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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Niagara Falls (Room Escape Games, Niagara Falls Canada, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of CN Tower, step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, see the interesting displays at Royal Ontario Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at St. Lawrence Market.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip planner.

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. In December in Toronto, expect temperatures between 2°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Ottawa.
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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 problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, learn more about the world around you at Canadian Museum of Nature, and then take a stroll through ByWard Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Canadian War Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings.

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Ottawa online day trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Ottawa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Toronto in December: high temperatures in Ottawa hover around -2°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Montreal.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Fun & Games
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, then get engrossed in the history at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Montreal trip planner.

Drive from Ottawa to Montreal in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Montreal, expect temperatures between -1°C during the day and -7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can fly to Quebec City.
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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): witness the site of a historic battle at The Battlefields Park, then savor the flavors at Stadacone distillery, and then admire the majestic nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your bearings at Morrin Centre and then visit Old Quebec.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Quebec City trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Montreal to Quebec City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight 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.