15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly + Bus:  12 h 30 min
1
Quebec City, Quebec
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Montreal, Quebec
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
3
Ottawa
— 1 night
Fly + Ferry:  2 h 45 min
4
Toronto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  12 h
6
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  8 h 15 min
7
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: London

2
nights
Quebec City, Quebec

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 25th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Morrin Centre and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale, immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Quebec City vacation maker site.

London, UK to Quebec City is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to Quebec City. Traveling from London in July, expect Quebec City to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

1
night
Montreal, Quebec

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Montreal trip maker.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Quebec City in July: highs in Montreal hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites Museums
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

1
night
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 28th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, then see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then steep yourself in history at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ottawa trip planner.

Traveling by train from Montreal to Ottawa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. July in Ottawa sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Museums
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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica

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 29th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, then admire the landmark architecture of CN Tower, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery. On the next day, examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

Before you visit Toronto, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Ottawa to Toronto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
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.
On the 31st (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, then explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls Canada, and finally have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip maker app.

You can drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

2
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.
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, stroll through Plain of Six Glaciers, get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, and cruise along Bow Valley Parkway.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Banff National Park road trip tool.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Niagara Falls to Banff National Park in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls to Banff National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in August; daily highs in Banff National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers

1
night
Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, then go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, and then walk around Beacon Hill Park.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Victoria route planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Victoria takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Banff National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Victoria, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Central Saanich
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Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens
Beacon Hill Park ©
Beacon Hill Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stroll around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and then take a stroll through Granville Island.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Vancouver online journey maker.

You can drive from Victoria to Vancouver in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Victoria in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Vancouver: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

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