49 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

49 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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1
Fairbanks, United States
— 3 nights
2
Homer, United States
— 2 nights
3
Ketchikan, United States
— 2 nights
4
Jasper National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
5
Banff National Park, Canada
— 5 nights
6
Whistler, Canada
— 4 nights
7
Vancouver, Canada
— 5 nights
8
Tofino, Canada
— 3 nights
9
Victoria, Canada
— 4 nights
10
Toronto, Canada
— 4 nights
11
Ottawa, Canada
— 3 nights
12
Montreal, Canada
— 4 nights
13
Quebec City, Canada
— 4 nights

3
nights
Fairbanks, United States

Fairbanks ©
With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at University of Alaska Museum of the North, examine the collection at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at HooDoo Brewing Company. Keep things going the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fairbanks sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Fairbanks is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from London to Fairbanks. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from London in February; daily highs in Fairbanks reach -13°C and lows reach -26°C. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Homer.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 4:
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Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum ©
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
University of Alaska Museum of the North ©
University of Alaska Museum of the North

2
nights
Homer, United States

Homer ©
Homer is a city located in Kenai Peninsula Borough in the U.S. On the 5th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Art Shop Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Bunnell Street Arts Center, identify plant and animal life at Anchor River State Recreation Area, get all the information you need at Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, then sample the tasty concoctions at Grace Ridge Brewery, and finally appreciate the history behind Seafarer's Memorial. On your second day here, grab your bike and head to Homer Spit, then sample the tasty concoctions at Homer Brewing Company, then view the masterpieces at Ptarmigan Arts, and finally see the interesting displays at Pratt Museum.

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You can fly from Fairbanks to Homer in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Fairbanks in February; daily highs in Homer reach 2°C and lows reach -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ketchikan.

Things to do in Homer

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Anchor River State Recreation Area
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 6:
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Ptarmigan Arts ©
Ptarmigan Arts
Homer Spit ©
Homer Spit
Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center ©
Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center

2
nights
Ketchikan, United States

Ketchikan ©
The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Tongass Historical Museum, then examine the collection at Dolly's House Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Misty Fjords National Monument, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Saxman Native Village, stroll through Rotary Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of Creek Street, then take in the exciting artwork at Scanlon Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Rain Barrel.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ketchikan route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Homer to Ketchikan in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Ketchikan when traveling from Homer in February, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 9:
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Misty Fjords National Monument ©
Misty Fjords National Monument
Totem Bight State Historical Park ©
Totem Bight State Historical Park
Creek Street ©
Creek Street

3
nights
Jasper National Park, Canada

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Den - Jasper's Wildlife Museum and Mountain Galleries. Get in touch with nature at Marmot Basin Ski Area and Pyramid and Patricia Lakes. The adventure continues: get outside with Lac Beauvert, take a memorable drive along Highway 93A, identify plant and animal life at Wabasso Lake, and stop by Friends of Jasper National Park.

Plan trip to Jasper National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Do a combination of ferry, flight, and bus from Ketchikan to Jasper National Park in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Ketchikan to Jasper National Park is 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Ketchikan in February: highs in Jasper National Park hover around 0°C, while lows dip to -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 12:
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Marmot Basin Ski Area ©
Marmot Basin Ski Area
Pyramid and Patricia Lakes ©
Pyramid and Patricia Lakes
Lac Beauvert ©
Lac Beauvert

5
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

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 Sunshine Village and The Lake Louise Ski Resort. Get some cultural insight at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Canmore (Spas, The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company, &more). There's lots more to do: take a stroll around Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, fly down the slopes at SkiBig3 Adventure Hub, take in the awesome beauty at Sulphur Mountain, and view the masterpieces at Samson Native Gallery.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park route planning website.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jasper National Park in February, you will find days in Banff National Park are a bit cooler (-5°C), and nights are about the same (-15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Canmore
Find places to stay Feb 12 — 17:
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 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Sulphur Mountain ©
Sulphur Mountain
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort

4
nights
Whistler, Canada

Whistler ©
Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Audain Art Museum and Spicy Sports. Visiting Whistler Blackcomb and Whistler Blackcomb Coca-Cola Tube Park will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, see Off-Road Tours, take a memorable tour with Tours, and explore the world behind art at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Whistler journey planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Whistler takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Banff National Park in February; daily highs in Whistler reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Audain Art Museum ©
Audain Art Museum
Fishing Charters & Tours

5
nights
Vancouver, Canada

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Head to Granville Island and Ferry Building Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Visiting Crescent Beach and West Vancouver Seawall will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Vancouver side-trips: Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site (in Richmond), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Chilliwack) and George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary (in Delta). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Bill Reid Gallery, ski along the peaceful trails at Cypress Mountain, wander the streets of Gastown, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Anthropology.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver route planning site.

