11 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

11 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

Make it your trip
Toronto, Canada
— 1 night
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 1 night
Boston, United States
— 3 nights
New York City, United States
— 4 nights


Toronto, Canada — 1 night

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 (Tue): see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame and then get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and then don't miss a visit to Harbourfront Centre.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto day trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Toronto is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in August: high temperatures in Toronto hover around 30°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.
Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

Niagara Falls, Canada — 1 night

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 25th (Thu): look for gifts at Studio Vine Glass, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower.

Plan my trip to Niagara Falls with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Boston.
Museums · Tours · Shopping · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:

Boston, United States — 3 nights

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Step out of Boston to go to Gloucester and see Dolphin & Whale Watching, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, explore the engaging exhibits at Boston Children's Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Louisburg Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Boston day trip planning website.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Boston by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You will leave for New York City on the 29th (Mon).
Museums · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Side Trip
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:

New York City, United States — 4 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New York City attractions planning tool.

You can fly from Boston to New York City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Boston in August since evenings lows in New York City dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 2:

Canada travel guide

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.

United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.