31 days in Canada Itinerary

31 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Dublin
Fly:  9 h 45 min
1
Toronto
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
Calgary
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Canmore
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
4
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
5
Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Clearwater
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Kamloops
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Whistler
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
10
Victoria
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  15 h
End: Dublin

4
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Explore Toronto's surroundings by going to Niagara Falls (Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls Canada, &more). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, get your game on at Levelup Reality, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Toronto vacation builder tool.

Dublin, Ireland to Toronto is an approximately 10- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Toronto is minus 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in July: high temperatures in Toronto hover around 31°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada

6
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Explore Calgary's surroundings by going to Drumheller (Orkney Viewpoint & Royal Tyrrell Museum). There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Calgary Zoo, have some family-friendly fun at Downhill Karting by Skyline Luge Calgary, steep yourself in history at Heritage Park Historical Village, and take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Calgary online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Calgary takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Calgary is minus 2 hours. In July, Calgary is little chillier than Toronto - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Canmore.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Drumheller
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BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village

2
nights
Canmore

Canmore ©
Bordered by the spectacular peaks of the Alberta Rockies, within a stone's throw of Banff National Park, the town of Canmore serves as an excellent base for outdoor adventures.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Ha Ling Peak, glide through natural beauty at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park, then view the masterpieces at Fireweed Glass Studio, and finally relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): sample the tasty concoctions at The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company and then Head underground at Canmore Cave Tours.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Canmore trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Calgary to Canmore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Canmore when traveling from Calgary in July, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Canmore

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Canmore Cave Tours ©
Canmore Cave Tours
Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park ©
Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park
River Rafting & Tubing

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Peyto Lake as well as Icefields Parkway. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Bow Summit, then contemplate the waterfront views at Peyto Lake, and then hike along Bow Glacier Falls. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls and then admire all the interesting features of Icefields Parkway.

To find out how to plan a trip to Banff National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Canmore to Banff National Park in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In July in Banff National Park, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway
Bow Glacier Falls ©
Bow Glacier Falls

3
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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Annette Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Tangle Creek Falls, get great views at Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre, and stroll through Bald Hills.

Plan my day in Jasper National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in July: highs in Jasper National Park hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Clearwater.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Maligne Lake ©
Maligne Lake
Annette Lake ©
Annette Lake
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls

2
nights
Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Although forestry remains the area's major employer, Clearwater tourism thrives thanks to the region's good opportunities for outdoor activities on six big lakes and four rivers.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Dawson Falls, then admire the sheer force of Helmcken Falls, and then get outside with Battle Mountain Equine Enterprises Inc.. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Spahat Falls and then walk around Wells Gray Provincial Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Clearwater online itinerary maker.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Clearwater by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Jasper National Park to Clearwater, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Clearwater can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kamloops.

Things to do in Clearwater

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Highlights from your plan
Wells Gray Provincial Park ©
Wells Gray Provincial Park
Dawson Falls ©
Dawson Falls
Spahat Falls ©
Spahat Falls

3
nights
Kamloops

Kamloops ©
Frequent host of major sporting events, Kamloops calls itself the "Tournament Capital of Canada." Visitors come to watch curling and skating competitions, as well as fly fishing championships, bike races, and hockey tournaments.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Kamloops Scenic Outlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Kamloops Wildlife Park, then do a tasting at Harper's Trail, then walk around McArthur Island Park, and finally stroll around Riverside Park - Centre of the City.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kamloops sightseeing tool.

Getting from Clearwater to Kamloops by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Kamloops

Parks Outdoors Golf
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
McArthur Island Park ©
McArthur Island Park
Riverside Park - Centre of the City ©
Riverside Park - Centre of the City
Tobiano Golf Course ©
Tobiano Golf Course

1
night
Whistler

Whistler ©
Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): head outdoors with Whistler Village Sports and then glide through natural beauty at Whistler Blackcomb. On the next day, explore the activities along Lost Lake and then catch some excitement at Whistler Sliding Centre.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Whistler route website.

You can drive from Kamloops to Whistler in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Whistler can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Whistler Sliding Centre ©
Whistler Sliding Centre
Lost Lake ©
Lost Lake

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): walk around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Granville Island and then visit Gastown.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver trip builder.

You can drive from Whistler to Vancouver in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Seawall
Vancouver Seawall

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nights
Victoria

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.
Victoria is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, contemplate the long history of Craigdarroch Castle, stroll around Beacon Hill Park, and explore the activities along Clover Point Park.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Victoria tour planner.

You can drive from Vancouver to Victoria in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Vancouver in July, you will find days in Victoria are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Central Saanich, West Coast Trail
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum

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