60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Montreal, Quebec
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Montreal, Quebec
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
2
Halifax
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
3
St. John's
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  10 h
4
Kelowna
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
5
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 5 nights
Drive:  45 min
6
Vancouver
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
7
Whistler
— 5 nights
+3
Bus + Foot + Subway + Fly:  6 h 15 min
8
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  11 h 30 min
9
Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
10
Banff National Park
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h 15 min
11
Ottawa
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
12
Quebec City, Quebec
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h
End: Montreal, Quebec

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Douglass Beach and Tessier Beach. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex and Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal. Change things up with these side-trips from Montreal: Domaine Les Brome (in Brome), Asinerie Les Anes en Culotte (in Sainte-Anne-de-la-Rochelle) and Zoo de Granby (in Granby). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Port of Montreal, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, and make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Montreal trip planning site.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Montreal. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Domaine Les Brome, Tessier Beach, Asinerie Les Anes en Culotte, Zoo de Granby, Douglass Beach
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Port of Montreal ©
Old Port of Montreal

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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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Queensland Beach and Lawrencetown Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic and Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Halifax: Hirtle's Beach (in Rose Bay), Peggy's Cove Lighthouse (in Peggy's Cove) and St. John's Anglican Church (in Lunenburg). There's still lots to do: walk around Burntcoat Head Park, learn about all things military at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, stroll through Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park, and see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Halifax trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Montreal to Halifax takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Montreal to Halifax due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Montreal in June; daily highs in Halifax reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Halifax

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lunenburg, River Rafting & Tubing, Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park, Queensland Beach, Hirtle's Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. John's Anglican Church ©
St. John's Anglican Church
Burntcoat Head Park ©
Burntcoat Head Park
River Rafting & Tubing

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St. John's

St. John's ©
One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site and Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Rooms and Bay de Verde Heritage Premises. Change things up with these side-trips from St. John's: Ferryland (Colony of Avalon & Lighthouse Picnics), Witless Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Witless Bay ecological reserve) and Baccalieu View Walking Trail (in Red Head Cove). The adventure continues: stroll through East Coast Trail, take in the exciting artwork at Chris Ricketts Fine Art Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Middle Cove Beach, and have fun and explore at Johnson Geo Centre.

Take the guesswork out of planning a St. John's vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Halifax to St. John's in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Halifax to St. John's due to the time zone difference. In June, St. John's is a bit cooler than Halifax - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in St. John's

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Ferryland, Witless Bay, Chris Ricketts Fine Art Gallery, Middle Cove Beach, Bay de Verde Heritage Premises
Highlights from your plan
The Rooms ©
The Rooms
Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site ©
Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site
Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

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Kelowna

Kelowna ©
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.
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery and Quails' Gate Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Myra Canyon Park and Lake Okanagan. Get out of town with these interesting Kelowna side-trips: Dirty Laundry Vineyard (in Summerland) and Vernon (Davison Orchards Country Village & Kal Beach).

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kelowna online road trip planner.

Getting from St. John's to Kelowna by combination of bus and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from St. John's to Kelowna is minus 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Kelowna

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

West Kelowna, Vernon, Dirty Laundry Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Myra Canyon Park ©
Myra Canyon Park
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery ©
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery
Dirty Laundry Vineyard ©
Dirty Laundry Vineyard

5
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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.
You'll explore and learn at Victoria Butterfly Gardens and Royal BC Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Inner Harbour and Miniature World. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victoria: Salt Spring Island Cheese Company (in Salt Spring Island) and Sooke (Aylard Farm, East Sooke Regional Park, &more). There's much more to do: go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, hike along Scenic Marine Route, and paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Kelowna to Victoria takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Sooke, Central Saanich, Salt Spring Island Cheese Company
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Kayaking & Canoeing
East Sooke Regional Park ©
East Sooke Regional Park

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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.
Head to Granville Island and Museum of Anthropologyfor some retail therapy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kitsilano Beach and English Bay. The adventure continues: stroll around Stanley Park, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, and take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Victoria to Vancouver in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

North Vancouver
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lost Lake and Princess Louisa Inlet. Step out of the city life by going to Whistler Blackcomb and Harmony Lake Trail. Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Nairn Falls Provincial Park. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Brandywine Falls Provincial Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Cheakamus River, get engrossed in the history at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, and head outdoors with Whistler Village Sports.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Whistler trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Vancouver to Whistler by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in June, Whistler is slightly colder at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Nairn Falls Provincial Park, Princess Louisa Inlet
Highlights from your plan
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Nairn Falls Provincial Park ©
Nairn Falls Provincial Park
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park ©
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Chesterman Beach and Long Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Pacific Rim National Park and Rainforest Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tofino: Ucluelet (Wild Pacific Trail & Amphitrite Point Lighthouse). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Schooner Cove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cox Bay Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tofino day trip website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Whistler to Tofino in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. When traveling from Whistler in July, plan for slightly colder days in Tofino, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Ucluelet
Highlights from your plan
Amphitrite Point Lighthouse ©
Amphitrite Point Lighthouse
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park

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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 Maligne Lake and Sunwapta Falls. Visiting Columbia Ice Field and Athabasca Glacier will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Beauty Creek Trail, hike along Angel Glacier, and admire all the interesting features of Highway 93A.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Tofino to Jasper National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Tofino in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Jasper National Park, with highs around 29°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls
Mount Edith Cavell ©
Mount Edith Cavell
Maligne Lake ©
Maligne Lake

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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.
Get outdoors at Moraine Lake and Emerald Lake. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Johnston Canyon and Grassi Lakes. Venture out of the city with trips to Kicking Horse Mountain Resort (in Golden) and Takakkaw Falls (in Yoho National Park). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, take in the awesome beauty at Sulphur Mountain, take a memorable drive along Icefields Parkway, and identify plant and animal life at Bow Valley Parkway.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Banff National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in July: highs in Banff National Park hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yoho National Park, Grassi Lakes, Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Highlights from your plan
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Takakkaw Falls ©
Takakkaw Falls
Emerald Lake ©
Emerald Lake

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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.
Visit Upper Canada Village and Parliament Hill and Buildings for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Canadian Museum of History and ByWard Market. Change things up with these side-trips from Ottawa: River Rafting & Tubing (in Foresters Falls) and Omega Park (in Montebello). Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Canadian Museum of Nature, test your problem-solving skills at Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum, examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Ottawa vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Ottawa in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Banff National Park to Ottawa is 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Banff National Park in July, with highs in Ottawa at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Gatineau, River Rafting & Tubing, Omega Park, Upper Canada Village
Highlights from your plan
Canadian Museum of History ©
Canadian Museum of History
Omega Park ©
Omega Park
River Rafting & Tubing

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Quebec City, Quebec

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and Chemin Royal (Royal Road). Old Quebec and Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Quebec City: Canyon Sainte-Anne (in Beaupre) and Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre (in Sainte Anne de Beaupre). There's much more to do: witness the site of a historic battle at The Battlefields Park, examine the collection at Musee de la civilisation, take a stroll through Upper Town (Haute-Ville), and contemplate the long history of Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Quebec City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Ottawa to Quebec City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Quebec City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Canyon Sainte-Anne, Chemin Royal (Royal Road), Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre ©
Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
Lower Town (Basse-Ville) ©
Lower Town (Basse-Ville)
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec

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