20 days in Canada, New York City & Finger Lakes Itinerary

20 days in Canada, New York City & Finger Lakes Itinerary

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20 days in Canada, New York City & Finger Lakes Itinerary

Start: Oslo, Norway
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
New York City, United States
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Montreal, Canada
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Toronto, Canada
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
5
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Ithaca, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
New York City, United States
— 1 day
Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Oslo, Norway

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Ocean Grove Beach and Point Pleasant Beach. Silverball Pinball Museum and Green-Wood Cemetery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Princeton University Chapel (in Princeton), Washington Crossing Historic Park (in Washington Crossing) and Seaside Park Beach (in Seaside Park). There's more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Pier 17 and stop by J&R Music and Computer World.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary maker .

Oslo, Norway to New York City is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Oslo to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oslo in July, expect nights in New York City to be much hotter, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Washington Crossing Historic Park, Point Pleasant Beach, Seaside Park Beach, Ocean Grove Beach, Silverball Pinball Museum
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Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Washington Crossing Historic Park ©
Washington Crossing Historic Park
Silverball Pinball Museum ©
Silverball Pinball Museum

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Biodome de Montreal, La Ronde and Old Montreal. Visit Notre-Dame Basilica and St. Patrick's Basilica for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (Musee des Beaux-Arts) and Old Port of Montreal. There's more to do: examine the collection at Pointe-a-Calliere Museum and make a trip to Place d'Armes.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Montreal online sightseeing planner .

Oslo, Norway to Montreal is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Oslo to Montreal is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Oslo in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Montreal, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
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La Ronde ©
La Ronde
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Pointe-a-Calliere Museum ©
Pointe-a-Calliere Museum

5
nights
Toronto, Canada

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Grand River Rafting Company and Dundurn Castle. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at HMCS Haida National Historic Site and Krajewski Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Toronto side-trips: Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory (in Cambridge), Oakville (All or Nothing Brewhouse & Distillery & Bronte Creek Provincial Park) and Burlington (Room Escape Games & Burlington Waterfront Trail). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sherman Falls, browse the collection at Lorne Park Library, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Toronto day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and ferry from Montreal to Toronto takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hamilton, Burlington, Cambridge, Oakville, Grand River Rafting Company
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Grand River Rafting Company ©
Grand River Rafting Company
Dundurn Castle ©
Dundurn Castle
HMCS Haida National Historic Site ©
HMCS Haida National Historic Site

1
day
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.
On the 28th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum, then have some family-friendly fun at Zombie Attack, then admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls online journey maker .

You can drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Museums
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Horseshoe Falls ©
Horseshoe Falls
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum ©
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum

1
night
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada

Niagara-on-the-Lake
In a place calling itself the "Loveliest Town in Canada," vacations in Niagara-on-the-Lake remain a good choice for anyone searching for a relaxed and scenic experience in Canada's wine country.
For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Niagara-on-the-Lake attractions planner.

Niagara-on-the-Lake is very close to Niagara Falls. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You will leave for Ithaca on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games
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3
nights
Ithaca, United States

Ithaca ©
Ithaca is a city in the Southern Tier-Finger Lakes region of New York. You've now added Heart & Hands Wine Company to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Heart & Hands Wine Company, then immerse yourself in nature at Buttermilk Falls State Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Robert Treman State Park. Keep things going the next day: get curious at Museum of the Earth, admire the majestic nature at Taughannock Falls State Park, and then explore the striking landscape of Stewart Park.

To find reviews and tourist information, use the Ithaca trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Ithaca in 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Ithaca when traveling from Niagara-on-the-Lake in July, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Hammondsport.

Things to do in Ithaca

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trips

Taughannock Falls State Park, Heart & Hands Wine Company
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Buttermilk Falls State Park ©
Buttermilk Falls State Park
Heart & Hands Wine Company ©
Heart & Hands Wine Company
Taughannock Falls State Park ©
Taughannock Falls State Park

1
day
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): look for gifts at Liddabit Sweets, then take a stroll through Rockaways, then take in the views from Verrazano Narrows Bridge, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at New York Harbor.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

You can drive from Ithaca to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ithaca in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Verrazano Narrows Bridge
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New York Harbor ©
New York Harbor
Liddabit Sweets ©
Liddabit Sweets
Verrazano Narrows Bridge ©
Verrazano Narrows Bridge

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