15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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15 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 15​min
2
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h
3
Toronto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Quebec City
— 2 nights
6
Montreal
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Dublin

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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.
Family-friendly places like Stanley Park and Kitsilano Beach will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Granville Island, wander the streets of Gastown, and snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vancouver trip planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Vancouver is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Dublin to Vancouver, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in August, with highs in Vancouver at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

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

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Banff National Park to Field to see Yoho National Park about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, shop like a local with Samson Native Gallery, cruise along Icefields Parkway, and get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Banff National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Vancouver to Banff National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Vancouver in August: high temperatures in Banff National Park hover around 24°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Lake Louise ©
Lake Louise
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake

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Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Kids will enjoy CN Tower and Toronto Zoo. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St James Anglican Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Toronto trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Banff National Park to Toronto by combination of bus and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Banff National Park to Toronto, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Banff National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Toronto: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Toronto Zoo ©
Toronto Zoo
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum

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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 23rd (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower, then explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Theme Parks
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Marineland ©
Marineland
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls

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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.
On the 25th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec and then get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, then take in the dramatic scenery at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Quebec City itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Niagara Falls to Quebec City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Sanctuaire Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency

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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.
On the 27th (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Montreal trip planner.

You can drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites Parks
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©

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