11 days in Canada Itinerary

11 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Toronto
— 1 night
2
Quebec City
— 2 nights
3
Ottawa
— 1 night
4
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
5
Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
6
Vancouver
— 2 nights

1
night
Toronto

Toronto
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 17th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, make a trip to Ireland Park, thentake in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Toronto holiday planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Toronto. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec, thencontemplate the long history of Morrin Centre, and then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Quebec City travel website.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Quebec City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Quebec City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
La Citadelle de Quebec ©
La Citadelle de Quebec

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stop by ByWard Market and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ottawa tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Quebec City to Ottawa by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Quebec City in July: highs in Ottawa hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
ByWard Market ©
ByWard Market

3
nights
Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, hike along Lake Agnes, and view the masterpieces at Samson Native Gallery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Banff National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Ottawa to Banff National Park in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Ottawa in July: high temperatures in Banff National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Central Saanich.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers

1
night
Central Saanich, Vancouver Island

Central Saanich ©
Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. On the 25th (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, thentake in nature's colorful creations at The Butchart Gardens, and then walk around Sidney Spit Marine Park.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Central Saanich trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Banff National Park to Central Saanich takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff National Park to Central Saanich. In July, Central Saanich is somewhat warmer than Banff National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Central Saanich

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Sidney Spit Marine Park
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): walk around Stanley Park and then kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver trip planner.

Fly from Central Saanich to Vancouver in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Vancouver can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach

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