11 days in Canada Itinerary

11 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip itinerary planner

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Fly
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Edmonton
Drive
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Edson
— 1 night
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
4
Yoho National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Banff National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Edmonton
— 1 night
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Vancouver
— 2 nights
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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.
To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Edmonton online trip builder.

Toronto to Edmonton is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Edmonton is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Toronto in July, things will get slightly colder in Edmonton: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Edson.

Things to do in Edmonton

Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Edson

— 1 night
Edson is a town in west-central Alberta, Canada. To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Edson journey maker.

You can drive from Edmonton to Edson in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Edmonton in July since evenings lows in Edson dip to 11°C. On the 5th (Fri), you'll travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edson

Fun & Games · Breweries & Distilleries · Shopping

Jasper National Park

— 3 nights
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 Ice Walk, Columbia Ice Field, Sunwapta Falls, and other attractions you added. Step out of the city life by going to Maligne Canyon and Peyto Lake. Change things up with these side-trips from Jasper National Park: Banff National Park (Bow Lake & Crowfoot Glacier).

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Jasper National Park driving holiday planner.

Drive from Edson to Jasper National Park in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yoho National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Yoho National Park

— 1 day
Named after the Cree word used to express awe, Yoho National Park encompasses awe-inspiring natural wonders, including tall waterfalls, soaking peaks, and vertical rock walls attracting adrenaline junkies from around the globe.
You've now added Takakkaw Falls to your itinerary. On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, then explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, then explore the activities along Emerald Lake, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Takakkaw Falls.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yoho National Park attractions website.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Yoho National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Jasper National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in Yoho National Park, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Yoho National Park

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Banff National Park

— 1 night
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 Sulphur Mountain as well as Lake Minnewanka.

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Explore your travel options from Yoho National Park to Banff National Park with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for the flight to Edmonton.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature

Edmonton

— 1 night

Canada's Festival City

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Edmonton itinerary maker app.

Fly from Banff National Park to Edmonton in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Banff National Park in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Edmonton. On the 10th (Wed), you'll travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Edmonton

Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games · Nightlife

Vancouver

— 2 nights

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Take a break from the city and head to Granville Island and Vancouver Seawall. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yaletown and Lighthouse Park. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain, and admire the natural beauty at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vancouver day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Edmonton to Vancouver takes 33 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Edmonton to Vancouver. In July in Vancouver, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.