26 days in Canada & Juneau Itinerary

26 days in Canada & Juneau Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  19 h 15 min
1
Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Kelowna, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
3
Jasper National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
4
Banff National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Grande Cache, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Grande Prairie, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h
7
Prince George, Canada
— Few hours
Fly:  4 h
8
Edmonton, Canada
— 2 nights
Fly:  11 h
9
Juneau, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

3
nights
Vancouver, Canada

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.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of Anthropology and Britannia Mine Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Granville Island and Vancouver Seawall. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Stanley Park, contemplate the long history of Engine 374 Pavilion, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grouse Mountain, and take a stroll through Gastown.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Vancouver visit planning site.

Melbourne, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In June, Vancouver is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Grouse Mountain, Lighthouse Park, Britannia Mine Museum
Highlights from your plan
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Museum of Anthropology ©
Museum of Anthropology
Grouse Mountain ©
Grouse Mountain

2
nights
Kelowna, Canada

Kelowna ©
At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Myra Canyon Park, then learn about winemaking at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery, and then do a tasting at Quails' Gate Winery.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Kelowna travel route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Kelowna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Kelowna

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

West Kelowna, Peachland Museum
Highlights from your plan
Quails' Gate Winery ©
Quails' Gate Winery
Myra Canyon Park ©
Myra Canyon Park
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery ©
Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

3
nights
Jasper National Park, Canada

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.
Get in touch with nature at Columbia Ice Field and Sunwapta Falls. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, get great views at Columbia Icefield Skywalk, take in the exciting artwork at Mountain Galleries, and explore the activities along Maligne Lake.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Jasper National Park day trip website.

Traveling by car from Kelowna to Jasper National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kelowna to Jasper National Park due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Jasper National Park can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

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

3
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and The Historic Luxton Home Museum. Get in touch with nature at Moraine Lake and Bow Falls. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Peyto Lake, view the masterpieces at Samson Native Gallery, take in the dramatic natural features at Crowfoot Glacier, and contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Jasper National Park in July, you will find days in Banff National Park are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Grande Cache.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Bow Valley Parkway ©
Bow Valley Parkway

2
nights
Grande Cache, Canada

Grande Cache ©
Grande Cache is a town in west-central Alberta, Canada, located 145km northwest of Hinton and 435km west of Edmonton. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll around Pierre Grey's Lakes Provincial Park and then stroll around Willmore Wilderness Park.

Plan my trip to Grande Cache with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Banff National Park to Grande Cache in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 3°C. You will leave for Grande Prairie on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Grande Cache

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Willmore Wilderness Park ©
Willmore Wilderness Park
Pierre Grey's Lakes Provincial Park ©
Pierre Grey's Lakes Provincial Park

3
nights
Grande Prairie, Canada

Grande Prairie ©
Grande Prairie is a city in northwest Alberta, Canada within the southern portion of an area known as Peace River Country. Escape the urban bustle at Morningview Park Golf Course and Saskatoon Island Provincial Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum and Grande Prairie Museum. When in Grande Prairie, make a side trip to see Historic Dunvegan in Fairview, approximately Fairview away. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Grant Berg Gallery and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grande Prairie travel planner.

Getting from Grande Cache to Grande Prairie by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grande Cache in July, things will get a bit warmer in Grande Prairie: highs are around 27°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Prince George.

Things to do in Grande Prairie

Museums Parks Spas

Side Trips

Historic Dunvegan, Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum, Morningview Park Golf Course
Highlights from your plan
Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum ©
Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum
Historic Dunvegan ©
Historic Dunvegan
Grande Prairie Museum ©
Grande Prairie Museum

few
hours
Prince George, Canada

Prince George ©
Prince George, with a population of 74,003, is the largest city in northern British Columbia, Canada, and is the "Northern Capital" of BC. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Goodsir Nature Park and then do a tasting at Northern Lights Estate Winery.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Prince George trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Grande Prairie to Prince George takes 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grande Prairie to Prince George is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Edmonton.

Things to do in Prince George

Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Goodsir Nature Park ©
Goodsir Nature Park
Northern Lights Estate Winery ©
Northern Lights Estate Winery

2
nights
Edmonton, Canada

Edmonton ©
Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): look and learn at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton, then find something for the whole family at Fort Edmonton Park, and then wander the streets of Whyte Avenue. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Muttart Conservatory and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Elk Island National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Edmonton online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Prince George to Edmonton takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Prince George to Edmonton due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Prince George in July, Edmonton is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Elk Island National Park ©
Elk Island National Park
Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton ©
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton

4
nights
Juneau, United States

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Juneau-Douglas City Museum and Fairweather Gallery and Gifts. Visiting Dolphin & Whale Watching and Tracy Arm Fjord will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, sample the fine beverages at Amalga Distillery, contemplate the waterfront views at Inside Passage, and take in the dramatic scenery at Nugget Falls.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Juneau day trip planning website.

You can fly from Edmonton to Juneau in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Edmonton in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Juneau: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Juneau

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Inside Passage
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord

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