59 days in Canada Itinerary

59 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada vacation planner

Make it your trip
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Quebec City
— 5 nights
Drive
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Montreal
— 5 nights
Drive
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Arundel
— 1 night
Drive
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Ottawa
— 4 nights
Fly to Toronto, Train to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
Drive
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Toronto
— 5 nights
Fly
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Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
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Vancouver
— 6 nights
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Whistler
— 5 nights
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Sun Peaks
— 1 night
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Jasper National Park
— 6 nights
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Banff National Park
— 6 nights
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Calgary
— 5 nights
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Quebec City

— 5 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.
Step out of Quebec City with an excursion to Station Touristique Massif du Sud in Saint-Philemon--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, and walk around The Battlefields Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Quebec City online day trip planner.

Paris, France to Quebec City is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to Quebec City, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in February, things will get colder in Quebec City: highs are around -5°C and lows about -13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 1 — 6:

Montreal

— 5 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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and examine the collection at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Montreal trip builder app.

You can drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February in Montreal, expect temperatures between -4°C during the day and -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Arundel.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 11:

Arundel

— 1 night
Arundel is a township municipality in Quebec, Canada, located 18km south of Mont Tremblant.Arundel was settled by Scottish and Irish immigrants in the mid-19th century who established subsistence farming operations and worked the forests in winter.Today most of the land is reserved for agricultural use despite strong growth in the region. On the 12th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tam Bao Son Buddhist Monastery and then get interesting insight from Alaskan Adventure Dog Sledding.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Arundel trip planner.

Getting from Montreal to Arundel by car takes about 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Montreal in February since evenings lows in Arundel dip to -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Arundel

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 12:
Highlights from your trip

Ottawa

— 4 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.
Ottawa is known for museums, nature, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, hike along Gatineau Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ottawa trip builder site.

Getting from Arundel to Ottawa by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Arundel in February, Ottawa is a bit warmer at night with lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 12 — 16:

Niagara Falls

— 4 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: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada, do a tasting at The Hare Wine Co., look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, and explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip planning site.

Do a combination of flight and train from Ottawa to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Ottawa in February: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 0°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Casinos

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 16 — 20:

Toronto

— 5 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.
Toronto is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market, learn about all things military at Fort York National Historic Site, and see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in February, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 25:

Tofino, Vancouver Island

— 2 nights
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pacific Rim National Park. Keep things going the next day: trek along Rainforest Trail, then kick back and relax at Long Beach, and then kick back and relax at Chesterman Beach.

Plan a Tofino trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Toronto to Tofino in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In February, Tofino is a bit warmer than Toronto - with highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Victoria.

Things to do in Tofino

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Feb 25 — 27:

Victoria, Vancouver Island

— 3 nights

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.
Victoria is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to The Butchart Gardens, walk around Mount Douglas Park, have fun and explore at Miniature World, and admire the striking features of Craigdarroch Castle.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Victoria trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Tofino to Victoria by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Tofino in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Victoria, with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 2:

Vancouver

— 6 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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden, kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach, and wander the streets of Granville Island.

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Fly from Victoria to Vancouver in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 8:

Whistler

— 5 nights
Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: ski along the peaceful trails at Whistler Blackcomb, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and see the interesting displays at Whistler Museum.

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Getting from Vancouver to Whistler by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in March, expect Whistler to be little chillier, temps between 7°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sun Peaks.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 8 — 13:

Sun Peaks

— 1 night
Sun Peaks is a mountain resort municipality in British Columbia, Canada. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Mountain Man Dog Sled Adventures.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sun Peaks day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Whistler to Sun Peaks takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. When traveling from Whistler in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sun Peaks: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 0°C at night. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Sun Peaks

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 14:
Highlights from your trip

Jasper National Park

— 6 nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hinton Nordic Centre in Hinton (about 1h 5 min away). There's lots more to do: hit the slopes at Marmot Basin Ski Area, relax and rejuvenate at Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness, see the interesting displays at The Den - Jasper's Wildlife Museum, and head outdoors with Old Fort Point.

Start your trip to Jasper National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Sun Peaks to Jasper National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, car, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sun Peaks to Jasper National Park. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sun Peaks in March, with highs in Jasper National Park at 5°C and lows at -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 20:

Banff National Park

— 6 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.
When in Banff National Park, make a side trip to see Lake O' Hara in Yoho National Park, approximately Yoho National Park away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's much more to do: get a dose of the wild on Kingmik Dog Sled Tours, get outside with Stanley Glacier Hike, steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, and explore the activities along Lake Louise.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Banff National Park trip itinerary website.

Take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Jasper National Park in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from 1°C by day to -9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 20 — 26:

Calgary

— 5 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Calgary: Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary (in Cochrane) and West Bragg Creek Day Use Area (in Bragg Creek). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Wild Rose Brewery, enjoy some diversion at The Shooting Edge, and take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Calgary driving holiday tool.

Take a bus from Banff National Park to Calgary in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. March in Calgary sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 26 — 31:

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.