10 days in Canada Itinerary

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Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto
— 3 nights
Banff National Park
— 2 nights


Vancouver — 3 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Vancouver is known for parks, sightseeing, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, explore the world behind art at Museum of Anthropology, and take a stroll through Granville Island.

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Sydney, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sydney in November: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 11°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Montreal.
Parks · Shopping · Nature · Neighborhoods
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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.
On the 4th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, make a trip to Notre-Dame Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Place d'Armes, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

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You can fly from Vancouver to Montreal in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Vancouver in December, with highs in Montreal at -1°C and lows at -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Toronto.
Historic Sites · Museums
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toronto: Niagara Falls (Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Falls Canada, &more). The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at CN Tower, hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Steam Whistle Brewery, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Canada.

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Do a combination of flight and ferry from Montreal to Toronto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in December; daily highs in Toronto reach 2°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Banff National Park.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
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Banff National Park — 2 nights

Among the world's oldest national parks, Banff National Park serves as a World Heritage-listed mecca for cyclists, hikers, skiers, bird-watchers, mountain climbers, and anyone else with a passion for exploring vast untouched wildernesses.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): get reinvigorated at Cedar & Sage Co. Banff's Holistic Lounge, then get a new perspective on nature at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

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Getting from Toronto to Banff National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in December, expect Banff National Park to be much colder, temps between -10°C and -19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
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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.