60 days in Ottawa & Tobermory Itinerary

60 days in Ottawa & Tobermory Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Toronto
Ferry + Fly:  2 h 45 min
1
Ottawa
— 30 nights
Drive:  9 h 15 min
2
Tobermory
— 28 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
End: Toronto

30
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Canadian War Museum and Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. Attractions like Musée canadien des enfants and Little Ray's Nature Centre make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Ottawa side-trips: Almonte Village (in Almonte), Smiths Falls (Rideau Canal Visitor Centre, Veteran's Park, &more) and Renfrew Golf Club (in Renfrew). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Scheuermann Vinyard and Winery, admire the sheer force of Hog's Back Falls, don't miss a visit to Ottawa Locks, and grab your bike and head to Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ottawa online trip itinerary maker.

Toronto to Ottawa is an approximately 3- hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Tobermory.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Gatineau, Brockville, Gananoque, Smiths Falls, Cornwall
Highlights from your plan
Musée canadien des enfants ©
Musée canadien des enfants
Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway ©
Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway
Prehistoric World ©
Prehistoric World

28
nights
Tobermory

Tobermory ©
At the tip of Bruce Peninsula, little Tobermory is a big tourist destination for visitors interested in learning or perfecting their scuba diving skills.
Museum-lovers will appreciate St. Edmunds Township Museum and Bayside Astronomy. You'll get in some beach time at Sauble Beach and Station Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tobermory: Southampton (Fairy Lake Trail, Southampton Board Walk, &more), French River Trading Post (in Alban) and Port Elgin (Brucedale Conservation Area, Macgregor Point Provincial Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: trek along Indian Falls Conservation Area, explore the fascinating underground world of Greig's Caves, look for all kinds of wild species at Bruce's Caves Conservation Area, and visit a coastal fixture at Flowerpot Island Lighthouse.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tobermory travel planner.

Traveling by car from Ottawa to Tobermory takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Tobermory

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Wiarton, Lion's Head, Southampton, Kincardine, Sauble Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fathom Five National Marine Park ©
Fathom Five National Marine Park
Bruce Peninsula National Park ©
Bruce Peninsula National Park
Sauble Beach ©
Sauble Beach

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