9 days in Canada Itinerary

9 days in Canada Itinerary

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9 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: San Diego
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Montreal
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Quebec City
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
3
Saint Pierre d'Orleans, Ile d'Orleans
— 1 day
Drive:  30 min
4
Quebec City
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  18 h
5
Halifax
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
6
Mahone Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
7
Lunenburg
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14 h
End: San Diego


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2
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.
On the 6th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal and then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Montreal route builder tool .

San Diego, USA to Montreal is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to Montreal. Traveling from San Diego in September, expect Montreal to be a bit cooler, temps between 72°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©

1
night
Quebec City

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec and then get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Quebec City visit planner.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Quebec City sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint Pierre d'Orleans.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Terrasse Dufferin ©
Terrasse Dufferin

1
day
Saint Pierre d'Orleans, Ile d'Orleans

Saint Pierre d'Orleans ©
On the 8th (Tue), stroll around Parc-des-Ancetres, hike along Chemin Royal (Royal Road), then relax in the rural setting at Ferme Guillaume Letourneau, and finally walk around Terrasse de Levis.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Saint Pierre d'Orleans trip itinerary builder.

Saint Pierre d'Orleans is just a stone's throw from Quebec City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Saint Pierre d'Orleans

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Sainte-Famille, Chemin Royal (Royal Road), Terrasse de Levis
Highlights from your plan
Chemin Royal (Royal Road) ©
Chemin Royal (Royal Road)
Parc-des-Ancetres ©
Parc-des-Ancetres
Ferme Guillaume Letourneau ©
Ferme Guillaume Letourneau

1
night
Quebec City

Quebec City ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): stroll around Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Quebec City trip planner.

Quebec City is just a stone's throw from Saint Pierre d'Orleans. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

1
night
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 10th (Thu), sample the tasty concoctions at Alexander Keith's Brewery.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Halifax trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Halifax takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Quebec City to Halifax. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mahone Bay.

Things to do in Halifax

Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Alexander Keith's Brewery ©
Alexander Keith's Brewery

few
hours
Mahone Bay

Mahone Bay ©
Mahone Bay is a town located on the northwest shore of Mahone Bay along the South Shore of Nova Scotia in Lunenburg County.HistoryMahone Bay was first settled during Father Le Loutre's War. On the 11th (Fri), walk around Graves Island Provincial Park and then stop by Amos Pewter.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Mahone Bay trip builder website .

You can drive from Halifax to Mahone Bay in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Mahone Bay

Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Graves Island Provincial Park
Highlights from your plan
Graves Island Provincial Park ©
Graves Island Provincial Park
Amos Pewter ©
Amos Pewter

2
nights
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 11th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ironworks Distillery and then browse the exhibits of Laurie Swim Gallery.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lunenburg trip planning app .

Lunenburg is just a short distance from Mahone Bay. In September, daytime highs in Lunenburg are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lunenburg

Historic Sites Shopping Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse ©
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Ironworks Distillery ©
Ironworks Distillery
Laurie Swim Gallery ©
Laurie Swim Gallery

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