25 days in Ontario & Amman Itinerary

Make it your trip
Ottawa, Canada
— 4 nights
Kingston, Canada
— 3 nights
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 4 nights
Kitchener, Canada
— 3 nights
Toronto, Canada
— 5 nights
Ferry to Billy Bishop Toronto City, Fly to Amman
Amman, Jordan
— 5 nights


Ottawa, Canada — 4 nights

Silicon Valley North

A major center of technology nicknamed "Silicon Valley North," Ottawa offers visitors a modern flavor with its range of trendy hotels, shops, and restaurants.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ottawa: Tremblant (in Mont Tremblant), Dairy Distillery (in Almonte) and Alaskan Adventure Dog Sledding (in Arundel). There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Hill and Buildings, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Bicycle Craft Brewery, and contemplate the long history of Upper Canada Village.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Ottawa day trip planner.

Amman, Jordan to Ottawa is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Amman to Ottawa. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Amman in December: high temperatures in Ottawa hover around -2°C and lows are around -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kingston.
Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Childrens Museums
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 16:

Kingston, Canada — 3 nights

Limestone City

Called the "Limestone City" because it contains many white-stone buildings, Kingston served as the first capital of Canada.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sandbanks Vacations (in Bloomfield), Fat Frog Yoga (in Consecon) and Room Escape Games (in Picton). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Sandbanks Estate Winery, browse the exhibits of Martello on Brock, hike along Parrott's Bay Conservation Area, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lemoine Point Conservation Area.

Find out how to plan Kingston trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Ottawa to Kingston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. December in Kingston sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Niagara Falls.
Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Trails
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:

Niagara Falls, Canada — 4 nights

Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, theme parks, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Skylon Tower, get to know the resident critters at Bird Kingdom, get in on the family fun at Niagara SkyWheel, and identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls route planner.

You can drive from Kingston to Niagara Falls in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Kingston in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Niagara Falls: temperatures range from 3°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kitchener.
Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Casinos
Side Trip
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:

Kitchener, Canada — 3 nights

Together with neighboring Cambridge and Waterloo, Kitchener forms the densely populated Tri-Cities metropolitan area boasting a varied dining scene and many historical sites.
Get out of town with these interesting Kitchener side-trips: Hamilton (African Lion Safari & Dundurn Castle), Glenhyrst Art Gallery and Gardens (in Brantford) and Royal Botanical Gardens (in Burlington). The adventure continues: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Immaculate, indulge your taste buds at Taste Detours, and make a trip to Kitchener City Hall.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kitchener trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Niagara Falls to Kitchener in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in December; daily highs in Kitchener reach 0°C and lows reach -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Toronto.
Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:

Toronto, Canada — 5 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.
Toronto is known for sightseeing, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Distillery Historic District, make a trip to Harbourfront Centre, admire the natural beauty at Allan Gardens Conservatory, and hunt for treasures at St. Lawrence Market.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Toronto trip planner.

Drive from Kitchener to Toronto in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Kitchener in December, Toronto is a bit warmer at night with lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Amman.
Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 31:

Amman, Jordan — 5 nights

White City

Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Explore Amman's surroundings by going to Jerash (Arch of Hadrian, Jerash Ruins, &more) and Madaba (Arabella Workshop for Mosaics, Madaba Mosaic Map, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of The Citadel, take in the exciting artwork at Project Positive Soulful Creations, examine the collection at Royal Automobile Museum, and have fun and explore at Children's Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Amman tour itinerary site.

Getting from Toronto to Amman by combination of ferry and flight takes about 16.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Traveling from Toronto in December, you will find days in Amman are much warmer (17°C), and nights are a bit warmer (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping
Side Trips
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 5:

Ontario travel guide

Waterfalls · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
Popular with tourists throughout the year, Ontario holidays allow you to explore unspoiled natural landscapes and big cities packed with amenities and modern attractions. Containing the national capital and the country's largest city, this east-central province provides a home for nearly 40 percent of Canada's population. Home to a staggering number of lakes (250,000), this playground for nature lovers boasts approximately a third of the world's fresh water. You can spend your entire Ontario vacation driving, walking, skiing, or cycling across the region's sprawling wilderness, but for a well-rounded experience, make sure you spend some time in Toronto, cosmopolitan provincial capital known for its multicultural neighborhoods and outstanding food scene.