60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

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Canmore
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Banff National Park
— 6 nights
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Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
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Kelowna
— 4 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 6 nights
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Campbell River, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
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Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
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Whistler
— 4 nights
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Whitehorse
— 3 nights
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St. John's
— 3 nights
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Halifax
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Charlottetown
— 2 nights
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Saint John
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Quebec City
— 5 nights
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Ottawa
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Kingston
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Winnipeg
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Canmore

Canmore ©
Bordered by the spectacular peaks of the Alberta Rockies, within a stone's throw of Banff National Park, the town of Canmore serves as an excellent base for outdoor adventures.
Step off the beaten path and head to Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary and Ha Ling Peak. Escape the urban bustle at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park and Canmore Cave Tours. Next up on the itinerary: trot along with Boundary Ranch, play a few rounds at Brewster's Kananaskis Ranch Golf Course, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Canmore trip planner.

Calgary to Canmore is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a shuttle; or take a bus. September in Canmore sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Banff National Park.

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Banff National Park

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sulphur Mountain and Natural Bridge. Museum-lovers will get to explore Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum. Take a break from Banff National Park with a short trip to Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: hike along Plain of Six Glaciers, get great views at Surprise Corner, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parker Ridge Trail, and get a new perspective on nature at Banff Park Museum.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Canmore to Banff National Park. When traveling from Canmore in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jasper National Park.

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Sulphur Mountain
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Jasper National Park

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mount Edith Cavell and Marmot Basin Ski Area. Get in touch with nature at Sunwapta Falls and Athabasca Glacier. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Spirit Island, relax and float downstream with Maligne Adventures, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Jasper National Park visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in September, you will find days in Jasper National Park are somewhat warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kelowna.

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Kelowna

Kelowna ©

Orchard City

At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
Take a break from the city and head to Kettle Valley Steam Railway and Myra Canyon Park. You'll explore and learn at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad and Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre. Venture out of the city with trips to Penticton (Wine Tours & Tastings & Penticton Visitor Centre), Osoyoos Lake (in Osoyoos) and Silver Sage Winery (in Oliver). There's much more to do: learn about winemaking at Gray Monk Estate Winery, stroll around Waterfront Park, savor the flavors at Davison Orchards Country Village, and relax in the rural setting at Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Kelowna attractions planner.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Kelowna in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Jasper National Park to Kelowna, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria.

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Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature and Victoria Butterfly Gardens. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites and Pioneer Square Old Burying Ground. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Victoria: The Raptors (in Duncan), Sooke (Sooke Potholes Provincial Park & Fishing Charters & Tours) and Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching (in Cowichan Bay). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Botanical Beach Provincial Park, hike along Scenic Marine Route, take in nature's colorful creations at Government House, and see the interesting displays at The Maritime Museum of British Columbia.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria travel route planner.

Getting from Kelowna to Victoria by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Victoria are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Campbell River.

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Campbell River, Vancouver Island

Campbell River ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Puntledge River Hatchery, then head outdoors with Beaver Aquatics, then get engrossed in the history at The Museum at Campbell River, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Beaver Lodge Forest Land, take an unforgettable tour with 49 North Helicopters, identify plant and animal life at Quinsam River Hatchery, then take in the views from Elk Falls Suspension Bridge, and finally walk around Elk Falls Provincial Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Campbell River trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Victoria to Campbell River takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Victoria in October since evenings lows in Campbell River dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tofino.

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Puntledge River Hatchery
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Tofino, Vancouver Island

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Schooner Cove and Long Beach. Get in touch with nature at Hot Springs Cove and Chesterman Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Tofino: Ucluelet (Wild Pacific Trail, Amphitrite Point Lighthouse, &more). Spend the 15th (Thu) exploring nature at Pacific Rim National Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Rainforest Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tofino journey maker tool.

You can drive from Campbell River to Tofino in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Campbell River in October since evenings lows in Tofino dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Whistler.

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Hot Springs Cove
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Schooner Cove
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Whistler

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Brandywine Falls Provincial Park and Stawamus Chief Park. Audain Art Museum and Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Whistler: Shannon Falls Provincial Park (in Squamish) and Pemberton (One Mile Lake & Joffre Lakes Provincial Park). Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Nairn Falls Provincial Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along The Whistler Train Wreck Trail, let the kids burn off some steam at Whistler Olympic Plaza, contemplate the waterfront views at Lost Lake, and take a memorable drive along Sea to Sky Highway.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Whistler trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Tofino to Whistler in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Tofino in October: high temperatures in Whistler hover around 13°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Whitehorse.

