8 days in Canada Itinerary

8 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly:  7 h
1
Montreal
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Toronto
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Vancouver


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3
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.
Get outdoors at Chambly Canal and Mont Saint-Sauveur. Get a sense of the local culture at Notre-Dame Basilica and Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal. Step out of Montreal with an excursion to Centre d'Interpretation de la Nature du Lac Boivin in Granby--about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, take a memorable tour with Tours, tour or see a game at Maniax, and don't miss a visit to Place Jacques-Cartier.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Montreal trip maker site.

Vancouver to Montreal is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Montreal is 3 hours. In April, Montreal is a bit cooler than Vancouver - with highs of 51°F and lows of 36°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mont Saint-Sauveur, Chambly Canal, Centre d'Interpretation de la Nature du Lac Boivin
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

2
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.
On the 8th (Wed), have fun and explore at Musée canadien des enfants, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway, and then admire the sheer force of Hog's Back Falls. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then contemplate the long history of Almonte Village.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Ottawa day trip planner.

Drive from Montreal to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 50°F in April, and nighttime lows around 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Almonte Village, Musée canadien des enfants
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Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway ©
Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway
Musée canadien des enfants ©
Musée canadien des enfants
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica

1
night
Toronto

Toronto
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 10th (Fri): go all around town with Bluffs Tours, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, thenponder the world of politics at Ontario Legislative Building, and finally have some family-friendly fun at BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum and then don't miss a visit to Nathan Phillips Square.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Toronto trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Ottawa to Toronto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League
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Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League

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