60 days in Canada & Los Angeles Itinerary

60 days in Canada & Los Angeles Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  19 h 15 min
1
Vancouver, Canada
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Whistler, Canada
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Tofino, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Clearwater, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Jasper National Park, Canada
— 6 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
6
Banff National Park, Canada
— 7 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  9 h 15 min
7
Ottawa, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Montreal, Canada
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Quebec City, Canada
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h 15 min
10
Shelburne, Canada
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
11
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
12
Toronto, Canada
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h
13
Los Angeles, United States
— 7 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Melbourne, Australia

5
nights
Vancouver, Canada

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.
Shop till you drop at Granville Island and Granville Island Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Kitsilano Beach and Spanish Banks. Venture out of the city with trips to Fishing Charters & Tours (in Chilliwack) and Leghorn Ranch (in Pitt Meadows). The adventure continues: walk around Stanley Park, visit Gastown, take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall, and identify plant and animal life at Bloedel Conservatory.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Vancouver journey planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Vancouver, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in February, expect nights in Vancouver to be a bit cooler, around 3°C, while days are much colder, around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Fishing Charters & Tours, Leghorn Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
Whistler, Canada

Whistler ©
Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
Get in touch with nature at Whistler Blackcomb and Alexander Falls. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Whistler Olympic Park, cast your line with a fishing tour, and enjoy some diversion at Whistler Sliding Centre.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Whistler vacation builder site.

Getting from Vancouver to Whistler by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Vancouver in February, with highs in Whistler at 3°C and lows at -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Zipline
Whistler Olympic Park ©
Whistler Olympic Park

3
nights
Tofino, Canada

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Escape the urban bustle at Pacific Rim National Park and Schooner Cove. Visit Cox Bay Beach and Long Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Tofino with a short trip to Florencia Bay in Ucluelet, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Chesterman Beach, get interesting insight from Tours, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To plan Tofino vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Whistler to Tofino in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Whistler in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Tofino: highs are around 9°C and lows about -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Clearwater.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Florencia Bay
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach

1
night
Clearwater, Canada

Although forestry remains the area's major employer, Clearwater tourism thrives thanks to the region's good opportunities for outdoor activities on six big lakes and four rivers.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Clearwater journey maker site.

Traveling by flight from Tofino to Clearwater takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tofino in February, with highs in Clearwater at 0°C and lows at -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Clearwater

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing

6
nights
Jasper National Park, Canada

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.
Head to Mountain Galleries and Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archivesfor some retail therapy. Escape the urban bustle at Marmot Basin Ski Area and Old Fort Point. There's much more to do: get outside with Lac Beauvert, explore the activities along Honeymoon Lake, take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon, and hike along Opal Hills.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Jasper National Park day trip app.

You can drive from Clearwater to Jasper National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Clearwater to Jasper National Park. Expect little chillier evenings in Jasper National Park when traveling from Clearwater in February, with lows around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Marmot Basin Ski Area ©
Marmot Basin Ski Area
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

7
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

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.
Get some historical perspective at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Burgess Shale. Escape the urban bustle at Sunshine Village and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Go for a jaunt from Banff National Park to Yoho National Park to see Paget Peak about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort, trek along Johnston Canyon, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Temple Mountain, and see the interesting displays at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.

To find maps and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Jasper National Park in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Banff National Park, with highs around -5°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -15°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Yoho National Park, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village

3
nights
Ottawa, Canada

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.
Get in touch with nature at Rideau Canal National Historic Site and Gatineau Park. Popular historic sites such as Parliament Hill and Buildings and Notre Dame Basilica are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: take a stroll through ByWard Market, get curious at Canadian Museum of Nature, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Ottawa online sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Ottawa in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Banff National Park to Ottawa is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in March, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gatineau Park
Highlights from your plan
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Canadian Museum of Nature
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

5
nights
Montreal, Canada

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.
Popular historic sites such as Notre-Dame Basilica and Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal are in your itinerary. Head to Jean-Talon Market and Dubarry Fursfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Montreal with an excursion to Fishing Charters & Tours in Magog--about 1h 35 min away. There's still lots to do: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, get your game on at Maniax, and pause for some photo ops at Place d'Armes.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Montreal online trip maker.

You can drive from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In March in Montreal, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Tours Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

5
nights
Quebec City, Canada

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Old Quebec and The Battlefields Park. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain, get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin, steep yourself in history at Morrin Centre, and explore the galleries of Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ).

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Quebec City online tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Quebec City are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Shelburne.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

4
nights
Shelburne, Canada

Shelburne ©
Shelburne is a town located in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada.HistoryEarly European settlers had small subsistence farms, but most of the inhabitants' income from that time to the present have been derived from the sea. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Mavillette Beach Provincial Park and Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park. Get in touch with nature at Crescent Beach and Beach Meadows Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Shelburne: Rissers Beach Provincial Park (in Petite Riviere), Summerville Beach Provincial Park (in Summerville) and Argyle Township Court House & Gaol (in Tusket). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Pond Cove Beach and Nature Preserve and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hirtle's Beach.

Start your trip to Shelburne by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Quebec City to Shelburne with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Quebec City to Shelburne is 1 hour. Traveling from Quebec City in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Shelburne, with lows around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Shelburne

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Beach Meadows Beach Park, Hirtle's Beach, Pond Cove Beach and Nature Preserve, Rissers Beach Provincial Park, Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park
Highlights from your plan
Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park ©
Port Maitland Beach Provincial Park
Mavillette Beach Provincial Park ©
Mavillette Beach Provincial Park
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach

3
nights
Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Niagara Falls Canada and Journey Behind the Falls. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at The Hare Wine Co., enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, admire all the interesting features of Niagara River Recreation Trail, and identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Shelburne to Niagara Falls. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Shelburne in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Niagara Falls, with lows of -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Tours Wineries

Side Trip

Niagara-on-the-Lake
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

5
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Get some historical perspective at The Distillery District and St Michael's Cathedral Basilica. Step out of the city life by going to Cobourg Beach and AGT Golf Driving Range. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St James Anglican Cathedral, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Toronto planner.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cobourg Beach, AGT Golf Driving Range
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

7
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Relax by the water at Santa Monica Bay and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Visiting Santa Monica State Beach and Salt Creek Beach will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point), Victoria Beach (in Laguna Beach) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and stroll through Malibu Lagoon State Beach.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Fly from Toronto to Los Angeles in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Toronto in March, with highs in Los Angeles at 27°C and lows at 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dana Point, Malibu, Victoria Beach, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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