22 days in Canada & New York City Itinerary

22 days in Canada & New York City Itinerary

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Vancouver, Canada
— 4 nights
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Montreal, Canada
— 6 nights
Fly to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Ferry to Toronto
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Toronto, Canada
— 3 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Newark
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New York City, United States
— 6 nights
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Vancouver, Canada

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vancouver Downtown and Vancouver Seawall. Museum of Anthropology and Gastown are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Vancouver, make a side trip to see George C. Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary in Delta, approximately Delta away. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, take a stroll through Granville Island, walk around Stanley Park, and admire all the interesting features of Lighthouse Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vancouver route planner.

Sydney, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect Vancouver to be cooler, temps between 7°C and 2°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Montreal.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trips

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6
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Montreal, Canada

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.
Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal and Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Omega Park and Mount Royal Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Montreal: Fromagerie Montebello (in Montebello), Centre de la Nature Mont Saint-Hilaire (in Mont-Saint-Hilaire) and Cime Haut-Richelieu (in Mont-Saint-Gregoire). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, admire the striking features of 1250 boulevard Rene-Levesque, identify plant and animal life at Nature Centre (Le Centre de la nature), and make a trip to Old Montreal.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Montreal trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Montreal takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Vancouver to Montreal, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in December; daily highs in Montreal reach -1°C and lows reach -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Toronto, Canada

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Distillery District and Caroline Cellars Family Estate Winery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Room Escape Games and Casa Loma. Venture out of the city with trips to Butterfly Conservatory (in Niagara Falls) and Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum (in Mount Hope). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Royal Ontario Museum and enjoy breathtaking views from CN Tower.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Toronto trip maker website.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Montreal to Toronto in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Montreal in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Toronto: highs are around 2°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Toronto

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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New York City, United States

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Patrick's Cathedral and New York Public Library. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Wolf Conservation Center (in South Salem), Quogue Wildlife Refuge (in Quogue) and Lakota Wolf Preserve (in Columbia). There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, look for all kinds of wild species at Gateway National Recreation, and admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City travel route builder tool.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Toronto in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
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.