6 days in Canada Itinerary

6 days in Canada Itinerary

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Peterborough
— 1 day
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Gravenhurst
— 1 night
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Tobermory
— 2 nights
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Spring Bay
— 1 night
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Gatineau
— 1 night
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Peterborough

Electric City

Peterborough shot to fame as the gateway to the Kawartha Lakes, a huge draw for local and international visitors since the early 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): look for gifts at Avant Garden Shop, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Indian River Reptile Zoo, and then hike along Warsaw Caves.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Peterborough trip planner.

Ottawa to Peterborough is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ottawa to Peterborough is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Gravenhurst.

Things to do in Peterborough

Parks · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:

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Gravenhurst

Gravenhurst is a town in the Muskoka Region of Ontario, Canada. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Auburn Gallery of Fine Art, get outside with Muskoka Bay Club, then admire the sheer force of Bracebridge Falls, and finally grab your bike and head to Buckwallow Biking Trails.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gravenhurst day trip website.

Traveling by car from Peterborough to Gravenhurst takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Peterborough to Gravenhurst due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Gravenhurst can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Tobermory.

Things to do in Gravenhurst

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:

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Tobermory

Fresh Water Scuba Diving Capital of the World

At the tip of Bruce Peninsula, little Tobermory is a big tourist destination for visitors interested in learning or perfecting their scuba diving skills.
On the 2nd (Thu), explore the activities along Cyprus Lake, then hike along The Bruce Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Monument Loop Trail, and finally view the masterpieces at Golden Gallery Tobermory. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Lions Head Provincial Nature Reserve, explore the fascinating underground world of Greig's Caves, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Bruce's Caves Conservation Area.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Tobermory trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Gravenhurst to Tobermory takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Spring Bay.

Things to do in Tobermory

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 3:

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Spring Bay

On the 4th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Perivale Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Providence Bay Beach, and then admire the natural beauty at Maja's Garden.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Spring Bay trip builder website.

Getting from Tobermory to Spring Bay by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Gatineau.

Things to do in Spring Bay

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 4:

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Gatineau

Facing off across the Ottawa River with the nation's capital, Gatineau represents a slice of French Canadian influence in the National Capital Region.
On the 5th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Carbide Willson Ruins, then explore the activities along Meech Lake, then walk around Leamy Lake Park, and finally admire the sheer force of Luskville Falls.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gatineau road trip site.

You can drive from Spring Bay to Gatineau in 7.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Gatineau are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Gatineau

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:

Canada travel guide

4.6
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.

Manitoulin Island travel guide

4.1
Waterfalls · Hiking Trails · Art Galleries