7 days in Canada Itinerary

7 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada travel route maker

Make it your trip
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Vancouver
— 1 night
Fly
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Toronto
— 1 night
Drive
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Train to Toronto, Fly to Quebec
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Quebec City
— 1 night
Drive
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Montreal
— 1 night
Fly

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Vancouver

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the activities along English Bay, stroll around Stanley Park, and then wander the streets of Granville Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium, take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall, then snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bloedel Conservatory.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vancouver trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Vancouver. In May in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 6 — 7:

Toronto

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and finally hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Casa Loma, then examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Toronto travel planning website.

You can fly from Vancouver to Toronto in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. May in Toronto sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:

Niagara Falls

— 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.
On the 10th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada, then don't miss a visit to Journey Behind the Falls, then enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, and finally identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls vacation planner.

You can drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 9 — 10:

Quebec City

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): visit Terrasse Dufferin, immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Quebec City trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Niagara Falls to Quebec City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Niagara Falls in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Quebec City: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 10 — 11:

Montreal

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, don't miss a visit to Old Montreal, and then learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Montreal road trip website.

You can drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Quebec City in May: highs in Montreal hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 11 — 12:

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.