11 days in Canada Itinerary

11 days in Canada Itinerary

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1
Fernie
— Few hours
2
Penticton
— 1 night
3
Kamloops
— 1 night
4
Jasper National Park
— 1 night
5
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
6
Canmore
— 1 night
7
Calgary
— 2 nights

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Fernie

Fernie ©
Fernie is a city in the Elk Valley area of the East Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia, Canada, located on BC Highway 3 on the eastern approaches to the Crowsnest Pass through the Rocky Mountains. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Fernie Brewing Co..

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Fernie online attractions planner.

Toronto to Fernie is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Toronto in September; daily highs in Fernie reach 20°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Penticton.

Things to do in Fernie

Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Fernie Brewing Co. ©
Fernie Brewing Co.

1
night
Penticton

Roughly translated from the Okanagan language, Penticton means "a place to stay forever," and it's not hard to see why.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): don't miss a visit to The Book Shop and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Penticton trip planner.

You can fly from Fernie to Penticton in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle, car, ferry, and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Fernie in September; daily highs in Penticton reach 26°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kamloops.

Things to do in Penticton

Wineries · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
The Book Shop ©
The Book Shop

1
night
Kamloops

Kamloops
Frequent host of major sporting events, Kamloops calls itself the "Tournament Capital of Canada." Visitors come to watch curling and skating competitions, as well as fly fishing championships, bike races, and hockey tournaments.
To find out how to plan a trip to Kamloops, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Penticton to Kamloops by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll set off for Jasper National Park on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Kamloops

Outdoors · Parks · Golf

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Athabasca Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Moab Lake, and then trek along Mount Edith Cavell Trail. On your second day here, choose your vessel at Pure Outdoors, explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, then take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon, and finally hike along Skyline Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kamloops to Jasper National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kamloops to Jasper National Park is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Jasper National Park are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

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nights
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.
Visiting Moraine Lake and Johnston Canyon will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Icefields Parkway, view the masterpieces at Samson Native Gallery, explore the striking landscape at Crowfoot Glacier, and explore the activities along Peyto Lake.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Jasper National Park in September: highs in Banff National Park hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to take a shuttle to Canmore.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Johnston Canyon ©
Johnston Canyon
Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway

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Canmore

Canmore ©
Bordered by the spectacular peaks of the Alberta Rockies, within a stone's throw of Banff National Park, the town of Canmore serves as an excellent base for outdoor adventures.
On the 17th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Policeman's Creek Boardwalk and then explore the fascinating underground world of Canmore Cave Tours.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Canmore trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Banff National Park to Canmore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Canmore are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Canmore

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Canmore Cave Tours ©
Canmore Cave Tours
Policeman's Creek Boardwalk ©
Policeman's Creek Boardwalk

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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 (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Calgary Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower and then head off the coast to Prince's Island Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Calgary trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Canmore to Calgary takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Prince's Island Park ©
Prince's Island Park
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower

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