5 days in Edmonton, Jasper National Park & Banff National Park Itinerary

5 days in Edmonton, Jasper National Park & Banff National Park Itinerary

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Start: Toronto
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Edmonton
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Jasper National Park
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h 30 min
3
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Toronto

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.
On the 16th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Sir Winston Churchill Square.

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Toronto to Edmonton is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Edmonton. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Toronto in July: high temperatures in Edmonton hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Edmonton

Shopping Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

St. Albert Botanic Park
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West Edmonton Mall ©
West Edmonton Mall
Fort Edmonton Park ©
Fort Edmonton Park
St. Albert Botanic Park ©
St. Albert Botanic Park

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon, and finally explore the activities along Athabasca River.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Jasper National Park tour planning tool.

Drive from Edmonton to Jasper National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Edmonton in July, Jasper National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon
Athabasca River ©
Athabasca River

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Agnes, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

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Take a bus from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Jasper National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Banff National Park, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 6°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Lake Agnes ©
Lake Agnes

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