17 days in Canada Itinerary

17 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip planner
Make it your trip
— 3 nights
Fly to St. John's International Airport, Drive to Fortune
— 2 nights
St. John's
— 4 nights
— 3 nights
Drive to Lewisporte, Bus to Gros Morne National Park
Gros Morne National Park
— 4 nights


Charlottetown — 3 nights

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: Anne of Green Gables Museum (in Kensington), Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace (in New London) and Cavendish (Cavendish Cliffs, Cavendish Beach, &more). 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.
Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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.
Museums · Nature · Childrens Museums · Trails
Side Trip
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:

St. John's — 4 nights

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.
Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Trails
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, see the interesting displays at Twillingate Museum & Crafts Shop, and get engrossed in the history 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.
Museums · Outdoors · Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:

Gros Morne National Park — 4 nights

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. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at The Tablelands, visit a coastal fixture at Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse, trek along Burnt Hill Hiking Trail, and look for gifts at Hunky Dory Folk Art & Things.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gros Morne National Park attractions planning app.

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Twillingate to Gros Morne National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Twillingate in May, you will find days in Gros Morne National Park are a bit warmer (13°C), and nights are about the same (1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 4:

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.