32 days in Canada Itinerary

32 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada visit planner

Make it your trip
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Montreal
— 2 nights
Fly to Halifax / Stanfield International Airport, Drive to Amherst
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Amherst
— 2 nights
Drive
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Charlottetown
— 3 nights
Drive
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Pictou
— 2 nights
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Drive to Halifax / Stanfield International Airport, Fly to Sydney / J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport, Drive to Baddeck
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Baddeck
— 4 nights
Drive
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Dartmouth
— 3 nights
Drive
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Peggy's Cove
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lunenburg
Drive
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Yarmouth
— 1 night
Drive
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Digby
— 1 night
Drive
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Annapolis Royal
— 3 nights
Drive
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Alma
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saint John
— 2 nights
Fly

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Montreal

— 2 nights

Quebec's Metropolis

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.
Go for a jaunt from Montreal to Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue to see Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Botanical Garden, don't miss a visit to Old Montreal, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and walk around Mount Royal Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Montreal road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Montreal. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Amherst.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Amherst

— 2 nights
Amherst is a town in northwestern Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada. Venture out of the city with trips to Cape Split Trailhead (in Scots Bay), Joggins (Fundy Treasure Tours & Joggins Fossil Cliffs Centre) and Heritage Models Museum (in River Hebert). There's still lots to do: trek along Sackville Waterfowl Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Cumberland County Museum & Archives, tour the pleasant surroundings at Amherst Point Bird Sanctuary, and don't miss a visit to Mrs. Pugsley’s Emporium.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Amherst online trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Montreal to Amherst with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Atlantic Standard Time (AST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Charlottetown.

Things to do in Amherst

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Charlottetown

— 3 nights

Birthplace of Confederation

The largest city on Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown remains small enough for easy exploration on foot.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Charlottetown: Cavendish (Cavendish Beach & Green Gables) and Anne of Green Gables Museum (in Kensington). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Victoria Park, contemplate the long history of St. Dunstan's Basilica, get a sense of history and politics at Government House, and admire the landmark architecture of Province House National Historic Site.

Plan trip to Charlottetown with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Amherst to Charlottetown in 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Pictou.

Things to do in Charlottetown

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Pictou

— 2 nights
Pictou is a town in Pictou County, in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Hector Heritage Quay, examine the collection at Northumberland Fisheries Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Caribou/Munroes Island Provincial Park. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Masstown Market, learn about winemaking at Jost Vineyards, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Seafoam Lavender Company and Gardens.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pictou online trip planner.

You can drive from Charlottetown to Pictou in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Baddeck.

Things to do in Pictou

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Baddeck

— 4 nights
For most visitors on holiday in Baddeck, the town represents the beginning and the end of the world-famous Cabot Trail, a scenic roadway looping around the northern tip of Cape Breton Island.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Baddeck: Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site (in Louisbourg), Glace Bay (Glace Bay Heritage Museum & Cape Breton Miners' Museum) and Cape Breton Highlands National Park (in Ingonish). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Catholic Church, and take a memorable drive along Cabot Trail.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Baddeck day trip tool.

Explore your travel options from Pictou to Baddeck with the Route module. Traveling from Pictou in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Baddeck. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Dartmouth.

Things to do in Baddeck

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Dartmouth

— 3 nights
Dartmouth is a community and former city in the Halifax Regional Municipality of Nova Scotia, Canada. Dartmouth is known for nature, shopping, and fun & games. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Halifax Public Gardens, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church, grab your bike and head to Dartmouth Harbourwalk Trail, and get a sense of history and politics at Province House.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Dartmouth trip planning website.

You can fly from Baddeck to Dartmouth in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Peggy's Cove.

Things to do in Dartmouth

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Peggy's Cove

— 4 nights
Begin your Peggy's Cove holiday by exploring the area's Atlantic coastline, featuring water-washed rolling rocks dotted with a number of lighthouses, including the one recognized as the town's symbol.
Change things up with these side-trips from Peggy's Cove: Queensland Beach (in Queensland), Cleveland Beach Provincial Park (in Black Point) and Hubbards Barn and Community Park (in Hubbards). Next up on the itinerary: visit a coastal fixture at Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, appreciate the history behind William E. deGarthe Memorial Provincial Park, stop by Amos Pewter, and admire the masterpieces at William deGarthe Art Gallery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Peggy's Cove trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Dartmouth to Peggy's Cove in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July in Peggy's Cove, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lunenburg.

Things to do in Peggy's Cove

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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.
To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Lunenburg trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Peggy's Cove to Lunenburg takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will leave for Yarmouth on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Lunenburg

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Museums

Yarmouth

— 1 night
Yarmouth is a port town located on the Bay of Fundy in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Yarmouth Waterfront Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Le Village Historique Acadien de la Nouvelle-Ecosse, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mavillette Beach Provincial Park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Pelton-Fuller House, see the interesting displays at W. Laurence Sweeney Fisheries Museum, and then walk around Frost Park.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yarmouth trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Lunenburg to Yarmouth takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Digby.

Things to do in Yarmouth

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Digby

— 1 night
Digby is a town in southwestern Nova Scotia, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Sandy Cove Beach and then don't miss a visit to Prim Point Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Digby trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yarmouth to Digby in 1.5 hours. July in Digby sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Annapolis Royal.

Things to do in Digby

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Annapolis Royal

— 3 nights
Annapolis Royal, formerly known as Annapolis, is a town located in the western part of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.Today's Annapolis Royal evolved from the 1605 French settlement of Port Royal (briefly Charlesfort), renamed in honour of Queen Anne following the Siege of Port Royal in 1710 by Britain. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at Annapolis Royal Farmers' and Traders' Market, admire all the interesting features of Port-Royal National Historic Site, and then make a trip to Annapolis Tidal Generating Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Fort Anne National Historic Site, stroll through Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to ARTsPLACE.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Annapolis Royal itinerary builder.

Annapolis Royal is just a stone's throw from Digby. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Alma.

Things to do in Annapolis Royal

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Alma

— 2 nights
Alma is a village in the parish of Alma, Albert County, New Brunswick, Canada. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Cape Enrage and then immerse yourself in nature at Hopewell Rocks. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Fundy National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Alma trip builder site.

You can drive from Annapolis Royal to Alma in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Annapolis Royal in July, expect nights in Alma to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Saint John.

Things to do in Alma

Nature · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint John

— 2 nights

Canada's Irish City

An important port city on New Brunswick's southeastern coast, Saint John has a long tradition of migration, especially from Ireland.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Saint John: Saint Andrews (Kingsbrae Garden & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's lots more to do: stroll around Irving Nature Park, shop like a local with Cobalt Art Gallery, explore the activities along Reversing Falls Rapids, and hunt for treasures at Saint John City Market.

Planning Saint John trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

You can drive from Alma to Saint John in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Saint John

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.

Prince Edward Island travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Beaches · Theme Parks
Garden of the Gulf
Canada's only island province, Prince Edward Island earned the nickname the "Garden of the Gulf" thanks to its pastoral landscape of rolling green hills and a patchwork of cultivated fields. The country's smallest province in terms of land and population, the island boasts a long coastline marked by sandy beaches, making up in visual appeal what they lack in modern infrastructure. It's easy to get away from everyone during a vacation in Prince Edward Island, as this photogenic landmass features just a scattering of small towns housing warmhearted locals stubbornly clinging to their easygoing lifestyle. Begin your Prince Edward Island tour in Charlottetown, the quaint provincial capital with a good selection of bars and restaurants.