18 days in Canada Itinerary

18 days in Canada Itinerary

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Fly to St. John's International Airport, Drive to Bay Bulls
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Bay Bulls
— 1 day
Fly
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Halifax
— 2 nights
Fly
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreal
— 1 night
Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto
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Toronto
— 2 nights
Fly
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
Bus
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Fly

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Bay Bulls

Bay Bulls is a small fishing community in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.GeographyLocated in sheltered bay it has been home to many fishermen and a strategic location in early times as it is located just a few miles from the capital, St. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Witless Bay ecological reserve and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bay Bulls travel planner.

London, UK to Bay Bulls is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from London to Bay Bulls. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Bay Bulls

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

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2
nights
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 2nd (Mon), get a sense of history and politics at Province House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, and finally contemplate the long history of Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sea views from Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, enjoy some diversion at Historic Properties, and then steep yourself in history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Halifax trip planner.

Getting from Bay Bulls to Halifax by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Bay Bulls to Halifax, you'll gain 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Halifax

Side Trip

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St. Paul's Church ©
Religious Site
St. Paul's Church
4.6

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nights
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 4th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec and then get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): stroll around Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale, and then contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Quebec City tour itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Halifax to Quebec City in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Quebec City are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature
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Old Quebec ©
Must see
Old Quebec
4.9
Place Royale ©
Historic Walking Area
Place Royale
4.8
Terrasse Dufferin ©
Historic Walking Area
Terrasse Dufferin
4.8

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, appreciate the history behind Place d'Armes, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and finally stroll around Mount Royal Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Montreal itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Montreal, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites · Parks
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2
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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 7th (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, then admire the landmark architecture of CN Tower, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Ireland Park, examine the collection at Casa Loma, and then see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Toronto trip itinerary planning website.

Do a combination of flight and ferry from Montreal to Toronto in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Toronto, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Toronto

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CN Tower
Must see
CN Tower
4.3
The Distillery District ©
Historic Walking Area
The Distillery District
4.3
Casa Loma ©
Castle
Casa Loma
4.3

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nights
Vancouver

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stroll around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and then wander the streets of Granville Island.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vancouver planner.

Getting from Toronto to Vancouver by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Vancouver is minus 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Vancouver are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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Stanley Park ©
Must see
Stanley Park
4.8
Granville Island ©
Neighborhood
Granville Island
4.3

3
nights
Jasper National Park

The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: let the river carry you with Rocky Mountain River Guides, explore and take pictures at Columbia Ice Field, relax and rejuvenate at Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness, and shake up your sightseeing with Rockaboo Mountain Adventures.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Vancouver to Jasper National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Vancouver in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Jasper National Park, with lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
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Columbia Ice Field ©
Scenic Drive
Columbia Ice Field
4.1
Jasper Riding Stables ©
Nature / Wildlife Tour
Jasper Riding Stables
4.2

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nights
Banff National Park

Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Get some historical perspective at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Spend the 16th (Mon) wandering through the wild on The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, relax and float downstream with Hydra River Guides, and get outside with Via Ferrata.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park itinerary planning website.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Jasper National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Moraine Lake ©
Must see
Moraine Lake
4.8
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Historic Walking Area
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
4.4

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