9 days in Canada Itinerary

9 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip planner.

San Diego, USA to Montreal is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Montreal is 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in September: high temperatures in Montreal hover around 72°F and lows are around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can 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 ©
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.
On the 7th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Quebec City day trip planning site.

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

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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 ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): walk around Parc-des-Ancetres, then hike along Chemin Royal (Royal Road), then relax in the rural setting at Ferme Guillaume Letourneau, and finally stroll around Terrasse de Levis.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Pierre d'Orleans trip planning site.

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)
Terrasse de Levis ©
Terrasse de Levis
Parc-des-Ancetres ©
Parc-des-Ancetres

1
night
Quebec City

Quebec City ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, then stop by Place Royale, and then steep yourself in history at Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Quebec City online trip builder.

Quebec City is very close to Saint Pierre d'Orleans. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec ©
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 where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Halifax online journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Quebec City to Halifax takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive 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), stroll around Graves Island Provincial Park and then stop by Amos Pewter.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Mahone Bay trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Halifax to Mahone Bay by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Mahone Bay

Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Graves Island Provincial Park
Highlights from your plan
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 view the masterpieces at Laurie Swim Gallery.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lunenburg route tool.

Lunenburg is just a short distance from Mahone Bay. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lunenburg

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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

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