6 days in Alberta Itinerary

6 days in Alberta Itinerary

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Calgary
— 1 day
2
Banff National Park
— 1 night
3
Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
4
Calgary
— Few hours

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Calgary

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 13th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Minnewanka and then contemplate the waterfront views at Two Jack Lake.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Calgary holiday planner.

Toronto to Calgary is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Calgary is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Toronto in August, with highs in Calgary at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Banff National Park
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Lake Minnewanka ©
Lake Minnewanka
Two Jack Lake ©
Two Jack Lake

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Johnston Canyon, Kicking Horse River, Emerald Lake, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): trek along Johnston Canyon, contemplate the waterfront views at Kicking Horse River, contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, thenexplore the activities along Lake Agnes, and finally get all the information you need at Lake Louise Visitor Information Centre.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Banff National Park online trip planner.

You can drive from Calgary to Banff National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Calgary in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Banff National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yoho National Park
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Johnston Canyon ©
Johnston Canyon
Emerald Lake ©
Emerald Lake

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sunwapta Falls, Maligne Canyon and Athabasca Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Jasper National Park: Grassi Lakes (in Canmore), Banff National Park (Mistaya Canyon, Bow Lake, &more) and Lake Louise (Herbert Lake & Peyto Lake). It doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site and don't miss a visit to Banff Avenue.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Jasper National Park tour planner.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Banff National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Jasper National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 17th (Mon), you'll travel to Calgary.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Banff National Park, Grassi Lakes
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Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

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Calgary

Calgary
To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Calgary online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jasper National Park to Calgary takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Jasper National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Calgary, with lows of °C. You will leave for home on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Calgary

Outdoors Parks Tours
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