46 days in Toronto, Montreal & Quebec City Itinerary

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Ferry to Cozumel, Fly to Toronto
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Toronto
— 25 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Montreal
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Montreal
— 11 nights
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Quebec City
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Toronto — 25 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.
Royal Ontario Museum and Ontario Science Centre are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Hockey Hall of Fame and ZimArt’s Rice Lake Gallery capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Toronto: Alton (Alton Mill Arts Centre & Upper Credit Conservation Area), Woolwich Memorial Centre (in Elmira) and Niagara Falls (Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Falls Canada, &more). There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market, explore the world behind art at Art Gallery of Ontario, step into the grandiose world of Casa Loma, and steep yourself in history at Dundurn Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Toronto trip planner.

Playa del Carmen, Mexico to Toronto is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of ferry and flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Playa del Carmen in December: high temperatures in Toronto hover around 2°C and lows are around -3°C. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel to Montreal.
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Montreal — 11 nights

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.
Let the collections at Biodome de Montreal and Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex capture your imagination. Visiting Alaskan Adventure Dog Sledding and Chambly Canal will get you outdoors. Explore Montreal's surroundings by going to Arteria Gallery (in Bromont), Lac-Brome Museum (in Knowlton) and La Station (in Eastman). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame Basilica, stop by Dubarry Furs, admire the masterpieces at Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Montreal day trip website.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Toronto to Montreal in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Toronto in January, with highs in Montreal at -5°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to fly to Quebec City.
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Quebec City — 9 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Quebec and Musee national des beaux-arts du Quebec (MNBAQ). For shopping fun, head to Quartier Petit Champlain or Grande Allee. Venture out of the city with trips to Site Patrimonial de la Montagne de la Croix (in Clermont), Basilica of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre (in Sainte Anne de Beaupre) and Galerie d'art Au P'tit Bonheur (in La Malbaie). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre-Dame de Quebec Basilica-Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Terrasse Dufferin, and examine the collection at Musee de la civilisation.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Quebec City trip app.

Traveling by flight from Montreal to Quebec City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Montreal in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in Quebec City, with lows around -17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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