Change things up with these side-trips from Palanga: Lazdininkai Windmill (in Lazdininkai) and Klaipeda (Nese Pramogu Bankas, Meridianas, &more). There's much more to do: walk around Birute Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, learn more about the world around you at Insectarium, and see the interesting displays at Palanga Amber Museum.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Picton to Palanga. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Picton to Palanga due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kaunas.

Things to do in Palanga

Parks · Museums · Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Kaunas, Lithuania

— 3 nights
Situated between the Neris and Nemunas rivers, Kaunas is known for its old town, which, though smaller than the capital's, is in much better condition.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Town Kaunas and Akropolis. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Ninth Fort, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, learn about all things military at Atomic KGB Bunker, and take an in-depth tour of Rumsiskes Open-Air Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kaunas day trip tool.

You can drive from Palanga to Kaunas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Palanga in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kaunas: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaunas

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vilnius, Lithuania

— 7 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Take a break from the city and head to Hill of Three Crosses and Snow Arena. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Balloon Rides and Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vilnius: Druskininkai (Druskininkai Aquapark, Musical Fountain, &more). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Bernardine Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Theresa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bernardine Church (Bernardinu Baznycia), and take in the exciting artwork at Vilnil. Museum of illusions.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vilnius trip maker website.

Getting from Kaunas to Vilnius by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Vilnius sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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.

Lithuania travel guide

4.4
Specialty Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings
Characterized by the majestic Baltic coastline and adjacent white sands, Lithuania boasts lush green forests, hidden lakes, and coastal wetlands. A nation with a turbulent history, Lithuania houses the remains of a former nuclear site and the remnants of defenses used to strengthen the frontier of the Tsarist empire. At the same time, it pays homage to its national heroes, honored in sculpture parks and museums throughout the country. Today, Lithuania boasts a thriving musical, cultural, and visual arts scene, hosting a range of festivals and concerts year-round.