32 days in Canada Itinerary

32 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada visit planner
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Fly to Edmonton, Bus to Jasper National Park
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Jasper National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yoho National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly
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Toronto
— 3 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Ottawa
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Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Montreal
— 2 nights
Fly
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Halifax
— 2 nights
Fly
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Gros Morne National Park
— 5 nights
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Jasper National Park — 4 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, explore the activities along Annette Lake, surround yourself with nature on Jasper Riding Stables, and explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon.

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

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Jasper National Park is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Jasper National Park is minus 8 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Amsterdam in September since evenings lows in Jasper National Park dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yoho National Park.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 5:

Yoho National Park — 4 nights

Named after the Cree word used to express awe, Yoho National Park encompasses awe-inspiring natural wonders, including tall waterfalls, soaking peaks, and vertical rock walls attracting adrenaline junkies from around the globe.
Spend the 6th (Tue) wandering through the wild on The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Takakkaw Falls, contemplate the long history of Burgess Shale, explore the activities along Sherbrooke Lake, and hike along Paget Peak.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yoho National Park online tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Yoho National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Jasper National Park in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Yoho National Park: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:

Banff National Park — 4 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, trek along Sentinel Pass, and stroll through Bow Glacier Falls.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Banff National Park travel tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yoho National Park to Banff National Park. September in Banff National Park sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to fly to Vancouver.
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Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:

Vancouver — 3 nights

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.
Vancouver is known for parks, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, wander the streets of Granville Island, kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach, and admire all the interesting features of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

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Traveling by flight from Banff National Park to Vancouver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff National Park to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Banff National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Vancouver: highs are around 22°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Toronto.
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Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:

Toronto — 3 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Toronto: Niagara Falls (Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Falls Canada, &more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market, and don't miss a visit to Harbourfront Centre.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Toronto road trip website.

You can fly from Vancouver to Toronto in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Toronto is 3 hours. When traveling from Vancouver in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Toronto: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Ottawa.
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Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Ottawa — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take a stroll through ByWard Market, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Parliament Hill and Buildings, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then see some colorful creatures with EPSO.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Ottawa trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Toronto in September, Ottawa is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Quebec City.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

Quebec City — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): wander the streets of Terrasse Dufferin and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, then wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Quebec City online attractions planner.

You can fly from Ottawa to Quebec City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can fly to Montreal.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:

Montreal — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): make a trip to Old Montreal and then make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then stroll around Mount Royal Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Montreal online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Montreal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Halifax.
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Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:

Halifax — 2 nights

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.
On the 26th (Mon), get the lay of the land with Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, then take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): ponder the world of politics at Province House, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Alexander Keith's Brewery, and finally contemplate the long history of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Halifax day trip planning website.

Fly from Montreal to Halifax in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal to Halifax, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Gros Morne National Park.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:

Gros Morne National Park — 5 nights

Galapagos of Geology

A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
Spend the 29th (Thu) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gros Morne, trek along Burnt Hill Hiking Trail, explore the activities along Trout River Pond, and learn more about the world around you at Gros Morne Wildlife Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gros Morne National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park. Traveling from Halifax in September, things will get slightly colder in Gros Morne National Park: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to fly back home.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 2:

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.
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