24 days in Canada Itinerary

24 days in Canada Itinerary

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Toronto
— 3 nights
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Quebec City
— 4 nights
Train
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Montreal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly to Calgary, Shuttle to Banff National Park
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Shuttle to Calgary, Fly to Vancouver
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Vancouver
— 2 nights
Drive
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Whistler
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Vancouver
— 1 night
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Toronto

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cameron House, Nathan Phillips Square, Hockey Hall of Fame, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get a taste of local nightlife at Cameron House. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, then get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, then relax to the sounds of jazz at Reservoir Lounge, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Rex Jazz and Blues Bar.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Toronto tour itinerary maker site.

Perth, Australia to Toronto is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Perth to Toronto. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Perth in December: high temperatures in Toronto hover around 2°C and lows are around -3°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Toronto

Nightlife · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:

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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.
Visit Old Quebec and Cathedral of the Holy Trinity for their historical value. There's more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin.

To find out how to plan a trip to Quebec City, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Toronto to Quebec City in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:

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Montreal

Quebec's Metropolis

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.
On the 26th (Thu), make a trip to La Grande Roue de Montreal, take a stroll through Plateau Mont-Royal, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at AURA Basilique. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, witness the site of a historic battle at Place Jacques-Cartier, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Basilica, and finally wander the streets of Quartier des spectacles.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Montreal trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Take a train from Quebec City to Montreal in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Montreal are -1°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for Ottawa.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:

2
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Ottawa

Silicon Valley North

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 (Sat): stroll through Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway, then explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of Laurier House National Historic Site. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Parliament Hill and Buildings and then wander the streets of ByWard Market.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ottawa day trip tool.

Getting from Montreal to Ottawa by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Ottawa can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 30:

4
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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Natural Bridge and Bow Glacier Falls. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sulphur Mountain, explore the activities along Moraine Lake, explore the galleries of Samson Native Gallery, and hike along Plain of Six Glaciers.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Banff National Park vacation planner.

Getting from Ottawa to Banff National Park by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Ottawa to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ottawa in December, things will get slightly colder in Banff National Park: highs are around -10°C and lows about -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 30 — Jan 3:

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Vancouver

Hollywood North

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 3rd (Fri), kick back and relax at Crescent Beach and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Granville Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at International Buddhist Society (Buddhist Temple), then contemplate the long history of Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bloedel Conservatory.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver online travel route planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Vancouver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. 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 January, things will get warmer in Vancouver: highs are around 8°C and lows about 3°C. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:

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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.
Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre and Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Momentum Ski Camps - Day Camps and Whistler Suspension Bridge. On the 8th (Wed), ski the day away in the pristine settings at Whistler Blackcomb. The adventure continues: ski along the peaceful trails at Black Tusk Trail, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and gain insight at Ski Esprit.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Whistler trip maker.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Whistler takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in January; daily highs in Whistler reach 1°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:

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Vancouver

Hollywood North

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip maker site.

Take a shuttle from Whistler to Vancouver in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Whistler in January; daily highs in Vancouver reach 8°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 8 — 9:

Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.