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
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Vancouver
— 7 nights
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Montreal

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.
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 · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:

4
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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 La Citadelle de Quebec. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain, walk around Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, steep yourself in history at Morrin Centre, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin.

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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 · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:

2
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Ottawa

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.
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 · Trails · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 28:

3
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Toronto

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.
Casa Loma and St Michael's Cathedral Basilica will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Royal Ontario Museum and The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario. There's lots more 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 take a stroll through Queen Street.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Toronto sightseeing planner.

Fly from Ottawa to Toronto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ottawa in December, things will get a bit warmer in Toronto: highs are around 2°C and lows about -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 28 — 31:

3
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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 Niagara River Recreation Trail. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Falls, 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 drive; or 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 · Wildlife · Casinos

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:

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Tofino, Vancouver Island

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 Pacific Rim National Park will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Chesterman Beach, hike along Rainforest Trail, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, 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 · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 3 — 7:

7
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Vancouver

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Anthropology and Vancouver Art Gallery. 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 · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 7 — 14:

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.