13 days in Canada Itinerary

13 days in Canada Itinerary

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Prince's Island Park.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Calgary trip planner.

Toronto to Calgary is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Calgary due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Toronto in October; daily highs in Calgary reach 13°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Prince's Island Park ©
Prince's Island Park

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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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, and trek along Johnston Canyon.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip builder website.

Getting from Calgary to Banff National Park by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Calgary in October; daily highs in Banff National Park reach 7°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Lake Minnewanka ©
Lake Minnewanka
Bow Falls ©
Bow Falls

3
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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 9th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Horseshoe Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls, then take in the exciting artwork at Jasper Art Gallery, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness. On your second day here, explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, then take in the exciting artwork at Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives, then see the interesting displays at The Den - Jasper's Wildlife Museum, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Jasper National Park journey tool.

You can take a bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in October, expect nights in Jasper National Park to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Whistler.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness ©
Summit Massage Therapy and Wellness

1
night
Whistler

Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): push the limits with Whistler Bungee, get interesting insight from Tours, then test your team's savvy at Escape! Whistler, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Whistler travel planner.

Drive from Jasper National Park to Whistler in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jasper National Park to Whistler. Traveling from Jasper National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Whistler, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Off-Road Tours
Whistler Bungee ©
Whistler Bungee

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Vancouver

Vancouver ©

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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Stanley Park, admire all the interesting features of Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, take a stroll through Vancouver Downtown, and explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vancouver trip planner.

Traveling by car from Whistler to Vancouver takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Whistler in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 10°C in Vancouver. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

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