10 days in Alberta Itinerary

10 days in Alberta Itinerary

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Calgary
— 1 day
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
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Jasper National Park
— 4 nights
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Edmonton
— 1 night

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Calgary

Calgary ©

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Fort Calgary.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Calgary trip planner.

Toronto to Calgary is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Calgary. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Toronto in September, with highs in Calgary at 20°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Historic Sites
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Fort Calgary ©
Fort Calgary

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Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Temple Mountain as well as Moraine Lake. Appreciate the collections at Banff Park Museum and The Hangar Flight Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like Cave and Basin National Historic Site and Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Big Beehive.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Banff National Park trip planner.

Take a bus from Calgary to Banff National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In September, Banff National Park is a bit cooler than Calgary - with highs of 15°C and lows of 2°C. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Temple Mountain ©
Temple Mountain
Big Beehive ©
Big Beehive

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Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park ©
The largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, sprawling Jasper National Park encompasses more than 10,000 sq km (4,200 sq mi) of largely unspoiled mountain wilderness.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Sunwapta Falls, Miette Hot Springs and Malige Canyon Restaurant and Gift Shop. Visiting Athabasca Falls and Bald Hills will get you outdoors. Kids will appreciate attractions like Maligne Canyon and Whistlers Peak.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Jasper National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in September: highs in Jasper National Park hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to drive to Edmonton.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Nature · Spas · Outdoors
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Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

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Edmonton

Edmonton ©

Canada's Festival City

Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): look and learn at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Edmonton road trip planner.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Edmonton in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jasper National Park in September since evenings lows in Edmonton dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edmonton

Museums · Childrens Museums
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TELUS World of Science - Edmonton ©
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton

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