59 days in Ontario Itinerary

59 days in Ontario Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ontario planner

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Fly to Ottawa Macdonald-Cartier International Airport, Drive to Morrisburg
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Morrisburg
— 2 nights
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Picton
— 7 nights
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Windsor
— 6 nights
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Stratford
— 6 nights
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Brantford
— 7 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 7 nights
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Toronto
— 9 nights
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Haliburton
— 6 nights
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Ottawa
— 8 nights
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Morrisburg

— 2 nights
Morrisburg is an unincorporated village that is part of the Township of South Dundas, located in Eastern Ontario, Canada.On November 11, 1813, the Battle of Crysler's Farm, at which a British force repelled an invading American army, took place near what was later to be called Morrisburg. Venture out of the city with trips to Countryside Adventures (in Moose Creek), Windmill Brewery (in Johnstown) and Spencerville Mill & Museum (in Spencerville). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Upper Canada Village, examine the collection at Lost Villages Museum, shop like a local with Dentz Orchards and Berry Farm, and admire the natural beauty at Shakespeare Gardens.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Morrisburg tour itinerary planning tool.

Entebbe, Uganda to Morrisburg is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from East Africa Time (EAT) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Entebbe in January; daily highs in Morrisburg reach -3°C and lows reach -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Picton.

Things to do in Morrisburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Picton

— 7 nights
Picton is an unincorporated community located in Prince Edward County in South Eastern Ontario, Canada, roughly 160 km east of Toronto. Venture out of the city with trips to Fat Frog Yoga (in Consecon), Belleville (Glanmore National Historic Site, Boretski Gallery, &more) and Gananoque Clock Tower (in Gananoque). Next up on the itinerary: sample some tasty brews at Sandbanks Vacations & Tours, get engrossed in the history at Fort Henry National Historic Site, shop like a local with Wellington Farmers' Market, and do a tasting at Sandbanks Estate Winery.

To see where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Picton sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Morrisburg to Picton in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Picton when traveling from Morrisburg in January, with lows around -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Windsor.

Things to do in Picton

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Windsor

— 6 nights
Canada's southernmost city, Windsor continues to play a key role in the country's automotive industry.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Windsor: Eau La La Spa (in Erieau), Wallaceburg & District Museum (in Wallaceburg) and South Buxton Raceway (in Merlin). The adventure continues: stroll around Jackson Park, contemplate the long history of Willistead Manor, stop by Via Italia, and take in the exciting artwork at ARTspace.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Windsor travel route planner.

You can fly from Picton to Windsor in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In January in Windsor, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Stratford.

Things to do in Windsor

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Stratford

— 6 nights
Named after Shakespeare's birthplace in England, Stratford serves as a top destination for theater buffs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stratford: MacLean's Ales Inc. (in Hanover), Clan Gregor Square (in Bayfield) and Circle of the Sun Healing Room (in Kincardine). The adventure continues: walk around Victoria Park, make a trip to Kitchener City Hall, examine the collection at St. Jacobs & Aberfoyle Model Railway, and look for gifts at Symphony In Brass Chinese Works of Art.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Stratford online journey planner.

You can drive from Windsor to Stratford in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January in Stratford, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Brantford.

Things to do in Stratford

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brantford

— 7 nights
Brantford is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada, founded on the Grand River. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brantford: Simcoe (Norfolk County Archives at Eva Brook Donly Museum & New Limburg Brewing Company), Cambridge (Reid Chocolates & Mill Race Park) and Guelph (Guelph Market Square, Church of Our Lady Immaculate, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Glenhyrst Art Gallery and Gardens, examine the collection at Canadian Military Heritage Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at Massage Garage, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Elevation Mountain Bike Camps & Coaching.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Brantford trip planner.

Getting from Stratford to Brantford by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January in Brantford, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Brantford

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Niagara Falls

— 7 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, find something for the whole family at Niagara SkyWheel, get to know the resident critters at Bird Kingdom, and get to know the fascinating history of Niagara River Recreation Trail.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Brantford to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Toronto

— 9 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toronto: Burlington (Burlington Waterfront Trail & Royal Botanical Gardens) and Grain & Grit Beer Co. (in Hamilton). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Loma.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Toronto road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Toronto sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Haliburton.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Haliburton

— 6 nights
The Corporation of the United Townships of Dysart, Dudley, Harcourt, Guilford, Harburn, Bruton, Havelock, Eyre and Clyde is a municipality in Haliburton County in Central Ontario, Canada. Explore Haliburton's surroundings by going to Kawartha Nordic Ski Club (in Woodview), Red Cross Outpost Historic House Museum (in Wilberforce) and Algonquin Provincial Park (Leaf Lake Ski Trail, Old Railway Bike Trail, &more). The adventure continues: let your taste buds guide you at Yours Outdoors, admire the natural beauty at Abbey Gardens, stop by Kay's Place, and go for a walk through Haliburton Skyline Park.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Haliburton day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Toronto to Haliburton takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Toronto in February, with highs in Haliburton at -4°C and lows at -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Haliburton

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Trails

Side Trips

Ottawa

— 8 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Almonte (Almonte Village & Almonte Antique Market). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Parliament Hill and Buildings, sample the tasty concoctions at Small Pony Barrel Works, wander the streets of ByWard Market, and explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ottawa tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Haliburton to Ottawa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Haliburton in February, expect somewhat warmer with lows of -15°C in Ottawa. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

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.