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Whitehorse

Whitehorse ©

The Wilderness City

Surrounded by three distinctive mountains, and perched upon a frigid river, Whitehorse lives up to its reputation as "The Wilderness City." The capital, and indeed only city of Canada's northwest Yukon region has a reputation for its clean air, with one survey ranking it as the city with the lowest air pollution in the world.
On the 20th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Robinson Roadhouse Historic Site, identify plant and animal life at Miles Canyon, then learn more about the world around you at Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Yukon Wildlife Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Lake, then get a new perspective on nature at Caribou Crossing Trading Post, then get a new perspective on nature at MacBride Museum, and finally head outdoors with Black Bear Wilderness Adventures.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Whitehorse visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Whistler to Whitehorse takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. In October, Whitehorse is little chillier than Whistler - with highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to St. John's.

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Miles Canyon
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MacBride Museum
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St. John's

St. John's ©

City of Legends

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Johnson Geo Centre and Railway Coastal Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour and Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Change things up with a short trip to Bell Island Lighthouse in Bell Island (about 1h 5 min away). And it doesn't end there: trek along East Coast Trail, enjoy breathtaking views from Cabot Tower, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and enjoy the sea views from Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read St. John's trip builder.

You can fly from Whitehorse to St. John's in 11.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4.5 hours traveling from Whitehorse to St. John's. Traveling from Whitehorse in October, expect St. John's to be somewhat warmer, temps between 13°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Halifax.

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Halifax

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and Art 2 Sea. Your inner history buff will appreciate Grand Pre National Historic Site and Acadian Deportation Cross Memorial. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halifax: St. John's Anglican Church and Cemetery (in Port Williams), Swissair Flight 111 Memorial (in Peggy's Cove) and Luckett Vineyards (in Wolfville). Next up on the itinerary: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Anglican Church, see the interesting displays at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic, and take an in-depth tour of Hector Heritage Quay.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Halifax journey app.

Traveling by flight from St. John's to Halifax takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST) is minus 0.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. John's in October: highs in Halifax hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Charlottetown.

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Charlottetown

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Birthplace of Confederation

The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): contemplate the long history of St. Dunstan's Basilica, take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll through Cavendish Beach, then steep yourself in history at Green Gables, and finally enjoy the sea views from North Rustico Lighthouse. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Prince Edward Island National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Charlottetown road trip planning website.

Getting from Halifax to Charlottetown by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Saint John.

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Saint John

Saint John ©

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.
On the 1st (Sun), examine the collection at Old Number 2 Engine House Museum, then walk around Irving Nature Park, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally don't miss a visit to Saint John Coast Guard Base Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at New Brunswick Museum, then take in the dramatic natural features at St Martins Sea Caves, and then enjoy the sea views from Quaco Head Lighthouse.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Saint John vacation planner.

You can drive from Charlottetown to Saint John in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October in Saint John, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

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Quebec City

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.
Morrin Centre and Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ) and Musee de la civilisation capture your imagination. Explore Quebec City's surroundings by going 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 Breakneck Steps (L'Escalier Casse-Cou), wander the streets of Lower Town (Basse-Ville), make a trip to Old Port, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Quebec City trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Saint John to Quebec City takes 7 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 weather when traveling from Saint John in November: highs in Quebec City hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

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Ottawa

Ottawa ©

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.
Get some historical perspective at Upper Canada Village and Notre Dame Basilica. Step out of the city life by going to Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway and Gatineau Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Ottawa: Omega Park (in Montebello) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Foresters Falls). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Ottawa Locks, see the interesting displays at Canadian Museum of Nature, pause for some photo ops at National War Memorial, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ottawa day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Quebec City to Ottawa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Quebec City in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ottawa: temperatures range from 6°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Kingston.

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Kingston

Kingston ©

Limestone City

Called the "Limestone City" because it contains many white-stone buildings, Kingston served as the first capital of Canada.
Appreciate the collections at National Air Force Museum of Canada and Canada's Penitentiary Museum. Get some cultural insight at Brockville Railway Tunnel (Open April through October) and Sandbanks Vacations & Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kingston: Picton (Lake on the Mountain & Sandbanks Provincial Park) and Sandbanks Estate Winery (in Wellington). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Bellevue House National Historic Site, walk around Kingston Waterfront, browse the exhibits of Martello Alley, and take an in-depth tour of Fort Henry National Historic Site.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kingston trip planner.

Getting from Ottawa to Kingston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in November, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Winnipeg.

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Winnipeg

Winnipeg ©

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Leo Mol Sculpture Garden and Fort Whyte Alive. Get some cultural insight at Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada and Winnipeg Art Gallery. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Manitoba Museum, steep yourself in history at The Forks National Historic Site, admire the natural beauty at Assiniboine Park, and admire the striking features of Manitoba Legislative Building.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Winnipeg visit site.

Fly from Kingston to Winnipeg in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Kingston to Winnipeg, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kingston in November, things will get little chillier in Winnipeg: highs are around 0°C and lows about -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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