15 days in Edmonton & Banff National Park Itinerary

15 days in Edmonton & Banff National Park Itinerary

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1
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 Fort Edmonton Park 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 Jasper National Park (Goat Lick & Pocahontas Coal Mine Trail). There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at West Edmonton Mall, engage your brain at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton, get to know the fascinating history of Old Strathcona, 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 travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Jasper National Park, Jurassic Forest, Lacombe Regional Tourism, St. Albert Botanic Park, Discovery Wildlife Park
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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 Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Peyto Lake, admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, cool off at Douglas Fir Resort Waterslides & Pools, and explore the striking landscape at Crowfoot Glacier.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read Banff National Park journey site.

You can fly from Edmonton to Banff National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Edmonton in July since evenings lows in Banff National Park dip to °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

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

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