13 DAYS 12 NIGHTS
Arrival in TorontoRead More
Arrive Pearson International Airport, Toronto, and transfer to downtown hotel (on your own). Pick-up your Roadbook at the front desk as you check-in. Rest of the day is at leisure for shopping at the Eaton Centre or perhaps sampling the fine cuisine and nightlife of Toronto. Overnight at the hotel in Toronto.
After breakfast (on your own) the day is at leisure. Some suggestions: the spectacular SkyDome, Ontario Place, the Hockey Hall of Fame, the Ontario Science Centre or the Royal Ontario Museum. OPTIONAL: CN TOWER Standing 553.33 metres tall, this symbol of Toronto and Canada not only offers sweeping panoramic views but also a world of entertainment. Venture back in time and travel from the mid-70s to the present where you discover he architectural secrets behind the tower. From there, the glass faced elevators, now with glass floor panels, will whisk you to the LookOut Observatioin level in a mere 58 seconds. Admission ticket provides elevation to the LookOut and Glass Floor levels along with access to base attractions that include a 3D film and motion theatre ride.. Overnight at the hotel in Toronto.
Toronto - Kingston (260 Km)Read More
Drive east today, directly to Kingston, and tour Fort Henry. An alternative route to Kingston passes through the quaint heritage towns of Prince Edward County. Overnight at the hotel in Kingston.
Kingston - Montreal (290 Km)Read More
En route to Montreal today, you will be entering the beautiful Thousand Islands region, where forested islands lie amid tranquil lakes. Take to the water and step aboard a cruiser to explore the magnificent scenery of the Thousand Islands. This wonderfully lush island landscape is dotted with luxurious cottages and vast estates. The cruise will take you past Boldt Castle, Zavikon Island and Millionaire's Row. Overnight at the hotel in Montreal.
Visit Notre-Dame Basilica, Old Montreal, the Olympic site, the Biodome, Mt. Royal Park, the casino or the underground city. Montreal is renowned for its active and cosmopolitan nightlife. Overnight at the hotel in Montreal.
Montreal - Quebec City ( 250 Km )Read More
En route to Quebec City, we suggest a stop at Cap-de-la-Madeleine, Canada's national shrine to the Virgin Mary. Of interest in Trois-Rivires is the Museum of Quebec Folk Arts and Traditions. Overnight at the hotel in Quebec City.
Quebec CityRead More
Quebec City is Canada's oldest city and exhibits a strong French heritage. The Fortifications, a historic national park; Place Royale; and the Basilica are some of the suggestions. Outside the city are the dramatic shrine at Ste. Anne-de-Beaupr, Montmorency Falls and the Ile d'Orleans. OPTIONAL: QUEBEC CITY TOUR The tour provides a comprehensive orientation of historic and modern Quebec City. You will see the Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel, the Fortifications, the National Assembly, Place Royale, the Basilica and other points of interest within Quebec City. Overnight at the hotel in Quebec City.
Quebec City - Ottawa (460 Km)Read More
Visit more local attractions, perhaps the Wolfe- Montcalm Monument or Dufferin Terrace. Drive one of several routes to Ottawa, the nation's capital. Overnight at the hotel in Ottawa.
Use the entire day to see this historic city of pageantry and the arts. We suggest a visit to the Parliament Buildings, museums or National Gallery, perhaps a tour of the Royal Canadian Mint or a Rideau Canal designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. OPTIONAL: DISCOVER THE CAPITAL TOUR 1 (STEP ON/STEP OFF) Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Ottawa - Canada's national capital. You will explore the Parliament Buildings, embassies, universities and museums. You will see the Canadian Mint, the National Gallery of Canada, the Museum of Civilization, the residence of the Prime Minister and the National Arts Centre. You will drive through scenic gardens and parklands and along the Rideau Canal, one of Ottawa's picturesque waterways. Overnight at the hotel in Ottawa.
Ottawa-Huntsville (350 Km)Read More
Enjoy a scenic drive today to Algonquin Provincial Park and the beautiful Muskoka region. This northern Lakeland is the destination for a 'summer living' escape for Torontonians and Americans from the eastern seaboard of the USA. Stunning vacation homes are set at waters edge around lake after lake. Canoeing, sailing, walking, exploring quaint country towns and villages, boat cruises around the region as well as some of the finest fishing in the country all contribute to create the ideal cottage country region. Overnight at the hotel near Huntsville.
The Huntsville area offers tennis, golf, boat cruises, horseback riding and hiking trails. A short drive away is Lion's Lookout Park or Muskoka Pioneer Village. Overnight at the hotel near Huntsville.
Huntsville - Niagara Falls (330 Km)Read More
Drive south and bypass Toronto en route to Niagara Falls, the "honeymoon capital of the world". We suggest a stop in Midland at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons - a historic, recreated village demonstrating everyday life, crafts and arts of a colonial village. Approaching the southern reaches of Ontario, you pass through the hills of the Niagara Escarpment, featuring a variety of walking and cycling trails. The road continues through the lush orchards and vineyards of the Niagara growing region, boasting many world class winery chateaus that make for a decadent day of tasting and touring. OPTIONAL: MAID OF THE MIST Put on your rainjacket and step aboard for the ride of a lifetime! The Maid of the Mist will take you to the American Falls before sailing past massive rock formations to the magnificent sight of the thundering Horseshoe Falls. As the Maid of the Mist battles the waters, take advantage of the unsurpassed photo opportunities. Length of operating season is weather dependent Overnight at the hotel in Niagara Falls.
Niagara Falls - Toronto, Fly Back (130 Km)Read More
Drive to Toronto through Ontario's fruit growing region. En route, visit historic Niagara-on-the-Lake and stop at the Welland Canal. Later drive to Pearson International Airport, return your rental car & board the flight back home. Return home with wonderful memories of your holiday with Balmer Lawrie, Travel & Vacations, which we're sure you will treasure for a lifetime.
- 2 nights hotel accommodation in Toronto
- 1 night hotel accommodation in Kingston
- 2 nights hotel accommodation in Montreal
- 2 nights hotel accommodation in Quebec City
- 2 nights hotel accommodation in Ottawa
- 2 nights hotel accommodation in Huntsville
- 1 night hotel accommodation in Niagara Falls
- Admission to CN Tower
- Day 4, Rockport - 1-hour 1000 Islands cruise
- 2-hour Quebec City sightseeing tour
- Ottawa Discover the Capital tour
- Niagara Falls - Voyage to the Falls
- A personalized Canada road book, containing essential travel information featuring overview notes of the area of travel, local sightseeing and attractions, daily itinerary highlights, provincial maps with city guides, hotel vouchers and customized day-by-day routing maps
- Self-drive Avis Intermediate Car Type C
- Rental inclusions: GPS, Unlimited Kilometres (except for Premium SUV), Loss Damage Waiver (LDW), Third Party Liability Insurance Coverage (up to $1 million)
Toronto - CN Tower
Ranking as one of the "Seven Wonders of the Modern World" the Toronto's CN Tower is the tallest freestanding structure of Western Hemisphere. The SkyPod level of the CN Tower is so high that on a clear sky you can actually see the Niagara Falls!
Quebec is the land where French settlers founded the colony of Canada (New France) in the 17th and 18th centuries. The name Quebec is derived from an Algonquian word meaning “where the river narrows,” beckons visitors to the city’s splendid view of the majestic St. Lawrence River and the pastoral Orleans Island.