8 days in Canada Itinerary

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Halifax
— 1 night
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Quebec City
— 2 nights
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Montreal
— 1 night
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Vancouver
— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Church, then brush up on your military savvy at Halifax Citadel National Historic Site, then take in nature's colorful creations at Halifax Public Gardens, and finally steep yourself in history at Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, then admire the striking features of Province House, then enjoy the sea views from Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, and finally see the interesting displays at Peggy Of The Cove.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Halifax trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Halifax is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Halifax is minus 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly to Quebec City.
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Quebec City — 2 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.
On the 9th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Quebec, then examine the collection at La Citadelle de Quebec, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Place Royale, take a stroll through Quartier Petit Champlain, then immerse yourself in nature at Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, and finally take in the history at The Battlefields Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Quebec City trip app.

Getting from Halifax to Quebec City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October in Quebec City, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Montreal.
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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 11th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, then admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre-Dame Basilica, and finally take an in-depth tour of Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Montreal online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Quebec City to Montreal by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Montreal are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to fly to Vancouver.
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Vancouver — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): wander the streets of Gastown, take in nature's colorful creations at VanDusen Botanical Garden, then examine the collection at Museum of Anthropology, and finally admire all the interesting features of Granville Island.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vancouver itinerary website.

Getting from Montreal to Vancouver by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In October in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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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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