59 days in Canada Itinerary

59 days in Canada Itinerary

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St. John's
— 3 nights
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Kingston
— 4 nights
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Ottawa
— 5 nights
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Quebec City
— 7 nights
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Canmore
— 3 nights
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Banff National Park
— 6 nights
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Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
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Revelstoke
— 4 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 7 nights
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Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
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Vancouver
— 6 nights
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Whistler
— 5 nights

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St. John's

St. John's ©

City of Legends

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Johnson Geo Centre and The Rooms are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and East Coast Trail. Step out of St. John's with an excursion to Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour in Bell Island--about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, examine the collection at James J. O'Mara Pharmacy Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, and take in the exciting artwork at Gallery24.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the St. John's trip itinerary builder.

Vienna, Austria to St. John's is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to St. John's is minus 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Vienna in July; daily highs in St. John's reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Kingston.

Things to do in St. John's

Side Trips

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Basilica Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Kingston

Kingston ©

Limestone City

Called the "Limestone City" because it contains many white-stone buildings, Kingston served as the first capital of Canada.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fort Henry National Historic Site and Canada's Penitentiary Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Brockville Railway Tunnel (Open April through October) and Sandbanks Estate Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Sandbanks Provincial Park (in Picton) and Cobourg Beach (in Cobourg). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Bellevue House National Historic Site, stroll around Kingston Waterfront, browse the exhibits of Martello Alley, and get a sense of history and politics at Kingston City Hall.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kingston trip itinerary planner.

Getting from St. John's to Kingston by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, taxi, ferry, and train. The time zone difference moving from Newfoundland Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 1.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. John's in July: high temperatures in Kingston hover around 28°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ottawa.

Things to do in Kingston

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Canada's Penitentiary Museum ©
Canada's Penitentiary Museum
Cobourg  Beach ©
Cobourg Beach
Fort Henry National Historic Site ©
Fort Henry National Historic Site

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Ottawa

Ottawa ©

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Canada Aviation and Space Museum and Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Gatineau Park and Long Sault Parkway. Step out of Ottawa with an excursion to Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Rideau Hall, take an in-depth tour of Canadian Museum of History, ponder the world of politics at Royal Canadian Mint, and learn more about the world around you at Canadian Museum of Nature.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Ottawa trip planner.

You can drive from Kingston to Ottawa in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Ottawa, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Rideau Hall ©
Rideau Hall
Upper Canada Village ©
Upper Canada Village
Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum ©
Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War Museum

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Upper Town (Haute-Ville) and La Promenade des Gouverneurs. Step out of the city life by going to Canyon Sainte-Anne and Vallee Bras-du-Nord. Explore Quebec City's surroundings by going to Eglise Saint-Antoine de Tilly (in Saint Antoine de Tilly) and Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre (in Sainte Anne de Beaupre). The adventure continues: get advice or help at Morrin Centre, deepen your understanding of the past and present with a heritage tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, and get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Quebec City road trip planning app.

You can fly from Ottawa to Quebec City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Quebec City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Canmore.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Upper Town (Haute-Ville) ©
Upper Town (Haute-Ville)
Vallee Bras-du-Nord ©
Vallee Bras-du-Nord

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Canmore

Canmore ©
Bordered by the spectacular peaks of the Alberta Rockies, within a stone's throw of Banff National Park, the town of Canmore serves as an excellent base for outdoor adventures.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grassi Lakes and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Visiting Canmore Cave Tours and Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Ha Ling Peak, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and get to know the fascinating history of Policeman's Creek Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Canmore route planning tool.

