22 days in Canada & Bridgetown Itinerary

22 days in Canada & Bridgetown Itinerary

Make it your trip
Bridgetown, Barbados
— 3 nights
Toronto, Canada
— 6 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Ottawa
Ottawa, Canada
— 4 nights
Quebec City, Canada
— 3 nights
Montreal, Canada
— 5 nights


Bridgetown, Barbados — 3 nights

Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of Barbados. Kids will appreciate attractions like Harrison's Cave. and Hunte's Gardens. Change things up with a short trip to Crane Beach in Union Hall (about 32 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, enjoy the sand and surf at Carlisle Bay, stroll through Mullins Beach, and steep yourself in history at Gun Hill Signal Station.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bridgetown journey planner.

If you are flying in from Barbados, the closest major aiport is Grantley Adams International Airport. In August in Bridgetown, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Toronto.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Toronto, Canada — 6 nights

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Kids will enjoy CN Tower and St. Lawrence Market. Let the collections at Royal Ontario Museum and Hockey Hall of Fame capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toronto: Niagara Falls (Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Falls Canada, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Ontario Science Centre, observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada, step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, and take in the exciting artwork at Brookfield Place.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto tour itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Bridgetown to Toronto in 8.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bridgetown to Toronto due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bridgetown in August, expect Toronto to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ottawa.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Side Trip

Ottawa, Canada — 4 nights

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery of Canada and Canadian War Museum. Kids will enjoy ByWard Market and Canada Aviation and Space Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Parliament Hill and Buildings, tour the pleasant surroundings at Gatineau Park, see some colorful creatures with EPSO, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ottawa trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ottawa when traveling from Toronto in August, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Quebec City.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Side Trip

Quebec City, Canada — 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Old Quebec and Place Royale. Museum-lovers will get to explore La Citadelle de Quebec and Musee de la civilisation. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, visit Terrasse Dufferin, and stop by Quartier Petit Champlain.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Quebec City trip planner.

You can fly from Ottawa to Quebec City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Quebec City, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Montreal.
Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Montreal, Canada — 5 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.
Bring the kids along to Notre-Dame Basilica and Montreal Botanical Garden. Shop till you drop at Jean-Talon Market and Fondation Phi. Change things up with a short trip to Club de Golf de St-Cesaire in Saint-Cesaire (about 52 minutes away). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, walk around Mount Royal Park, don't miss a visit to Old Montreal, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Montreal attractions planner.

Drive from Quebec City to Montreal in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Montreal are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Golf
Side Trip

Canada travel guide

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.