60 days in North America Itinerary

60 days in North America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada travel route maker

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Winnipeg
— 5 nights
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Wasagaming
— 2 nights
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Moose Jaw
— 5 nights
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Saskatoon
— 2 nights
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Edmonton
— 4 nights
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Jasper National Park
— 8 nights
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Banff National Park
— 8 nights
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Calgary
— 4 nights
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Kelowna
— 5 nights
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Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
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Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 4 nights
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Vancouver
— 4 nights
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Whistler
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Winnipeg

— 5 nights

Gateway to the West

At the confluence of two rivers, Winnipeg started out as a small trading post in an area inhabited by indigenous tribes for thousands of years before the European arrival.
Go for a jaunt from Winnipeg to St. Andrews to see Lower Fort Garry National Historic Site about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at The Forks National Historic Site, take in nature's colorful creations at Assiniboine Park, explore the world behind art at Winnipeg Art Gallery, and look and learn at Manitoba Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Winnipeg road trip planning tool.

Toronto to Winnipeg is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Toronto to Winnipeg due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Wasagaming.

Things to do in Winnipeg

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Wasagaming

— 2 nights
Wasagaming is the main town-site in the popular tourist destination Riding Mountain National Park. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Riding Mountain National Park. On your second day here, play a few rounds at Clear Lake Golf Course, stroll through Ominik March Trail, and then tee off at Poplar Ridge Golf Course.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Wasagaming road trip planner.

You can drive from Winnipeg to Wasagaming in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Winnipeg in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 10°C in Wasagaming. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Moose Jaw.

Things to do in Wasagaming

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Moose Jaw

— 5 nights
Moose Jaw is a city in south-central Saskatchewan, Canada, on the Moose Jaw River. Get out of town with these interesting Moose Jaw side-trips: Claybank Brick Plant National Historic Site (in Claybank), Avonlea Heritage Museum (in Avonlea) and Regina Beach Recreation Site (in Regina Beach). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Tunnels of Moose Jaw, let little ones run wild at Wakamow Valley, see the interesting displays at Sukanen Ship Pioneer Village & Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Saskatchewan Burrowing Owl Interpretive Centre.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Moose Jaw trip planner.

You can drive from Wasagaming to Moose Jaw in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Moose Jaw can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Saskatoon.

Things to do in Moose Jaw

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saskatoon

— 2 nights

Paris of the Prairies

Saskatchewan's largest city, Saskatoon remains compact and manageable enough for easy exploration on foot or by bicycle.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Floral Acres Greenhouse, see the interesting displays at Western Development Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Meewasin Valley, and finally gain insight at University of Saskatchewan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Nutrien Playland at Kinsmen Park, look for gifts at Glitch Gifts and Novelties, then take an in-depth tour of Wanuskewin Heritage Park, and finally get to know the resident critters at Saskatoon Forestry Farm Park & Zoo.

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Traveling by flight from Moose Jaw to Saskatoon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can fly to Edmonton.

Things to do in Saskatoon

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife

Edmonton

— 4 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from Edmonton to Devon to see University of Alberta Botanic Garden about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: try out the rides at Fort Edmonton Park, get your bearings at Alberta Legislature Building, wander the streets of Whyte Avenue, and get a new perspective on nature at Royal Alberta Museum.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Edmonton trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Saskatoon to Edmonton by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Saskatoon to Edmonton is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Edmonton can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Shopping · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Jasper National Park

— 8 nights
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, explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, admire the sheer force of Athabasca Falls, and take in the awesome beauty at Whistlers Peak.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Jasper National Park route planning website.

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 August, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Jasper National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Banff National Park

— 8 nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Banff National Park: Stanley Glacier (in Kootenay National Park), Kicking Horse River (in Field) and Yoho National Park (Takakkaw Falls & Sherbrooke Lake). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, hike along Plain of Six Glaciers, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Banff National Park day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Jasper National Park in August, expect nights in Banff National Park to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Calgary

— 4 nights

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Calgary: Drumheller (Orkney Viewpoint, Royal Tyrrell Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo, sample the tasty concoctions at Big Rock Brewery, get a taste of the local shopping with Stephen Avenue Walk, and take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Calgary road trip planning app.

Drive from Banff National Park to Calgary in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in September: highs in Calgary hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Kelowna.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Kelowna

— 5 nights

Orchard City

At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
Get out of town with these interesting Kelowna side-trips: Vernon (Davison Orchards Country Village & Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery), Oliver (Nostalgia Wines Inc., Silver Sage Winery, &more) and Osoyoos Desert Model Railroad (in Osoyoos). There's still lots to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, relax in the rural setting at Don-O-Ray Farm Adventure, learn about winemaking at The Vibrant Vine, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kelowna trip itinerary website.