You can fly from Quebec City to Canmore in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Quebec City to Canmore is minus 2 hours. In July, Canmore is little chillier than Quebec City - with highs of 26°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to take a shuttle to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Canmore

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
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Ha Ling Peak ©
Ha Ling Peak
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Canmore Cave Tours ©
Canmore Cave Tours

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Emerald Lake and Sulphur Mountain. Step off the beaten path and head to Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Banff Avenue. Explore Banff National Park's surroundings by going to Yoho National Park (Takakkaw Falls & Natural Bridge) and Kicking Horse Pedestrian Bridge (in Golden). Next up on the itinerary: let the river carry you with Hydra River Guides, head outdoors with Via Ferrata, explore the activities along Lake Agnes, and stroll through Johnston Canyon.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Banff National Park trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Canmore to Banff National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can take a bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 26 — Aug 1:
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Banff Park Museum ©
Banff Park Museum
Takakkaw Falls ©
Takakkaw Falls
Hydra River Guides ©
Hydra River Guides

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Maligne Lake and Sunwapta Falls. Get in touch with nature at Athabasca Glacier and Spirit Island. There's more to do: explore the activities along Medicine Lake and identify plant and animal life at Maligne Adventures.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Jasper National Park holiday website.

You can take a bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Banff National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Revelstoke.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Nature · Parks · Tours · Adventure
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:
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Medicine Lake ©
Medicine Lake
Maligne Adventures ©
Maligne Adventures
Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls

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Revelstoke

Revelstoke ©
At first glance, Revelstoke may seem like it's in the middle of nowhere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Mount Revelstoke National Park. Get in touch with nature at Giant Cedars Boardwalk Trail and Natural Escapes Kayaking. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Meadows in the Sky Parkway, see a world frozen in time at Three Valley Gap Ghost Town, and examine the collection at Revelstoke Railway Museum.

Plan my day in Revelstoke using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Revelstoke takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jasper National Park to Revelstoke due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jasper National Park in August, Revelstoke is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Revelstoke

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:
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Revelstoke Mountain Resort ©
Revelstoke Mountain Resort
Mount Revelstoke National Park ©
Mount Revelstoke National Park
Natural Escapes Kayaking ©
Natural Escapes Kayaking

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Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©

Garden City

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites and Christ Church Cathedral. Visiting Victoria Butterfly Gardens and Zipline will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Victoria: Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching (in Cowichan Bay), Botanical Beach Provincial Park (in Port Renfrew) and Sooke (Fishing Charters & Tours & Sooke Potholes Provincial Park). There's lots more to do: stroll through Scenic Marine Route, don't miss a visit to Government Street, stop by Russell Books, and admire the masterpieces at Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature.

Discover how to plan a Victoria trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Revelstoke to Victoria in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, subway, and ferry. While traveling from Revelstoke, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Victoria, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tofino.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 8 — 15:
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Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens
Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching ©
Ocean EcoVentures Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
We've included these beaches for you: Chesterman Beach and Long Beach. Visiting Pacific Rim National Park and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. Step out of Tofino with an excursion to Wild Pacific Trail in Ucluelet--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Schooner Cove, get engrossed in the history at Tofino Clayoquot Heritage Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainforest Trail, and admire the sheer force of Virgin Falls.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Tofino trip builder website.

You can drive from Victoria to Tofino in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:
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Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Schooner Cove ©
Schooner Cove

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Vancouver

Vancouver ©

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shannon Falls Provincial Park and Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park. Shop till you drop at Bill Reid Gallery and Granville Island Public Market. Change things up with a short trip to Britannia Mine Museum in Britannia Beach (about 46 minutes away). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Jericho Beach, walk around Lynn Canyon Park, admire the landmark architecture of Bloedel Conservatory, and explore the activities along English Bay.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver online journey builder.

Getting from Tofino to Vancouver by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tofino in August: highs in Vancouver hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 25:
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Britannia Mine Museum ©
Britannia Mine Museum
Shannon Falls Provincial Park ©
Shannon Falls Provincial Park
Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park ©
Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park

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Whistler

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.
Visiting Sea to Sky Highway and Nairn Falls Provincial Park will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Joffre Lakes Provincial Park and Brandywine Falls Provincial Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along The Whistler Train Wreck Trail, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, test your team's savvy at Escape! Whistler, and explore the activities along Lost Lake.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Whistler trip site.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Whistler takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in August, plan for little chillier nights in Whistler, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park ©
Brandywine Falls Provincial Park
Nairn Falls Provincial Park
Nairn Falls Provincial Park
The Whistler Train Wreck Trail ©
The Whistler Train Wreck Trail

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