32 days in Canadian Rockies Itinerary

32 days in Canadian Rockies Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Exshaw
— 3 nights
2
Waterton Lakes National Park
— 5 nights
3
Frank
— 1 night
4
Jasper National Park
— 11 nights
5
Banff National Park
— 11 nights

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, hike along Galatea Lakes Trail, stroll through Mt. Lorette Ponds, and explore the activities along Spray Lake.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Exshaw trip planner.

Chicago, USA to Exshaw is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Exshaw due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, you will find days in Exshaw are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are much colder (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Waterton Lakes 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
Mt. Lorette Ponds ©
Mt. Lorette Ponds

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: explore the striking landscape of Waterton Lake National Park, get outside with Bear's Hump, hike along Bertha Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Crypt Lake Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Waterton Lakes National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Exshaw to Waterton Lakes National Park takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Frank.

Things to do in Waterton Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Crypt Lake Trail ©
Crypt Lake Trail
Waterton Lake National Park ©
Waterton Lake National Park
Red Rock Canyon ©
Red Rock Canyon

1
night
Frank

Frank ©
Frank is an urban community in the Rocky Mountains within the Municipality of Crowsnest Pass in southwest Alberta, Canada. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site, steep yourself in history at Hillcrest Mine and Cemetery, and then take in the awesome beauty at Frank Slide Interpretive Centre.

Start your trip to Frank by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Waterton Lakes National Park to Frank in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Frank

Historic Sites Trails Nature

Side Trip

Crowsnest Pass
Highlights from your plan
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre ©
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
Hillcrest Mine and Cemetery ©
Hillcrest Mine and Cemetery
Leitch Collieries Provincial Historic Site ©

11
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.
Explore Jasper National Park's surroundings by going to Hinton (Northern Rockies Museum & Hinton Bike Park). There's still lots to do: cruise along Columbia Ice Field, take in the awesome beauty at Whistlers Peak, get great views at Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre, and admire the sheer force of Athabasca Falls.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Frank to Jasper National Park takes 7 hours. In July, daytime highs in Jasper National Park are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Hinton
Highlights from your plan
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

11
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Canmore (Helicopter Tours, Elevation Gallery, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, admire the sheer force of Bow Falls, get outside with Via Ferrata, and hike along Johnston Canyon.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Banff National Park road trip website.

You can take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Jasper National Park in July, you will find days in Banff National Park are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). On the 25th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Canmore
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Lake Minnewanka ©
Lake Minnewanka

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