44 days in Canada Itinerary

44 days in Canada Itinerary

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Calgary
— 21 nights
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Canmore
— 3 nights
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Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
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Clearwater
— 3 nights
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Whistler
— 3 nights
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Victoria
— 2 nights
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Ucluelet
— 2 nights
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Campbell River
— 3 nights
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Vancouver
— 3 nights

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Calgary

Calgary ©

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Take a break from the city and head to Prince's Island Park and Horsethief Canyon. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Military Museums and Gasoline Alley Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Calgary: Bragg Creek (Cobble Flats Recreation Area & Mclean Creek Provincial Recreation Area), Drumheller (Dry Canyon Collectables, Royal Tyrrell Museum, &more) and Pioneer Acres of Alberta Museum and The Grain Academy (in Irricana). There's much more to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Calgary Pathway System, contemplate the long history of Bar U Ranch National Historic Site, see the interesting displays at Bomber Command Museum of Canada, and hike along Edworthy Park & Douglas Fir Trail.

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If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiport is Calgary International Airport. August in Calgary sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Canmore.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Canyon ©
Horseshoe Canyon
Horsethief Canyon ©
Horsethief Canyon
Calgary Pathway System ©
Calgary Pathway System

3
nights
Canmore

Canmore ©
Bordered by the spectacular peaks of the Alberta Rockies, within a stone's throw of Banff National Park, the town of Canmore serves as an excellent base for outdoor adventures.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): hit the slopes at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ha Ling Peak, and then take in the exciting artwork at Elevation Gallery. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, examine the collection at Banff Park Museum, then take some stellar pictures from Surprise Corner, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Mountain Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Canmore holiday planner.

Drive from Calgary to Canmore in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Canmore can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Canmore

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park ©
Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park
Tunnel Mountain Trail ©
Tunnel Mountain Trail
River Rafting & Tubing

3
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.
Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Sunwapta Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls, then get engrossed in the history at Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives, and finally take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon.

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You can drive from Canmore to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Jasper National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 2°C at night. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Clearwater.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls
Mount Edith Cavell Trail ©
Mount Edith Cavell Trail
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail

3
nights
Clearwater

Although forestry remains the area's major employer, Clearwater tourism thrives thanks to the region's good opportunities for outdoor activities on six big lakes and four rivers.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Helmcken Falls and then get outside with Battle Mountain Equine Enterprises Inc..

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Clearwater sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Clearwater in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In September in Clearwater, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 29th (Sun), you'll travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Clearwater

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Moul Falls Trail ©
Moul Falls Trail
Battle Mountain Equine Enterprises Inc. ©
Battle Mountain Equine Enterprises Inc.

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.
On the 29th (Sun), head outdoors with Whistler Village Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: glide through natural beauty at Whistler Blackcomb and then admire the masterpieces at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Whistler trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Clearwater to Whistler takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Whistler Blackcomb ©
Whistler Blackcomb
Alexander Falls ©
Alexander Falls

2
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Victoria

Victoria ©

Garden City

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), admire the striking features of Craigdarroch Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Victoria Butterfly Gardens and then hike along Scenic Marine Route.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Victoria trip website.

Do a combination of car and ferry from Whistler to Victoria in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Victoria when traveling from Whistler in October, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ucluelet.

Things to do in Victoria

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Victoria Butterfly Gardens ©
Victoria Butterfly Gardens
Scenic Marine Route ©
Scenic Marine Route
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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Ucluelet

Ucluelet ©
A haven for surfers on Canada's west coast, the small town of Ucluelet offers rugged, rocky scenery to complement the powerful waves that crash against its shores.
On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Clayoquot Sound, browse the exhibits of Roy Henry Vickers Gallery, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Ucluelet online day trip planner.

Drive from Victoria to Ucluelet in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Campbell River.

Things to do in Ucluelet

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Pacific Rim National Park ©
Pacific Rim National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Roy Henry Vickers Gallery ©
Roy Henry Vickers Gallery

3
nights
Campbell River

Salmon Capital of the World

Locals may joke Campbell River represents civilization's end on scenic Vancouver Island, yet the city remains a lively hub of tourism consistently packed with nature enthusiasts from every corner of the globe.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Rebecca Spit Marine Provincial Park and then take a peaceful walk through Strathcona Provincial Park.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Campbell River trip website.

Traveling by car from Ucluelet to Campbell River takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Ucluelet in October since evenings lows in Campbell River dip to 6°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Campbell River

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nymph Falls Nature Park ©
Nymph Falls Nature Park

3
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Vancouver

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Deep Cove. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver trip planner.

You can fly from Campbell River to Vancouver in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Campbell River in October since evenings lows in Vancouver dip to 10°C. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Seawall
Vancouver Seawall

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