7 days in Canada Itinerary

7 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada route planner
Make it your trip
Fly
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Toronto
— 1 night
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Ottawa
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Ottawa
— 1 night
Drive
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Montreal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, then steep yourself in history at Ireland Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Toronto trip planner.

Pittsburgh, USA to Toronto is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Pittsburgh, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Toronto, ranging from highs of 60°F to lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ottawa.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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Ottawa — 1 night

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 12th (Wed): take in the views from Corktown Footbridge, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then steep yourself in history at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Ottawa trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Toronto in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Ottawa, with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Montreal.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then stroll around Mount Royal Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, get engrossed in the history at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and then make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Montreal trip planner.

Drive from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Montreal sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to fly to Quebec City.
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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 15th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin and then stop by Old Quebec. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Quebec City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Montreal to Quebec City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Quebec City can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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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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