35 days in Canada Itinerary

35 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vancouver
— 3 nights
2
Victoria
— 4 nights
3
Whistler
— 4 nights
4
Kamloops
— 3 nights
5
Kelowna
— 3 nights
6
Calgary
— 3 nights
7
Banff
— 4 nights
8
Hinton
— 1 night
9
Jasper
— 4 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Granville Island and Museum of Anthropology. Step out of the city life by going to Grouse Mountain and English Bay. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Stanley Park, snap pictures at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park, take in the dramatic natural features at Vancouver Seawall, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Vancouver Aquarium.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Vancouver trip site.

Honolulu, USA to Vancouver is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Vancouver due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Honolulu in July: high temperatures in Vancouver hover around 75°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

North Vancouver
Highlights from your plan
Stanley Park ©
Stanley Park
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Grouse Mountain ©
Grouse Mountain

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Inner Harbour and Victoria Butterfly Gardens. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Royal BC Museum and Chinese Cemetery. Change things up with a short trip to Cowichan Valley trail in Lake Cowichan (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, meet the residents at Victoria Bug Zoo, step into the grandiose world of Craigdarroch Castle, and look for gifts at Beehive Wool Shop.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Victoria using our trip planner.

Fly from Vancouver to Victoria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Vancouver in July, you will find days in Victoria are slightly colder (67°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Central Saanich, Cowichan Valley trail
Highlights from your plan
The Butchart Gardens ©
The Butchart Gardens
Inner Harbour ©
Inner Harbour
Royal BC Museum ©
Royal BC Museum

4
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Whistler Blackcomb and Alexander Falls. When in Whistler, make a side trip to see Joffre Lakes Provincial Park in Pemberton, approximately Pemberton away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lost Lake and take a stroll around Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Whistler road trip tool.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Victoria to Whistler in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Victoria in July, expect nights in Whistler to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 74°F. On the 25th (Mon), 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
Lost Lake ©
Lost Lake
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Alexander Falls ©
Alexander Falls

3
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.
On the 26th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Kamloops Museum and Archives, examine the collection at BIG Little Science Centre, then trek along Kamloops Rivers Trail, and finally walk around Riverside Park - Centre of the City.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kamloops road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Whistler to Kamloops in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kelowna.

Things to do in Kamloops

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Crannog Ales, Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge ©
Turtle Valley Donkey Refuge
Kamloops Rivers Trail ©
Kamloops Rivers Trail
BIG Little Science Centre ©
BIG Little Science Centre

3
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Myra Canyon Park and Boyce-Gyro Beach Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wine Tours & Tastings and Kalala Organic Estate Winery. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at The Vibrant Vine and explore the activities along Lake Okanagan.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Kelowna road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Kamloops to Kelowna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Kelowna

Parks · Wineries · Nature

Side Trip

Kalala Organic Estate Winery
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Myra Canyon Park ©
Myra Canyon Park
Lake Okanagan ©
Lake Okanagan

3
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Escape the urban bustle at Prince's Island Park and Elbow River. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Glenbow Museum and Fort Calgary. There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo, enjoy some diversion at Spruce Meadows, and enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Calgary online attractions planner.

Fly from Kelowna to Calgary in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kelowna to Calgary. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Banff.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Glenbow Museum ©
Glenbow Museum
Fort Calgary ©
Fort Calgary

4
nights
Banff

Banff ©
The gateway to Canada's oldest national park, Banff sits in the middle of one of the world's most photogenic natural landscapes, recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Step out of the city life by going to Moraine Lake and Johnston Canyon. Cave and Basin National Historic Site and Banff Park Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Via Ferrata, take in the awesome beauty at Sulphur Mountain, take in the exciting artwork at Willock & Sax Gallery, and stop by Banff Indian Trading Post.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Banff trip planner.

Drive from Calgary to Banff in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Calgary in August, Banff is little chillier at night with lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hinton.

Things to do in Banff

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Banff National Park
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Johnston Canyon ©
Johnston Canyon
Bow Valley Parkway ©
Bow Valley Parkway

1
night
Hinton

Hinton ©
Hinton is a town in west-central Alberta, Canada.It is located in Yellowhead County, 81km northeast of Jasper and about 284km west of Alberta's capital city, Edmonton, at the intersection of Yellowhead and Bighorn Highway, in the Athabasca River valley. On the 8th (Mon), walk around William A. Switzer Provincial Park and then identify plant and animal life at The Beaver Boardwalk.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Hinton trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Banff to Hinton in 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Hinton when traveling from Banff in August, with lows around 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper.

Things to do in Hinton

Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
The Beaver Boardwalk ©
The Beaver Boardwalk
William A. Switzer Provincial Park ©
William A. Switzer Provincial Park

4
nights
Jasper

Jasper ©
Jasper is a specialized municipality in western Alberta, Canada. Get in touch with nature at Athabasca Falls and Maligne Canyon. Change things up with these side-trips from Jasper: Jasper National Park (Medicine Lake, Angel Glacier, &more). There's lots more to do: trek along Cavell Meadows Trail, stop by Experience Gourmet Living, and join in the after-dark buzz at Jasper Brewing Company.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Jasper travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hinton to Jasper takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Hinton in August, expect Jasper to be somewhat warmer, temps between 75°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jasper

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Jasper National Park
Highlights from your plan
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail

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