20 days in Canada Itinerary

20 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip itinerary planner
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
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Central Saanich, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
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Toronto
— 3 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Ottawa
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Ottawa
— 2 nights
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
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Montreal
— 3 nights
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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.
Vancouver is known for parks, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium, take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden, and snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

Make your Vancouver itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Bangkok, Thailand to Vancouver is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to Vancouver is minus 15 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Bangkok in June; daily highs in Vancouver reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Central Saanich.
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Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
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Central Saanich, Vancouver Island — 1 night

Central Saanich is a district municipality in Greater Victoria and a member municipality of the Capital Regional District. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, and then explore and take pictures at Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Central Saanich sightseeing planner.

Fly from Vancouver to Central Saanich in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect little chillier evenings in Central Saanich when traveling from Vancouver in June, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Banff National Park.
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Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Museums · Wildlife

Banff National Park — 4 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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Louise, contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site, deepen your understanding at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Surprise Corner.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Banff National Park road trip site.

You can fly from Central Saanich to Banff National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Central Saanich in June, with highs in Banff National Park at 20°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to fly to Toronto.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Toronto — 3 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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Niagara Falls (Skylon Tower, Journey Behind the Falls, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Steam Whistle Brewery, and see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Toronto trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Banff National Park to Toronto takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Banff National Park to Toronto. While traveling from Banff National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Toronto, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ottawa.
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Ottawa — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Rideau Canal National Historic Site and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings. Here are some ideas for day two: visit ByWard Market, 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, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ottawa itinerary maker site.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can fly to Quebec City.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame de Quebec Basilica-Cathedral, then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read 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. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Montreal.
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Montreal — 3 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.
Montreal is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Montreal online holiday builder.

Getting from Quebec City to Montreal by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly 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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