47 days in Canada Itinerary

47 days in Canada Itinerary

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1
Vancouver
— 4 nights
2
Jasper National Park
— 6 nights
3
Banff National Park
— 7 nights
4
Ottawa
— 3 nights
5
Montreal
— 3 nights
6
Quebec City
— 4 nights
7
Halifax
— 3 nights
8
Gros Morne National Park
— 5 nights
9
Toronto
— 4 nights
10
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights

4
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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.
Attractions like Stanley Park and Capilano Suspension Bridge Park make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Granville Island, take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium, and don't miss a visit to Vancouver Lookout.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip planner.

Konni, India to Vancouver is an approximately 29-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -13.5 hour difference. In July, Vancouver is slightly colder than Konni - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

North Vancouver
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

6
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Maligne Canyon and Bald Hills. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Cavell Meadows Trail, stroll through Jasper Discovery Trail, step off the mainland to explore Spirit Island, and contemplate the waterfront views at Athabasca River.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jasper National Park driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Jasper National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver to Jasper National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vancouver in July since evenings lows in Jasper National Park dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Cavell Meadows Trail ©
Cavell Meadows Trail

7
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Via Ferrata and Lake Minnewanka. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Banff National Park: Yoho National Park (Burgess Shale, Paget Peak, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, stroll through Mount Fairview, hike along Beehive Circuit Trail, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Banff National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in July: highs in Banff National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
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Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake

3
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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.
Kids will enjoy Parliament Hill and Buildings and Canadian Museum of Nature. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site, trek along Gatineau Park, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ottawa travel route planner.

You can fly from Banff National Park to Ottawa in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Banff National Park in July, with highs in Ottawa at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gatineau Park
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National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Rideau Canal National Historic Site ©
Rideau Canal National Historic Site

3
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Notre-Dame Basilica and Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Old Montreal, appreciate the history behind Place d'Armes, get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, and take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Montreal day trip app.

Traveling by car from Ottawa to Montreal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Montreal sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

4
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.
Attractions like Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and La Citadelle de Quebec make great kid-friendly stops. When in Quebec City, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, approximately Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier away. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec, wander the streets of Terrasse Dufferin, contemplate the long history of Basilique Cathedrale - Notre-Dame-de-Quebec, and visit Place Royale.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Quebec City sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal in July, expect nights in Quebec City to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

3
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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.
Family-friendly places like Halifax Public Gardens and Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Halifax: Fundy Tidal Bore Adventures (in South Maitland), The Links At Penn Hills (in Shubenacadie) and Burntcoat Head Park (in Noel). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, contemplate the long history of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, walk around Point Pleasant Park, and get a sense of history and politics at Province House.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Halifax trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Quebec City to Halifax in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, Halifax is a bit cooler than Quebec City - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Halifax

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dartmouth Harbourwalk Trail, Fundy Tidal Bore Adventures, The Links At Penn Hills, Burntcoat Head Park
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Fundy Tidal Bore Adventures ©
Fundy Tidal Bore Adventures
Halifax Public Gardens ©
Halifax Public Gardens
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

5
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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.
Attractions like Gros Morne and Trout River Pond make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Shallow Bay Beach, examine the collection at Dr. Henry N. Payne Community Museum, enjoy the sea views from Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse, and admire the sheer force of Bakers Brook Falls.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gros Morne National Park day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Halifax to Gros Morne National Park. Expect slightly colder evenings in Gros Morne National Park when traveling from Halifax in August, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Gros Morne National Park ©
Gros Morne National Park
Gros Morne ©
Gros Morne
The Tablelands ©
The Tablelands

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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.
Family-friendly places like CN Tower and Toronto Zoo will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, play a few rounds at AGT Golf Driving Range, engage your brain at Ontario Science Centre, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Toronto trip planner.

Fly from Gros Morne National Park to Toronto in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park to Toronto, you'll gain 1.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Toronto is somewhat warmer than Gros Morne National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

AGT Golf Driving Range
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Toronto Zoo ©
Toronto Zoo
Ontario Science Centre ©
Ontario Science Centre

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Niagara Falls Canada and Marineland. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, meet the residents at Bird Kingdom, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip site.

You can drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Horseshoe Falls
Horseshoe Falls

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