11 days in Canada Itinerary

11 days in Canada Itinerary

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Fly
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Edmonton
— Few hours
Drive
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Jasper National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Banff National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
4
Calgary
— 1 night
Drive
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Edmonton
— Few hours
Fly

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Edmonton

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): stop by Old Strathcona Antique Mall.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Edmonton trip planning app.

Hamilton to Edmonton is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Hamilton to Edmonton due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Hamilton in September: high temperatures in Edmonton hover around 20°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:
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4
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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.
Visiting Maligne Canyon and Opal Hills will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Mountain Galleries and Jasper Art Gallery. The adventure continues: hike along Pocahontas Coal Mine Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cavell Meadows Trail, head outdoors with Old Fort Point, and let the river carry you with Jasper Raft Tours.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Jasper National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Edmonton to Jasper National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Edmonton in September since evenings lows in Jasper National Park dip to 2°C. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Sulphur Mountain and Two Jack Lake. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies and Banff Springs Golf Course. Next up on the itinerary: take an unforgettable tour with White Mountain Adventures, stroll through Ink Pots Hiking Trail, browse the exhibits of Samson Native Gallery, and get a new perspective on nature at Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Banff National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Jasper National Park in September, expect nights in Banff National Park to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 15°C. On the 3rd (Sat), you're off to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 3:

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Calgary

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 3rd (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Calgary Pathway System, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Minhas Brewery, and then take a stroll through Stephen Avenue Walk.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Calgary trip planner.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Banff National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Calgary, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Edmonton.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:

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Edmonton

Canada's Festival City

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): try to win big at Century Casino St Albert.

Make your Edmonton itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Calgary to Edmonton in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Edmonton

Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:
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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.