58 days in Alberta Itinerary

58 days in Alberta Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edmonton
— 4 nights
2
Drayton Valley
— 1 night
3
Nordegg
— 2 nights
4
Red Deer
— 2 nights
5
Drumheller
— 4 nights
6
Medicine Hat
— 4 nights
7
Lethbridge
— 4 nights
8
Waterton Lakes National Park
— 5 nights
9
Calgary
— 6 nights
10
Banff National Park
— 14 nights
11
Jasper National Park
— 10 nights

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Edmonton: Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park (in St. Albert), University of Alberta Botanic Garden (in Spruce Grove) and Leduc Heritage Grain Elevator (in Leduc). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Fort Edmonton Park, have some family-friendly fun at Fast Track Indoor Karting, get to know the fascinating history of Old Strathcona, and get engrossed in the history at John Walter Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Edmonton trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Edmonton is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Berlin to Edmonton. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Drayton Valley.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Lois Hole Centennial Provincial Park, University of Alberta Botanic Garden, Leduc Heritage Grain Elevator
Highlights from your plan
Edmonton Valley Zoo ©
Edmonton Valley Zoo
Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park
Old Strathcona ©
Old Strathcona

1
night
Drayton Valley

Drayton Valley ©
Drayton Valley is a town in central Alberta, Canada. You've now added Air Adventure Flight School to your itinerary. On the 6th (Mon), tee off at Drayton Valley Golf Club, glide through the air with Air Adventure Flight School, and then get lost in a book at Drayton Valley Libraries.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Drayton Valley online travel route planner.

Getting from Edmonton to Drayton Valley by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Edmonton in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Drayton Valley, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nordegg.

Things to do in Drayton Valley

Outdoors Golf Tours
Highlights from your plan
Air Adventure Flight School ©
Air Adventure Flight School
Drayton Valley Golf Club ©
Drayton Valley Golf Club
Drayton Valley Libraries ©
Drayton Valley Libraries

2
nights
Nordegg

Nordegg ©
Nordegg is a hamlet in west-central Alberta, Canada within Clearwater County. On the 7th (Tue), admire the sheer force of Crescent Falls Provincial Recreation Area, thenexplore the activities along Goldeye Lake, and then walk around West Fraser Outdoor Discovery Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Fish Lake Provincial Recreation Area and then contemplate the waterfront views at Abraham Lake.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Nordegg vacation planner.

Drive from Drayton Valley to Nordegg in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Red Deer.

Things to do in Nordegg

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Clearwater County
Highlights from your plan
West Fraser Outdoor Discovery Park ©
West Fraser Outdoor Discovery Park
Abraham Lake ©
Abraham Lake
Fish Lake Provincial Recreation Area ©
Fish Lake Provincial Recreation Area

2
nights
Red Deer

Red Deer ©
Red Deer is a city in Central Alberta, Canada. On the 9th (Thu), stroll around Three Mile Bend Recreation Area, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Parish, thenstroll through Waskasoo Creek Trail, and finally stroll around Oxbows Off Leash Dog Park. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Lacombe Regional Tourism and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Red Deer road trip tool.

Getting from Nordegg to Red Deer by car takes about 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Drumheller.

Things to do in Red Deer

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park, Lacombe Regional Tourism
Highlights from your plan
Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park ©
Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park
Lacombe Regional Tourism ©
Lacombe Regional Tourism
St. Mary's Parish ©
St. Mary's Parish

4
nights
Drumheller

Drumheller ©
Keep an eye out for prehistoric beasts lurking in dark corners during your trip to Drumheller.
Change things up with a short trip to Hanna Pioneer Museum & Village in Hanna (about 58 minutes away). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Royal Tyrrell Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Horseshoe Canyon, make a trip to World's Largest Dinosaur, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hoodoos.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Drumheller trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Red Deer to Drumheller in 2 hours. While traveling from Red Deer, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Drumheller, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Medicine Hat.

Things to do in Drumheller

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kananaskis Country, Hanna Pioneer Museum & Village
Highlights from your plan
Horsethief Canyon ©
Horsethief Canyon
Royal Tyrrell Museum ©
Royal Tyrrell Museum
World's Largest Dinosaur ©
World's Largest Dinosaur

4
nights
Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat ©
Medicine Hat is a city in southeast Alberta, Canada. Venture out of the city with trips to Duke of Sutherland Park (in Brooks) and Red Rock Coulee (in Orion). There's lots more to do: stroll around Kin Coulee Park, tee off at Cottonwood Coulee Golf Course, make a trip to Police Point Park, and sample the tasty concoctions at Hell's Basement.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Medicine Hat trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Drumheller to Medicine Hat in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Lethbridge.

Things to do in Medicine Hat

Parks Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Duke of Sutherland Park, Canadian GunHub Inc., Red Rock Coulee
Highlights from your plan
Police Point Park ©
Police Point Park
Medicine Hat Farmers' Market ©
Medicine Hat Farmers' Market
Kin Coulee Park ©
Kin Coulee Park

4
nights
Lethbridge

Lethbridge ©
Lethbridge is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada, and the largest city in southern Alberta. Explore Lethbridge's surroundings by going to Cenotaph Park (in Pincher Creek), Lundbreck Falls (in Lundbreck) and Fort Macleod (The Fort (Museum of the North West Mounted Police) & Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Frank Slide Interpretive Centre, get engrossed in the history at Fort Whoop-Up, stop by Kapow Ltd, and stroll around Pavan Park.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Lethbridge holiday maker.

Getting from Medicine Hat to Lethbridge by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In July in Lethbridge, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Waterton Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Lethbridge

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Fort Macleod, Cenotaph Park, Lundbreck Falls, Frank Slide Interpretive Centre
Highlights from your plan
Lundbreck Falls ©
Lundbreck Falls
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre ©
Frank Slide Interpretive Centre

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, make a trip to Waterton Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Blakiston falls, and hike along International Peace Park Hike.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Waterton Lakes National Park trip app.

Traveling by car from Lethbridge to Waterton Lakes National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Lethbridge in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Waterton Lakes National Park, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Calgary.

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
Blakiston falls ©
Blakiston falls

6
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Explore Calgary's surroundings by going to Longview (Bar U Ranch National Historic Site & Little Chicago - Royalties Monument) and Bomber Command Museum of Canada (in Nanton). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo, step off the mainland to explore Prince's Island Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Bow River, and contemplate the long history of Heritage Park Historical Village.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Calgary trip planning app.

Getting from Waterton Lakes National Park to Calgary by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. In July in Calgary, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Longview, Bomber Command Museum of Canada
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower
Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village

14
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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Moraine Lake, get outside with Via Ferrata, take a memorable drive along Bow Valley Parkway, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Johnston Canyon.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Banff National Park driving holiday planner.

Getting from Calgary to Banff National Park by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Calgary in August since evenings lows in Banff National Park dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Lake Minnewanka ©
Lake Minnewanka

10
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: take a memorable drive along Columbia Ice Field, contemplate the waterfront views at Athabasca River, take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls, and hike along Old Fort Point Loop Trail.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jasper National Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a bus from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in August: highs in Jasper National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

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

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