12 days in Ontario Itinerary

12 days in Ontario Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ontario travel route planner

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Toronto
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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Wasaga Beach
— 1 night
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Blue Mountains
— 1 night
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Sauble Beach
— 1 night
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Picton
— 1 night
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Ottawa
— 2 nights
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Toronto

— 2 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Kew-Balmy Beach and Toronto Island Park. Visit Casa Loma and The Distillery District for their historical value. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, and take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Toronto online trip itinerary maker.

Montreal to Toronto is an approximately 4-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:

Niagara Falls

— 3 nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Niagara Falls Canada and Horseshoe Falls. Take a break from the city and head to Journey Behind the Falls and Bay Beach. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of White Water Walk, take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory, and get in on the family fun at Niagara SkyWheel.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls route planning app.

Drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Wasaga Beach.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:

Wasaga Beach

— 1 night
Wasaga Beach is a town in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): examine the collection at Simcoe County Museum, then examine the collection at Nancy Island Historic Site, and then walk around Wasaga Beach Provincial Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Wasaga Beach trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Wasaga Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Niagara Falls in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Wasaga Beach: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Blue Mountains.

Things to do in Wasaga Beach

Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:

Blue Mountains

— 1 night
Named after the shady peak that dominates its background, Blue Mountains sits between alpine playgrounds and an appealing coastline.
On the 24th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Tremont Studios, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Point Park, then discover the deep blue sea with Collingwood Adventure Voyages, and finally kick back and relax at Northwinds Beach.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Blue Mountains visit planner.

Getting from Wasaga Beach to Blue Mountains by car takes about an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Blue Mountains can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sauble Beach.

Things to do in Blue Mountains

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:

Sauble Beach

— 1 night
A vacation in Sauble Beach--home to one of the world's longest freshwater beaches--typically includes a number of water-related activities.
On the 25th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Inglis Falls, then identify plant and animal life at Bruce's Caves Conservation Area, and then stroll through Sauble Beach.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sauble Beach trip maker.

You can drive from Blue Mountains to Sauble Beach in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Blue Mountains in July since evenings lows in Sauble Beach dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Picton.

Things to do in Sauble Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:

Picton

— 1 night
Picton is an unincorporated community located in Prince Edward County in South Eastern Ontario, Canada, roughly 160 km east of Toronto. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Wellington Rotary Beach, browse the exhibits of Andrew Csafordi Studio Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Dunes Beach, and finally stroll around Sandbanks Provincial Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Picton holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Sauble Beach to Picton takes 5 hours. Traveling from Sauble Beach in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in Picton. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ottawa.

Things to do in Picton

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 25 — 26:

Ottawa

— 2 nights

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, then examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum, then get a dose of the wild on Bayou-Outaouais, then stop by ByWard Market, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at Gingerbread Man.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ottawa trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Picton to Ottawa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July in Ottawa, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 26 — 28:

Ontario travel guide

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Waterfalls · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
Popular with tourists throughout the year, Ontario holidays allow you to explore unspoiled natural landscapes and big cities packed with amenities and modern attractions. Containing the national capital and the country's largest city, this east-central province provides a home for nearly 40 percent of Canada's population. Home to a staggering number of lakes (250,000), this playground for nature lovers boasts approximately a third of the world's fresh water. You can spend your entire Ontario vacation driving, walking, skiing, or cycling across the region's sprawling wilderness, but for a well-rounded experience, make sure you spend some time in Toronto, cosmopolitan provincial capital known for its multicultural neighborhoods and outstanding food scene.