8 days in Ontario Itinerary

8 days in Ontario Itinerary

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8 days in Ontario Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Train + Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Ottawa
— 2 nights
Fly + Ferry:  2​h 45​min
2
Toronto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Singhampton
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Train:  13​h 45​min
End: Dusseldorf

2
nights
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.
Keep things going the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, then see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Ottawa trip planner .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Ottawa is an approximately 12-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Traveling from Dusseldorf to Ottawa, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dusseldorf in December, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Ottawa: temperatures range from -2°C by day to -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Ottawa

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Rideau Canal ©
Rideau Canal
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take a stroll through The Distillery District, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Steam Whistle Brewery, then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica, see the interesting displays at Casa Loma, and then examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Toronto holiday site .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Ottawa to Toronto in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ottawa in December; daily highs in Toronto reach 2°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Singhampton.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum

1
night
Singhampton

Singhampton ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rob Roy Farm - Snow Dogs. On the 10th (Tue), glide through natural beauty at Highlands Nordic, relax in the rural setting at Rob Roy Farm - Snow Dogs, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nottawasaga Bluffs Conservation Area.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Singhampton day trip planning website .

You can drive from Toronto to Singhampton in 2 hours. In December in Singhampton, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Singhampton

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Highlands Nordic
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Highlands Nordic ©
Highlands Nordic
Nottawasaga Bluffs Conservation Area ©

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls day trip tool .

Getting from Singhampton to Niagara Falls by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
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Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

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