11 days in Canada Itinerary

11 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada travel planner
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Fly
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Halifax
— 1 night
Drive
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Baddeck
— 1 night
Drive
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Ingonish
— 1 night
Drive
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Cheticamp
— 2 nights
Drive to Sydney / J.A. Douglas McCurdy Airport, Fly to Halifax
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Halifax
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St. John's
— 5 nights
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Halifax — 1 night

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.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Halifax online travel route builder.

Toronto to Halifax is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Halifax due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You'll set off for Baddeck on the 13th (Sat).
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Baddeck — 1 night

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've now added Uisge Ban Falls to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Uisge Ban Falls and then steep yourself in history at Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Baddeck tour planning tool.

Getting from Halifax to Baddeck by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Ingonish.
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Ingonish — 1 night

Nestled on a cozy harbor surrounded by green forests, the coastal town of Ingonish serves as the perfect coastal retreat for those after a quiet getaway.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Cape Breton Highlands National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Ingonish planner.

Getting from Baddeck to Ingonish by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Cheticamp.
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Cheticamp — 2 nights

Cheticamp boasts rich and thriving culture shaped by the descendants of French colonists and indigenous peoples.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter's Church, then examine the collection at Les Trois Pignons, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Captain Zodiac Whale Cruise. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Cabot Links Golf Course and then take a leisurely stroll along Inverness Beach Boardwalk.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Cheticamp trip planning app.

You can drive from Ingonish to Cheticamp in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Halifax.
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Halifax

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Halifax day trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cheticamp to Halifax. On the 17th (Wed), you're off to St. John's.
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St. John's — 5 nights

One of Canada's oldest cities, St.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around St. John's: Bell Island Community Museum - No. 2 Mine Tour (in Bell Island) and Lighthouse Picnics (in Ferryland). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Signal Hill, enjoy breathtaking views from Cabot Tower, don't miss a visit to Quidi Vidi, and hike along North Head Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read St. John's travel route planning website.

You can fly from Halifax to St. John's in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from Halifax to St. John's, you'll lose 0.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, St. John's is a bit cooler than Halifax - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Canada travel guide

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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.
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