11 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

11 days in United States & Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nashville, United States
— 3 nights
2
Banff National Park, Canada
— 2 nights
3
Calgary, Canada
— 2 nights
4
Denver, United States
— 1 night

3
nights
Nashville, United States

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Get some historical perspective at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and Lotz House Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Frist Art Museum and Lane Motor Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nashville: Stones River National Battlefield (in Murfreesboro), Loretta Lynn's Ranch (in Hurricane Mills) and Arrington Vineyards (in Arrington). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Radnor Lake State Park, stop by Downtown Nashville, engage your brain at Adventure Science Center, and get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville day trip planning app.

Saint Louis to Nashville is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Saint Louis in February: high temperatures in Nashville hover around 53°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Stones River National Battlefield, Loretta Lynn's Ranch, Arrington Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Frist Art Museum ©
Frist Art Museum
Loretta Lynn's Ranch ©
Loretta Lynn's Ranch
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum

2
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Step off the beaten path and head to The Lake Louise Ski Resort and Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park. There's more to do: hike along Tunnel Mountain Trail.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park trip planner.

Fly from Nashville to Banff National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Banff National Park is minus 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Nashville in February, with highs in Banff National Park at 24°F and lows at 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park
Highlights from your plan
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies ©
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Tunnel Mountain Trail ©
Tunnel Mountain Trail
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort

2
nights
Calgary, Canada

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 16th (Sat): grab your bike and head to Calgary Pathway System, then brush up on your military savvy at The Military Museums, then sample the tasty concoctions at Big Rock Brewery, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Mount Royal, identify plant and animal life at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Cold Garden Beverage Company.

Plan my day in Calgary using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can take a bus from Banff National Park to Calgary in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 28°F in February, and nighttime lows around 9°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Calgary Pathway System ©
Calgary Pathway System
The Military Museums ©
The Military Museums
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre ©
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre

1
night
Denver, United States

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 18th (Mon), look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then wander the streets of 16th Street Mall, and then get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Dinosaur Ridge, then admire the majestic nature at Cherry Creek State Park, and then steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Denver trip planning app.

You can fly from Calgary to Denver in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, Denver is somewhat warmer than Calgary - with highs of 45°F and lows of 21°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Dinosaur Ridge, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Cherry Creek State Park
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
Dinosaur Ridge ©
Dinosaur Ridge
Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park

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