60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada holiday planner

Make it your trip
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Montebello
— 1 night
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Banff National Park
— 9 nights
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Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
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Chilliwack
— 2 nights
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Whistler
— 8 nights
Bus to Vancouver City Center, Fly to Tofino
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Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 6 nights
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Campbell River, Vancouver Island
— 7 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 9 nights
Fly to Toronto, Bus to Tobermory
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Tobermory
— 5 nights
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Niagara-on-the-Lake
— 7 nights
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Montebello

— 1 night
Montebello is a municipality located in the Papineau Regional County Municipality of Western Quebec (Canada). Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Jessup's Falls Conservation Area and then look for all kinds of wild species at Omega Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Municipal Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Montebello trip itinerary planning app.

Quebec City to Montebello is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Montebello

Parks · Wildlife · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Banff National Park

— 9 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sunshine Village and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of the city life by going to The Lake Louise Ski Resort and Tunnel Mountain Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Banff National Park: Canmore (Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park, Ha Ling Peak, &more) and Yoho National Park (Natural Bridge & Emerald Lake). There's much more to do: Head underground at Canmore Cave Tours, get to know the fascinating history of Policeman's Creek Boardwalk, take in the awesome beauty at Sulphur Mountain, and hike along Johnston Canyon.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Banff National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Montebello to Banff National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Montebello to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montebello in April, plan for little chillier nights in Banff National Park, with lows around -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Jasper National Park

— 5 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Marmot Basin Ski Area and Athabasca Glacier. Take a break from the city and head to Medicine Lake and Sunwapta Falls. Explore Jasper National Park's surroundings by going to Hinton (Rock Lake Provincial Park, The Beaver Boardwalk, &more) and Jackman Flats Provincial Park (in Tete Jaune Cache). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Maligne Lake.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Jasper National Park planning tool.

Getting from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Jasper National Park can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Chilliwack.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Chilliwack

— 2 nights
Mid-sized Chilliwack serves as a convenient day-trip idea from Vancouver, located just 100 km (60 mi) to the west.
On the 27th (Tue), see what you can catch with a fishing tour. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Hope Friendship Garden, then don't miss a visit to Othello Tunnels, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Harrison Lake & Hot Springs.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Chilliwack road trip planning site.

Drive from Jasper National Park to Chilliwack in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jasper National Park in April since evenings lows in Chilliwack dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Chilliwack

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Whistler

— 8 nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Stawamus Chief Park and The Whistler Train Wreck Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Brandywine Falls Provincial Park and Shannon Falls Provincial Park. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Nairn Falls Provincial Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Audain Art Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Whistler day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Chilliwack to Whistler takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Whistler can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tofino, Vancouver Island

— 6 nights
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 discover tucked-away gems like Pacific Rim National Park and Long Beach. Visit Schooner Cove and Chesterman Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Tofino's surroundings by going to Ucluelet (Amphitrite Point Lighthouse & Wild Pacific Trail). There's still lots to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, admire the sheer force of Virgin Falls, let little ones run wild at Village Green, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tofino Brewing Company.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Tofino route planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Whistler to Tofino in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Whistler in May, you will find days in Tofino are little chillier (17°C), and nights are a bit warmer (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Campbell River.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Campbell River, Vancouver Island

— 7 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Cathedral Grove and Canyon View Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park and Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park. Explore Campbell River's surroundings by going to Port Alberni (McLean Mill Historic Park, Emerald Coast Vineyards, &more), Parksville (Parksville Community Park & Little Qualicum Cheeseworks) and Coombs (World Parrot Refuge & Old Country Market). The adventure continues: stroll around Elk Falls Provincial Park, take in the views from Elk Falls Suspension Bridge, observe the fascinating underwater world at Discovery Passage Aquarium, and take an in-depth tour of The Museum at Campbell River.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Campbell River trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Tofino to Campbell River in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Tofino in May, expect nights in Campbell River to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Campbell River

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Victoria, Vancouver Island

— 9 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching and Ogden Point Terminal & Breakwater. Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Pipers Lagoon Park. Get out of town with these interesting Victoria side-trips: Spas (in Nanaimo) and Botanical Beach Provincial Park (in Port Renfrew). There's much more to do: stroll through Scenic Marine Route, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Abkhazi Garden, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

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You can drive from Campbell River to Victoria in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Campbell River in May, plan for slightly colder days in Victoria, with highs around 18°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tobermory.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tobermory

— 5 nights

Fresh Water Scuba Diving Capital of the World

At the tip of Bruce Peninsula, little Tobermory is a big tourist destination for visitors interested in learning or perfecting their scuba diving skills.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bruce Peninsula National Park and Hope Bay Forest Provincial Nature Reserve. Take a break from the city and head to Flowerpot Island and Little Cove Adventures. Step out of Tobermory with an excursion to Sauble Beach in Sauble Beach--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with G+S Watersports Ltd, don't miss a visit to The Grotto, enjoy the sea views from Big Tub Lighthouse, and look for gifts at Amanda Sew & Sooo.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Tobermory day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Victoria to Tobermory in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Victoria to Tobermory is 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Things to do in Tobermory

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Niagara-on-the-Lake

— 7 nights

Loveliest Town in Canada

In a place calling itself the "Loveliest Town in Canada," vacations in Niagara-on-the-Lake remain a good choice for anyone searching for a relaxed and scenic experience in Canada's wine country.
Step off the beaten path and head to Reif Estate Winery and African Lion Safari. Take a break from the city and head to Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory and Niagara Glen Nature Areas. Take a break from Niagara-on-the-Lake with a short trip to Horseshoe Falls in Niagara Falls, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at The Hare Wine Co., sample the fine beverages at Wayne Gretzky Estates, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bird Kingdom.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Niagara-on-the-Lake travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Tobermory to Niagara-on-the-Lake by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Wineries · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

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.