27 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

27 days in Canada & United States Itinerary

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Calgary, Canada
— 3 nights
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Calgary, Fly to Vancouver
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Vancouver, Canada
— 5 nights
Drive
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Whistler, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive
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Seattle, United States
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles, United States
— 4 nights
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Calgary, Canada

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
When in Calgary, make a side trip to see Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, approximately Drumheller away. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo, steep yourself in history at Heritage Park Historical Village, enjoy some diversion at Spruce Meadows, and enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Calgary trip itinerary planning website.

Sydney, Australia to Calgary is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Sydney to Calgary due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect Calgary to be colder, temps between 0°C and -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

3
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Banff National Park, Canada

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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, take in the dramatic scenery at Bow Falls, and explore the activities along Moraine Lake.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Banff National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by bus from Calgary to Banff National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Calgary in January, expect Banff National Park to be slightly colder, temps between -7°C and -16°C. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

5
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Vancouver, Canada

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Take a break from Vancouver with a short trip to The Butchart Gardens in Central Saanich, about 2h 30 min away. The adventure continues: walk around Stanley Park, explore the activities along English Bay, take in the awesome beauty at Grouse Mountain, and take a stroll through Gastown.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vancouver trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Banff National Park to Vancouver takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff National Park to Vancouver. Traveling from Banff National Park in January, expect Vancouver to be much warmer, temps between 8°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

3
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Whistler, Canada

Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
Whistler is known for adventure, winter sports, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Whistler Blackcomb, get interesting insight from Tours, take in the exciting artwork at Black Tusk Gallery, and head outdoors with Whistler Blackcomb bubly Tube Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Whistler trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, Whistler is a bit cooler than Vancouver - with highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Winter Sports

3
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Seattle, United States

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, look for gifts at Glasshouse Studio, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Wings Over Washington.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Seattle travel planner.

You can drive from Whistler to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Whistler in January, expect Seattle to be a bit warmer, temps between 10°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

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San Francisco, United States

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Golden Gate Park and then engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco attractions website.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in January, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

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Los Angeles, United States

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 7th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in February, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trips

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.

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.