5 days in Canada Itinerary

5 days in Canada Itinerary

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Calgary
— 1 day
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Banff
— 1 night
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Lake Louise
— 1 night
4
Jasper
— 1 night
5
Edmonton
— 1 night

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Calgary

Calgary ©

Stampede City

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 1st (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Calgary Zoo.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Calgary holiday maker website.

Edmonton to Calgary is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. August in Calgary sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Banff.

Things to do in Calgary

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Banff

Banff ©
The gateway to Canada's oldest national park, Banff sits in the middle of one of the world's most photogenic natural landscapes, recognized as a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the activities along Vermilion Lakes, cruise along Bow Valley Parkway, then steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Willock & Sax Gallery.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Banff trip maker app.

Drive from Calgary to Banff in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Calgary in August, Banff is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Louise.

Things to do in Banff

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 2:
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Must see
Vermilion Lakes
4.2

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Lake Louise

Lake Louise ©
Idyllic Lake Louise offers quick access the eponymous lake, arguably the biggest natural attraction in Alberta.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Agnes.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Louise road trip planning app.

Getting from Banff to Lake Louise by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. August in Lake Louise sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can take a bus to Jasper.

Things to do in Lake Louise

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Parks
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Must see
Lake Agnes
4.6

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Jasper

Jasper ©
Jasper is a specialized municipality in western Alberta, Canada. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the activities along Medicine Lake and then explore the stunning scenery at Maligne Canyon.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jasper online journey planner.

Getting from Lake Louise to Jasper by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lake Louise in August: highs in Jasper hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Edmonton.

Things to do in Jasper

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Medicine Lake
4.3
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Maligne Canyon
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Edmonton

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stop by Zocalo, then browse the different shops at Southgate Centre, then find something for the whole family at Fort Edmonton Park, and finally look for gifts at Evoolution.

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

Traveling by car from Jasper to Edmonton takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Edmonton when traveling from Jasper in August, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edmonton

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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Theme Park
Fort Edmonton Park
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Shopping Mall
Southgate Centre
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Evoolution
4.8

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