21 days in Canada Itinerary

21 days in Canada Itinerary

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Quebec City
— 3 nights
2
Gros Morne National Park
— 3 nights
3
St. John's
— 3 nights
4
Banff National Park
— 4 nights
5
Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
6
Toronto
— 2 nights

3
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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.
Bring the kids along to Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and Morrin Centre. Visit Place Royale and Terrasse Dufferin for their historical value. When in Quebec City, make a side trip to see Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre in Sainte Anne de Beaupre, approximately Sainte Anne de Beaupre away. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec and get to know the fascinating history of Lower Town (Basse-Ville).

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Quebec City trip itinerary planning tool.

Ottawa to Quebec City is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
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Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale
Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre ©
Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse and Berry Hill Pond Trail. Take a break from the city and head to The Tablelands and Shallow Bay Beach. There's much more to do: hike along Gros Morne, take in the exciting artwork at Molly Made Fibre Art Studio Inc., and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lookout Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Gros Morne National Park online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Quebec City to Gros Morne National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, and bus; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Quebec City to Gros Morne National Park is 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Quebec City in July: high temperatures in Gros Morne National Park hover around 25°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse ©
Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse
The Tablelands ©
The Tablelands
Gros Morne ©
Gros Morne

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St. John's

St. John's ©
One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Bring the kids along to The Rooms and Middle Cove Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto. When in St. John's, make a side trip to see Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour in Bell Island, approximately Bell Island away. There's still lots to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, steep yourself in history at Red Bay National Historic Site, enjoy the sea views from Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, and stroll through North Head Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the St. John's trip planner.

You can fly from Gros Morne National Park to St. John's in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in St. John's sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in St. John's

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Middle Cove Beach, Red Bay National Historic Site, Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour
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Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Rooms ©
The Rooms

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Emerald Lake and Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Get outdoors at Moraine Lake and Lake Agnes. Venture out of the city with trips to Canmore (Grassi Lakes & River Rafting & Tubing). And it doesn't end there: get outside with Via Ferrata, trek along Johnston Canyon, view the masterpieces at Willock & Sax Gallery, and explore the galleries of Samson Native Gallery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Banff National Park online vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from St. John's to Banff National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from St. John's to Banff National Park is minus 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from St. John's in July since evenings lows in Banff National Park dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Canmore, Emerald Lake
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Grassi Lakes ©
Grassi Lakes
Emerald Lake ©
Emerald Lake
Lake Agnes ©
Lake Agnes

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Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pyramid and Patricia Lakes and Athabasca Glacier. Escape the urban bustle at Columbia Ice Field and Maligne Canyon. There's lots more to do: hike along Cavell Meadows Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Tangle Creek Falls, view the masterpieces at Jasper Art Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Wabasso Lake.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Banff National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Athabasca Glacier ©
Athabasca Glacier
Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls
Pyramid and Patricia Lakes ©
Pyramid and Patricia Lakes

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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.
On the 24th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, and then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame and then examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Toronto vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jasper National Park to Toronto takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Jasper National Park to Toronto, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Toronto when traveling from Jasper National Park in July, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

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

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