21 days in Canada Itinerary

21 days in Canada Itinerary

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21 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Toronto
1
Toronto
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Niagara-on-the-Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Paris
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
St. Jacobs
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Calgary
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Tofino
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Qualicum Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Victoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
9
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Toronto


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1
night
Toronto

Toronto ©
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 24th (Thu): take a stroll through Yonge Street, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Ontario, and then browse the different shops at CF Toronto Eaton Centre. On your second day here, see where the action happens at The Air Canada Centre and then examine the collection at Hockey Hall of Fame.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Toronto online trip maker .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Toronto. In May, daily temperatures in Toronto can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario ©
The AGO, Art Gallery of Ontario
Yonge Street ©
Yonge Street
CF Toronto Eaton Centre
CF Toronto Eaton Centre

1
night
Niagara-on-the-Lake

Niagara-on-the-Lake ©
In a place calling itself the "Loveliest Town in Canada," vacations in Niagara-on-the-Lake remain a good choice for anyone searching for a relaxed and scenic experience in Canada's wine country.
On the 26th (Sat), stop by The Post Office Shannon Passero, see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It Or Not, and then learn about winemaking at Konzelmann Estate Winery.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Niagara-on-the-Lake driving holiday tool .

You can drive from Toronto to Niagara-on-the-Lake in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Ripley's Believe It or Not!, The Post Office Shannon Passero
Find places to stay May 25 — 26:
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Ripley's Believe It or Not! ©
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
The Post Office Shannon Passero ©
The Post Office Shannon Passero
Konzelmann Estate Winery ©
Konzelmann Estate Winery

2
nights
Paris

Paris ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, then have fun at Jester's Fun Factory, and then stop by John M. Hall - The House of Quality Linens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): look for gifts at Serenity Country Candle, stop by Michaud Toys, then stop by The Dover Cheese Shop, then look for gifts at Liberty Home Decor, and finally stop by Gunn's Hill Artisan Cheese.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Paris in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Jacobs.

Things to do in Paris

Shopping Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Jester's Fun Factory, Liberty Home Decor and Gift Boutique, Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Michaud Toys, Gunn's Hill Artisan Cheese
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
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Gunn's Hill Artisan Cheese ©
Gunn's Hill Artisan Cheese
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum ©
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

4
nights
St. Jacobs

St. Jacobs ©
The community of St. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Elizabeth's Art Gallery and Grandma Lambe's. Do some cultural sightseeing at School on Wheels and Meaford Museum. Explore St. Jacobs' surroundings by going to Kimberley General Store (in Kimberley), Van Egmond House (in Seaforth) and Country Creations Of Mt. Forest (in Mount Forest).

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You can drive from Paris to St. Jacobs in an hour. In May, daytime highs in St. Jacobs are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Calgary.

Things to do in St. Jacobs

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Meaford, Goderich, Jester's Fun Factory, Country Creations, JMR Art Gallery
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Huron County Museum ©
Huron County Museum
School on Wheels ©
School on Wheels
Van Egmond House ©
Van Egmond House

5
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Avens Gallery and 3rd Avenue Arts. Let the collections at Fireweed Glass Studio and Double Tree Village Museum capture your imagination. Explore Calgary's surroundings by going to Cave and Basin National Historic Site (in Banff), Drumheller (Jurassic Store Fossil World & Dry Canyon Collectables) and East Coulee School Museum (in East Coulee). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Gopher Hole Museum, explore the world behind art at Glenbow Museum, and browse the different shops at Marda Loop Physiotherapy.

To find out how to plan a trip to Calgary, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from St. Jacobs to Calgary in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Jacobs to Calgary is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from St. Jacobs in June, with highs in Calgary at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Tofino.

Things to do in Calgary

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Drumheller, Canmore, Cave and Basin National Historic Site, Double Tree Village Museum, World Famous Gopher Hole Museum
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 6:
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East Coulee School Museum ©
East Coulee School Museum
Glenbow Museum
Glenbow Museum
World Famous Gopher Hole Museum ©
World Famous Gopher Hole Museum

2
nights
Tofino

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): shop like a local with Eagle Aerie Gallery and then take in the exciting artwork at Henry's Carving Shed.

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You can fly from Calgary to Tofino in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Tofino is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Calgary in June, you will find days in Tofino are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Qualicum Beach.

Things to do in Tofino

Shopping Museums Parks
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Henry's Carving Shed ©
Henry's Carving Shed
Eagle Aerie Gallery ©
Eagle Aerie Gallery
Chesterman Beach ©
Chesterman Beach

1
night
Qualicum Beach

Qualicum Beach ©
Qualicum Beach is a town located on Vancouver Island British Columbia, Canada. On the 8th (Fri), look for gifts at Vintage Candy, stop by Wilde And Sparrow, then take in the exciting artwork at Robert Held Art GLass, then take in the exciting artwork at Coastal Carvings Fine Art Gallery, and finally stop by Old Country Market.

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You can drive from Tofino to Qualicum Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tofino in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Qualicum Beach, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Victoria.

Things to do in Qualicum Beach

Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Parksville, Coastal Carvings Fine Art Gallery
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Robert Held Art GLass ©
Robert Held Art GLass
Coastal Carvings Fine Art Gallery ©

2
nights
Victoria

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Empress Hotel National Historic Site of Canada and Victoria Butterfly Gardens. Let the collections at Shawnigan Lake Museum and Miniature World capture your imagination. Change things up with these side-trips from Victoria: Saanichton (Everything Old Canada & Michell's Farm Market) and Sidney (Mary Winspear Centre & Tanners Books). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Robert Bateman Centre and stop by Russell Books.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Victoria online vacation builder .

Drive from Qualicum Beach to Victoria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Victoria sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Victoria

Museums Shopping Nightlife

Side Trips

Sidney, Saanichton, Victoria Butterfly Gardens, Shawnigan Lake Museum
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:
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Bateman Foundation Gallery of Nature ©
Russell Books ©
Russell Books
Shawnigan Lake Museum ©
Shawnigan Lake Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): examine the collection at Britannia Mine Museum and then take a stroll through Robson Street.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Vancouver day trip planning site .

Fly from Victoria to Vancouver in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ; or ride a ferry. While traveling from Victoria, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Vancouver, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Britannia Mine Museum
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
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Britannia Mine Museum ©
Britannia Mine Museum
Robson Street ©
Robson Street
English Bay ©
English Bay

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