34 days in Alberta Itinerary

34 days in Alberta Itinerary

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Start: Gaya
Fly:  30 h
1
Edmonton
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Jasper National Park
— 6 nights
Bus:  2 h 45 min
3
Banff National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Calgary
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Longview
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Waterton Lakes National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Brooks
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Drumheller
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  31 h
End: Gaya

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.
Edmonton is known for shopping, theme parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fort Edmonton Park, ponder the world of politics at Edmonton Federal Building Visitor Centre, look and learn at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton, and get answers to all your questions at Alberta Legislature Building.

To find out how to plan a trip to Edmonton, use our trip itinerary maker.

Gaya, India to Edmonton is an approximately 30- hour flight. Traveling from Gaya to Edmonton, you'll gain 12.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gaya in June, things will get cooler in Edmonton: highs are around 25°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

John E Poole Interpretive Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Elk Island National Park ©
Elk Island National Park
Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park
West Edmonton Mall ©
West Edmonton Mall

6
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: cruise along Columbia Ice Field, explore the stunning scenery at Sunwapta Falls, explore and take pictures at Highway 93A, and explore the striking landscape at Mount Edith Cavell.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Jasper National Park online holiday planner.

You can drive from Edmonton to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Edmonton in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Jasper National Park, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

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

6
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.
Go for a jaunt from Banff National Park to Canmore to see Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, explore the striking landscape at Big Beehive, hike along Johnston Canyon, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plain of Six Glaciers.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Banff National Park trip builder.

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Jasper National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Banff National Park, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Canmore Museum & Geoscience Centre
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Lake Minnewanka ©
Lake Minnewanka

5
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
When in Calgary, make a side trip to see D'Arcy Ranch Golf Club in Okotoks, approximately Okotoks away. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Calgary Zoo, explore the activities along Bow River, steep yourself in history at Heritage Park Historical Village, and glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, use the Calgary itinerary planner.

You can drive from Banff National Park to Calgary in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in June: high temperatures in Calgary hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Longview.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

D'Arcy Ranch Golf Club
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower

1
night
Longview

Longview ©
Longview is a village in southern Alberta, Canada. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Little Chicago - Royalties Monument, steep yourself in history at Bar U Ranch National Historic Site, then take in the exciting artwork at The Lost American Art Gallery and Museum, and finally explore by horseback at Cowboy Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Longview vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Calgary to Longview takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Waterton Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Longview

Historic Sites Museums Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bar U Ranch National Historic Site ©
Bar U Ranch National Historic Site
The Lost American Art Gallery and Museum ©
The Lost American Art Gallery and Museum
Cowboy Trail ©
Cowboy Trail

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: hike along International Peace Park Hike, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Waterton Lake National Park, head outdoors with Bear's Hump, and don't miss a visit to Waterton Village.

For reviews and tourist information, go to the Waterton Lakes National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Longview to Waterton Lakes National Park takes 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Brooks.

Things to do in Waterton Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Crypt Lake Trail ©
Crypt Lake Trail
Bear's Hump ©
Bear's Hump
Bertha Lake ©
Bertha Lake

2
nights
Brooks

Brooks ©
Brooks is a city in southeast Alberta, Canada, surrounded by the County of Newell. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Dinosaur Provincial Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Fullerton Loop Trail, then hike along Highwood Meadows Trail, and then make a splash at Duke of Sutherland Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Brooks online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Waterton Lakes National Park to Brooks takes 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Drumheller.

Things to do in Brooks

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Kananaskis Country, Dinosaur Provincial Park
Highlights from your plan
Dinosaur Provincial Park ©
Dinosaur Provincial Park
Duke of Sutherland Park ©
Duke of Sutherland Park

3
nights
Drumheller

Drumheller ©
Keep an eye out for prehistoric beasts lurking in dark corners during your trip to Drumheller.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Royal Tyrrell Museum, don't miss a visit to World's Largest Dinosaur, and then stop by Dry Canyon Collectables. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Hoodoos, then get great views at Orkney Viewpoint, then visit Bleriot Ferry, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Horsethief Canyon.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Drumheller trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Brooks to Drumheller in 1.5 hours. July in Drumheller sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Drumheller

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Tyrrell Museum ©
Royal Tyrrell Museum
Horsethief Canyon ©
Horsethief Canyon
Hoodoos ©
Hoodoos

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