15 days in Edmonton & Banff National Park Itinerary

15 days in Edmonton & Banff National Park Itinerary

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Edmonton
— 8 nights
2
Banff National Park
— 2 nights

8
nights
Edmonton

Edmonton ©
Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
Attractions like Cavell Meadows Trail and Pocahontas Coal Mine Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Edmonton side-trips: Jurassic Forest (in Gibbons), Lacombe Regional Tourism (in Lacombe) and Goat Lick (in Jasper National Park). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Edmonton Park, take a stroll through Whyte Avenue, browse the different shops at West Edmonton Mall, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Elk Island National Park.

For ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Edmonton sightseeing planner.

Innisfil to Edmonton is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Innisfil to Edmonton due to the time zone difference. In July in Edmonton, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Jasper National Park, Jurassic Forest, Lacombe Regional Tourism, University of Alberta Botanic Garden, Reynolds-Alberta Museum
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Elk Island National Park ©
Elk Island National Park
Cavell Meadows Trail ©
Cavell Meadows Trail
Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park

2
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Lake Minnewanka and Douglas Fir Resort Waterslides & Pools. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Peyto Lake, admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, explore the galleries of Samson Native Gallery, and take in the dramatic natural features at Crowfoot Glacier.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Banff National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a bus from Edmonton to Banff National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Edmonton in July, Banff National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature Parks Theme Parks
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Lake Minnewanka ©
Lake Minnewanka
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake

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