15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Get out of town with these interesting Toronto side-trips: Niagara Falls (Niagara SkyWheel, Journey Behind the Falls, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Toronto online travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Toronto. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
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 7th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec, admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then steep yourself in history at Morrin Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): wander the streets of Terrasse Dufferin and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Quebec City trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Quebec City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Quebec City can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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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

2
nights
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 9th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through ByWard Market and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Ottawa trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Ottawa takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Quebec City in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Ottawa: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Rideau Canal National Historic Site ©
Rideau Canal National Historic Site

4
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.
Take a break from Banff National Park with a short trip to Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park, about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site, and get a new perspective on nature at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Ottawa to Banff National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Ottawa in July; daily highs in Banff National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Central Saanich.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Takakkaw Falls
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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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Victoria Butterfly Gardens, go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, and then walk around Sidney Spit Marine Park.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Central Saanich vacation planning site.

You can fly from Banff National Park to Central Saanich in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Banff National Park to Central Saanich is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Banff National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Central Saanich: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to 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

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stroll around Stanley Park and then take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach, thentake a stroll through Granville Island, and then take in panoramic vistas at Vancouver Lookout.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver day trip planning app.

Getting from Central Saanich to Vancouver by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. July in Vancouver sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

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