22 days in Canada Itinerary

22 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada journey planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Banff National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
2
Jasper National Park
— 4 nights
Bus to Edmonton, Fly to Central Saanich
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Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
Fly
4
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly
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Montreal
— 1 night
Drive
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
Fly
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Ottawa
— 1 night
Drive
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Kingston
— 2 nights
Drive
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Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive
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Toronto
— 1 night

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Banff National Park

— 3 nights
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 trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, get outside with Mount Norquay, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sulphur Mountain, and admire the masterpieces at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Banff National Park trip itinerary planner.

Toronto to Banff National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Banff National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Toronto in June: highs in Banff National Park hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 14:

Jasper National Park

— 4 nights
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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Skyline Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Fort Point Loop Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Annette Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Jasper National Park travel route website.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Banff National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Central Saanich.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:

Central Saanich, Vancouver Island

— 2 nights
Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, take in nature's colorful creations at The Butchart Gardens, and then walk around Mount Douglas Park. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close to creatures of the deep with Sidney Whale Watching, see the interesting displays at BC Aviation Museum, and then go for a stroll along the water at Van Isle Marina.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Central Saanich tour builder app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jasper National Park to Central Saanich takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Jasper National Park to Central Saanich, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Jasper National Park in June since evenings lows in Central Saanich dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Central Saanich

Parks · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:

Vancouver

— 3 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 22nd (Wed), spend a day ambling around Stanley Park. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Granville Island, snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver day trip planner.

Fly from Central Saanich to Vancouver in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Central Saanich in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Vancouver. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Montreal.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 20 — 23:

Montreal

— 1 night

Quebec's Metropolis

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 24th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica and then make a trip to Old Montreal.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip maker tool.

You can fly from Vancouver to Montreal in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Montreal are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 24:

Quebec City

— 2 nights
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 25th (Sat): see Morrin Centre and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, then admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, then get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin, and finally don't miss a visit to Place Royale.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Quebec City tour planning tool.

You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Quebec City when traveling from Montreal in June, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Ottawa.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:

Ottawa

— 1 night

Silicon Valley North

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 27th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ottawa journey builder app.

You can fly from Quebec City to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. June in Ottawa sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kingston.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:

Kingston

— 2 nights

Limestone City

Called the "Limestone City" because it contains many white-stone buildings, Kingston served as the first capital of Canada.
On the 28th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Fort Henry National Historic Site, then savor the flavors at Kingston Food Tours, and then walk around Kingston Waterfront. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Marine Museum of the Great Lakes, examine the collection at Canada's Penitentiary Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Agnes Etherington Art Centre.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kingston trip builder website.

Drive from Ottawa to Kingston in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Kingston

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 27 — 29:

Niagara Falls

— 2 nights
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.
On the 30th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Horseshoe Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls Canada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): stroll through Butterfly Conservatory, then appreciate the extensive heritage of White Water Walk, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls online tour builder.

Drive from Kingston to Niagara Falls in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Kingston, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Niagara Falls, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:

Toronto

— 1 night

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 2nd (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, and then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Toronto online travel route planner.

Drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.

Vancouver Island travel guide

4.4
Dolphin & Whale Watching · Parks · Scenic Walking Areas
Just off Canada's far western coastline, Vancouver Island serves as a sprawling natural playground tailor-made for those looking to "get away from it all." For most visitors on a Vancouver Island vacation means exploring the many sandy beaches, gazing or photographing snowcapped mountains, picking up some adrenaline by biking down rugged trails, and hiking through some of the world's oldest and least-spoiled rainforests. If that doesn't fill up your Vancouver Island itinerary, head to Cowichan Valley, a picture-perfect place ideal for foodies and wine lovers. For modern attractions and a bit of island sophistication, visit Victoria, provincial capital with a distinctly Mediterranean climate.