14 days in Canada Itinerary

14 days in Canada Itinerary

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Vancouver
— 3 nights
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Kamloops
— 1 night
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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.
You've added Vancouver ChinaTown, Granville Island, The Vancouver Trolley Company, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Vancouver to go to Hope and see Hells Gate, which is approximately 2h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll around Stanley Park, take in the views from Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, and visit Gastown.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Vancouver. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Kamloops.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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.
To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kamloops online journey planner.

Fly from Vancouver to Kamloops in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Kamloops

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Golf

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Jasper SkyTram, Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, Miette Hot Springs, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): catch all the local highlights with Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, catch a ride on Jasper SkyTram, and then immerse yourself in nature at Mount Robson Provincial Park and Protected Area. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Spirit Island, take in breathtaking views at Sunwapta Falls, explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, explore the activities along Horseshoe Lake, then admire the sheer force of Tangle Creek Falls, and finally test the waters at Miette Hot Springs.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park trip builder.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kamloops to Jasper National Park. In July, daily temperatures in Jasper National Park can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Nature · Parks · 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.
You've added Icefields Parkway, Yoho National Park Visitor Centre, Sulphur Mountain, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Louise, admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, and explore the striking landscape at Crowfoot Glacier.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Banff National Park travel route website.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Jasper National Park in July, plan for little chillier days in Banff National Park, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sun) before leaving for Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Calgary

— 3 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Calgary Stampede. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Calgary: Drumheller (Orkney Viewpoint & Royal Tyrrell Museum). There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Prince's Island Park, contemplate the long history of Fort Calgary, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cold Garden Beverage Company, and explore the activities along Bow River.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Calgary using our trip planner.

Getting from Banff National Park to Calgary by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Calgary when traveling from Banff National Park in July, with lows around 13°C.

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.