14 days in Canada Itinerary

14 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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Vancouver
— 3 nights
Drive
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Kamloops
— 1 night
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Calgary
— 3 nights

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Vancouver

— 3 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hells Gate in Hope (about 2h 30 min away). The adventure continues: walk around Stanley Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Kitsilano Beach, explore the venue of Canada Place, and stop by Vancouver ChinaTown.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver journey planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Vancouver International Airport, Nanaimo International Air And Space Port / RCAF Nanaimo Base, Abbotsford International Airport and Victoria International Airport. July in Vancouver sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Kamloops.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Tours · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Kamloops

— 1 night

Tournament Capital of Canada

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Monte Creek Ranch Winery.

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Getting from Vancouver to Kamloops by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Kamloops

Wineries
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Jasper National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Sunwapta Falls, then catch a ride on Jasper SkyTram, and then admire the majestic nature at Mount Robson Provincial Park and Protected Area. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Maligne Lake, then step off the mainland to explore Spirit Island, then take in the awesome beauty at Whistlers Peak, and finally test the waters at Miette Hot Springs.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Kamloops to Jasper National Park takes 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 July, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Nature · Tours · Spas

Side Trip

Banff National Park

— 4 nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Banff National Park side-trips: Yoho National Park Visitor Centre (in Field) and Tangle Creek Falls (in Jasper National Park). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Big Beehive, admire all the interesting features of Icefields Parkway, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sulphur Mountain.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Jasper National Park in July, expect nights in Banff National Park to be about the same, around 42°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 71°F. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Calgary

— 3 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Calgary: Drumheller (Orkney Viewpoint, Royal Tyrrell Museum, &more). The adventure continues: attend a local event at Calgary Stampede, explore the activities along Bow River, work some fitness into your day at Calgary Pathway System, and get to know the fascinating history of Stephen Avenue Walk.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Calgary vacation maker website.

You can drive from Banff National Park to Calgary in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Banff National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Calgary, with lows around 52°F.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Events · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.