20 days in Canada Itinerary

20 days in Canada Itinerary

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Saint Hyacinthe
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Temiscouata-sur-le-Lac
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Cavendish
— 4 nights
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Drive to Wood Islands, PEI, Ferry to Caribou, NS, Drive to Ingonish
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Ingonish
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Baddeck
— 2 nights
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Louisbourg
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Peggy's Cove
— 2 nights
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Lunenburg
— 2 nights
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Annapolis Royal
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Drive to Digby, Ferry to Saint John, NB, Drive to Saint Andrews
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Saint Andrews
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Saint Hyacinthe
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Drive to Montreal / Pierre Elliott Trudeau International Airport, Fly to Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Drive to Kitchener

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Saint Hyacinthe — 1 night

Saint-Hyacinthe is a city in southwestern Quebec east of Montreal on the Yamaska River. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): tee off at Club De Golf De Saint-Hyacinthe.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Saint Hyacinthe day trip planning app.

Kitchener to Saint Hyacinthe is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Temiscouata-sur-le-Lac.
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Temiscouata-sur-le-Lac — 1 night

Témiscouata-sur-le-Lac is a municipality in Quebec, Canada, situated in the MRC of Témiscouata in the Bas-Saint-Laurent region. For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Temiscouata-sur-le-Lac trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Saint Hyacinthe to Temiscouata-sur-le-Lac by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Saint Hyacinthe to Temiscouata-sur-le-Lac. Traveling from Saint Hyacinthe in August, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Temiscouata-sur-le-Lac. On the 14th (Sun), you're off to Cavendish.
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Cavendish — 4 nights

Known to fans of writer Lucy Maud Montgomery as the setting of "Anne of Green Gables," Cavendish represents a top destination on Prince Edward Island.
Popular historic sites such as Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace and Cavendish Cemetery are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at New London Wharf Deep Sea Fishing and Rustico Resort Golf and Country Club. There's still lots to do: walk around North Rustico Sea Walk Park, have fun and explore at Jurassic Bart's Dinosaur Museum and Petting Farm, see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe it or Not!, and look for gifts at North Shore Surf Company.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cavendish road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Temiscouata-sur-le-Lac to Cavendish in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Temiscouata-sur-le-Lac in August, Cavendish is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. On the 18th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ingonish.
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Ingonish — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): make a trip to Christopher Gorey Gallery, trek along Broad Cove Trailhead, and then stroll through Bog Trail. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Freshwater Lake Lookoff and then see majestic marine mammals with Ingonish Whale Watching.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ingonish trip maker website.

Getting from Cavendish to Ingonish by combination of flight and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and ferry. August in Ingonish sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Baddeck.
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Baddeck — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Catholic Church, don't miss a visit to The Water's Edge Gallery of Fine Art & Crafts, and then stop by Baadeck Yarns.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Baddeck online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ingonish to Baddeck takes 1.5 hours. In August in Baddeck, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Louisbourg.
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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. The harbour had been used by European mariners since at least the 1590s, when it was known as English Port and Havre à l'Anglois. For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Louisbourg trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Baddeck to Louisbourg by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Louisbourg, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. You'll set off for Peggy's Cove on the 22nd (Mon).
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Peggy's Cove — 2 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Queensland Beach and High Head Hiking Trail. Do some cultural sightseeing at Peggy Of The Cove and William deGarthe Art Gallery. Go for a jaunt from Peggy's Cove to Hatchet Lake to see Indian Lake Golf Course about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Polly's Cove Hiking Trail, look for gifts at Beales' Bailiwick Ltd, take in the exciting artwork at Twelve Acre Hill Gallery, and pause for some photo ops at Swissair Flight 111 Memorial.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Peggy's Cove vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Louisbourg to Peggy's Cove by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Peggy's Cove, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Lunenburg.
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Lunenburg — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Knaut-Rhuland House, then browse the exhibits of Lunenburg Art Gallery, and then look for gifts at The Lunenburg Makery. Keep things going the next day: browse the exhibits of Laurie Swim Gallery, relax in the rural setting at Terra Beata Farms, and then make a trip to Blue Hog Studio & Gallery.

Before you visit Lunenburg, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Peggy's Cove to Lunenburg takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lunenburg can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Annapolis Royal.
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Annapolis Royal — 2 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. On the 27th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Far-Fetched Antiques and Art Gallery, then see the interesting displays at O'Dell House Museum, and then make a trip to ARTsPLACE.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Annapolis Royal trip maker app.

You can drive from Lunenburg to Annapolis Royal in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lunenburg in August: highs in Annapolis Royal hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Andrews.
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Saint Andrews — 1 day

Offering everything from fine dining and seaside camping, to whale watching and golfing, Saint Andrews remains a premier vacation destination in New Brunswick's far southwest corner.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Sheriff Andrews House and then get interesting insight from Spears' Fishing & Charter.

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You can do a combination of car and ferry from Annapolis Royal to Saint Andrews in 5.5 hours. August in Saint Andrews sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Saint Hyacinthe.
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Saint Hyacinthe — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale de Saint-Hyacinthe and then admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Daniel A. Seguin. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Hilaire and then tee off at Club de Golf Beloeil.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Hyacinthe trip planner.

You can drive from Saint Andrews to Saint Hyacinthe in 7.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Saint Andrews to Saint Hyacinthe is minus 1 hour. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Wed).
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Canada travel guide

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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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Prince Edward Island travel guide

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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.
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Cape Breton Island travel guide

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Encompassing a fifth of Nova Scotia's land area, Cape Breton Island supports a thriving tourism sector with its blend of cultural, historical, and natural attractions. In addition to several small towns with a strong sense of community, popular places to visit on Cape Breton Island include the largest national park in the Maritime provinces. Sheltering many iconic Canadian animals, the park contains the scenic Cabot Trail, drawing nearly half a million annual cyclists, walkers, and drivers. Epic natural scenery keeps most visitors outdoors during their Cape Breton Island vacation, but this destination also boasts several major indoor attractions, like a world-famous whiskey distillery and a reconstructed 18th-century fortress.
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