20 days in Canada Itinerary

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Bus to Vienna, Fly to Vancouver
— 4 nights
— 4 nights
Banff National Park
— 6 nights
— 4 nights
Fly to Vienna, Bus to Bratislava


Vancouver — 4 nights

Hollywood North

Visit Deep Cove and Fort Langley National Historic Site for their historical value. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Spanish Banks and Wreck Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Vancouver side-trips: Leghorn Ranch (in Pitt Meadows) and Golden Ears Provincial Park (in Maple Ridge). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Third Beach, wander the streets of Granville Island, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and pause for some photo ops at A-maze-ing Laughter.

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Bratislava, Slovakia to Vancouver is an approximately 16-hour combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bratislava in August: highs in Vancouver hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. On the 31st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Whistler.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Whistler — 4 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Brandywine Falls Provincial Park and Whistler Valley Trail. Visiting The Whistler Train Wreck Trail and Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club will get you outdoors. Change things up with these side-trips from Whistler: Squamish (Alice Lake Provincial Park & Stawamus Chief Park) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Pemberton). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, stop by evo Village Sports, and admire the masterpieces at Audain Art Museum.

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Drive from Vancouver to Whistler in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Vancouver in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Whistler. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Banff National Park.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature
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Banff National Park — 6 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Banff Avenue and River Rafting & Tubing. Visit Policeman's Creek Boardwalk and Bankhead Ghost Town for their historical value. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Sulphur Mountain, trek along Hoodoos Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bow Glacier Falls, and steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

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Traveling by flight from Whistler to Banff National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Whistler to Banff National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Whistler in September, things will get slightly colder in Banff National Park: highs are around 15°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Calgary.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites
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Calgary — 4 nights

Stampede City

Bowness Park and Heritage Park Historical Village will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Military Museums and Gasoline Alley Museum. And it doesn't end there: work some fitness into your day at Calgary Pathway System, browse the exhibits of Contemporary Calgary, identify plant and animal life at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary and Nature Centre, and step off the mainland to explore Prince's Island Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Calgary day trip website.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Banff National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Calgary: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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Canada travel guide

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.