60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

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60 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Townsville
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Vancouver
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Toronto
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  7​h 15​min
5
Gros Morne National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Halifax
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Montreal
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Quebec City
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Ottawa
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
10
Calgary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Banff National Park
— 6 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
12
Jasper National Park
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  28​h
End: Townsville

5
nights
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.
Attractions like Stanley Park and Granville Island make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vancouver: Whistler (Whistler Sliding Centre & Zipline). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Vancouver Aquarium, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vancouver travel app .

Townsville, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. July in Vancouver sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Whistler
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium
Granville Island ©
Granville Island

4
nights
Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
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.
Attractions like Royal BC Museum and Victoria Butterfly Gardens make great kid-friendly stops. When in Victoria, make a side trip to see East Sooke Regional Park in Sooke, approximately 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at The Butchart Gardens, take a leisurely stroll along Inner Harbour, admire the striking features of Craigdarroch Castle, and get to know the resident critters at Victoria Bug Zoo.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Victoria online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Victoria takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Vancouver in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Victoria: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Central Saanich, East Sooke Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum

5
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Bring the kids along to CN Tower and Royal Ontario Museum. Go for a jaunt from Toronto to Vaughan to see Canada's Wonderland about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Toronto Zoo, don't miss a visit to Harbourfront Centre, get curious at Ontario Science Centre, and see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Toronto online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Victoria to Toronto in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Victoria to Toronto. Traveling from Victoria in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Toronto: highs are around 31°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canada's Wonderland
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Toronto Zoo ©
Toronto Zoo
Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada ©
Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Marineland and Bird Kingdom. There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and get in on the family fun at Niagara SkyWheel.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls attractions 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 July, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Marineland ©
Marineland
Niagara SkyWheel ©
Niagara SkyWheel

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Bonne Bay Marine Station and Shallow Bay Beach. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gros Morne National Park, trek along Eastern Point Trail, see the interesting displays at The Discovery Center, and take in the dramatic scenery at Bakers Brook Falls.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Gros Morne National Park sightseeing app .

Getting from Niagara Falls to Gros Morne National Park by combination of train and flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Gros Morne National Park is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Niagara Falls in July, with highs in Gros Morne National Park at 25°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
Bonne Bay Marine Station ©
Bonne Bay Marine Station
Shallow Bay Beach ©
Shallow Bay Beach

4
nights
Halifax

Halifax ©
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.
Bring the kids along to Halifax Public Gardens and Clam Harbour Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halifax: Lunenburg (St. John's Anglican Church & Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic) and Peggy's Cove (Peggy's Cove Lighthouse & Swissair Flight 111 Memorial). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Back to the Sea Touch Tank Hut, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church, and ponder the world of politics at Province House.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Halifax online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Gros Morne National Park to Halifax takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Halifax when traveling from Gros Morne National Park in July, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lunenburg, Peggy's Cove, Clam Harbour Beach, Back to the Sea Touch Tank Hut
Highlights from your plan

5
nights
Montreal

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Biodome de Montreal and Zipline. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, get engrossed in the history at Pointe-a-Calliere Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and get in on the family fun at La Ronde.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Montreal trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Halifax to Montreal in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Halifax to Montreal is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal
La Ronde ©
La Ronde

5
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Place Royale and Musee de la civilisation. Change things up with a short trip to Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur in La Malbaie (about 1h 55 min away). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre, wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain, and admire the sheer force of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Quebec City trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

3
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.
Ottawa is known for museums, trails, fun & games, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, look for gifts at ByWard Market, trek along Gatineau Park, and see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ottawa visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Ottawa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Trails Parks

Side Trip

Gatineau Park
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Canadian Museum of Nature
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings

3
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Bring the kids along to The Calgary Zoo and Fort Calgary. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Heritage Park Historical Village, take an in-depth tour of Glenbow Museum, stroll around Prince's Island Park, and have fun at Spruce Meadows.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Calgary holiday planning site .

Fly from Ottawa to Calgary in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Ottawa to Calgary, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Calgary when traveling from Ottawa in August, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Fort Calgary ©
Fort Calgary
Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village

6
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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, historic sites, scenic drive, spas, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, trek along Plain of Six Glaciers, admire the sheer force of Takakkaw Falls, and head outdoors with Via Ferrata.

Find out how to plan Banff National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Drive from Calgary to Banff National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Calgary in August, Banff National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yoho National Park, Takakkaw Falls
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Lake Agnes ©
Lake Agnes
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake

6
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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, adventure, trails, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Columbia Icefield Skywalk, hike along Bald Hills, admire the sheer force of Athabasca Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Medicine Lake.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Jasper National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Banff National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Columbia Icefield Skywalk ©
Columbia Icefield Skywalk
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
The Jasper Planetarium ©
The Jasper Planetarium

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