8 days in Canada Itinerary

8 days in Canada Itinerary

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Annapolis Royal
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Lunenburg
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Halifax
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St. John's
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Montreal
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Toronto
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Niagara Falls
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Annapolis Royal

Annapolis Royal ©
Annapolis Royal, formerly known as Annapolis, is a town located in the western part of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.Today's Annapolis Royal evolved from the 1605 French settlement of Port Royal (briefly Charlesfort), renamed in honour of Queen Anne following the Siege of Port Royal in 1710 by Britain. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Port-Royal National Historic Site, see the interesting displays at North Hills Museum, then examine the collection at Sinclair Inn Museum, then contemplate the long history of Fort Anne National Historic Site, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Annapolis Royal trip planner.

New York City, USA to Annapolis Royal is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New York City to Annapolis Royal due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get slightly colder in Annapolis Royal: highs are around 77°F and lows about 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Annapolis Royal

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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Lunenburg

Lunenburg ©
An hour's drive from Halifax's international airport, Luneburg boasts both colorful buildings and a colorful history, as well as status as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): kick back and relax at Hirtle's Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Anglican Church, then view the masterpieces at Laurie Swim Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Lunenburg Historic District, and finally see the interesting displays at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic.

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Traveling by car from Annapolis Royal to Lunenburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Annapolis Royal in August, expect nights in Lunenburg to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are slightly colder, around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Halifax.

Things to do in Lunenburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

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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.
On the 28th (Wed), kick back and relax at Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park, then contemplate the long history of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic.

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Traveling by car from Lunenburg to Halifax takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Halifax, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 59°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

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St. John's

St. John's ©

City of Legends

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, then explore the world behind art at The Rooms, then get interesting insight from Tours, and finally enjoy the sea views from Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the St. John's trip itinerary site.

Fly 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, ferry, and taxi. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Newfoundland Standard Time (NST), which is usually a 0.5 hour difference. Traveling from Halifax in August, things will get little chillier in St. John's: highs are around 69°F and lows about 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in St. John's

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Montreal

Montreal ©

Quebec's Metropolis

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.
On the 30th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Port of Montreal, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Montreal trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from St. John's to Montreal takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Newfoundland Standard Time (NST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from St. John's in August, with highs in Montreal at 78°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Montreal

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Toronto

Toronto ©

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, and then examine the collection at Casa Loma.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Toronto tour itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Montreal to Toronto in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

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Casa Loma
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CN Tower
4.3

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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.
On the 1st (Sun), don't miss a visit to Journey Behind the Falls, then admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Falls, then appreciate the extensive heritage of White Water Walk, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls Canada.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls travel tool.

You can drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Trails · Historic Sites
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Must see
Horseshoe Falls
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Geologic Formation
Journey Behind the Falls
3.9

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