17 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

17 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

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Edmonton, Canada
— 1 night
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 2 nights
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Calgary, Canada
— 2 nights
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Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
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Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
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Portland, United States
— 1 night
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Boston, United States
— 2 nights

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Edmonton, Canada

Edmonton ©

Canada's Festival City

Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
On the 7th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Visit the Sheep in Fort Saskatchewan.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Edmonton itinerary planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Edmonton is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Frankfurt to Edmonton due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Frankfurt in July, with highs in Edmonton at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Cavell Meadows Trail ©
Cavell Meadows Trail
Goat Lick
Goat Lick
Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park

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Banff National Park, Canada

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.
Get in touch with nature at Johnston Canyon and Bow Lake. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise and Samson Native Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Kootenay National Park in Radium Hot Springs (about 1h 40 min away). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Bow Valley Parkway, explore the activities along Lake Agnes, and explore and take pictures at Icefields Parkway.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park trip maker site.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle 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. Traveling from Edmonton in July, expect little chillier with lows of 6°C in Banff National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Johnston Canyon ©
Johnston Canyon
Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway

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Calgary, Canada

Calgary ©

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Heritage Park Historical Village and then walk around Prince's Island Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Glenbow Museum, contemplate the long history of Fort Calgary, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Stephen Avenue Walk.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Calgary trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Banff National Park in July, Calgary is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village
Glenbow Museum ©
Glenbow Museum
Stephen Avenue Walk ©
Stephen Avenue Walk

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Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Granville Island and Shannon Falls Provincial Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum of Anthropology and English Bay. There's still lots to do: walk around Stanley Park and explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vancouver travel route planner.

Fly from Calgary to Vancouver in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Calgary in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Vancouver, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology
Shannon Falls Provincial Park ©
Shannon Falls Provincial Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island

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Seattle, United States

Seattle ©

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Snoqualmie Falls. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then stroll around Kerry Park, then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle sightseeing site.

You can drive from Vancouver to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In July in Seattle, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Portland, United States

Portland ©

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): pick up some local products at Esther Short Park, then contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, then contemplate the waterfront views at Smith and Bybee Lakes Wildlife Area, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip planner.

You can drive from Seattle to Portland in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In July in Portland, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Boston, United States

Boston ©

Beantown

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Shop till you drop at Kittery Trading Post and Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Popular historic sites such as Old North Church & Historic Site and Bunker Hill Monument are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Strawbery Banke Museum (in Portsmouth) and Hampton Beach State Park (in Hampton). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, catch a live event at Fenway Park, take a stroll through Newbury Street, and steep yourself in history at Captain Jackson’s Historic Chocolate Shop and the Printing Office of Edes and Gill.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Boston driving holiday site.

Fly from Portland to Boston in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Boston is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Portland in July, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Strawbery Banke Museum ©
Strawbery Banke Museum
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site
Kittery Trading Post ©
Kittery Trading Post

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