23 days in Canada Itinerary

23 days in Canada Itinerary

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Fly
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St. John's
— 1 day
Fly
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Gros Morne National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Charlottetown
— 2 nights
Fly
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
Fly to Toronto, Train to Niagara Falls
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Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive
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Toronto
— 1 night
Fly
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly to Lethbridge, Drive to Waterton Lakes National Park
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Waterton Lakes National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 4 nights
Bus
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Banff National Park
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Calgary, Fly to Vienna

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St. John's

City of Legends

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
On the 13th (Fri), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site, and then stroll through North Head Trail.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the St. John's day trip planner.

Vienna, Austria to St. John's is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Vienna to St. John's is minus 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Vienna in August; daily highs in St. John's reach 24°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gros Morne National Park.

Things to do in St. John's

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 14:

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Gros Morne National Park

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Gros Morne National Park and Shallow Bay Beach. And it doesn't end there: trek along Gros Morne, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burnt Hill Hiking Trail, look for gifts at Hunky Dory Folk Art & Things, and explore the activities along Berry Hill Pond Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gros Morne National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from St. John's to Gros Morne National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Charlottetown.

Things to do in Gros Morne National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:

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Charlottetown

Birthplace of Confederation

The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Orwell Corner Historic Village, see what you can catch with Tranquility Cove Adventures, then play a few rounds at The Links at Crowbush Cove, and finally kick back and relax at Ross Lane Beach. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Thunder Cove Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Cavendish Cliffs, then enjoy the sand and surf at Brackley Beach, and finally sample the fine beverages at Deep Roots Distillery.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Charlottetown trip maker site.

Getting from Gros Morne National Park to Charlottetown by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Gros Morne National Park to Charlottetown is minus 0.5 hours. Traveling from Gros Morne National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Charlottetown, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Quebec City.

Things to do in Charlottetown

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

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Quebec City

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.
On the 19th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin, examine the collection at La Citadelle de Quebec, and then take a stroll through Old Quebec. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale, look for gifts at Quartier Petit Champlain, and then admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Quebec City day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Charlottetown to Quebec City takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Quebec City

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:

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Niagara Falls

Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get interesting insight from Tours, look for all kinds of wild species at Butterfly Conservatory, get to know the fascinating history of White Water Walk, then take in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls journey maker tool.

Do a combination of flight and train from Quebec City to Niagara Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Niagara Falls sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

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Toronto

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Distillery District, then take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Toronto trip planner.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Toronto

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

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Vancouver

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.
Visiting Granville Island and Kitsilano Beach will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Wreck Beach and English Bay Beach. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Stanley Park, take a stroll through Gastown, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vancouver driving holiday planning app.

You can fly from Toronto to Vancouver in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. In August in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Waterton Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:

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Waterton Lakes National Park

Established in the 1890s and named after a celebrated Victorian naturalist, Waterton Lakes National Park encompasses a variety of landscapes that include mountains, freshwater wetlands, prairie grasslands, aspen forests, and lakes.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): trek along International Peace Park Hike, get outside with Bear's Hump, then hike along Crypt Lake Trail, and finally trek along Bertha Lake. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton Lake National Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Waterton Lakes National Park vacation planner.

Getting from Vancouver to Waterton Lakes National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Vancouver in August, Waterton Lakes National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Waterton Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

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Jasper National Park

The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Take a break from the city and head to Jasper Riding Stables and Cavell Meadows Trail. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Wilcox Pass, hike along Old Fort Point Loop Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls, and explore the striking landscape at Athabasca Glacier.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Jasper National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Waterton Lakes National Park to Jasper National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In August in Jasper National Park, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:

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Banff National Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Louise and Moraine Lake. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Banff National Park: Kicking Horse River (in Field) and Yoho National Park (Paget Peak, Takakkaw Falls, &more). There's lots more to do: trek along Plain of Six Glaciers, stroll through Little Beehive Trail, and contemplate the waterfront views at Peyto Lake.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip builder website.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jasper National Park in August, you will find days in Banff National Park are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:

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.