5 days in Canada Itinerary

5 days in Canada Itinerary

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Banff National Park
— Few hours
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Banff National Park
— 1 night
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Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
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Edmonton
— 1 night
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Calgary
— Few hours

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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.
On the 23rd (Wed), look for gifts at Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd and then explore the activities along Moraine Lake.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Calgary to Banff National Park is an approximately 3.5-hour bus ride. You can also take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Calgary in September; daily highs in Banff National Park reach 15°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Shopping
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd ©
Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd

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Banff National Park

Banff National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Banff National Park trip itinerary planner.

You will leave for Jasper National Park on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Banff National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Sunwapta Falls, cruise along Columbia Ice Field, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Jasper National Park trip planner.

Take a bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Banff National Park in September, expect nights in Jasper National Park to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 20°C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Edmonton.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

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

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Edmonton

Edmonton ©

Canada's Festival City

Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Edmonton trip itinerary website.

Drive from Jasper National Park to Edmonton in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jasper National Park in September since evenings lows in Edmonton dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Edmonton

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park
Zocalo ©
Zocalo

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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.
To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Calgary day trip tool.

Drive from Edmonton to Calgary in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. September in Calgary sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Calgary

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

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