19 days in Canada Itinerary

19 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: New York City
+3
Train + Bus + Fly + Ferry:  4 h 30 min
1
Toronto
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Winnipeg
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Edmonton
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
5
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Calgary
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
8
Ottawa
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
9
Montreal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Quebec City
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
End: New York City


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1
night
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 11th (Wed): hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Toronto route planner.

New York City, USA to Toronto is an approximately 4.5- hour combination of train, flight, and ferry. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in November; daily highs in Toronto reach 46°F and lows reach 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Winnipeg.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

1
night
Winnipeg

Winnipeg ©
At the confluence of two rivers, Winnipeg started out as a small trading post in an area inhabited by indigenous tribes for thousands of years before the European arrival.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at Bad Axe Throwing, look and learn at Manitoba Museum, and then contemplate the long history of The Forks National Historic Site.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Winnipeg trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Winnipeg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Winnipeg. In November, Winnipeg is slightly colder than Toronto - with highs of 33°F and lows of 21°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Edmonton.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Fun & Games Museums Childrens Museums
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Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing
The Forks National Historic Site ©
The Forks National Historic Site
Manitoba Museum ©
Manitoba Museum

1
night
Edmonton

Edmonton ©
Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
On the 14th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Edmonton Valley Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of Old Strathcona, then try out the rides at Fort Edmonton Park, and finally look for gifts at Zocalo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Edmonton tour builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Winnipeg to Edmonton takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 31°F in November, and nighttime lows around 18°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Historic Sites Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park
Old Strathcona ©
Old Strathcona
Edmonton Valley Zoo ©
Edmonton Valley Zoo

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Whistlers Peak, take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Fort Point Loop Trail, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): explore the activities along Annette Lake, then browse the exhibits of Mountain Galleries, then take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon, and finally stroll through Bald Hills.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Jasper National Park trip planner.

Drive from Edmonton to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°F, and evening lows to 16°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Mountain Galleries ©
Mountain Galleries
Annette Lake ©
Annette Lake

3
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: steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, explore the activities along Moraine Lake, take in the awesome beauty at Sulphur Mountain, and look for gifts at Cabin108.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Jasper National Park in November, plan for little chillier days in Banff National Park, with highs around 27°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Cave and Basin National Historic Site ©
Cave and Basin National Historic Site
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

1
night
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
On the 20th (Fri), meet the residents at The Calgary Zoo and then enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Calgary day trip planning tool.

Getting from Banff National Park to Calgary by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Banff National Park in November, expect nights in Calgary to be about the same, around 19°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Calgary

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower

3
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, enjoy breathtaking views from Vancouver Lookout, observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium, and take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Vancouver holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Calgary to Vancouver takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Calgary to Vancouver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in November, expect nights in Vancouver to be warmer, around 41°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

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.
On the 24th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Oscar Peterson Statue, then wander the streets of ByWard Market, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site, then examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ottawa day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Ottawa takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Ottawa due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Vancouver in November: high temperatures in Ottawa hover around 42°F and lows are around 29°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada

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 26th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, then take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the fresh offerings at Jean-Talon Market and then don't miss a visit to Old Montreal.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Montreal travel route builder website.

You can take a train from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 42°F, and evening lows to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

2
nights
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 28th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, and then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Quebec City vacation planning app.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal in November, expect nights in Quebec City to be about the same, around 33°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:
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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