19 days in Canada Itinerary

19 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip planner

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Fly to Calgary International Airport, Drive to Cochrane
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Cochrane
— 1 day
Drive
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Banff National Park
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Calgary, Fly to Vancouver
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly
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Toronto
— 4 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Ottawa
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Ottawa
— 1 night
Drive
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Montreal
— 2 nights
Drive
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Quebec City
— 3 nights
Fly
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Halifax
— 2 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Exeter

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Cochrane

— 1 day
Cochrane is a town in the Canadian province of Alberta. On the 20th (Sun), look for gifts at Archer's Antiques and then surround yourself with nature on Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary.

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Exeter, UK to Cochrane is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. In November, Cochrane is colder than Exeter - with highs of 1°C and lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Cochrane

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Banff National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum and Samson Native Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Banff Park Museum and Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs. When in Banff National Park, make a side trip to see Nature & Wildlife Tours in Canmore, approximately Canmore away. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Valley of the Ten Peaks, look for gifts at Banff Indian Trading Post, and soothe aching muscles at Forest Fix.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Banff National Park trip planner.

Drive from Cochrane to Banff National Park in 2 hours. Traveling from Cochrane in November, you will find days in Banff National Park are a bit cooler (-3°C), and nights are about the same (-11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Vancouver

— 3 nights

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.
On the 24th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Anthropology and then discover the deep blue sea with Sea Dragon Charters. On the next day, make a trip to Granville Island, then admire all the interesting features of Bloedel Conservatory, then explore the galleries of Bill Reid Gallery, and finally visit Gastown.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver day trip planning website.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Vancouver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Banff National Park to Vancouver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Banff National Park in November; daily highs in Vancouver reach 11°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Vancouver

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Toronto

— 4 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Ontario Museum and Hockey Hall of Fame. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Casa Loma and The Distillery District. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Toronto: Butterfly Conservatory (in Niagara Falls) and Kacaba Vineyards Winery (in Vineland). There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, view the masterpieces at Canvas Gallery, examine the collection at Bata Shoe Museum, and make a trip to Ireland Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Toronto trip planner.

You can fly from Vancouver to Toronto in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Vancouver to Toronto, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 1°C in Toronto. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Ottawa

— 1 night

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 1st (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, see the interesting displays at National Gallery of Canada, and then learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum.

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You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Toronto in November, plan for little chillier nights in Ottawa, with lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums · Historic Sites

Montreal

— 2 nights

Quebec's Metropolis

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, admire the natural beauty at Chateau Ramezay Historic Site and Museum of Montreal, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, see the interesting displays at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and then learn more about the world around you at Biodome de Montreal.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Montreal route maker website.

Getting from Ottawa to Montreal by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In December in Montreal, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Quebec City.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Quebec City

— 3 nights
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.
Let the collections at Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ) and La Citadelle de Quebec capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Old Quebec and The Battlefields Park. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Terrasse Dufferin and steep yourself in history at Morrin Centre.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Quebec City trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Quebec City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Halifax

— 2 nights
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): learn about all things military at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, then brush up on your military savvy at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and then steep yourself in history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Halifax day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Quebec City to Halifax takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Atlantic Standard Time is 1 hour. In December, plan for daily highs up to 2°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums · Historic Sites

Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.