9 days in Canada Itinerary

9 days in Canada Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Edmonton
— 1 night
2
Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
3
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
4
Calgary
— 2 nights

1
night
Edmonton

Edmonton ©
Though it suffers from frigid temperatures for much of the year, Edmonton offers a range of tourist activities for all four seasons.
For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Edmonton road trip planning tool.

Montreal to Edmonton is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Montreal to Edmonton, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Edmonton when traveling from Montreal in July, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Shopping Theme Parks Historic Sites
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West Edmonton Mall ©
West Edmonton Mall
Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park

3
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.
Do your shopping at Our Native Land and Mountain Galleries. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jasper-Yellowhead Museum & Archives and The Jasper Planetarium. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Columbia Ice Field, hike along Mount Edith Cavell Trail, explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, and stroll through Maligne Canyon.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Jasper National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Edmonton to Jasper National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Jasper National Park when traveling from Edmonton in July, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Our Native Land ©
Our Native Land
Mountain Galleries ©
Mountain Galleries

2
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.
On the 10th (Fri), stroll through Bow Valley Parkway, contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Samson Native Gallery, thenexplore the activities along Peyto Lake, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Crowfoot Glacier.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Banff National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Jasper National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Banff National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Cave and Basin National Historic Site ©
Cave and Basin National Historic Site
Bow Valley Parkway ©
Bow Valley Parkway

2
nights
Calgary

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Heritage Park Historical Village, thenlook for gifts at Peasant Cheese Shop, and then take a stroll through Stephen Avenue Walk. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Midnapore Chapel, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower, and then contemplate the long history of Fort Calgary.

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You can drive from Banff National Park to Calgary in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Calgary when traveling from Banff National Park in July, with lows around °C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Calgary

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village
Fort Calgary ©
Fort Calgary
Stephen Avenue Walk ©
Stephen Avenue Walk

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