28 days in Canada Itinerary

28 days in Canada Itinerary

Farhan Ali

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Montreal
— 2 nights
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Quebec City
— 4 nights
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Ottawa
— 2 nights
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Toronto
— 3 nights
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
7
Vancouver
— 7 nights

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Montreal

Montreal ©
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 21st (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Port of Montreal, then pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, then stop by F1 Boutique Canada, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Montreal trip itinerary maker app.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Montreal is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in December; daily highs in Montreal reach -1°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites · Trails
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal

4
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Quebec City

Quebec City ©
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ) and Musee de la civilisation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Quebec and Quartier Petit Champlain. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec, walk around Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, steep yourself in history at Morrin Centre, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin.

Plan my Quebec City trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum, examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): stroll through Gatineau Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pariosse Ste. Clement, then take a stroll through ByWard Market, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

Plan trip to Ottawa with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Quebec City to Ottawa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In December in Ottawa, expect temperatures between -2°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Gatineau Park
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:
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National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

3
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Casa Loma and St Michael's Cathedral Basilica will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Royal Ontario Museum and Hockey Hall of Fame. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and admire the masterpieces at The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Toronto online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ottawa to Toronto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ottawa in December; daily highs in Toronto reach 2°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
CN Tower
CN Tower
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

3
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Edward Spera Gallery and King Street Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Butterfly Conservatory and Horseshoe Falls. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Niagara River Recreation Trail, try your luck at Niagara Fallsview Casino, take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, and take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls online vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Niagara Falls are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Niagara-on-the-Lake
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Falls
Horseshoe Falls
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

4
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Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Amphitrite Point Lighthouse and Roy Henry Vickers Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Long Beach and Chesterman Beach will get you outdoors. Spend the 4th (Mon) exploring nature at Pacific Rim National Park. There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tofino Brewing Company, hike along Rainforest Trail, and stop by Rubio.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Tofino trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Niagara Falls to Tofino takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Niagara Falls to Tofino. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Niagara Falls in January, with highs in Tofino at 9°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Amphitrite Point Lighthouse
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach

7
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Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Anthropology and Science World. Yaletown and Lighthouse Park will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Granville Island, examine the collection at Burnaby Village Museum, stroll through Kitsilano Beach, and kick back and relax at Spanish Banks.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Vancouver holiday website.

You can fly from Tofino to Vancouver in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Tofino in January since evenings lows in Vancouver dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Burnaby Village Museum, Sea Dragon Charters
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology
Sea Dragon Charters ©
Sea Dragon Charters

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