8 days in North America Itinerary

8 days in North America Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Canada planner

Make it your trip
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Calgary
— 1 day
Bus
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Banff National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Radium Hot Springs
— 2 nights
Drive
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Panorama
— 3 nights

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Calgary

— 1 day

Stampede City

Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo and then take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Calgary trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Calgary. In December, daily temperatures in Calgary can reach -2°C, while at night they dip to -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Banff National Park

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Lake Louise Ski Resort and then look for gifts at Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park planning app.

You can take a bus from Calgary to Banff National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Calgary in December; daily highs in Banff National Park reach -10°C and lows reach -19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Radium Hot Springs.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Shopping

Radium Hot Springs

— 2 nights
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 19th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Windermere Valley Museum, shop like a local with The Home of 1000 Faces, then take in the awesome beauty at Kootenay National Park, and finally test the waters at Radium Hot Springs Pools. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Hoodoo Trail, view the masterpieces at The Artym Gallery, then head outdoors with Coys Par 3, and finally play a few rounds at Copper Point Golf Club.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Radium Hot Springs trip itinerary maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Banff National Park to Radium Hot Springs. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Panorama.

Things to do in Radium Hot Springs

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Panorama

— 3 nights
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Panorama: Meadow Creek (White Grizzly Cat Skiing & Selkirk Snowcat Skiing).

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Panorama trip planner.

You can drive from Radium Hot Springs to Panorama in an hour.

Things to do in Panorama

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Golf

Side Trip