5 days in Ontario Itinerary

5 days in Ontario Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Ontario holiday planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

5 days in Ontario Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Ottawa
— 1 night
Fly + ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Toronto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  6​h
End: Chicago

1
night
Ottawa

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
On the 23rd (Mon), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Waller St. Brewing.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ottawa holiday tool .

Chicago, USA to Ottawa is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Ottawa. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Chicago in December: high temperatures in Ottawa hover around 28°F and lows are around 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Rideau Canal ©
Rideau Canal
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto
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 25th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery, then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, then step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, and then see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Ottawa to Toronto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, Toronto is somewhat warmer than Ottawa - with highs of 36°F and lows of 27°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
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 27th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°F in December, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Room Escape Games
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

Similar Plans

16 days in Ontario BY A USER FROM SWEDEN June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 16 days in Ontario BY A USER FROM INDIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Ontario BY A USER FROM SRI LANKA November, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Ontario BY A USER FROM CANADA October, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Ontario BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Ontario BY A USER FROM MALTA July, culture, outdoors, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Canada BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Ontario BY A USER FROM CANADA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Ontario BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Ontario BY A USER FROM CANADA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Ontario BY A USER FROM NIGERIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Ontario BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans