60 days in Alberta Itinerary

60 days in Alberta Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Grande Prairie
— 3 nights
2
Jasper National Park
— 9 nights
3
Banff National Park
— 10 nights
4
Waterton Lakes National Park
— 5 nights
5
Lethbridge
— 5 nights
6
Drumheller
— 6 nights
7
Calgary
— 8 nights
8
Red Deer
— 6 nights
9
Edmonton
— 7 nights

3
nights
Grande Prairie

Grande Prairie ©
Grande Prairie is a city in northwest Alberta, Canada within the southern portion of an area known as Peace River Country. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grande Prairie: Beaverlodge (South Peace Centennial Museum & Beaverlodge Recreation Center), Historic Dunvegan (in Fairview) and Figure Eight Lake Provincial Recreation Area (in Peace River). There's still lots to do: stop by Keddie's Tack and Western Wear, get a new perspective on nature at Grande Prairie Museum, walk around Muskoseepi Park, and get curious at Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grande Prairie tour itinerary maker.

Edmonton to Grande Prairie is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Edmonton in January, Grande Prairie is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Grande Prairie

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Beaverlodge, Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum, Historic Dunvegan, Figure Eight Lake Provincial Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
South Peace Centennial Museum ©
South Peace Centennial Museum
Beaverlodge Recreation Center ©
Beaverlodge Recreation Center
Keddie's Tack and Western Wear ©
Keddie's Tack and Western Wear

9
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 in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon, see the sky in a new way at The Jasper Planetarium, contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, and head outdoors with Old Fort Point.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Jasper National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Grande Prairie to Jasper National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Grande Prairie in January, you will find days in Jasper National Park are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Lac Beauvert ©
Lac Beauvert

10
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Banff National Park: Canmore (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Big Head Sculpture, &more). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort, take some stellar pictures from Fairview Lookout, get all the equipment you need at SkiBig3 Adventure Hub, and admire the sheer force of Bow Falls.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park online journey planner.

Traveling by bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Jasper National Park in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Banff National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Waterton Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Canmore
Highlights from your plan
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Waterton Lakes National Park: Pincher Creek (Castle Mountain Resort, Cenotaph Park, &more), Coleman (Crowsnest Museum and Archives & Allison Lake Cross Country Ski Trails) and Lundbreck Falls (in Lundbreck). And it doesn't end there: hike along International Peace Park Hike, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bertha Falls, get outside with Bear's Hump, and examine the collection at Card Pioneer Home.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Waterton Lakes National Park trip planner.

You can take a shuttle from Banff National Park to Waterton Lakes National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Banff National Park in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Waterton Lakes National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lethbridge.

Things to do in Waterton Lakes National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Pincher Creek, Coleman, Cardston, Lundbreck Falls
Highlights from your plan
Crypt Lake Trail ©
Crypt Lake Trail
Allison Lake Cross Country Ski Trails ©
Allison Lake Cross Country Ski Trails
Castle Mountain Resort ©
Castle Mountain Resort

5
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 Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site (in Fort Macleod), Claresholm & District Museum (in Claresholm) and St. Mary Reservoir Provincial Recreation Area (in Cardston). Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, see the interesting displays at Galt Museum & Archives, visit Aquafun Centre, and have some family-friendly fun at Wear 'M' Out Inc.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lethbridge road trip website.

You can drive from Waterton Lakes National Park to Lethbridge in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Drumheller.

Things to do in Lethbridge

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Aquafun Centre, Etzikom Windmill Museum, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump World Heritage Site, Galt Railway Park, Claresholm & District Museum
Highlights from your plan
Claresholm & District Museum ©
Claresholm & District Museum
Spas

6
nights
Drumheller

Drumheller ©
Keep an eye out for prehistoric beasts lurking in dark corners during your trip to Drumheller.
Explore Drumheller's surroundings by going to Kneehill Historical Museum (in Three Hills), ​Big Valley Historical Society (in Big Valley) and Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park (in Cluny). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Royal Tyrrell Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Jurassic Laser Tag & Arcades, stop by Dry Canyon Collectables, and get great views at Orkney Viewpoint.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Drumheller online route planner.

Traveling by car from Lethbridge to Drumheller takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lethbridge in February, with highs in Drumheller at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Drumheller

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Brooks, Rowley--Ghost Town, Kneehill Historical Museum, Castor Pharmacy Museum, ​Big Valley Historical Society
Highlights from your plan
Royal Tyrrell Museum ©
Royal Tyrrell Museum
Hoodoos ©
Hoodoos
World's Largest Dinosaur ©
World's Largest Dinosaur

8
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cowboy Trail (in Longview), Bragg Creek (West Bragg Creek Day Use Area & Canyon Creek Ice Cave) and Brown-Lowery Provincial Park (in Priddis). The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo, look for gifts at The Shooting Edge, sample the tasty concoctions at Big Rock Brewery, and stroll around Fish Creek Provincial Park.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Calgary travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Drumheller to Calgary takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle. In March, daytime highs in Calgary are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Red Deer.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bragg Creek, Eau Claire Distillery, Cowboy Trail, Origin Malting & Brewing Co., Brown-Lowery Provincial Park
Highlights from your plan
The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower
Glenbow Museum ©
Glenbow Museum

6
nights
Red Deer

Red Deer ©
Red Deer is a city in Central Alberta, Canada. Get out of town with these interesting Red Deer side-trips: Blacksmith Shop Museum (in Lacombe), World Famous Gopher Hole Museum (in Torrington) and Spruce View (Double Tree Village Museum & Dickson Store Museum). There's lots more to do: try for a hole-in-one at Kraay Family Farm, see the interesting displays at Innisfail Historical Village, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Parish, and make a trip to Bergen International Sculpture Park.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Red Deer trip planning site.

Getting from Calgary to Red Deer by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Calgary in March, things will get a bit cooler in Red Deer: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Edmonton.

Things to do in Red Deer

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Lacombe, Innisfail, Spruce View, Pandora's Boox & Tea, World Famous Gopher Hole Museum
Highlights from your plan
Blacksmith Shop Museum ©
Blacksmith Shop Museum
Kraay Family Farm ©
Kraay Family Farm
Combat Archery  Adventures ©
Combat Archery Adventures

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to One Man's Treasure (in Stony Plain), Leduc Heritage Grain Elevator (in Leduc) and Big Rig Craft Distillery (in Nisku). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at West Edmonton Mall, get a sense of history and politics at Edmonton Federal Building Visitor Centre, take in nature's colorful creations at Muttart Conservatory, and get to know the fascinating history of Old Strathcona.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Edmonton online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Red Deer to Edmonton in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Edmonton are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edmonton

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Chicakoo Lake Recreation Area, One Man's Treasure, Art Gallery of St Albert, Leduc Heritage Grain Elevator, JACEK Chocolate Couture
Highlights from your plan
Elk Island National Park ©
Elk Island National Park
West Edmonton Mall ©
West Edmonton Mall
Edmonton Federal Building Visitor Centre ©
Edmonton Federal Building Visitor Centre

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