60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

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Gros Morne National Park
— 6 nights
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St. John's
— 5 nights
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Trinity
— 3 nights
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Twillingate
— 3 nights
Fly
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Baddeck, Cape Breton Island
— 5 nights
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Ingonish, Cape Breton Island
— 3 nights
Ferry to Englishtown, NS, Fly to Halifax
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Halifax
— 6 nights
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Charlottetown
— 7 nights
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Saint John
— 4 nights
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Fredericton
— 5 nights
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Montreal
— 6 nights
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Gros Morne National Park

— 6 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 2nd (Wed) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Tablelands, explore the striking landscape at Green Point, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Bonne Bay Marine Station, and admire the sheer force of Bakers Brook Falls.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Gros Morne National Park travel planner.

Toronto to Gros Morne National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Toronto to Gros Morne National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in June, things will get a bit cooler in Gros Morne National Park: highs are around 20°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to St. John's.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

St. John's

— 5 nights

City of Legends

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hawthorne Cottage National Historic Site (in Brigus), Lighthouse Picnics (in Ferryland) and Salmonier Nature Park (in Holyrood). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Signal Hill, make a trip to Quidi Vidi, take in panoramic vistas at The Rooms, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read St. John's route planner.

Getting from Gros Morne National Park to St. John's by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In June in St. John's, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Trinity.

Things to do in St. John's

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Trinity

— 3 nights
Change things up with a short trip to Centre Hill Wilderness Trail in Sunnyside (about 1h 30 min away).

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Trinity trip planner.

Drive from St. John's to Trinity in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. While traveling from St. John's, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Trinity, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Twillingate.

Things to do in Trinity

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Twillingate

— 3 nights
Twillingate is a town of 2,269 people located on the Twillingate Islands ("Toulinquet") in Notre Dame Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Beothuk Interpretation Centre Provincial Historic Site (in Boyd's Cove) and Gander Heritage Memorial Park (in Gander). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Long Point Lighthouse, get engrossed in the history at Prime Berth Fishing Museum, admire the majestic nature at Dildo Run Provincial Park, and take some stellar pictures from Spiller's Cove.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Twillingate online holiday planner.

You can drive from Trinity to Twillingate in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. June in Twillingate sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Baddeck.

Things to do in Twillingate

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Baddeck, Cape Breton Island

— 5 nights
For most visitors on holiday in Baddeck, the town represents the beginning and the end of the world-famous Cabot Trail, a scenic roadway looping around the northern tip of Cape Breton Island.
Venture out of the city with trips to Big Bras d'Or (St. James Presbyterian Church & Bird Island Boat Tours), Louisbourg (Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site & Louisbourg Lighthouse Coastal Trail) and Colouratura Art Gallery (in Indian Brook). The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Cabot Trail, get engrossed in the history at Glace Bay Heritage Museum, stop by Baadeck Yarns, and examine the collection at Hall of the Clans.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Baddeck trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Twillingate to Baddeck takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, bus, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from Twillingate to Baddeck, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Twillingate in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Baddeck: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ingonish.

Things to do in Baddeck

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ingonish, Cape Breton Island

— 3 nights
Nestled on a cozy harbor surrounded by green forests, the coastal town of Ingonish serves as the perfect coastal retreat for those after a quiet getaway.
Step out of Ingonish to go to Neils Harbour and see Coastal Trail, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Spend the 24th (Thu) exploring nature at Cape Breton Highlands National Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Middle Head Trail, stroll through Warren Lake Trail, play a few rounds at Highlands Links Golf Course, and make a trip to Christopher Gorey Gallery.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ingonish trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Baddeck to Ingonish in 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Ingonish are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Ingonish

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Halifax

— 6 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Halifax side-trips: Lunenburg (Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, St. John's Anglican Church, &more), Peggy's Cove Lighthouse (in Peggy's Cove) and Swissair Flight 111 Memorial (in Indian Harbour). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, ponder the world of politics at Province House, explore the galleries of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Fairview Lawn Cemetery.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Halifax holiday builder.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ingonish to Halifax takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to fly to Charlottetown.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Charlottetown

— 7 nights

Birthplace of Confederation

The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
Get out of town with these interesting Charlottetown side-trips: Greenwich Interpretation Centre (in Saint Peters Bay), Cavendish (Cavendish Cemetery, Green Gables, &more) and The Links at Crowbush Cove (in Lakeside). Spend the 6th (Tue) exploring nature at Prince Edward Island National Park. There's still lots to do: walk around Victoria Park, kick back and relax at Brackley Beach, examine the collection at Farmers' Bank of Rustico Museum & Doucet House, and get a new perspective on things with Tranquility Cove Adventures.

