10 days in Canada Itinerary

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— 3 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Ottawa
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Quebec City
— 3 nights


Toronto — 3 nights

New York City of Canada

Possibly the world's most diverse city, Toronto houses over 80 ethnic communities speaking nearly 150 different languages or dialects.
Change things up with these side-trips from Toronto: Niagara Falls (Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Falls Canada, &more). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Distillery Historic District, see the interesting displays at Hockey Hall of Fame, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto road trip planning website.

Stockholm, Sweden to Toronto is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. December in Toronto sees daily highs of 2°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Ottawa.
Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
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Ottawa — 2 nights

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then get a new perspective on nature at Canadian Museum of Nature, and then wander the streets of ByWard Market. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Canadian War Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then ponder the world of politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Ottawa trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In December, Ottawa is little chillier than Toronto - with highs of -2°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Montreal.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping
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Montreal — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica, examine the collection at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and then explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Montreal day trip site.

Traveling by car from Ottawa to Montreal takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Quebec City.
Museums · Historic Sites
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Quebec City — 3 nights

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 8th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre, then admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and then witness the site of a historic battle at The Battlefields Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Morrin Centre and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Quebec City online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Montreal to Quebec City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Canada travel guide

Parks · Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards
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.