17 days in Canada Itinerary

17 days in Canada Itinerary

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Ottawa
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
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Saint Andrews
— 1 night
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Lunenburg
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Halifax
— 2 nights
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Sydney
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Drive to Englishtown, NS, Ferry to Jersey Cove, NS, Drive to Ingonish
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Ingonish
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Port Hawkesbury
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Charlottetown
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Moncton
— 1 night
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Sainte Anne des Monts
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Montreal
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Ottawa — 1 night

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Your day by day itinerary now includes ByWard Market as well as Parliament Hill and Buildings. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, pause for some photo ops at Famous Five Monument, and then wander the streets of ByWard Market.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ottawa trip itinerary tool.

Oakville to Ottawa is an approximately 3-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Ottawa are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Quebec City.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Quebec City — 2 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.
To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Quebec City online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Ottawa to Quebec City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Saint Andrews.
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Saint Andrews — 1 night

Offering everything from fine dining and seaside camping, to whale watching and golfing, Saint Andrews remains a premier vacation destination in New Brunswick's far southwest corner.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fundy Tide Runners Whale Watching.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Andrews day trip planning website.

Getting from Quebec City to Saint Andrews by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daytime highs in Saint Andrews are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lunenburg.
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Lunenburg — 1 night

An hour's drive from Halifax's international airport, Luneburg boasts both colorful buildings and a colorful history, as well as status as a World Heritage Site.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lunenburg Whale Watching Tours as well as Lunenburg Historic District.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Lunenburg planner.

Getting from Saint Andrews to Lunenburg by car takes about 5.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Saint Andrews in June: highs in Lunenburg hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Halifax.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Sailor's Salute statue, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, then take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, and finally stroll around Point Pleasant Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Halifax day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lunenburg to Halifax takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to fly to Sydney.
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Sydney — 2 nights

Sydney is a population centre and former city in Nova Scotia, Canada. Your day by day itinerary now includes Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the galleries of Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. On your second day here, make a trip to The Big Fiddle.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sydney driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Halifax to Sydney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sydney are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You will leave for Ingonish on the 3rd (Sun).
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Ingonish — 1 night

Nestled on a cozy harbor surrounded by green forests, the coastal town of Ingonish serves as the perfect coastal retreat for those after a quiet getaway.
On the 3rd (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Franey Mountain.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ingonish road trip planning site.

Getting from Sydney to Ingonish by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Ingonish can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Port Hawkesbury.
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Port Hawkesbury — 1 night

Port Hawkesbury is a town located on the southwestern end of Cape Breton Island, on the north shore of the Strait of Canso, in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.The town was originally named Ship Harbour and is largely a service centre for western Cape Breton Island with many of its residents working in large industries in an industrial park located in the adjacent community of Point Tupper, Richmond County. For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Port Hawkesbury trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Ingonish to Port Hawkesbury takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Port Hawkesbury can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will leave for Charlottetown on the 5th (Tue).
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Charlottetown — 2 nights

The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Avonlea Village, then kick back and relax at Cavendish Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Cavendish Cliffs. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace, learn about all things military at The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum, and then stroll around Victoria Park.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Charlottetown trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Port Hawkesbury to Charlottetown in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Charlottetown sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel to Moncton.
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Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Beaches
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Moncton — 1 night

Called "Hub City" because of its history as a major transportation center, Moncton boasts two universities and a pleasant downtown filled with restaurants and shops.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fundy National Park. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fundy National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Moncton trip maker.

Traveling by car from Charlottetown to Moncton takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sainte Anne des Monts.
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Sainte Anne des Monts — 1 night

Sainte-Anne-des-Monts is a city in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region of the province of Quebec in Canada.Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, a small city between the Chic-Choc Mountains and sea, it is on the south shore of the St-Lawrence river estuary. For photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sainte Anne des Monts holiday maker.

Drive from Moncton to Sainte Anne des Monts in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Moncton, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sainte Anne des Monts, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 14°C. On the 9th (Sat), you'll travel to Montreal.
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Montreal — 1 night

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.
To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Montreal route planner.

You can drive from Sainte Anne des Monts to Montreal in 7.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sainte Anne des Monts in July; daily highs in Montreal reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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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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Nova Scotia travel guide

4.5
Historic Sites · Military Museums · Gardens
Small in terms of land area, Nova Scotia nevertheless encompasses nearly 3,800 islands floating in the Atlantic just off Canada's mainland. A vacation in Nova Scotia is understandably an ocean-based experienced, allowing you to stay within 60 km (40 mi) of the water no matter where you choose to base your adventure. Stay near the ocean, and you'll find mostly lighthouses and small settlements living off lobster fishing. Drive or cycle inland, and the landscape changes dramatically, with pretty orchards and photogenic highlands dominating the geography everywhere you look. For urban amenities during your Nova Scotia holiday, look no farther than provincial capital Halifax, offering the region's biggest range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
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Cape Breton Island travel guide

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Historic Sites · Scenic Drive · Hiking Trails
Encompassing a fifth of Nova Scotia's land area, Cape Breton Island supports a thriving tourism sector with its blend of cultural, historical, and natural attractions. In addition to several small towns with a strong sense of community, popular places to visit on Cape Breton Island include the largest national park in the Maritime provinces. Sheltering many iconic Canadian animals, the park contains the scenic Cabot Trail, drawing nearly half a million annual cyclists, walkers, and drivers. Epic natural scenery keeps most visitors outdoors during their Cape Breton Island vacation, but this destination also boasts several major indoor attractions, like a world-famous whiskey distillery and a reconstructed 18th-century fortress.
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