30 days in Canada Itinerary

30 days in Canada Itinerary

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30 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  25 h
1
Vancouver
— 1 night
Drive:  45 h
2
Toronto
— 2 nights
Drive:  22 h 30 min
3
Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
4
Halifax
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Lunenburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  62 h
6
Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  30 h
End: Perth

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 (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at International Buddhist Society, then get engrossed in the history at Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, and then look for all kinds of wild species at George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary. On the next day, stroll through Lighthouse Park, contemplate the long history of Deep Cove, then look for all kinds of wild species at Capilano Salmon Hatchery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Bloedel Conservatory.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vancouver trip itinerary planning site .

Perth, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Perth to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. In August, Vancouver is a bit warmer than Perth - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Richmond, North Vancouver, Lighthouse Park, George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary
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Deep Cove ©
Deep Cove

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
On the 31st (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Marie Curtis Park, then stroll through Toronto Beach, and then see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Canada's Sugar Beach, then kick back and relax at Hanlan's Point Beach, and then enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Toronto trip builder site .

Fly from Vancouver to Toronto in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Vancouver to Toronto is 3 hours. In August, daytime highs in Toronto are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Louisbourg.

Things to do in Toronto

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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CN Tower
CN Tower
Royal Ontario Museum ©
Royal Ontario Museum
Marie Curtis Park ©
Marie Curtis Park

3
nights
Louisbourg, Cape Breton Island

Louisbourg ©
Louisbourg is an unincorporated community and former town located in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Regional Municipality.HistoryThe French military founded the Fortress of Louisbourg in 1713 and its fortified seaport on the southwest part of the harbour, naming it in honour of Louis XIV. Appreciate the collections at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site and Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Highland Village and Louisbourg Lighthouse. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kennington Cove Beach and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter's Church.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Louisbourg online route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Toronto to Louisbourg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Toronto to Louisbourg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Louisbourg, with lows around 12°C. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Halifax.

Things to do in Louisbourg

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Saint Peter's Church, Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, Highland Village
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Louisbourg Lighthouse ©
Louisbourg Lighthouse
Highland Village ©
Highland Village

4
nights
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.
Let the collections at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 and Art Gallery of Nova Scotia capture your imagination. We've included these beaches for you: Martinique Beach Provincial Park and Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park. Get out of town with these interesting Halifax side-trips: Clam Harbour Beach (in Clam Harbour), Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park (in Sambro) and Peggy's Cove Lighthouse (in Peggy's Cove). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, browse the exhibits of Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, and contemplate the waterfront views at Sullivan's Pond.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Halifax trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Louisbourg to Halifax by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Halifax, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Halifax

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Clam Harbour Beach, Rainbow Haven Beach Provincial Park, Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, Martinique Beach Provincial Park, Crystal Crescent Beach Provincial Park
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3
nights
Lunenburg

Lunenburg ©
An hour's drive from Halifax's international airport, Luneburg boasts both colorful buildings and a colorful history, as well as status as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Laurie Swim Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Anglican Church, then contemplate the long history of Knaut-Rhuland House, and finally examine the collection at Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at The Ovens Natural Park, kick back and relax at Hirtle's Beach, then see the interesting displays at Halifax & Southwestern Railway Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Mahone Bay Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lunenburg trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Halifax to Lunenburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 12th (Wed), you're off toJasper National Park.

Things to do in Lunenburg

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mahone Bay Museum, The Ovens Park, Hirtle's Beach
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St. John's Anglican Church ©
St. John's Anglican Church
Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic ©
Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic
Hirtle's Beach ©
Hirtle's Beach

5
nights
Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Get some cultural insight at Jasper Artists Guild Brush Fire Gallery and Mountain Galleries. Escape the urban bustle at Mount Edith Cavell Trail and Athabasca Falls. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, look and learn at The Jasper Planetarium, play a few rounds at Jasper Park Golf Course, and stop by Candy Bear Lair.

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You can do a combination of taxi, flight, shuttle, and bus from Lunenburg to Jasper National Park in 13 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Lunenburg to Jasper National Park. Traveling from Lunenburg in September, plan for little chillier nights in Jasper National Park, with lows around 2°C. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls
Mount Edith Cavell ©
Mount Edith Cavell
Medicine Lake ©
Medicine Lake

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bow Valley Parkway and Johnston Canyon. Step off the beaten path and head to Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Marble Canyon. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, trek along Plain of Six Glaciers, and get great views at Fairview Lookout.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Banff National Park online tour planner .

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by shuttle takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Jasper National Park in September, you will find days in Banff National Park are a bit cooler (15°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Marble Canyon
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Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers
Bow Valley Parkway ©
Bow Valley Parkway
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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