6 days in Quebec & Burlington Itinerary

6 days in Quebec & Burlington Itinerary

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6 days in Quebec & Burlington Itinerary

Start: Chicago, United States
Fly + Bus:  6 h 30 min
1
Quebec City, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Montreal, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Burlington, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Chicago, United States

2
nights
Quebec City, Canada

Quebec City ©
With a World Heritage-listed old town, Quebec City remains a walkable and safe hub of culture, commerce, and education offering a blend of fascinating history and a range of tourist-oriented activities.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Old Quebec and then stop by Terrasse Dufferin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Victoires, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Place Royale.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Quebec City visit planner.

Chicago, USA to Quebec City is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chicago in September; daily highs in Quebec City reach 71°F and lows reach 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Montreal.

Things to do in Quebec City

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre
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Old Quebec ©
Old Quebec
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency ©
Parc de la Chute-Montmorency
Place Royale ©
Place Royale

2
nights
Montreal, Canada

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 11th (Fri): make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, admire the natural beauty at Montreal Botanical Garden, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal. Here are some ideas for day two: have some family-friendly fun at Rage: Axe Throwing and then make a trip to Old Montreal.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Montreal travel planner.

Traveling by car from Quebec City to Montreal takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Montreal sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Burlington.

Things to do in Montreal

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
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Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica
Old Montreal ©
Old Montreal
Montreal Botanical Garden ©
Montreal Botanical Garden

1
night
Burlington, United States

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): trek along Burlington Bike Path, then kick back and relax at Shelburne Bay Park, then see the interesting displays at Shelburne Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Queen City Brewery.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Burlington vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Montreal to Burlington takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Burlington sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Shelburne
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Burlington Bike Path ©
Burlington Bike Path
Shelburne Museum ©
Shelburne Museum
Queen City Brewery ©
Queen City Brewery

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