60 days in Canada Itinerary

60 days in Canada Itinerary

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60 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
1
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Vancouver
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Whistler
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Glacier National Park of Canada
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Jasper National Park
— 7 nights
bus:  2​h 45​min
6
Banff National Park
— 7 nights
7
Calgary
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  8​h 30​min
8
Niagara Falls
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Toronto
— 6 nights
ferry + Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
Ottawa
— 5 nights
11
Montreal
— 5 nights
12
Quebec City
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Manchester

4
nights
Victoria, Vancouver Island

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Victoria: East Sooke Regional Park (in Sooke) and Cowichan Valley trail (in Lake Cowichan). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at The Butchart Gardens, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Victoria Bug Zoo, don't miss a visit to Confederation Fountain, and see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Victoria holiday builder tool .

Manchester, UK to Victoria is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Victoria. In May in Victoria, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Central Saanich, Mount Douglas Park, Cowichan Valley trail, East Sooke Regional Park
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The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle

5
nights
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.
When in Vancouver, make a side trip to see Farm Ventures in Roberts Creek, approximately 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: walk around Stanley Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Queen Elizabeth Park, look for all kinds of wild species at VanDusen Botanical Garden, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Anthropology.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Victoria to Vancouver in 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

North Vancouver, Farm Ventures
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

3
nights
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.
Whistler is known for adventure, winter sports, nature, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Whistler Blackcomb, explore the activities along Lost Lake, admire the sheer force of Alexander Falls, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Whistler road trip site .

Drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Vancouver in May since evenings lows in Whistler dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park of Canada.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Zipline
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Whistler Sliding Centre ©
Whistler Sliding Centre

1
day
Glacier National Park of Canada

Glacier National Park of Canada
Glacier National Park of Canada shelters free roaming, protected wildlife, from foxes to cougars.
On the 14th (Thu), trek along Rock Garden Trail and then hike along Loop Brook Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park of Canada trip itinerary website .

Getting from Whistler to Glacier National Park of Canada by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Glacier National Park of Canada can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park of Canada

Parks Outdoors Trails
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7
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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, adventure, trails, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Lac Beauvert, hike along Beauty Creek Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wilcox Pass, and explore the activities along Athabasca River.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Glacier National Park of Canada to Jasper National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Jasper National Park when traveling from Glacier National Park of Canada in May, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Marmot Basin Ski Area ©
Marmot Basin Ski Area
Lac Beauvert ©
Lac Beauvert
Beauty Creek Trail ©
Beauty Creek 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.
Go for a jaunt from Banff National Park to Yoho National Park to see Burgess Shale about 34 minutes away. On the 22nd (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort. On the 23rd (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Sunshine Village. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, tour the pleasant surroundings at Saddleback Pass, trek along Mount St. Piran, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Temple Mountain.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Banff National Park trip itinerary planner .

Take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Jasper National Park in May, plan for little chillier days in Banff National Park, with highs around 15°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
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The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Temple Mountain ©
Temple Mountain

5
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Calgary: Drumheller (Royal Tyrrell Museum & Trekcetera Museum). There's lots more to do: meet the residents at The Calgary Zoo, have fun at Spruce Meadows, walk around Prince's Island Park, and contemplate the long history of Fort Calgary.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Calgary trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Banff National Park in May, Calgary is a bit warmer at night with lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Drumheller
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Trekcetera Museum ©
Trekcetera Museum
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Glenbow Museum
Glenbow Museum

4
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.
Spend the 7th (Sun) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, don't miss a visit to Horseshoe Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, and get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Calgary to Niagara Falls in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Calgary to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Calgary in June: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Niagara River Recreation Trail, Elope Niagara's Little Log Wedding Chapel
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory

6
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Change things up with a short trip to BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League in Hamilton (about 1h 05 min away). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market, examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame, and don't miss a visit to Harbourfront Centre.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Toronto trip planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Toronto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June in Toronto, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

BATL | The Backyard Axe Throwing League
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Smugglers Glen Golf Course (in Gananoque) and Shakespeare Gardens (in Prescott). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Parliament Hill and Buildings, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum, and hike along Rideau Canal.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ottawa day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. June in Ottawa sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Gatineau Park, Smugglers Glen Golf Course, Shakespeare Gardens
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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada

5
nights
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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, parks, museums, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, have some family-friendly fun at Maeva Surf, get engrossed in the history at Pointe-a-Calliere Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Montreal journey planning site .

Getting from Ottawa to Montreal by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. In June in Montreal, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Maeva Surf
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

5
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.
Quebec City is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Quebec, get to know the fascinating history of Terrasse Dufferin, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the sheer force of Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

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You can drive from Montreal to Quebec City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Montreal in June since evenings lows in Quebec City dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

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