33 days in Canada Itinerary

33 days in Canada Itinerary

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Montreal
— 2 nights
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Quebec City
— 3 nights
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Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly to Toronto, Train to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Drive
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Toronto
— 3 nights
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Calgary
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Banff National Park
— 5 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
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Vancouver
— 5 nights
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Montreal — 2 nights

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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, don't miss a visit to Old Montreal, and take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden.

For maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Montreal trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Montreal is an approximately 10-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Montreal. In May, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Quebec City.
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Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:

Quebec City — 3 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.
Step out of Quebec City to go to Sainte Anne de Beaupre and see Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, which is approximately 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, stop by Place Royale, admire the masterpieces at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ), and wander the streets of Terrasse Dufferin.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Quebec City trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal in May, expect nights in Quebec City to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Ottawa.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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Find places to stay May 21 — 24:

Ottawa — 2 nights

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 25th (Thu): explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): wander the streets of ByWard Market, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ottawa day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Ottawa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Quebec City in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ottawa: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay May 24 — 26:

Niagara Falls — 3 nights

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.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, theme parks, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada, enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, take a memorable tour with Tours, and don't miss a visit to Horseshoe Falls.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Ottawa to Niagara Falls takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Toronto.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Theme Parks
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:

Toronto — 3 nights

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Toronto is known for sightseeing, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, visit The Distillery District, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and steep yourself in history at Casa Loma.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Toronto attractions planning website.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to fly to Calgary.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:

Calgary — 2 nights

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo and then head off the coast to Prince's Island Park. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Glenbow Museum, then steep yourself in history at Fort Calgary, and then take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Calgary trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Calgary takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Toronto in June: high temperatures in Calgary hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Jasper National Park.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 3:

Jasper National Park — 5 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: look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia Ice Field, take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon, play a few rounds at Jasper Park Golf Course, and explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park vacation maker.

Drive from Calgary to Jasper National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Calgary in June, Jasper National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Banff National Park.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 8:

Banff National Park — 5 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: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, take in the dramatic scenery at Bow Falls, take a memorable drive along Icefields Parkway, and steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park planner.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Jasper National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to fly to Victoria.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 13:

Victoria, Vancouver Island — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the galleries of Victoria Butterfly Gardens, take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, and then walk around Beacon Hill Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle, then explore the engaging exhibits at Miniature World, and then see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Victoria road trip planner.

You can fly from Banff National Park to Victoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Banff National Park to Victoria is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Banff National Park in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in Victoria. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Vancouver.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:

Vancouver — 5 nights

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, take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden, wander the streets of Granville Island, and take in panoramic vistas at Vancouver Lookout.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vancouver driving holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Victoria to Vancouver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Side Trip
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 20:

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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