12 days in Canada Itinerary

12 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
2
Toronto
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Toronto
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Ottawa
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
6
Montreal, Quebec
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Sao Paulo

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): walk around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Capilano Suspension Bridge Park and then take a stroll through Granville Island.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver day trip planning site.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Vancouver is an approximately 19- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of CN Tower, then get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, and then step off the mainland to explore Toronto Island Park.

Make your Toronto itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Vancouver to Toronto in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Toronto. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature
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CN Tower
CN Tower
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District
Toronto Island Park ©
Toronto Island Park

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, then explore and take pictures at Niagara Falls Canada, and finally have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Toronto to Niagara Falls takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Skylon Tower ©
Skylon Tower

1
night
Toronto

Toronto
To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Toronto online route planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Toronto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Outdoors Parks Nightlife
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Gatineau Park, take a stroll through ByWard Market, then see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at Gingerbread Man.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Ottawa online attractions planner.

Fly from Toronto to Ottawa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Ottawa are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Montreal, Quebec

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Here are some ideas for day two: pick up some local products at Jean-Talon Market, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and then stroll around Mount Royal Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Montreal road trip planning tool.

You can take a train from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 27th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden
Mount Royal Park ©
Mount Royal Park

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