10 days in Alberta Itinerary

10 days in Alberta Itinerary

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Fort McMurray
— 1 day
2
Edmonton
— 1 night
3
Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
4
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
5
Calgary
— 2 nights

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Fort McMurray

Fort McMurray ©
Fort McMurray is a population centre, technically classified as an urban service area, in the Regional Municipality (RM) of Wood Buffalo in Alberta, Canada. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Fort McMurray Heritage Society, thenview the masterpieces at Points North Gallery, thenexamine the collection at Oil Sands Discovery Centre, and finally head outdoors with Vista Ridge All Seasons Park.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort McMurray travel route builder.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Fort McMurray. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Edmonton.

Things to do in Fort McMurray

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Oil Sands Discovery Centre ©
Oil Sands Discovery Centre
Fort McMurray Heritage Society ©
Fort McMurray Heritage Society
Points North Gallery ©
Points North Gallery

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Edmonton

Edmonton ©
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 11th (Sat): look and learn at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton, thenget in on the family fun at Fort Edmonton Park, and then don't miss a visit to Whyte Avenue.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Edmonton online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fort McMurray to Edmonton. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fort McMurray in April since evenings lows in Edmonton dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

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TELUS World of Science - Edmonton ©
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton
Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park
Whyte Avenue ©
Whyte Avenue

3
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Our Native Land and The Den - Jasper's Wildlife Museum. Head to Jasper Art Gallery and Mountain Galleriesfor some retail therapy. There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Marmot Basin Ski Area, cruise along Highway 93A, contemplate the waterfront views at Horseshoe Lake, and explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jasper National Park online route maker.

Getting from Edmonton to Jasper National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Edmonton in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Jasper National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

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Our Native Land ©
Our Native Land
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Angel Glacier ©
Angel Glacier

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Canada House Art Gallery and Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont Banff Springs. Burgess Shale and Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Banff National Park to go to Yoho National Park and see Emerald Lake, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, look for gifts at Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd, see the interesting displays at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, and contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Banff National Park day trip app.

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in April: highs in Banff National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

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Yoho National Park
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Burgess Shale ©
Burgess Shale
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pick up some local products at Calgary Farmers' Market, thenidentify plant and animal life at Bow Habitat Station, thenhead off the coast to Prince's Island Park, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Calgary Pathway System. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Stephen Avenue Walk, thenadmire the masterpieces at Glenbow Museum, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally look for gifts at Peasant Cheese Shop.

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

Take a bus from Banff National Park to Calgary in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Banff National Park in April, expect Calgary to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Calgary

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Glenbow Museum ©
Glenbow Museum
Stephen Avenue Walk ©
Stephen Avenue Walk
Prince's Island Park ©
Prince's Island Park

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