60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada planner

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Jasper National Park
— 6 nights
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Yoho National Park
— 4 nights
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Banff National Park
— 7 nights
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Calgary
— 3 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
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Vancouver
— 6 nights
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Toronto
— 5 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
Train to Toronto, Fly to Gros Morne National Park
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Gros Morne National Park
— 6 nights
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St. John's
— 1 night
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Halifax
— 2 nights
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Quebec City
— 4 nights
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Montreal
— 4 nights
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Ottawa
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Jasper National Park

— 6 nights
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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Columbia Ice Field, explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, trek along Skyline Trail, and explore the activities along Medicine Lake.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park holiday builder site.

Edmonton to Jasper National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Edmonton in June, Jasper National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Yoho National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Yoho National Park

— 4 nights
Named after the Cree word used to express awe, Yoho National Park encompasses awe-inspiring natural wonders, including tall waterfalls, soaking peaks, and vertical rock walls attracting adrenaline junkies from around the globe.
Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Spiral Tunnels. There's lots more to do: stroll through Wapta Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge, admire all the interesting features of Burgess Shale, and hike along Iceline Trail.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yoho National Park planning site.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Yoho National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Jasper National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Yoho National Park: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Yoho National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Banff National Park

— 7 nights
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.
Take a break from Banff National Park with a short trip to Stanley Glacier in Kootenay National Park, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, cruise along Bow Valley Parkway, stroll through Lake Agnes, and get outside with Via Ferrata.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Yoho National Park to Banff National Park with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Banff National Park can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Calgary

— 3 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Calgary is known for fun & games, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at The Calgary Zoo, steep yourself in history at Fort Calgary, walk around Spruce Meadows, and head off the coast to Prince's Island Park.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Calgary day trip planning tool.

Drive from Banff National Park to Calgary in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, Calgary is somewhat warmer than Banff National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Victoria.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Shopping

Victoria, Vancouver Island

— 4 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: Vancouver Island Expeditions (in Nanaimo) and Cowichan-Chemainus Historic Scenic Route (in Duncan). There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Butchart Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Victoria Bug Zoo, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Victoria Butterfly Gardens.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Calgary to Victoria in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Victoria is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Calgary in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Victoria, with highs around 20°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Vancouver

— 6 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain, take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Vancouver Aquarium.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Victoria to Vancouver in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Toronto.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Toronto

— 5 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.
Toronto is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, and browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Toronto takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Toronto. July in Toronto sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Niagara Falls

— 4 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 wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Niagara Falls Canada, take in the dramatic scenery at Horseshoe Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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 11th (Sun) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at The Tablelands, trek along Lookout Hills Trail, observe the fascinating underwater world at Bonne Bay Marine Station, and take an in-depth tour of Dr. Henry N. Payne Community Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Gros Morne National Park road trip planning tool.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Gros Morne National Park by combination of train and flight takes about 8 hours. You'll lose 1.5 hours traveling from Niagara Falls to Gros Morne National Park due to the time zone difference. In July, Gros Morne National Park is slightly colder than Niagara Falls - with highs of 25°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to fly to St. John's.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

St. John's

— 1 night

City of Legends

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, deepen your knowledge of military history at Signal Hill, and then trek along North Head Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our St. John's itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Gros Morne National Park to St. John's in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July in St. John's, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to fly to Halifax.

Things to do in St. John's

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Halifax

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): meet the residents at Back to the Sea Touch Tank Hut, contemplate the long history of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, then learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: work some fitness into your day at Dartmouth Harbourwalk Trail, then get a sense of history and politics at Province House, then admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens, and finally learn about all things military at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Halifax trip planner.

Getting from St. John's to Halifax by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 0.5 hours traveling from St. John's to Halifax. Traveling from St. John's in July, Halifax is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Quebec City.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quebec City

— 4 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.
Step out of Quebec City with an excursion to Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre--about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, make a trip to Place Royale, take in the history at The Battlefields Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Quebec City online vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Halifax to Quebec City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Halifax to Quebec City. While traveling from Halifax, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Quebec City, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Montreal

— 4 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, get engrossed in the history at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, stroll around Mount Royal Park, and make a trip to Crescent Street.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Montreal trip planner.

You can drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Quebec City in July, plan for slightly colder days in Montreal, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Ottawa

— 3 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.
Ottawa is known for museums, nature, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Parliament Hill and Buildings, stop by ByWard Market, get curious at Canadian Museum of Nature, and learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Ottawa trip maker website.

Drive from Montreal to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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.