16 days in Canada Itinerary

16 days in Canada Itinerary

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Toronto
— 2 nights
2
Quebec City
— 3 nights
3
Montreal
— 2 nights
4
Cavendish
— 1 night
5
Halifax
— 3 nights
6
St. John's
— 1 night
7
Gros Morne National Park
— 3 nights

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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.
Get some historical perspective at The Distillery District and Casa Loma. Get outdoors at Niagara Falls Canada and Journey Behind the Falls. Step out of Toronto to go to Niagara Falls and see Butterfly Conservatory, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, and take in the exciting artwork at The Market Gallery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Toronto route planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Toronto. In August, daytime highs in Toronto are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada

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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.
Old Quebec and Terrasse Dufferin are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Place Royale and Morrin Centre are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, don't miss a visit to Quartier Petit Champlain, and brush up on your military savvy at La Citadelle de Quebec.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Quebec City driving holiday planner.

Fly from Toronto to Quebec City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

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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 14th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, and then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, then get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, and then browse the fresh offerings at Jean-Talon Market.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Montreal online travel route planner.

You can drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Montreal sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cavendish.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal

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Cavendish

Cavendish ©
Known to fans of writer Lucy Maud Montgomery as the setting of "Anne of Green Gables," Cavendish represents a top destination on Prince Edward Island.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): kick back and relax at Thunder Cove Beach, identify plant and animal life at Cavendish Cliffs, and then kick back and relax at Brackley Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cavendish online vacation builder.

Getting from Montreal to Cavendish by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Montreal in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cavendish, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Halifax.

Things to do in Cavendish

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Thunder Cove Beach, Brackley Beach
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Brackley Beach ©
Brackley Beach
Thunder Cove Beach ©
Thunder Cove Beach

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Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Visit Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada and Peggy's Cove Lighthouse for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and Nova Scotia Centre for Craft and Design. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Halifax: Clam Harbour Beach (in Clam Harbour), Haskapa (in Mahone Bay) and St. John's Anglican Church (in Lunenburg). It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church and enjoy the sand and surf at Martinique Beach Provincial Park.

Plan a Halifax trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Cavendish to Halifax in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Halifax

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Martinique Beach Provincial Park, Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, Clam Harbour Beach, Haskapa, St. John's Anglican Church
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Peggy's Cove Lighthouse ©
Peggy's Cove Lighthouse
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

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St. John's

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Signal Hill, then trek along North Head Trail, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

Before you visit St. John's, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Halifax to St. John's takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Halifax to St. John's due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Halifax in August, things will get little chillier in St. John's: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in St. John's

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Signal Hill ©
Signal Hill
North Head Trail ©
North Head Trail

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Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National Park ©
A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
Escape the urban bustle at Gros Morne National Park and Gros Morne. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shallow Bay Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Berry Hill Pond Trail, view the masterpieces at Molly Made Fibre Art Studio Inc., and trek along Lookout Trail.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Gros Morne National Park trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from St. John's to Gros Morne National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Gros Morne National Park are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Gros Morne ©
Gros Morne
Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
Shallow Bay Beach ©
Shallow Bay Beach

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