12 days in Canada Itinerary

12 days in Canada Itinerary

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

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Edmonton

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): look for gifts at Evoolution, contemplate the long history of Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site, and then take a stroll through Whyte Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Elk Island National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Edmonton day trip planning site.

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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Hamilton in March, with highs in Edmonton at 1°C and lows at -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Elk Island National Park ©
Elk Island National Park
Whyte Avenue ©
Whyte Avenue
Evoolution ©
Evoolution

1
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Calgary

Calgary ©

Stampede City

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 12th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Heritage Park Historical Village and then buy something for everyone on your list at CrossIron Mills. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at The Military Museums, then examine the collection at Gasoline Alley Museum, then enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower, and finally grab your bike and head to Calgary Pathway System.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Calgary trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Edmonton to Calgary in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Calgary are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Side Trip

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Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village
The Military Museums ©
The Military Museums
Gasoline Alley Museum ©
Gasoline Alley Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): fly down the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Banff National Park tour planner.

Take a bus from Calgary to Banff National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in March, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort

1
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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.
On the 15th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at Our Native Land, take in the exciting artwork at Jasper Art Gallery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marmot Basin Ski Area.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park tour planner.

Take a bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. March in Jasper National Park sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Edmonton.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Marmot Basin Ski Area ©
Marmot Basin Ski Area
Our Native Land ©
Our Native Land
Jasper Art Gallery ©
Jasper Art Gallery

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Edmonton

Edmonton ©

Canada's Festival City

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Cooking Lake, don't miss a visit to Visit the Sheep in Fort Saskatchewan, and then see the sky in a new way at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Elk Island National Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Edmonton vacation maker site.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Edmonton in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Jasper National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Edmonton, ranging from highs of 1°C to lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Elk Island National Park ©
Elk Island National Park
Cooking Lake ©
Cooking Lake
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton ©
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton

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