13 days in Canada Itinerary

13 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Sofia
Fly:  14 h
1
Toronto
— 1 night
Ferry + Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Ottawa
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Montreal, Quebec
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
4
Halifax
— 1 day
+2
Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  11 h
5
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  8 h
6
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 1 day
Drive:  45 min
7
Vancouver
— 1 night
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Sofia

1
night
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 16th (Sun), don't miss a visit to CN Tower.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Toronto trip maker site.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Toronto is an approximately 14.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 7 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum

2
nights
Ottawa

Ottawa ©
A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum, then examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre Dame Basilica. On your second day here, engage your brain at Canadian Museum of Nature, take in panoramic vistas at Peace Tower, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ottawa road trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Ottawa when traveling from Toronto in September, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can take a train to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Canadian Museum of Nature ©
Canadian Museum of Nature

2
nights
Montreal, Quebec

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal, then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and then make a trip to Crescent Street. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, don't miss a visit to Place d'Armes, and then examine the collection at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex.

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Getting from Ottawa to Montreal by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Montreal

Museums Historic Sites
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Biodome de Montreal ©
Biodome de Montreal

1
day
Halifax

Halifax ©
The largest city on Canada's eastern coastline, Halifax boast a rich maritime history and occupies a strategically important location with one of the world's greatest natural harbors.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): stop by Pearl & Daisy Natural Soap Company, brush up on your military savvy at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada, then get engrossed in the history at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Halifax day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Montreal to Halifax in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September in Halifax, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Halifax

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic ©
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
St. Paul's Church ©
St. Paul's Church

2
nights
Banff National Park

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Cave and Basin National Historic Site. Get a sense of the local culture at Banff Park Museum and Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, browse the exhibits of Canada House Art Gallery, admire the masterpieces at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs, and stop by Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Banff National Park travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Halifax to Banff National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Halifax in September, with highs in Banff National Park at 15°C and lows at 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Cave and Basin National Historic Site ©
Cave and Basin National Historic Site

1
day
Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle, then see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum, and then admire the striking features of Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Victoria route planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Victoria takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In September, Victoria is a bit warmer than Banff National Park - with highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Craigdarroch Castle ©
Craigdarroch Castle
Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada ©

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): head off the coast to Granville Island and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Anthropology.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Victoria to Vancouver takes 3.5 hours. September in Vancouver sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Shopping Nature Neighborhoods
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Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology

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