17 days in Canada Itinerary

17 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada attractions planner

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Make it your trip
Fly to Kelowna International Airport, Drive to Peachland
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Peachland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Osoyoos
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nelson
— 4 nights
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Drive to Balfour, BC, Ferry to Kootenay Bay, BC, Drive to Waterton Lakes National Park
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Waterton Lakes National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Calgary, Fly to Saskatoon

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Peachland

— 3 nights
Peachland is a district municipality of over 5000 residents in the Okanagan Valley. Peachland is known for adventure, wineries, and nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: trek along Kettle Valley Steam Railway, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, play a few rounds at Sumac Ridge Golf & Country Club, and learn about winemaking at Dirty Laundry Vineyard.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Peachland travel route builder website.

Saskatoon to Peachland is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Saskatoon in July: highs in Peachland hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 17°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll travel to Osoyoos.

Things to do in Peachland

Wineries · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Osoyoos

— 4 nights
Thanks to favorable year-round weather and plenty of fresh water, the area surrounding Osoyoos remains a top producer of fruit and wine.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Osoyoos: Okanagan Falls (Noble Ridge Vineyard and Winery & Wild Goose Vineyards). There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, learn about winemaking at Burrowing Owl Estate Winery, get in on the family fun at Rattlesnake Canyon, and examine the collection at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Osoyoos online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Peachland to Osoyoos takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Osoyoos are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Nelson.

Things to do in Osoyoos

Wineries · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Nelson

— 4 nights
Nelson is a city located in the Selkirk Mountains on the extreme West Arm of Kootenay Lake in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Venture out of the city with trips to Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre (in New Denver), Ainsworth Hot Springs Resort (in Ainsworth Hot Springs) and The SS Moyie National Historic Site (in Kaslo). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Sinclair Canyon and the Redwall Fault, stroll around Gyro Park, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Baker Street.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Nelson trip planner.

Drive from Osoyoos to Nelson in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Nelson can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Waterton Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Nelson

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Waterton Lakes National Park

— 5 nights
Established in the 1890s and named after a celebrated Victorian naturalist, Waterton Lakes National Park encompasses a variety of landscapes that include mountains, freshwater wetlands, prairie grasslands, aspen forests, and lakes.
Spend the 12th (Thu) exploring nature at Waterton Lake National Park. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon, explore the activities along Cameron Lake, hike along Bertha Falls, and take in the pleasant sights at Waterton Village.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Waterton Lakes National Park online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Nelson to Waterton Lakes National Park in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, car, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Nelson to Waterton Lakes National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Nelson in August, expect Waterton Lakes National Park to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Waterton Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Canada travel guide

4.6
Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.