15 days in Canada Itinerary

15 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Quesnel
Drive:  5 h 15 min
1
Jasper National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 45 min
2
Banff National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
3
Canmore
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Calgary
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Drumheller
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Fairmont Hot Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Creston
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Ainsworth Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
9
Kelowna
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 15 min
End: Quesnel

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Athabasca Falls as well as Miette Hot Springs. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls and then boost your wellbeing at Miette Hot Springs.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park road trip planning site.

Quesnel to Jasper National Park is an approximately 5.5- hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Quesnel to Jasper National Park is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Jasper National Park when traveling from Quesnel in May, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Spas Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Miette Hot Springs ©
Miette Hot Springs

few
hours
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Peyto Lake, Sunshine Meadows and Lake Agnes. On the 12th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Peyto Lake, cruise along Sunshine Meadows, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Agnes, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Banff National Park online route builder.

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 4 hours. While traveling from Jasper National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Banff National Park, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Canmore.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Lake Agnes ©
Lake Agnes
Sunshine Meadows ©
Sunshine Meadows

2
nights
Canmore

Canmore ©
Bordered by the spectacular peaks of the Alberta Rockies, within a stone's throw of Banff National Park, the town of Canmore serves as an excellent base for outdoor adventures.
You've now added The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation to your itinerary. On the 12th (Tue), get interesting insight from The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Canmore online trip planner.

Getting from Banff National Park to Canmore by car takes about an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Canmore can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Canmore

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation
Highlights from your plan
The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation ©
The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation
Avens Gallery ©
Avens Gallery
Fireweed Glass Studio ©
Fireweed Glass Studio

4
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre and Stephen Avenue Walk. You'll discover tucked-away gems like CrossIron Mills and The Candy Store in Nanton. The adventure continues: explore the landscape on two wheels at Calgary Pathway System and walk around Bowness Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Calgary trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Canmore to Calgary takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. May in Calgary sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Drumheller.

Things to do in Calgary

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

CrossIron Mills, The Candy Store in Nanton
Highlights from your plan
CrossIron Mills ©
CrossIron Mills
Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre ©
Calgary Pathway System ©
Calgary Pathway System

1
night
Drumheller

Drumheller ©
Keep an eye out for prehistoric beasts lurking in dark corners during your trip to Drumheller.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): examine the collection at Royal Tyrrell Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Drumheller online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Calgary to Drumheller takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Calgary in May: highs in Drumheller hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Fairmont Hot Springs.

Things to do in Drumheller

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Royal Tyrrell Museum ©
Royal Tyrrell Museum

4
nights
Fairmont Hot Springs

Fairmont Hot Springs ©
Windermere Valley Museum and Bavin Glassworks will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Kootenay National Park and Fort Steele Heritage Town.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Fairmont Hot Springs trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Drumheller to Fairmont Hot Springs takes 4.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Fairmont Hot Springs are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Creston.

Things to do in Fairmont Hot Springs

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Windermere Valley Museum, Kootenay National Park, Bavin Glassworks, Fort Steele Heritage Town
Highlights from your plan
Kootenay National Park ©
Kootenay National Park
Fort Steele Heritage Town ©
Fort Steele Heritage Town
Windermere Valley Museum ©
Windermere Valley Museum

few
hours
Creston

Creston ©
Creston is a town of 5,306 people in the Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Kootenay-Columbia Discovery Centre.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Creston online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Fairmont Hot Springs to Creston takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Fairmont Hot Springs in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in Creston. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Ainsworth Hot Springs.

Things to do in Creston

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kootenay-Columbia Discovery Centre ©
Kootenay-Columbia Discovery Centre

1
night
Ainsworth Hot Springs

Ainsworth Hot Springs
To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Ainsworth Hot Springs trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Creston to Ainsworth Hot Springs in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Creston to Ainsworth Hot Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Ainsworth Hot Springs are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in Ainsworth Hot Springs

Parks Nature Outdoors

1
night
Kelowna

Kelowna
At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Kelowna visit planner.

Traveling by car from Ainsworth Hot Springs to Kelowna takes 5.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Kelowna

Outdoors Tours Parks

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