14 days in Canada Itinerary

14 days in Canada Itinerary

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Vancouver
— 3 nights
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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.
You've added Canada Place, Vancouver Lookout, 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 · 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.
Monte Creek Ranch Winery has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): do a tasting at Monte Creek Ranch Winery.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Kamloops travel planner.

You can fly from Vancouver to Kamloops in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Kamloops

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sunwapta Falls, Miette Hot Springs, Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Sunwapta Falls, then catch a ride on Jasper SkyTram, and then admire the majestic nature at Mount Robson Provincial Park and Protected Area. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Maligne Lake, head off the coast to Spirit Island, then take in the awesome beauty at Whistlers Peak, and finally test the waters at Miette Hot Springs.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Jasper National Park trip website.

You can drive from Kamloops to Jasper National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Kamloops to Jasper National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Jasper National Park sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 8°C at night. 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

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.
You've added Lake Minnewanka Cruise, Yoho National Park Visitor Centre, Sulphur Mountain, and other attractions to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park to see Tangle Creek Falls about 2h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, and take in the dramatic natural features at Crowfoot Glacier.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Banff National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Jasper National Park in July, expect nights in Banff National Park to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Hoodoos as well as Calgary Stampede. Explore Calgary's surroundings by going to Drumheller (Orkney Viewpoint & Royal Tyrrell Museum). There's still lots to do: take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower, walk around 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.