10 days in Canada Itinerary

10 days in Canada Itinerary

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Hinton
— 1 night
2
Jasper National Park
— Few hours
3
Banff National Park
— Few hours
4
Calgary
— 1 night
5
Fort Macleod
— Few hours
6
Nelson
— 1 night
7
Summerland
— 1 night
8
Vancouver
— 2 nights
9
Edmonton
— 3 nights
10
Grande Prairie
— Few hours

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night
Hinton

Hinton
Hinton is a town in west-central Alberta, Canada.It is located in Yellowhead County, 81km northeast of Jasper and about 284km west of Alberta's capital city, Edmonton, at the intersection of Yellowhead and Bighorn Highway, in the Athabasca River valley. To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hinton travel route planner.

Grande Prairie to Hinton is an approximately 4-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in October, and nighttime lows around -4°C. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Hinton

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

few
hours
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.
Make your Jasper National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Hinton to Jasper National Park by car takes about an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Jasper National Park can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. You'll set off for Banff National Park on the 6th (Tue).

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for gifts at Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd and then contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Banff National Park travel route builder site.

You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jasper National Park in October, expect nights in Banff National Park to be about the same, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature · Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd ©
Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd

1
night
Calgary

Calgary
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Calgary route 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 October, expect nights in Calgary to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 13°C. On the 7th (Wed), you'll travel to Fort Macleod.

Things to do in Calgary

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

few
hours
Fort Macleod

Fort Macleod ©
Fort Macleod, originally named Macleod, is a town in the southwest corner of the province of Alberta, Canada. Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Fort (Museum of the North West Mounted Police) and then contemplate the long history of Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fort Macleod trip planner.

Getting from Calgary to Fort Macleod by car takes about 2 hours. In October, daytime highs in Fort Macleod are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Nelson.

Things to do in Fort Macleod

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Nelson

Nelson
Nelson is a city located in the Selkirk Mountains on the extreme West Arm of Kootenay Lake in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Nelson online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Macleod to Nelson takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Fort Macleod to Nelson, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Fort Macleod in October since evenings lows in Nelson dip to 5°C. You'll set off for Summerland on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Nelson

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

1
night
Summerland

Summerland is a town on the west side of Okanagan Lake in the interior of British Columbia, Canada. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kettle Valley Steam Railway, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, then look for gifts at Penticton Visitor Centre, and finally don't miss a visit to The Book Shop.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Summerland day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Nelson to Summerland takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In October, daily temperatures in Summerland can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Summerland

Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Penticton
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
The Book Shop ©
The Book Shop
Penticton Visitor Centre ©
Penticton Visitor Centre

2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 9th (Fri), stroll around Stanley Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall. On your second day here, observe the fascinating underwater world at Vancouver Aquarium and then snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vancouver day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Summerland to Vancouver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Summerland in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Vancouver, with lows around 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Edmonton.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

3
nights
Edmonton

Edmonton ©
Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
Spend the 12th (Mon) exploring nature at Elk Island National Park. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Fort Edmonton Park, get your bearings at Alberta Legislature Building, see the sky in a new way at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton, and browse the different shops at West Edmonton Mall.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Edmonton online holiday maker.

You can fly from Vancouver to Edmonton in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Edmonton. Traveling from Vancouver in October, expect Edmonton to be slightly colder, temps between 12°C and 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Grande Prairie.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Elk Island National Park ©
Elk Island National Park
Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park
West Edmonton Mall ©
West Edmonton Mall

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hours
Grande Prairie

Grande Prairie ©
Grande Prairie is a city in northwest Alberta, Canada within the southern portion of an area known as Peace River Country. On the 14th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Grant Berg Gallery.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Grande Prairie planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Edmonton to Grande Prairie. Traveling from Edmonton in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of -1°C in Grande Prairie. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Grande Prairie

Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grant Berg Gallery ©
Grant Berg Gallery

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