29 days in Canada Itinerary

29 days in Canada Itinerary

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Start: Manchester
Fly:  10 h
1
Vancouver
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Victoria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Vancouver
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Whistler
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Kamloops
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Jasper National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
8
Calgary
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Edmonton
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Manchester

3
nights
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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, explore and take pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, wander the streets of Gastown, and take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver tour builder website.

Manchester, UK to Vancouver is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in August: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 5th (Wed), you're off to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park ©
Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Vancouver Aquarium ©
Vancouver Aquarium

3
nights
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 majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stop by Fisherman's Wharf, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Inner Harbour.

For where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Victoria road trip site.

Fly from Vancouver to Victoria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Vancouver in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Victoria: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 15°C at night. You will leave for Vancouver on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Vancouver

Vancouver
For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Victoria to Vancouver by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Victoria in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Vancouver, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Outdoors Tours Parks

3
nights
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.
Take a break from Whistler with a short trip to Joffre Lakes Provincial Park in Pemberton, about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, admire the sheer force of Alexander Falls, explore the world behind art at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont, and see Off-Road Tours.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Whistler trip maker tool.

Drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vancouver in August since evenings lows in Whistler dip to 13°C. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kamloops.

Things to do in Whistler

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Joffre Lakes Provincial Park
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Off-Road Tours
Lost Lake ©
Lost Lake

2
nights
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 maps and more tourist information, refer to the Kamloops trip planner.

Traveling by car from Whistler to Kamloops takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. On the 14th (Fri), you're off to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Kamloops

Parks Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Riverside Park - Centre of the City ©
Riverside Park - Centre of the City
Harper's Trail ©
Harper's Trail

5
nights
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: take a memorable drive along Columbia Ice Field, hike along Maligne Canyon, get great views at Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre, and contemplate the waterfront views at Maligne Lake.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Jasper National Park online vacation planner.

Getting from Kamloops to Jasper National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kamloops to Jasper National Park due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Jasper National Park are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the bus ride to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

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

3
nights
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.
Sulphur Mountain has been added to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Minnewanka, admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, and steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Banff National Park online trip builder.

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Jasper National Park in August, plan for little chillier days in Banff National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Minnewanka ©
Lake Minnewanka
Cave and Basin National Historic Site ©
Cave and Basin National Historic Site
Bow Falls ©
Bow Falls

4
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glenbow Museum as well as Tom Campbell's Hill Natural Park. The adventure continues: meet the residents at The Calgary Zoo, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cold Garden Beverage Company, contemplate the long history of Fort Calgary, and head off the coast to Prince's Island Park.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Calgary trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Traveling from Banff National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Calgary, with lows around 11°C. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel to Edmonton.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Prince's Island Park ©
Prince's Island Park
Glenbow Museum ©
Glenbow Museum

3
nights
Edmonton

Edmonton ©
Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring nature at Elk Island National Park. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Fort Edmonton Park and explore the engaging exhibits at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Edmonton trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Calgary to Edmonton takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Edmonton are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Edmonton

Nature Parks Childrens 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

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