19 days in Canada Itinerary

19 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada route planner

Make it your trip
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Toronto
— 1 night
Drive
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Train to Toronto, Fly to Quebec
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ottawa
— 1 night
Fly
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
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Toronto

— 1 night

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.
On the 29th (Tue), observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Steam Whistle Brewery. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, wander the streets of The Distillery District, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip itinerary maker.

Auckland, New Zealand to Toronto is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 17 hours. When traveling from Auckland in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Toronto, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 29 — 30:

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.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, theme parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls Canada, try your luck at Niagara Fallsview Casino, identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory, and appreciate the extensive heritage of White Water Walk.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip planner.

Drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. June in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Casinos
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Quebec City

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, take in the dramatic scenery at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, then contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre, and finally stop by Place Royale. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Quebec City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Niagara Falls to Quebec City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Quebec City can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5:

Montreal

— 2 nights

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 (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica and then don't miss a visit to Old Montreal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Place d'Armes, take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Montreal trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Quebec City in July, you will find days in Montreal are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:

Ottawa

— 1 night

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.
On the 8th (Thu), see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ottawa attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Ottawa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Ottawa are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 8:

Banff National Park

— 4 nights
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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, get outside with Via Ferrata, get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, and trek along Bow Glacier Falls.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Banff National Park route planner.

Fly from Ottawa to Banff National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In July, Banff National Park is a bit cooler than Ottawa - with highs of 25°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 12:

Victoria, Vancouver Island

— 1 night

Garden City

Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, then go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, and then stroll around Beacon Hill Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Banff National Park to Victoria by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff National Park to Victoria due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Victoria when traveling from Banff National Park in July, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:

Vancouver

— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): walk around Stanley Park and then explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall. On your second day here, explore and take pictures at Granville Island and then take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Vancouver trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Victoria to Vancouver in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Victoria in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Vancouver, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 16:

Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.