23 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

23 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

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Drive
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Seattle, United States
— Few hours
Ferry
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Victoria, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nanaimo, Canada
— 1 night
Fly
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Vancouver, Canada
— 4 nights
Drive
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Kamloops, Canada
— 1 night
Fly to Calgary, Shuttle to Banff National Park
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Crowsnest Pass, Canada
— 1 night
Drive to Cranbrook/Canadian Rockies International Airport, Fly to Spokane International Airport
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Spokane, United States
— 1 night
Fly
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Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
Fly
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Miami, United States
— 5 nights
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Seattle, United States

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Seattle travel route builder app.

Vancouver, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 30th (Mon), you're off to Victoria.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:

2
nights
Victoria, Canada

Garden City

Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Victoria is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, stop by Russell Books, steep yourself in history at Craigdarroch Castle, and take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Victoria trip maker app.

You can ride a ferry from Seattle to Victoria in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, things will get slightly colder in Victoria: highs are around 22°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Nanaimo.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

1
night
Nanaimo, Canada

Harbor City

Widely regarded as one of Canada's most livable cities, Nanaimo remains both an industrial center and a tourist hub on Vancouver Island.
On the 2nd (Thu), stroll around Maffeo Sutton Park and then stroll around Newcastle Island.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Nanaimo holiday builder app.

Traveling by car from Victoria to Nanaimo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Victoria in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Nanaimo, with lows around 19°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Nanaimo

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:

4
nights
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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, kick back and relax at Kitsilano Beach, wander the streets of Vancouver Downtown, and take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vancouver trip planner.

Getting from Nanaimo to Vancouver by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Kamloops.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 6:

1
night
Kamloops, Canada

Tournament Capital of Canada

Frequent host of major sporting events, Kamloops calls itself the "Tournament Capital of Canada." Visitors come to watch curling and skating competitions, as well as fly fishing championships, bike races, and hockey tournaments.
To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Kamloops online trip planner.

Getting from Vancouver to Kamloops by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Kamloops

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Golf
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:

3
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

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.
On the 7th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Fairview Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Icefields Parkway and then contemplate the waterfront views at Peyto Lake.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park journey builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Kamloops to Banff National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Crowsnest Pass.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:

1
night
Crowsnest Pass, Canada

Part of the colossal mountain range of the Canadian Rockies, Crowsnest Pass is a combination of five towns united by rocky forests and raging rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frank Slide Interpretive Centre, then make a trip to Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site, and then explore the striking landscape at Crowsnest Pass.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Crowsnest Pass trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Banff National Park to Crowsnest Pass in 4.5 hours. In August in Crowsnest Pass, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Crowsnest Pass

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 11:

1
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Spokane, United States

Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take a stroll through Downtown Spokane and then stroll around Manito Park.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Spokane trip site.

Explore your travel options from Crowsnest Pass to Spokane with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Crowsnest Pass to Spokane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Crowsnest Pass in August, expect Spokane to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

2
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Seattle, United States

Emerald City

Dedicate the 14th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Enjoy Seattle some more: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find reviews and more tourist information, go to the Seattle itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Spokane to Seattle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Spokane, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Seattle

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

5
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Miami, United States

Magic City

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Go for a jaunt from Miami to Fort Lauderdale to see Fort Lauderdale Beach about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and stroll around Lincoln Road.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Miami takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Seattle to Miami, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect Miami to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 14 — 20:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Canada travel guide

4.6
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.