15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Miami
Fly:  6 h 45 min
1
Montreal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Quebec City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Toronto
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
5
Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  7 h
7
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Miami

2
nights
Montreal

Montreal ©
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 21st (Fri): browse the fresh offerings at Jean-Talon Market. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Montreal trip itinerary planning website.

Miami, USA to Montreal is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Miami, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Montreal, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

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Quebec City

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Old Quebec and then get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Quebec City trip planner.

Getting from Montreal to Quebec City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal in May, expect nights in Quebec City to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

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Ottawa

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Royal Canadian Mint, take a stroll through ByWard Market, thenpause for some photo ops at War of 1812 Monument, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ottawa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Ottawa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Quebec City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Ottawa, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto
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 28th (Fri): browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market, thenwander the streets of The Distillery District, and then explore the world behind art at The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, thenadmire the landmark architecture of CN Tower, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery.

Plan my day in Toronto using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Ottawa to Toronto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Central Saanich.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum

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nights
Central Saanich, Vancouver Island

Central Saanich ©
Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, thendo a tasting at Church and State Wines, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Category 12 Brewing. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: deepen your understanding at Shaw Centre for the Salish Sea, examine the collection at BC Aviation Museum, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites, and finally experience rural life at Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Central Saanich tour planner.

Fly from Toronto to Central Saanich in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Central Saanich, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Toronto in May, with highs in Central Saanich at 62°F and lows at 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Central Saanich

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sidney, Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens
BC Aviation Museum ©
BC Aviation Museum

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nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
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 1st (Tue): walk around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Vancouver online attractions planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Central Saanich to Vancouver in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Central Saanich in May, Vancouver is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Vancouver Seawall
Vancouver Seawall

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nights
Banff National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Bow Falls, thensteep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, and then explore the activities along Lake Minnewanka.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park road trip planning app.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Vancouver to Banff National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 June, expect Banff National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 63°F and 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Bow Falls ©
Bow Falls
Cave and Basin National Historic Site ©
Cave and Basin National Historic Site
Lake Minnewanka ©
Lake Minnewanka

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