60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Quebec
1
Montreal, Quebec
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
2
Ottawa
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Toronto
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
Drive:  23 h 30 min
5
Winnipeg
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
6
Saskatoon
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Edmonton
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
8
Jasper National Park
— 8 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
9
Banff National Park
— 8 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h 15 min
10
Vancouver
— 7 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
11
Gros Morne National Park
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
12
St. John's
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

4
nights
Montreal, Quebec

Montreal ©
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Notre-Dame Basilica and Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal and Chateau Ramezay Historic Site and Museum of Montreal. Step out of Montreal with an excursion to Club de Golf de St-Cesaire in Saint-Cesaire--about 54 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and make a trip to Old Montreal.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Montreal trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Montreal. In May, daytime highs in Montreal are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Club de Golf de St-Cesaire
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

5
nights
Ottawa

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.
Visiting Rideau Canal National Historic Site and Omega Park will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Parliament Hill and Buildings and Beechwood Cemetery. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum, and sample the tasty concoctions at Waller St. Brewing.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ottawa travel planner.

Take a train from Montreal to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Omega Park, Gatineau Park
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

6
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Distillery District and Ireland Park. Visiting Cobourg Beach and Hilton Falls Conservation Area will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, wander the streets of Kensington Market, head off the coast to Toronto Island Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Toronto holiday builder app.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Ottawa to Toronto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Niagara Falls

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.
Visiting Niagara Falls Canada and Horseshoe Falls will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like White Water Walk and Foreign Affair Winery. Change things up with a short trip to Back 10 Cellars in Beamsville (about 34 minutes away). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, don't miss a visit to Journey Behind the Falls, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and find something for the whole family at Niagara SkyWheel.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip planner.

You can drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Winnipeg.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Foreign Affair Winery, Back 10 Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

3
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Winnipeg

Winnipeg ©
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Forks National Historic Site and Le Musee de Saint-Boniface Museum. Visit Winnipeg Beach and Grand Beach Provincial Park for some beach relaxation. Explore Winnipeg's surroundings by going to White Horse Monument (in Saint Francois Xavier) and Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre (in Stony Mountain). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Whyte Alive and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Winnipeg trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Niagara Falls to Winnipeg in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Niagara Falls in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Winnipeg: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Saskatoon.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Beach Provincial Park, Winnipeg Beach, White Horse Monument, Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre
Highlights from your plan
Grand Beach Provincial Park ©
Grand Beach Provincial Park
The Forks National Historic Site ©
The Forks National Historic Site
Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre ©
Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre

1
night
Saskatoon

Saskatoon ©
Saskatchewan's largest city, Saskatoon remains compact and manageable enough for easy exploration on foot or by bicycle.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Western Development Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Meewasin Valley, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Saskatoon trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Winnipeg to Saskatoon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Winnipeg in May since evenings lows in Saskatoon dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edmonton.

Things to do in Saskatoon

Wildlife Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Meewasin Valley ©
Meewasin Valley
Western Development Museum ©
Western Development Museum
Spas

2
nights
Edmonton

Edmonton ©
Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): have fun at Wild West Shooting Centre, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Strathcona, then look for all kinds of wild species at Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Strathcona Spirits Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Muttart Conservatory, get in on the family fun at Fort Edmonton Park, and then make a trip to Whyte Avenue.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Edmonton trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Saskatoon to Edmonton in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Old Strathcona ©
Old Strathcona
Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park
Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary ©
Clifford E. Lee Nature Sanctuary

8
nights
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Den - Jasper's Wildlife Museum and The Jasper Planetarium. Get outdoors at Columbia Ice Field and Mount Edith Cavell Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon, take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls, hike along Wilcox Pass, and take some stellar pictures from Columbia Icefield Skywalk.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jasper National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Edmonton to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Edmonton in May since evenings lows in Jasper National Park dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

8
nights
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.
Burgess Shale and Cave and Basin National Historic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Moraine Lake and Mount Fairview will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Banff National Park: Yoho National Park (Sherbrooke Lake, Takakkaw Falls, &more). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Sunshine Village, take in the dramatic natural features at Big Beehive, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Lake Louise Ski Resort, and tee off at Banff Springs Golf Course.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Banff National Park trip planner.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Jasper National Park in June, you will find days in Banff National Park are little chillier (20°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
Highlights from your plan
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort

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Vancouver

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Granville Island and Yaletown. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lighthouse Park and Engine 374 Pavilion. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Kitsilano Beach, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, walk around Stanley Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Museum of Anthropology.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vancouver road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Vancouver takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff National Park to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. In June, Vancouver is somewhat warmer than Banff National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lighthouse Park
Highlights from your plan
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

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nights
Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National Park ©
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.
Cow Head Lighthouse and Newfoundland Insectarium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Gros Morne National Park and Shallow Bay Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Tablelands, explore the activities along Berry Hill Pond Trail, stroll through Old Man/Lighthouse Trail, and examine the collection at The Discovery Center.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gros Morne National Park tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Gros Morne National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Newfoundland Standard Time (NST), which is usually a 4.5 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Vancouver in June, with highs in Gros Morne National Park at 20°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Newfoundland Insectarium
Highlights from your plan
Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
Shallow Bay Beach ©
Shallow Bay Beach
Gros Morne ©
Gros Morne

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St. John's

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then stop by O'Brien's Music Inc., then visit a coastal fixture at Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, and finally take a stroll through George Street. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Middle Cove Beach and then contemplate the long history of Signal Hill.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our St. John's travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Gros Morne National Park to St. John's in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in St. John's sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. John's

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Middle Cove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Signal Hill ©
Signal Hill
Middle Cove Beach ©
Middle Cove Beach

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