Plan a Charlottetown trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Halifax to Charlottetown in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Charlottetown are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Saint John.

Things to do in Charlottetown

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Saint John

— 4 nights

Canada's Irish City

An important port city on New Brunswick's southeastern coast, Saint John has a long tradition of migration, especially from Ireland.
Venture out of the city with trips to Fundy Trail Parkway (in St. Martins) and Fundy National Park (in Alma). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Irving Nature Park, explore the world behind art at New Brunswick Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Loyalist House, and explore the activities along Reversing Falls Rapids.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Saint John route maker.

Getting from Charlottetown to Saint John by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlottetown in July, Saint John is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fredericton.

Things to do in Saint John

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Fredericton

— 5 nights
Fredericton is the capital of the Canadian province of New Brunswick. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fredericton: Woodstock (Maliseet Trail & Old Carleton County Court House) and New Brunswick Internment Camp Heritage Museum (in Minto). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Landing, get a sense of history and politics at Old Government House, stroll around Odell Park, and get curious at Science East.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Fredericton vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Saint John to Fredericton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Fredericton can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Montreal.

Things to do in Fredericton

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Montreal

— 6 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 plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, walk around Mount Royal Park, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Montreal online travel route planner.

You can fly from Fredericton to Montreal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Montreal when traveling from Fredericton in July, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Quebec City

— 6 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Canyon Sainte-Anne (in Beaupre) and Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre (in Sainte Anne de Beaupre). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, visit Terrasse Dufferin, and get lost in a book at Morrin Centre.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Quebec City journey maker.

You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit 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 30th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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.

Nova Scotia travel guide

4.5
Historic Sites · Gardens · Lighthouses
Small in terms of land area, Nova Scotia nevertheless encompasses nearly 3,800 islands floating in the Atlantic just off Canada's mainland. A vacation in Nova Scotia is understandably an ocean-based experienced, allowing you to stay within 60 km (40 mi) of the water no matter where you choose to base your adventure. Stay near the ocean, and you'll find mostly lighthouses and small settlements living off lobster fishing. Drive or cycle inland, and the landscape changes dramatically, with pretty orchards and photogenic highlands dominating the geography everywhere you look. For urban amenities during your Nova Scotia holiday, look no farther than provincial capital Halifax, offering the region's biggest range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

Prince Edward Island travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Beaches · Specialty Museums
Garden of the Gulf
Canada's only island province, Prince Edward Island earned the nickname the "Garden of the Gulf" thanks to its pastoral landscape of rolling green hills and a patchwork of cultivated fields. The country's smallest province in terms of land and population, the island boasts a long coastline marked by sandy beaches, making up in visual appeal what they lack in modern infrastructure. It's easy to get away from everyone during a vacation in Prince Edward Island, as this photogenic landmass features just a scattering of small towns housing warmhearted locals stubbornly clinging to their easygoing lifestyle. Begin your Prince Edward Island tour in Charlottetown, the quaint provincial capital with a good selection of bars and restaurants.

New Brunswick travel guide

4.1
Geologic Formations · Bodies of Water · Parks
Pristine natural scenery, photogenic little towns, charming beaches, and sprawling parks remain top reasons to take a trip to New Brunswick. This relatively small Canadian province with a long Atlantic coastline remains sparsely populated, the majority of its area covered with dense forests. Five scenic drives intersect the region, allowing visitors to spend their New Brunswick holiday sightseeing from the comfort of a rented car or bicycle. If you prefer to stay near the water, don't miss the world-famous Bay of Fundy, home to the world's highest tides, several species of whales, and quaint seaside settlements maintaining their own slow pace of life.

Quebec travel guide

4.3
Historic Walking Areas · Churches · Landmarks
Canada's only predominately French-speaking province, Quebec boasts a French heritage that not only sets it apart from other parts of this sprawling country, but also from the rest of the continent. A trip to Quebec allows tourists to discover a land with a European look and feel, which you can best appreciate by immersing yourself in the region's bistro culture. Like the rest of Canada, this province features impressive natural attractions, which many choose to discover on a network of nearly 3,500 km (2,100 mi) of bicycle paths. For an urban experience, add Montreal to your Quebec sightseeing itinerary and discover a busy metropolis with a perfect blend of history-steeped neighborhoods and trendy districts offering modern distractions for every traveler's taste.