22 days in Canada Itinerary

22 days in Canada Itinerary

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Cochrane
— 2 nights
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Calgary
— 2 nights
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Waterton Lakes National Park
— 3 nights
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Fairmont Hot Springs
— 1 night
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Banff National Park
— 2 nights
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Salmon Arm
— 3 nights
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Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
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Edmonton
— 1 night
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Banff National Park
— 2 nights
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Three Hills
— 2 nights

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Cochrane

Cochrane ©
Cochrane is a town in the Canadian province of Alberta. Family-friendly places like Studio West Bronze Foundry & Art Gallery and Great Things In Store will thrill your kids. For shopping fun, head to Just Imajan Art Gallery or Archer's Antiques. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cochrane: Mclean Creek Provincial Recreation Area (in Bragg Creek), Mt. Lorette Ponds (in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park) and Fallentimber Meadery (in Water Valley). There's still lots to do: stop by SunCatchers Design Studio.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Cochrane driving holiday site.

Calgary to Cochrane is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Calgary in August since evenings lows in Cochrane dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Cochrane

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping · Trails

Side Trips

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Mt. Lorette Ponds ©
Mt. Lorette Ponds
Studio West Bronze Foundry & Art Gallery ©
Studio West Bronze Foundry & Art Gallery
Great Things In Store ©
Great Things In Store

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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 13th (Mon), get your game on at Downhill Karting by Skyline Luge Calgary, then work some fitness into your day at Calgary Pathway System, and then wander the streets of Stephen Avenue Walk.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Calgary travel site.

You can drive from Cochrane to Calgary in an hour. Traveling from Cochrane in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Calgary, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Waterton Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Calgary Pathway System ©
Calgary Pathway System
Downhill Karting by Skyline Luge Calgary ©
Downhill Karting by Skyline Luge Calgary
Stephen Avenue Walk ©
Stephen Avenue Walk

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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.
Visiting Frank Slide Interpretive Centre and Waterton Lakes Golf Course will get you outdoors. Family-friendly places like Bertha Lake and Bison Paddock Loop Road will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Kootenai Brown Pioneer Village (in Pincher Creek), Crowsnest Pass (in Blairmore) and Lundbreck Falls (in Lundbreck).

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Waterton Lakes National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Calgary to Waterton Lakes National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. In August, daytime highs in Waterton Lakes National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Fairmont Hot Springs.

Things to do in Waterton Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre ©
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
Bertha Lake ©
Bertha Lake
Lundbreck Falls ©
Lundbreck Falls

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Fairmont Hot Springs

Fairmont Hot Springs ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): try for a hole-in-one at Funtasia - Fairmont Fun Park, then play a few rounds at Windermere Valley Golf Course, and then tee off at Creekside Golf Course.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Fairmont Hot Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Waterton Lakes National Park to Fairmont Hot Springs takes 4 hours. In August in Fairmont Hot Springs, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Fairmont Hot Springs

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Creekside Golf Course ©
Creekside Golf Course
Windermere Valley Golf Course ©
Windermere Valley Golf Course
Funtasia - Fairmont Fun Park ©
Funtasia - Fairmont Fun Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): hike along Sentinel Pass, then explore the activities along Lake Louise, and then stop by Wilsons Mountain Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Takakkaw Falls, contemplate the long history of Burgess Shale, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake O' Hara.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Banff National Park online trip builder.

Getting from Fairmont Hot Springs to Banff National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Fairmont Hot Springs in August; daily highs in Banff National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Salmon Arm.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Pass ©
Sentinel Pass
Takakkaw Falls ©
Takakkaw Falls
Lake O' Hara ©
Lake O' Hara

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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 in touch with nature at Crazy Creek Resort and Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge. Discover out-of-the-way places like DeMille's Farm Market and Salmon Arm Golf Club. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salmon Arm: Three Valley Gap Ghost Town (in Revelstoke) and Talking Rock Golf Course (in Chase). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Sunnybrae Vineyards & Winery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Salmon Arm tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Salmon Arm takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Banff National Park to Salmon Arm, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Banff National Park in August, expect Salmon Arm to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Salmon Arm

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Crazy Creek Resort ©
Crazy Creek Resort
Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge ©
Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge
Three Valley Gap Ghost Town ©
Three Valley Gap Ghost Town

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): look and learn at The Jasper Planetarium, hike along Skyline Trail, then view the masterpieces at Mountain Galleries, and finally stop by Malige Canyon Restaurant and Gift Shop.

Discover how to plan a Jasper National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Salmon Arm to Jasper National Park in 6.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Salmon Arm to Jasper National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salmon Arm in August, things will get slightly colder in Jasper National Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Edmonton.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Jasper Planetarium ©
The Jasper Planetarium
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Malige Canyon Restaurant and Gift Shop ©
Malige Canyon Restaurant and Gift Shop

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Edmonton

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): stop by Evoolution and then identify plant and animal life at John Janzen Nature Centre. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: try for a hole-in-one at Monster Mini Golf and then contemplate the long history of Rutherford House Provincial Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Edmonton day trip planning website.

Drive from Jasper National Park to Edmonton in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Jasper National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Edmonton, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Fun & Games · Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Monster Mini Golf ©
Monster Mini Golf
John Janzen Nature Centre ©
John Janzen Nature Centre
Evoolution ©
Evoolution

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Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, then get outside with Via Ferrata, and then get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plain of Six Glaciers and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Agnes.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Banff National Park trip app.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Edmonton to Banff National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Edmonton in August, expect Banff National Park to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 6°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Three Hills.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies ©
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Plain of Six Glaciers ©
Plain of Six Glaciers
Lake Agnes ©
Lake Agnes

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Three Hills

Three Hills ©
Three Hills is a town located in the southern part of the province of Alberta, Canada. To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Three Hills trip planner.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Three Hills takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in August, you will find days in Three Hills are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). On the 31st (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Three Hills

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Sage Shoppe ©
The Sage Shoppe

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