17 days in Canada Itinerary

17 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip planner

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Charlottetown
— 3 nights
Fly to St. John's International Airport, Drive to Fortune
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Fortune
— 2 nights
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St. John's
— 4 nights
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Twillingate
— 3 nights
Drive to Lewisporte, Bus to Gros Morne National Park
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Gros Morne National Park
— 4 nights
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Charlottetown

— 3 nights

Birthplace of Confederation

The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Charlottetown: Cavendish (Cavendish Cliffs, Cavendish Beach, &more), Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace (in New London) and Anne of Green Gables Museum (in Kensington). There's still lots to do: stroll around Victoria Park, ponder the world of politics at Government House, steep yourself in history at Beaconsfield Historic House, and admire the landmark architecture of Province House National Historic Site.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Charlottetown travel planner.

Toronto to Charlottetown is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Charlottetown due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Toronto in May; daily highs in Charlottetown reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Fortune.

Things to do in Charlottetown

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 19 — 22:

Fortune

— 2 nights
Fortune is a Canadian town located in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.Fortune is situated on the western side of the Burin Peninsula on the island of Newfoundland and was incorporated as a town in 1945. On the 23rd (Mon), visit a coastal fixture at Grand Bank Historic Lighthouse & Waterfront and then see the interesting displays at George C. Harris House - Museum of Local History. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Fortune Head Geology Centre and then take a peaceful walk through Grand Bank Nature Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Fortune travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Charlottetown to Fortune. You'll lose 0.5 hours traveling from Charlottetown to Fortune due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlottetown in May, you will find days in Fortune are a bit cooler (9°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to St. John's.

Things to do in Fortune

Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 22 — 24:

St. John's

— 4 nights

City of Legends

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Go for a jaunt from St. John's to Bell Island to see Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, make a trip to Quidi Vidi, look for gifts at Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, and get to know the fascinating history of Signal Hill.

To see ratings and tourist information, read our St. John's route maker.

Getting from Fortune to St. John's by car takes about 4 hours. May in St. John's sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Twillingate.

Things to do in St. John's

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 28:

Twillingate

— 3 nights
Twillingate is a town of 2,269 people located on the Twillingate Islands ("Toulinquet") in Notre Dame Bay. Twillingate is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, do a tasting at Auk Island Winery, take an in-depth tour of Prime Berth Fishing Museum, and examine the collection at Isles Wooden Boat Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Twillingate online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from St. John's to Twillingate by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in Twillingate

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:

Gros Morne National Park

— 4 nights

Galapagos of Geology

A World Heritage Site and a major vacation destination, Gros Morne National Park offers a chance to discover a dramatic mountain landscape created by the process of continental drift.
Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Gros Morne National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Tablelands, look for gifts at Hunky Dory Folk Art & Things, visit a coastal fixture at Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse, and explore the activities along Trout River Pond.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gros Morne National Park itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of car and bus from Twillingate to Gros Morne National Park in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Twillingate in May, you will find days in Gros Morne National Park are somewhat warmer (13°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:

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.