21 days in Canada Itinerary

21 days in Canada Itinerary

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21 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18 h
1
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
2
Montreal
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Ferry:  3 h 15 min
3
Toronto
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Niagara Falls
— 5 nights
Train + Fly:  10 h 45 min
5
Osoyoos
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Granville Island and Museum of Anthropology. The adventure continues: walk around Stanley Park, admire all the interesting features of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kitsilano Beach.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vancouver trip builder website .

Sydney, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Vancouver is minus 18 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Vancouver reach 16°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Montreal.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
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Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach

4
nights
Montreal

Montreal ©
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.
You'll explore and learn at Barbie Expo and Grevin Montreal. Get some cultural insight at Notre-Dame Basilica and Old Port of Montreal. Venture out of the city with trips to Musee International d'Art Naif (in Magog), Abbaye de Saint-Benoit-du-Lac (in Saint-Benoit-du-Lac) and Trois-Rivieres (La Vieille Prison de Trois-Rivieres & maison Hertel-de-la fresnier). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Marie-Reine-du-Monde, take an in-depth tour of Chateau Ramezay Historic Site and Museum of Montreal, witness the site of a historic battle at Place Jacques-Cartier, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Basilica.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Montreal tour itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Montreal takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Vancouver to Montreal, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Montreal can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Trois-Rivieres, Musee International d'Art Naif, Abbaye de Saint-Benoit-du-Lac, Co-Cathedral of Saint-Antoine-De-Padoue
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Abbaye de Saint-Benoit-du-Lac ©
Abbaye de Saint-Benoit-du-Lac
Old Port of Montreal ©
Old Port of Montreal

3
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Let the collections at HMCS Haida National Historic Site and Casa Loma capture your imagination. Discover out-of-the-way places like The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario and Toronto Harbour. Step out of Toronto with an excursion to 31 Service Battalion Museum in Hamilton--about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Distillery District, and sample the tasty concoctions at Steam Whistle Brewery.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Toronto trip website .

Getting from Montreal to Toronto by combination of bus, flight, and ferry takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October in Toronto, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hamilton
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CN Tower
CN Tower
HMCS Haida National Historic Site ©
HMCS Haida National Historic Site
The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario ©
The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario

5
nights
Niagara Falls

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum and Peller Estates Winery. Appreciate the collections at Niagara on the Lake Heritage District and St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Niagara River Recreation Trail, learn about winemaking at Reif Estate Winery, admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Falls, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wayne Gretzky Estates.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls visit planner.

Drive from Toronto to Niagara Falls in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Osoyoos.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Wineries Museums Parks

Side Trips

Niagara-on-the-Lake, St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre at Lock 3, Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
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Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum ©
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum
Niagara River Recreation Trail ©
Niagara River Recreation Trail
Konzelmann Estate Winery ©
Konzelmann Estate Winery

1
night
Osoyoos

Osoyoos ©
Thanks to favorable year-round weather and plenty of fresh water, the area surrounding Osoyoos remains a top producer of fruit and wine.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): examine the collection at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then do a tasting at Silver Sage Winery, and finally admire the natural beauty at River Stone Estate Winery.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Osoyoos trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Niagara Falls to Osoyoos in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. October in Osoyoos sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Osoyoos

Museums Tours Wineries

Side Trip

Oliver
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Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad ©
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad
Silver Sage Winery ©
Silver Sage Winery
River Stone Estate Winery ©
River Stone Estate Winery

3
nights
Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
On the 20th (Tue), kick back and relax at Chesterman Beach and then explore the striking landscape of Pacific Rim National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then visit a coastal fixture at Amphitrite Point Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Tofino trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Osoyoos to Tofino by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Osoyoos in October since evenings lows in Tofino dip to 10°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Ucluelet
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Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach
Amphitrite Point Lighthouse ©
Amphitrite Point Lighthouse
Long Beach ©
Long Beach

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