20 days in Canada Itinerary

20 days in Canada Itinerary

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Waterton Lakes National Park
— 3 nights
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Cochrane
— 1 night
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Radium Hot Springs
— 2 nights
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Banff National Park
— 3 nights
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Sicamous
— 2 nights
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Salmon Arm
— 3 nights
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Three Hills
— 1 night
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Meadow Lake
— 1 day
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Calgary
— 3 nights

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Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes National Park ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Crypt Lake Trail and Cameron Falls. Explore hidden gems such as Cameron Lake and Upper Waterton Lake. There's lots more to do: trek along Bertha Falls, identify plant and animal life at Bertha Lake, make a trip to Bison Paddock Loop Road, and tour the water at your own pace with Waterton Lakes National Park Visitor Centre.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Waterton Lakes National Park trip planning tool.

Regina to Waterton Lakes National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Regina to Waterton Lakes National Park is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Regina in August since evenings lows in Waterton Lakes National Park dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cochrane.

Things to do in Waterton Lakes National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Bear's Hump ©
Bear's Hump
Crypt Lake Trail ©
Crypt Lake Trail
Bertha Falls ©
Bertha Falls

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Cochrane

Cochrane ©
Cochrane is a town in the Canadian province of Alberta. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elbow Falls Provincial Recreation Area.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Cochrane trip builder.

You can drive from Waterton Lakes National Park to Cochrane in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In August in Cochrane, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Radium Hot Springs.

Things to do in Cochrane

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

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Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park ©
Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park

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Radium Hot Springs

Radium Hot Springs ©
Radium Hot Springs, informally and commonly called Radium, is a village of approximately 800 people situated in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia. On the 14th (Tue), play a few rounds at Copper Point Golf Club and then tee off at Eagle Ranch Resort. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Kootenay National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Olive Lake, then play a few rounds at Greywolf Golf Course, and finally putt your heart out at Ozzie's Amusements.

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You can drive from Cochrane to Radium Hot Springs in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Radium Hot Springs

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

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Copper Point Golf Club ©
Copper Point Golf Club
Kootenay National Park ©
Kootenay National Park
Greywolf Golf Course ©
Greywolf Golf Course

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Natural Bridge and Bow Glacier Falls. Escape the urban bustle at Bow Lake and Plain of Six Glaciers. Step out of Banff National Park with an excursion to Takakkaw Falls in Yoho National Park--about 50 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the activities along Lake Agnes.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Banff National Park attractions site.

Traveling by car from Radium Hot Springs to Banff National Park takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Banff National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sicamous.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers
Lake Agnes ©
Lake Agnes

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Sicamous

Sicamous ©
Sicamous is a district municipality in British Columbia located adjacent to the Trans-Canada Highway at the Highway 97A junction, where Mara Lake empties into Shuswap Lake via a short narrows. On the 19th (Sun), sample the fine beverages at After Dark Distillery, relax in the rural setting at D Dutchmen Dairy, and then admire the sheer force of Crazy Creek Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: see a world frozen in time at Three Valley Gap Ghost Town, then head outdoors with Skytrek Adventure Park, and then make a trip to Last Spike.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sicamous tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Sicamous takes 4 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff National Park to Sicamous due to the time zone difference. In August, Sicamous is a bit warmer than Banff National Park - with highs of 33°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Salmon Arm.

Things to do in Sicamous

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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D Dutchmen Dairy ©
D Dutchmen Dairy
Skytrek Adventure Park ©
Skytrek Adventure Park
Crazy Creek Resort ©
Crazy Creek Resort

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Salmon Arm

Salmon Arm ©
Salmon Arm is a city in the Shuswap Country of the Southern Interior of the Canadian province of British Columbia that has a population of 17,464 (2011). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Salmon Arm Golf Club and then enjoy the sand and surf at Canoe Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Salmon Arm trip builder app.

Salmon Arm is just a stone's throw from Sicamous. In August in Salmon Arm, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Three Hills.

Things to do in Salmon Arm

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Beaches
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Salmon Arm Golf Club ©
Salmon Arm Golf Club

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Three Hills

Three Hills ©
Three Hills is a town located in the southern part of the province of Alberta, Canada. On the 23rd (Thu), play a few rounds at Three Hills Golf Club and then take in breathtaking views at Horseshoe Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): snap pictures at Rosedale Suspension Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Drumheller's Little Church, and then explore the stunning scenery at Horsethief Canyon.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Three Hills trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Salmon Arm to Three Hills with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Salmon Arm to Three Hills. Traveling from Salmon Arm in August, expect Three Hills to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Meadow Lake.

Things to do in Three Hills

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

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Three Hills Golf Club ©
Three Hills Golf Club
Horsethief Canyon ©
Horsethief Canyon
Horseshoe Canyon ©
Horseshoe Canyon

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Meadow Lake

Meadow Lake ©
Meadow Lake is a city in the boreal forest of northwestern Saskatchewan, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stroll around Clearwater River Provincial Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Meadow Lake Provincial Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Meadow Lake route planner.

You can drive from Three Hills to Meadow Lake in 6 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Three Hills to Meadow Lake. In August, daytime highs in Meadow Lake are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Meadow Lake

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Meadow Lake Provincial Park ©
Meadow Lake Provincial Park

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Calgary

Calgary ©

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
On the 26th (Sun), play a few rounds at Heritage Pointe Golf Course, identify plant and animal life at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Cold Garden Beverage Company. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Downhill Karting by Skyline Luge Calgary, take in the views from Peace Bridge, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Calgary Pathway System, and finally wander the streets of Stephen Avenue Walk.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Calgary travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Meadow Lake to Calgary in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Meadow Lake to Calgary is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Golf
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Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre ©
Calgary Pathway System ©
Calgary Pathway System

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