Traveling by car from Whistler to Vancouver takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Whistler in February; daily highs in Vancouver reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

West Vancouver, Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site, Deep Cove, Fishing Charters & Tours, Crescent Beach
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach

3
nights
Tofino, Canada

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Let the collections at Cedar House Gallery - Huu Mees Ma As and Roy Henry Vickers Gallery capture your imagination. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pacific Rim National Park and Florencia Bay. Step out of Tofino to go to Ucluelet and see Amphitrite Point Lighthouse, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Chesterman Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cox Bay Beach, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Tofino trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Vancouver to Tofino in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Tofino when traveling from Vancouver in February, with lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Victoria.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Ucluelet
Find places to stay Feb 26 — Mar 1:
Highlights from your plan
Amphitrite Point Lighthouse ©
Amphitrite Point Lighthouse
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park

4
nights
Victoria, Canada

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Step off the beaten path and head to Scenic Marine Route and Christ Church Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature and Ogden Point Terminal & Breakwater. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Russell Books, walk around Clover Point Park, examine the collection at The Maritime Museum of British Columbia, and take a leisurely stroll along Westsong Walkway.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Victoria trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tofino to Victoria takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Tofino in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 6°C in Victoria. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Toronto.

Things to do in Victoria

Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria ©
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria
Scenic Marine Route ©
Scenic Marine Route
Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature ©
Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature

4
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Do your shopping at Square One Shopping Centre and The Market Gallery. Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and Canadian Automotive Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Toronto with a short trip to Lynde Shores Conservation Area in Whitby, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, gain insight at University of Toronto, and stop by Bloor West Village.

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You can fly from Victoria to Toronto in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Victoria in March, expect Toronto to be little chillier, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Square One Shopping Centre, Lynde Shores Conservation Area, Canadian Automotive Museum
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 9:
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum ©
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum

3
nights
Ottawa, Canada

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Canadian Museum of Nature and Rideau Canal National Historic Site. You'll explore and learn at Canadian War Museum and Bank of Canada Museum. There's much more to do: take a stroll through ByWard Market, delve into the lush surroundings at South March Highlands Conservation Forest, take in nature's colorful creations at Rockcliffe Park Pavillion, and look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum (Experimental Farm).

To see more things to do and more tourist information, use the Ottawa trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, Ottawa is slightly colder than Toronto - with highs of 0°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Rideau Canal National Historic Site ©
Rideau Canal National Historic Site
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Canadian Museum of Nature
Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway ©
Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway

4
nights
Montreal, Canada

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Biodome de Montreal and Plateau Mont-Royal. Museum-lovers will appreciate Grevin Montreal and Montreal Canadiens Hall of Fame. Change things up with these side-trips from Montreal: Laval (Carrefour Laval & Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature)). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, learn more about the world around you at Musee Redpath, explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and take a stroll through Quartier des spectacles.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Ottawa to Montreal by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Montreal are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Laval
Find places to stay Mar 12 — 16:
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature) ©
Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature)
Grevin Montreal ©
Grevin Montreal

4
nights
Quebec City, Canada

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vallee Bras-du-Nord and Stoneham Mountain Resort. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Quebec and Terrasse Dufferin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Quebec City: Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier (Valcartier Vacation Village & Hotel de Glace). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Quartier Petit Champlain, get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale, admire the striking features of Gare du Palais, and find something for the whole family at Terrasse Dufferin Slides.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Quebec City sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Quebec City are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Vallee Bras-du-Nord, Stoneham Mountain Resort
Find places to stay Mar 16 — 20:
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Vallee Bras-du-Nord ©
Vallee Bras-du-Nord
Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

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