11 days in Canada Itinerary

11 days in Canada Itinerary

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Edmonton
— Few hours
2
Jasper National Park
— 4 nights
3
Banff National Park
— 4 nights
4
Calgary
— 1 night
5
Edmonton
— Few hours

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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 25th (Fri): stop by Old Strathcona Antique Mall.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Edmonton trip planning app.

Hamilton to Edmonton is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Hamilton to Edmonton due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Hamilton in September: high temperatures in Edmonton hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Shopping
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Old Strathcona Antique Mall ©
Old Strathcona Antique Mall

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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.
Visiting Maligne Canyon and Cavell Meadows Trail will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Mountain Galleries and Jasper Art Gallery. There's lots more to do: trek along Lorraine Lake Trail, get interesting insight from Jasper Raft Tours, stroll through Opal Hills, and explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Jasper National Park trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Edmonton to Jasper National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Edmonton in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 2°C in Jasper National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Jasper Raft Tours ©
Jasper Raft Tours
Bald Hills ©
Bald Hills
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Sulphur Mountain and Banff Springs Golf Course. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and White Mountain Adventures. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Two Jack Lake, get a new perspective on nature at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum, explore the galleries of Samson Native Gallery, and trek along Hoodoos Trail.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Jasper National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Banff National Park, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 2°C. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
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Two Jack Lake ©
Two Jack Lake
Sulphur Mountain ©
Sulphur Mountain
White Mountain Adventures ©
White Mountain Adventures

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Calgary Pathway System, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Minhas Brewery, and then take a stroll through Stephen Avenue Walk.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Calgary trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. When traveling from Banff National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Calgary, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Edmonton.

Things to do in Calgary

Outdoors · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Calgary Pathway System ©
Calgary Pathway System
Stephen Avenue Walk ©
Stephen Avenue Walk
Minhas Brewery ©
Minhas Brewery

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Edmonton

Edmonton ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): try to win big at Century Casino St Albert.

Make your Edmonton itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Calgary to Edmonton in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edmonton

Casinos · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Century Casino St Albert
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Century Casino St Albert ©
Century Casino St Albert

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