29 days in Canadian Rockies Itinerary

29 days in Canadian Rockies Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Waterton Lakes National Park
— 5 nights
2
Coleman
— 2 nights
3
Exshaw
— 3 nights
4
Banff National Park
— 8 nights
5
Jasper National Park
— 10 nights

5
nights
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.
Waterton Lakes National Park is known for nature, trails, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Cameron Lake, hike along Lineham Creek Trail, stroll through International Peace Park Hike, and get outside with Bear's Hump.

Start your trip to Waterton Lakes National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Ottawa to Waterton Lakes National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Coleman.

Things to do in Waterton Lakes National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Carthew - Alderson Trail ©
Carthew - Alderson Trail
Cameron Lake ©
Cameron Lake
Bear's Hump ©
Bear's Hump

2
nights
Coleman

Coleman ©
Coleman is an urban community in the Rocky Mountains within the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass in southwest Alberta, Canada. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Coke Ovens, stroll through Pass Powderkeg Ski Area, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Crowsnest Pass. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site, explore the activities along Chinook Lake Campground, and then stroll through Allison Lake Cross Country Ski Trails.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Coleman vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Waterton Lakes National Park to Coleman takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Coleman are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Exshaw.

Things to do in Coleman

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Blairmore, Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Pass Powderkeg Ski Area ©
Pass Powderkeg Ski Area
Allison Lake Cross Country Ski Trails ©
Allison Lake Cross Country Ski Trails
Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site ©
Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site

3
nights
Exshaw

Exshaw ©
Exshaw is a hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Municipal District (M.D.) of Bighorn No. Exshaw is known for wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tee off at Kananaskis Country Golf Course, trek along Rawson Lake trail meets the lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Galatea Lakes Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Troll Falls.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Exshaw attractions planner.

You can drive from Coleman to Exshaw in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Exshaw

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Kananaskis Country, Mt. Lorette Ponds
Highlights from your plan
Rawson Lake trail meets the lake ©
Rawson Lake trail meets the lake
Kananaskis Country Golf Course ©
Kananaskis Country Golf Course
Troll Falls ©
Troll Falls

8
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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort, get to know the fascinating history of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, trek along Saddleback Pass, and identify plant and animal life at Sunshine Village.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Banff National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Exshaw to Banff National Park takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Banff National Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village

10
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: hit the slopes at Marmot Basin Ski Area, admire the sheer force of Athabasca Falls, take a memorable drive along Columbia Ice Field, and take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jasper National Park online day trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Marmot Basin Ski Area ©
Marmot Basin Ski Area
Friends of Jasper National Park ©
Friends of Jasper National Park

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