9 days in Calgary, Banff National Park & Portland Itinerary

9 days in Calgary, Banff National Park & Portland Itinerary

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Calgary, Canada
— 2 nights
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Banff National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
3
Portland, United States
— 2 nights

2
nights
Calgary, Canada

Calgary ©
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 11th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at CrossIron Mills. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Heritage Park Historical Village and then sample the tasty concoctions at Big Rock Brewery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Calgary trip itinerary builder.

Saint Louis, USA to Calgary is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Saint Louis to Calgary. Traveling from Saint Louis in February, things will get slightly colder in Calgary: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

CrossIron Mills
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village
The Military Museums ©
The Military Museums
Calgary Pathway System ©
Calgary Pathway System

3
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

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 hidden gems such as The Lake Louise Ski Resort and Canada House Art Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Sunshine Village and Tunnel Mountain Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Banff National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Calgary to Banff National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Banff National Park can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
 Sunshine Village ©
Sunshine Village
Tunnel Mountain Trail ©
Tunnel Mountain Trail
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort

2
nights
Portland, United States

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): hike along Hamilton Mountain Loop Trail and then admire the landmark architecture of Vista House. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, thenstroll around Esther Short Park, thendo a tasting at Vista Hills Treehouse Tasting Room, and finally do a tasting at Red Ridge Farms.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Banff National Park to Portland takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Banff National Park to Portland due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Banff National Park in February; daily highs in Portland reach °F and lows reach °F. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wineries Wildlife

Side Trips

Dayton, Hamilton Mountain Loop Trail, Brooks Wine, Vista House, Esther Short Park
Highlights from your plan
Brooks Wine ©
Brooks Wine
Vista House ©
Vista House
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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