6 days in Alberta Itinerary

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Banff National Park
— 1 night
Jasper National Park
— 3 nights
— 1 night
Fly to London, Train to Detroit



Stampede City

On the 7th (Mon), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then step off the mainland to explore Prince's Island Park.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Calgary trip maker.

Detroit, USA to Calgary is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Detroit to Calgary is minus 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Detroit in August: high temperatures in Calgary hover around 73°F and lows are around 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Banff National Park.
Nature · Parks · Fun & Games
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Banff National Park — 1 night

On the 7th (Mon), stop by Canadian Fashion Xperience.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Banff National Park online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Calgary to Banff National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Calgary in August since evenings lows in Banff National Park dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Jasper National Park.
Nature · Parks · Shopping
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Jasper National Park — 3 nights

Jasper National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Columbia Ice Field, take in the dramatic natural features at Athabasca Glacier, admire the sheer force of Sunwapta Falls, and take in breathtaking views at Maligne Canyon.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Jasper National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Banff National Park to Jasper National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Banff National Park in August: highs in Jasper National Park hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Edmonton.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Edmonton — 1 night

Canada's Festival City

Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Old Strathcona.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Edmonton online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Jasper National Park to Edmonton by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Jasper National Park in August, Edmonton is a bit warmer at night with lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Alberta travel guide

Bodies of Water · Waterfalls · Scenic Drive
Home to two of the world's oldest national parks, Alberta draws millions of visitors with its scenic landscapes ideal for skiing, hiking, and camping. Few leave this western Canadian province without a visit to Lake Louise, arguably the biggest attraction in Alberta. The pristine area around this glacial body of water offers some of the world's finest trails for mountain biking and horseback riding, while a nearby ski resort provides runs for alpine and cross-country skiing, snowboarding, and heli-skiing. If you get sated of all those picture-perfect natural landscapes, add Calgary or Edmonton to your Alberta trip itinerary. Both offer good tourist infrastructure and host renowned festivals, celebrating everything from the country's ranching culture to folk music.