7 days in Canada Itinerary

7 days in Canada Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada holiday planner

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Banff National Park
— 1 night
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Radium Hot Springs
— 1 night
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Kelowna
— 2 nights
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Castlegar
— 1 day
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Nelson
— 1 night
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Kimberley
— 1 night
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Banff National Park

— 1 night
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.
To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Banff National Park itinerary planner.

Redcliff to Banff National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Redcliff in June; daily highs in Banff National Park reach 20°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll travel to Radium Hot Springs.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

Radium Hot Springs

— 1 night
Radium Hot Springs, informally and commonly called Radium, is a village of approximately 800 people situated in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): play a few rounds at Copper Point Golf Club, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Home of 1000 Faces, and then explore the striking landscape of Kootenay National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Radium Hot Springs route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Radium Hot Springs takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Kelowna.

Things to do in Radium Hot Springs

Museums · Outdoors · Shopping · Golf

Side Trip

Kelowna

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): learn about winemaking at The Vibrant Vine and then do a tasting at Quails' Gate Winery. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Myra Canyon Park and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find ratings and other tourist information, refer to the Kelowna route planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Radium Hot Springs to Kelowna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Castlegar.

Things to do in Kelowna

Wineries · Tours · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Castlegar

— 1 day
Castlegar is the second largest community in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada.Castlegar is located within the Selkirk Mountains at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Castlegar Sculpturewalk, see the interesting displays at Doukhobor Discovery Centre, then stroll around Zuckerberg Island Heritage Park, and finally stop by Unforgettables.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Castlegar trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Kelowna to Castlegar in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nelson.

Things to do in Castlegar

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Nelson

— 1 night
Nelson is a city located in the Selkirk Mountains on the extreme West Arm of Kootenay Lake in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Nelson road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Castlegar to Nelson takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Nelson are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will leave for Kimberley on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Nelson

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Kimberley

— 1 night
Kimberley is a city in southeast British Columbia, Canada along Highway 95A between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains. On the 24th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Fort Steele Heritage Town, play a few rounds at Bootleg Gap Golf, and then trek along Marysville Falls & Eco Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Kimberley road trip app.

Drive from Nelson to Kimberley in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Kimberley are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kimberley

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Golf · Parks

Side Trip

Canada travel guide

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Parks · Specialty Museums · Waterfalls
Most people remember their holiday in Canada by the country's great outdoors, yet this sprawling land of hulking mountains and rocky coastlines also boasts numerous modern cities, home to some of the world's finest dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Made for leisurely road trips, North America's biggest country features vast landscapes still unspoiled by mass tourism. A tour of Canada reveals a place packed with diverse cultures, living in tolerance and enjoying one of the highest standards of living in the world. If the vastness of those natural landscapes overwhelms you at any point during your Canada vacation, head to the openhearted cities of Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal, ideal destinations for art lovers, history buffs, shopaholics, fashionistas, and impassioned foodies.