8 days in Canada Itinerary

8 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Drive:  1 h 30 min
1
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Toronto
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Ottawa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Montreal
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
End: Toronto

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory and then appreciate the extensive heritage of White Water Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Niagara Falls Canada, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Journey Behind the Falls, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skylon Tower.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip builder tool.

Toronto to Niagara Falls is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In May in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Toronto.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
White Water Walk ©
White Water Walk

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto ©
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Casa Loma and then see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower and then see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Toronto vacation planner.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Ottawa.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Historic Sites
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Casa Loma ©
Casa Loma
Royal Ontario Museum
Royal Ontario Museum
Hockey Hall of Fame ©
Hockey Hall of Fame

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): learn about all things military at Canadian War Museum, examine the collection at National Gallery of Canada, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Parliament Hill and Buildings and then explore the activities along Rideau Canal National Historic Site.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ottawa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Montreal.

Things to do in Ottawa

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National Gallery of Canada ©
National Gallery of Canada
Parliament Hill and Buildings ©
Parliament Hill and Buildings
Canadian War Museum ©
Canadian War Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica and then get engrossed in the history at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Biodome de Montreal and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Montreal trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Montreal are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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

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