60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada visit planner

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Hamilton
— 7 nights
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Winnipeg
— 6 nights
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Edmonton
— 6 nights
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Prince George
— 5 nights
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Campbell River
— 6 nights
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Victoria
— 7 nights
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Abbotsford
— 6 nights
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Vernon
— 7 nights
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Calgary
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Hamilton

— 7 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 find plenty of places to visit near Hamilton: Elora Gorge Conservation Area (in Elora), Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory (in Cambridge) and Victoria Park (in Kitchener). Next up on the itinerary: take an exotic tour of African Lion Safari, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Hamilton, trek along Hamilton Brantford Rail Trail, and take in the waterfront at Port Credit.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hamilton day trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major aiports are Lester B. Pearson International Airport and Billy Bishop Toronto City Centre Airport. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Winnipeg.

Things to do in Hamilton

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

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.
Winnipeg is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Forks National Historic Site, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Assiniboine Park Zoo, see the sky in a new way at Manitoba Museum, and delve into the lush surroundings at Bois-des-esprits.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Winnipeg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hamilton to Winnipeg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Hamilton to Winnipeg due to the time zone difference. In July in Winnipeg, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Edmonton.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Edmonton

— 6 nights

Canada's Festival City

Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
Spend the 18th (Mon) exploring nature at Elk Island National Park. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Fort Edmonton Park, get a sense of history and politics at Alberta Legislature Building, make a splash at World Waterpark, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Edmonton Valley Zoo.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Edmonton trip planner.

Getting from Winnipeg to Edmonton by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Winnipeg in July since evenings lows in Edmonton dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Prince George.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Prince George

— 5 nights
Prince George, with a population of 74,003, is the largest city in northern British Columbia, Canada, and is the "Northern Capital" of BC. Situated at the confluence of the Fraser and Nechako Rivers, and the crossroads of Highway 16 and Highway 97, the city is the service and supply hub for one of the fastest-growing regions in Canada and plays an important role in the province's economy and culture.HistoryThe origins of Prince George can be traced to the North West Company fur trading post of Fort George, which was established in 1807 by Simon Fraser and named in honour of King George III. The post was centred in the centuries-old homeland of the Lheidli T'enneh First Nation, whose very name means "people of the confluence of the two rivers."1800sThroughout the 19th century Fort George remained unchanged, while Fort St. Prince George is known for parks, museums, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Purden Lake Provincial Park, examine the collection at The Exploration Place Museum & Science Centre, take a peaceful walk through The Ancient Forest, and take in the awesome beauty at Teapot Mountain.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Prince George trip builder site.

You can fly from Edmonton to Prince George in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Edmonton to Prince George due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Edmonton in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Prince George, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to fly to Campbell River.

Things to do in Prince George

Parks · Nature · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Campbell River

— 6 nights

Salmon Capital of the World

Locals may joke Campbell River represents civilization's end on scenic Vancouver Island, yet the city remains a lively hub of tourism consistently packed with nature enthusiasts from every corner of the globe.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Campbell River: Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park (in Qualicum Beach), Errington (North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre & Englishman River Falls Provincial Park) and Mount Washington Alpine Resort (in Mount Washington). Next up on the itinerary: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, tee off at Storey Creek Golf Course, walk around Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park, and explore the activities along Englishman River.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Campbell River trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Prince George to Campbell River in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Prince George in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Campbell River. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Campbell River

Parks · Outdoors · Fun & Games · Trails

Side Trips

Victoria

— 7 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Victoria side-trips: Goldstream Provincial Park (in Langford) and Tulista Park (in Sidney). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at The Butchart Gardens, walk around Beacon Hill Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Inner Harbour, and get a sense of history and politics at Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria trip planner.

You can drive from Campbell River to Victoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Campbell River, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Victoria, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Abbotsford.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Abbotsford

— 6 nights
Abbotsford is a city located in the Fraser Valley region of British Columbia, adjacent to Greater Vancouver. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Abbotsford: Hope (Art Walk, Othello Tunnels, &more), Honeyview Farm (in Rosedale) and Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park (in Chilliwack). There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, admire the majestic nature at Golden Ears Provincial Park, relax in the rural setting at Willow View Farms, and contemplate the long history of Abbotsford Gur Sikh Temple.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Abbotsford trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Victoria to Abbotsford in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Victoria in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Abbotsford, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly to Vernon.

Things to do in Abbotsford

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Vernon

— 7 nights
Vernon is a city in the Okanagan region of the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Venture out of the city with trips to Summerland (Kettle Valley Steam Railway & Sumac Ridge Estate Winery), Kelowna (Wine Tours & Tastings, The Vibrant Vine, &more) and Peachland Museum (in Peachland). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Quails' Gate Winery, stroll around Skaha Lake Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery, and take some stellar pictures from Kalamalka Lake Lookout.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vernon trip planning website.

Fly from Abbotsford to Vernon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Abbotsford in August: highs in Vernon hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to fly to Calgary.

Things to do in Vernon

Parks · Wineries · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Calgary

— 9 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Get out of town with these interesting Calgary side-trips: Banff (Banff Park Museum, Bow Falls, &more), Banff National Park (Photography Tours & Johnston Canyon) and Royal Tyrrell Museum (in Drumheller). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo, stroll around Fish Creek Provincial Park, have fun at Spruce Meadows, and take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Calgary trip planner.

Getting from Vernon to Calgary by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Vernon in August, with highs in Calgary at 26°C and lows at 11°C.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

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.