15 days in Montreal, Vancouver & Banff National Park Itinerary

15 days in Montreal, Vancouver & Banff National Park Itinerary

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1
Montreal
— 3 nights
2
Vancouver
— 5 nights
3
Banff National Park
— 6 nights

3
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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica, walk around Mount Royal Park, take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and appreciate the history behind Place d'Armes.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Montreal tour planning website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Montreal. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal

5
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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain, stroll through Kitsilano Beach, and admire the natural beauty at Queen Elizabeth Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver online route maker.

Traveling by flight from Montreal to Vancouver takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Vancouver is minus 3 hours. In August in Vancouver, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Grouse Mountain
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Banff National Park: Yoho National Park (Lake O' Hara, Takakkaw Falls, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, hike along Little Beehive Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sentinel Pass, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Banff National Park holiday builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Vancouver to Banff National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in August; daily highs in Banff National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. On the 17th (Mon), you're off to home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers

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