8 days in Ontario Itinerary

8 days in Ontario Itinerary

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Ottawa
— 1 night
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Kingston
— 1 night
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Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
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Toronto
— 2 nights

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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.
On the 8th (Thu), examine the collection at Canada Aviation and Space Museum and then learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Parliament Hill and Buildings, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Ottawa online trip itinerary planner.

Toronto to Ottawa is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Toronto in October since evenings lows in Ottawa dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Kingston.

Things to do in Ottawa

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Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Canada Aviation and Space Museum ©
Canada Aviation and Space Museum
Notre Dame Basilica ©
Notre Dame Basilica

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at Kingston City Hall, view the masterpieces at Martello Alley, steep yourself in history at Fort Henry National Historic Site, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, then see the interesting displays at Canada's Penitentiary Museum, and finally walk around Kingston Waterfront.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kingston driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Ottawa to Kingston in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Kingston sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Kingston

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Fort Henry National Historic Site ©
Fort Henry National Historic Site
Canada's Penitentiary Museum ©
Canada's Penitentiary Museum
Martello Alley ©
Martello Alley

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Niagara Glen Nature Areas and Niagara River Recreation Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Journey Behind the Falls and Butterfly Conservatory. There's much more to do: do a tasting at Reif Estate Winery, take a memorable tour with Tours, admire all the interesting features of White Water Walk, and admire the sheer force of Horseshoe Falls.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Kingston to Niagara Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
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Niagara Glen Nature Areas ©
Niagara Glen Nature Areas
Niagara River Recreation Trail ©
Niagara River Recreation Trail
Reif Estate Winery ©
Reif Estate Winery

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Toronto

Toronto ©

New York City of Canada

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 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Michael's Cathedral Basilica. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, and then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip planner.

Getting from Niagara Falls to Toronto by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Toronto

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
The Distillery District ©
The Distillery District

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