15 days in Canada, Pittsburgh & Los Angeles Itinerary

15 days in Canada, Pittsburgh & Los Angeles Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Montreal, Canada
— 3 nights
Bus
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Quebec City, Canada
— 4 nights
Drive
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Baie-St-Paul, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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La Malbaie, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pittsburgh, United States
— 3 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles, United States

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Montreal, Canada — 3 nights

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 OASIS immersion as well as Montreal Botanical Garden. Get some historical perspective at Notre-Dame Basilica and Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Patrick's Basilica and Mont (Mount) Royal Cemetery. Step out of Montreal with an excursion to Parc Lineaire le P'tit Train du Nord in Sainte-Adele--about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: stop by Quartier des spectacles, witness the site of a historic battle at Place Jacques-Cartier, browse the fresh offerings at Jean-Talon Market, and explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Montreal trip itinerary builder website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, La Macaza / Mont-Tremblant International Inc Airport and Montreal International (Mirabel) Airport. In June in Montreal, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Quebec City.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Side Trip

Quebec City, Canada — 4 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Canyon Sainte-Anne as well as Reserve Nationale de Faune du Cap‑Tourmente. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Notre-Dame de Quebec Basilica-Cathedral and Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Place Royale and Gare du Palais. The adventure continues: see Morrin Centre, get engrossed in the history at La Citadelle de Quebec, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, and contemplate the long history of Porte Saint-Louis.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Quebec City vacation site.

Getting from Montreal to Quebec City by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal in June, Quebec City is little chillier at night with lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Baie-St-Paul.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
Side Trips

Baie-St-Paul, Canada — 2 nights

Baie-Saint-Paul is a city in the Province of Quebec, Canada, on the northern shore of the Saint Lawrence River. Your day by day itinerary now includes Parc National des Grands Jardins. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): do a tasting at Domaine de la Vallee du Bras and Omerto Boutique.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Baie-St-Paul sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Baie-St-Paul takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Quebec City in July, expect Baie-St-Paul to be a bit cooler, temps between 75°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to La Malbaie.
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Parks · Wineries
Side Trip
Highlights from your trip

La Malbaie, Canada — 2 nights

Your day by day itinerary now includes Regional Park of Hautes-Gorges of the Malbaie River.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the La Malbaie visit planner.

Traveling by car from Baie-St-Paul to La Malbaie takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in La Malbaie, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 56°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Pittsburgh.
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Parks · Nature
Side Trip

Pittsburgh, United States — 3 nights

Known primarily for its steel-related heritage and 446 bridges, Pittsburgh sits at the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers, which meet to form the Ohio River.
Take a break from the city and head to Moraine State Park and Hartwood Acres Park. USS Requin and Allegheny Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to McConnells Mill State Park in Portersville (about 1 hour away). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Randyland, tour the pleasant surroundings at Montour Trail - Bethel Park Branch, and have fun and explore at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Pittsburgh day trip website.

You can drive from La Malbaie to Pittsburgh in 14 hours. In July, Pittsburgh is somewhat warmer than La Malbaie - with highs of 82°F and lows of 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Los Angeles.
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Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nature
Side Trips

Los Angeles, United States

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F.
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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.
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