Fly from Calgary to Kelowna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Calgary to Kelowna is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to fly to Victoria.

Things to do in Kelowna

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Victoria, Vancouver Island

— 4 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from Victoria to Sidney to see Sidney Spit Marine Park about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at The Butchart Gardens, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, explore the engaging exhibits at Miniature World, and steep yourself in history at Legislative Assembly of British Columbia.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Victoria trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Kelowna to Victoria in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to fly to Tofino.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Tofino, Vancouver Island

— 4 nights
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Explore Tofino's surroundings by going to Ucluelet (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Wild Pacific Trail). Spend the 21st (Tue) exploring nature at Pacific Rim National Park. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Clayoquot Sound, look for gifts at Rubio, view the masterpieces at Roy Henry Vickers Gallery, and hike along Rainforest Trail.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tofino tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Victoria to Tofino takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Tofino, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Vancouver.

Things to do in Tofino

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Vancouver

— 4 nights

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.
Vancouver is known for parks, nature, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Stanley Park, wander the streets of Gastown, explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, and get a taste of the local shopping with Granville Island.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Vancouver day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Tofino to Vancouver takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, daytime highs in Vancouver are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Whistler.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Whistler

— 4 nights
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.
Whistler is known for adventure, winter sports, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, ski along the peaceful trails at Callaghan Country's Alexander Falls Touring Centre, take in the exciting artwork at Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, and explore the world behind art at Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Whistler online day trip planner.

You can drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Vancouver in September since evenings lows in Whistler dip to 7°C.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Manitoba travel guide

4.2
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Gardens
At the longitudinal center of Canada, the prairie province of Manitoba relies heavily on agriculture, though its cultural and natural attractions draw a growing number of international tourists. Urban sightseeing in Manitoba centers on Winnipeg, the sophisticated provincial capital offering a surprisingly diverse selection of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Churchill, the province's other big city, appeals mostly to adventurers taking a trip to Manitoba for a chance to spot black bears and explore sprawling national parks. Between these two urban centers stretches a vast prairie landscape that remains Manitoba's true treasure. Get the feel for this big land by driving over is mostly empty roads, making stops at atmospheric little towns to rest, meet the locals, and contemplate what you've seen.

Saskatchewan travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Land of the Living Skies
Major tourist attractions in Saskatchewan remain the region's uncrowded national parks, unspoiled waterways, and vast boreal forests. While a sprawling prairie covers most of Saskatchewan's southern half, its northern section contains the majority of the province's legendary 100,000 lakes. With water such a prominent feature, it's no surprise most visitors take a trip to Saskatchewan to canoe, fish, kayak, and swim in some of the world's least-spoiled lakes and rivers. Other popular activities include golfing, horseback riding, hiking, and observing the region's abundant animal life. Spread over a vast but sparsely populated land, Saskatchewan's small towns offer plenty of modern amenities and loads of hospitality.

Alberta travel guide

4.3
Bodies of Water · Waterfalls · Scenic Drive
Home to two of the world's oldest national parks, Alberta draws millions of visitors with its scenic landscapes ideal for skiing, hiking, and camping. Few leave this western Canadian province without a visit to Lake Louise, arguably the biggest attraction in Alberta. The pristine area around this glacial body of water offers some of the world's finest trails for mountain biking and horseback riding, while a nearby ski resort provides runs for alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, and heli-skiing. If you get sated of all those picture-perfect natural landscapes, add Calgary or Edmonton to your Alberta trip itinerary. Both offer good tourist infrastructure and host renowned festivals, celebrating everything from the country's ranching culture to folk music.

British Columbia travel guide

4.3
Parks · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Wineries & Vineyards
Approximately four times as large as Great Britain, the westernmost Canadian province of British Columbia remains a sparsely populated land of soaring mountains, picture-perfect coastlines, and dense forests filled with a diverse wildlife. Ideal for active and adventurous vacationers, British Columbia holidays usually include a blend of wilderness experiences and tours of urban attractions. Most visitors come here to kayak, whale watch, ski, snowboard, golf, fish, surf, and hike through 4 national parks and 140 ecological reserves. For a comprehensive British Columbia tour, make sure your visit includes stops in Vancouver and Victoria, two big cities packed with modern attractions and perfectly positioned for exploring this part of North America.