8 days in Canada & New York City Itinerary

8 days in Canada & New York City Itinerary

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8 days in Canada & New York City Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  5​h
1
Montreal, Canada
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + ferry:  5​h
2
Toronto, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
4
New York City, United States
— 2 nights
End: New York City, United States

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, and then learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Montreal trip maker site .

New York City, USA to Montreal is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get slightly colder in Montreal: highs are around 12°C and lows about 2°C. You will leave for Toronto on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites Museums
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal ©
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

2
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Toronto trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Montreal to Toronto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

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The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
St James Anglican Cathedral ©
St James Anglican Cathedral

2
nights
Niagara Falls, Canada

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore and take pictures at White Water Walk and then take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, then make a trip to Clifton Hill War Memorial, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls vacation planner .

Drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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White Water Walk ©
White Water Walk
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls

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nights
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel, then contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, and then steep yourself in history at Ellis Island. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City road trip site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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