17 days in Canada Itinerary

17 days in Canada Itinerary

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17 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Calgary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Jasper National Park
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  8 h 45 min
4
Vancouver
— 4 nights
Fly:  16 h 45 min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Calgary is known for fun & games, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at The Calgary Zoo, take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower, take an in-depth tour of Glenbow Museum, and find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Calgary travel itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Calgary is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -17 hour difference. August in Calgary sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower
Glenbow Museum ©
Glenbow Museum

4
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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Bow Falls, head outdoors with Via Ferrata, and explore the stunning scenery at Johnston Canyon.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Banff National Park tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Calgary to Banff National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Calgary in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 6°C in Banff National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

4
nights
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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Columbia Icefield Skywalk, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Edith Cavell, admire the sheer force of Sunwapta Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Jasper National Park visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Banff National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Jasper National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

4
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, wander the streets of Granville Island, visit Gastown, and explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vancouver online travel route builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Jasper National Park to Vancouver takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jasper National Park to Vancouver. Traveling from Jasper National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Vancouver, with lows of 17°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island

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