16 days in Canada Itinerary

16 days in Canada Itinerary

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Halifax
— 1 night
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Montreal
— 1 night
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
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Toronto
— 2 nights
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
7
Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
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Banff National Park
— 2 nights

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Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, then admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Province House, and finally steep yourself in history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Halifax trip maker.

London, UK to Halifax is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Halifax is minus 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 ©

1
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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 18th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, then take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then walk around Mount Royal Park.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Montreal day trip planning website.

You can fly from Halifax to Montreal in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. October in Montreal sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Mount Royal Park ©
Mount Royal Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Battlefields Park, admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then steep yourself in history at Morrin Centre. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Quebec City route maker.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Quebec City can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
The Battlefields Park ©
The Battlefields Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): see the world from above with National Helicopters - Niagara Falls Heli-Tours, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada, then make a trip to Journey Behind the Falls, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory and then admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip maker website.

Do a combination of flight and train from Quebec City to Niagara Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

National Helicopters - Niagara Falls Heli-Tours
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Horseshoe Falls
Horseshoe Falls

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Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, and then appreciate the history behind Ireland Park.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma

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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.
On the 25th (Mon), stroll around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach, then wander the streets of Granville Island, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Vancouver Lookout.

Start your trip to Vancouver by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Vancouver takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Vancouver are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Seawall
Vancouver Seawall

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Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park ©
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.
On the 28th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, then take an in-depth tour of Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives, then examine the collection at The Den - Jasper's Wildlife Museum, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness. On your second day here, explore the activities along Horseshoe Lake, then admire the sheer force of Athabasca Falls, then cruise along Highway 93A, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Sunwapta Falls.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park online day trip planner.

Drive from Vancouver to Jasper National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver to Jasper National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in October, things will get slightly colder in Jasper National Park: highs are around 12°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls

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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.
On the 30th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Banff National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jasper National Park in October, expect nights in Banff National Park to be about the same, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Lake Louise
Lake Louise
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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