10 days in Vancouver & Banff National Park Itinerary

10 days in Vancouver & Banff National Park Itinerary

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Vancouver
— 6 nights
Fly to Calgary, Shuttle to Banff National Park
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Banff National Park
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Calgary, Fly to Montreal

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Vancouver

Hollywood North

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
You've added CF Richmond Centre, Yaletown, Sunset Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Granville Island and Gastown. Discover out-of-the-way places like Third Beach and Lions Gate Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Liberty Distillery, buy something for everyone on your list at Aberdeen Centre, contemplate the waterfront views at False Creek, and get a taste of local nightlife at Milltown Bar & Grill.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vancouver day trip planner.

Montreal to Vancouver is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to Vancouver. October in Vancouver sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Two Jack Lake, explore the activities along Minnewanka Loop / Lake Johnson, then trek along Hoodoos Trail, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Banff National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Vancouver to Banff National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Vancouver to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vancouver in October, expect nights in Banff National Park to be colder, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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