27 days in Canada Itinerary

27 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
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Vancouver
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Whistler
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
3
Pemberton
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Kamloops
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Wells Gray Provincal Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Mount Robson
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Jasper National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
8
Calgary
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
9
Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Fairmont Hot Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
11
Cranbrook
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Nelson
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
13
Osoyoos
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
14
Harrison Hot Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
15
Victoria
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
16
Tofino
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
17
Parksville
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  3 h
End: Vancouver

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Vancouver

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.
To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver visit planning site.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Vancouver. July in Vancouver sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Gastown ©
Gastown

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Whistler

Whistler ©
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.
You've now added Cycle Whistler to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get outside with Cycle Whistler.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Whistler tour planning tool.

Drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Vancouver in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Whistler, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Pemberton.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cycle Whistler ©
Cycle Whistler

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Pemberton

Pemberton ©
Pemberton is a village municipality north of Whistler in the Pemberton Valley of British Columbia in Canada, with a population of 2,192. Sea to Sky Highway has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): cruise along Sea to Sky Highway.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pemberton trip planner.

Pemberton is just a stone's throw from Whistler. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Whistler in July: highs in Pemberton hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kamloops.

Things to do in Pemberton

Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Sea to Sky Highway
Highlights from your plan
Sea to Sky Highway ©
Sea to Sky Highway

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Kamloops

Kamloops
Frequent host of major sporting events, Kamloops calls itself the "Tournament Capital of Canada." Visitors come to watch curling and skating competitions, as well as fly fishing championships, bike races, and hockey tournaments.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kamloops road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Pemberton to Kamloops takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. On the 4th (Sat), you're off to Wells Gray Provincal Park.

Things to do in Kamloops

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Wells Gray Provincal Park

Wells Gray Provincal Park ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): get outside with Baileys Chute. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Green Mountain Viewing Tower.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Wells Gray Provincal Park day trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Kamloops to Wells Gray Provincal Park with the Route module. In July in Wells Gray Provincal Park, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Mount Robson.

Things to do in Wells Gray Provincal Park

Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Baileys Chute ©
Baileys Chute

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Mount Robson

Mount Robson ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): hike along Berg Lake Trail and then admire the majestic nature at Mount Robson Provincial Park and Protected Area.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mount Robson road trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wells Gray Provincal Park to Mount Robson. Traveling from Wells Gray Provincal Park to Mount Robson, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wells Gray Provincal Park in July, Mount Robson is a bit cooler at night with lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Mount Robson

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Mount Robson Provincial Park and Protected Area
Highlights from your plan
Berg Lake Trail ©
Berg Lake Trail

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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.
Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Mount Edith Cavell Trail, admire the sheer force of Athabasca Falls, explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, and get great views at Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the Jasper National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Mount Robson to Jasper National Park with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Mount Robson in July; daily highs in Jasper National Park reach 29°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls

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Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
On the 11th (Sat), sample the tasty concoctions at Cold Garden Beverage Company, get engrossed in the history at Glenbow Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at The Calgary Zoo and then head off the coast to Prince's Island Park.

Make your Calgary itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Jasper National Park to Calgary in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Jasper National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Calgary, with lows of 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Glenbow Museum ©
Glenbow Museum
Prince's Island Park ©
Prince's Island 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bow Valley Parkway as well as Icefields Parkway. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Bow Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Crowfoot Glacier, and learn more about the world around you at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Banff National Park road trip planning site.

You can take a bus from Calgary to Banff National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Calgary in July since evenings lows in Banff National Park dip to 6°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Fairmont Hot Springs.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway

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Fairmont Hot Springs

Fairmont Hot Springs ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Effusion Art Gallery + Glass Studio, thenview the masterpieces at The Artym Gallery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoodoo Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Fairmont Hot Springs trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Banff National Park to Fairmont Hot Springs by car takes about 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in July: high temperatures in Fairmont Hot Springs hover around 33°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Cranbrook.

Things to do in Fairmont Hot Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Invermere
Highlights from your plan
Hoodoo Trail ©
Hoodoo Trail
The Artym Gallery ©
The Artym Gallery
Effusion Art Gallery + Glass Studio ©
Effusion Art Gallery + Glass Studio

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Cranbrook

Cranbrook ©
Cranbrook is a city in southeast British Columbia, Canada, located on the west side of the Kootenay River at its confluence with the St. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort Steele Heritage Town and then try for a hole-in-one at Elizabeth Lake Lodge Mini Golf.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cranbrook driving holiday site.

Getting from Fairmont Hot Springs to Cranbrook by car takes about 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nelson.

Things to do in Cranbrook

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Fort Steele Heritage Town
Highlights from your plan
Fort Steele Heritage Town ©
Fort Steele Heritage Town
Elizabeth Lake Lodge Mini Golf ©
Elizabeth Lake Lodge Mini Golf

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Nelson

Nelson ©
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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stroll around Lakeside Park.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nelson online trip planner.

You can drive from Cranbrook to Nelson in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Nelson can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Osoyoos.

Things to do in Nelson

Parks Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Lakeside Park ©
Lakeside Park
Baker Street ©
Baker Street
Spas

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Osoyoos

Osoyoos ©
Thanks to favorable year-round weather and plenty of fresh water, the area surrounding Osoyoos remains a top producer of fruit and wine.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, thenexamine the collection at Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad, and then explore the galleries of Osoyoos Art Gallery.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Osoyoos fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Nelson to Osoyoos takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Osoyoos are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Harrison Hot Springs.

Things to do in Osoyoos

Museums Wineries Tours
Highlights from your plan
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad ©
Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad
Wine Tours & Tastings
Osoyoos Art Gallery ©
Osoyoos Art Gallery

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Harrison Hot Springs

Harrison Hot Springs ©
The Village of Harrison Hot Springs is a small community at the southern end of Harrison Lake in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia. On the 21st (Tue), explore the activities along Harrison Lake & Hot Springs, thensee the interesting displays at Harrison Hot Spring Visitor Centre and Sasquatch Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hicks Lake.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Harrison Hot Springs vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Osoyoos to Harrison Hot Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Osoyoos in July, expect Harrison Hot Springs to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Harrison Hot Springs

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hicks Lake ©
Hicks Lake
Harrison Lake & Hot Springs ©
Harrison Lake & Hot Springs

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Victoria

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Victoria is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through The Butchart Gardens, see the interesting displays at Royal BC Museum, stop by Pure Lovin' Chocolate, and explore the historical opulence of Craigdarroch Castle.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Victoria visit planning website.

Traveling by flight from Harrison Hot Springs to Victoria takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Harrison Hot Springs in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Victoria: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Tofino.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

The Butchart Gardens
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour

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Tofino

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
On the 25th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Roy Henry Vickers Gallery, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach, and then explore the striking landscape of Pacific Rim National Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Tofino trip planning tool.

Getting from Victoria to Tofino by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July in Tofino, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Parksville.

Things to do in Tofino

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Long Beach ©
Long Beach
Roy Henry Vickers Gallery ©
Roy Henry Vickers Gallery

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Parksville

Parksville ©
With access to both the sea and mountains, vacations in Parksville appeal to hikers, swimmers, bird-watchers, and amateur photographers.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the activities along Englishman River, relax in the rural setting at Little Qualicum Cheeseworks, and then walk around Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Parksville trip maker app.

Getting from Tofino to Parksville by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Parksville

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park ©
Rathtrevor Beach Provincial Park
Englishman River ©
Englishman River
Little Qualicum Cheeseworks ©
Little Qualicum Cheeseworks

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