44 days in Canada Itinerary

44 days in Canada Itinerary

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44 days in Canada Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Kelowna
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Kamloops
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Clearwater
— 2 nights
4
Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Wells Gray Provincal Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Williams Lake
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Coquitlam
— 1 night
+3
subway + subway + foot + Fly:  1​h 45​min
8
Whistler
— 2 nights
9
Vancouver
— 2 nights
10
Victoria, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
11
Sooke, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Lake Cowichan, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
Ucluelet, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
14
Tofino, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
15
Courtenay, Vancouver Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
16
Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
17
Field
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
18
Glacier National Park of Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
19
Revelstoke
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
20
Banff National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
21
Golden
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
22
Calgary
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  13​h 15​min
End: Brussels

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Kelowna

Kelowna ©
At the heart of British Columbia's wine country, Kelowna is at once both urban and rural, featuring a modern downtown encircled by picturesque hills carpeted with vineyards and orchards.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): engage your brain at Father Pandosy Mission and then do a tasting at Frequency Wine & Sound.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kelowna online itinerary planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Kelowna is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Brussels to Kelowna, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Kamloops.

Things to do in Kelowna

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rollingdale Winery
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Maeg's BBQ Boats ©
Maeg's BBQ Boats
Rollingdale Winery ©
Rollingdale Winery
Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery ©

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Kamloops

Kamloops ©
Frequent host of major sporting events, Kamloops calls itself the "Tournament Capital of Canada." Visitors come to watch curling and skating competitions, as well as fly fishing championships, bike races, and hockey tournaments.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Lac du Bois Grasslands Protected Area, learn about winemaking at Sagewood Winery, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lac le Jeune. Keep things going the next day: hike along Kamloops Rivers Trail, get all the equipment you need at McSporties - Day Rentals, and then tee off at Sun Peaks Golf Course.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Kamloops holiday builder .

You can drive from Kelowna to Kamloops in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Clearwater.

Things to do in Kamloops

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Sun Peaks, Lac le Jeune
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Lac le Jeune ©
Lac le Jeune
Kamloops Rivers Trail ©
Kamloops Rivers Trail
Lac du Bois Grasslands Protected Area ©

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Clearwater

Clearwater ©
Although forestry remains the area's major employer, Clearwater tourism thrives thanks to the region's good opportunities for outdoor activities on six big lakes and four rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Spahat Falls and then get outside with Battle Mountain Equine Enterprises Inc.. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Wells Gray Adventures and then trek along Moul Falls Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Clearwater online itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Kamloops to Clearwater takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Clearwater

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Spahat Falls ©
Spahat Falls
Moul Falls Trail ©
Moul Falls Trail

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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.
On the 8th (Fri), hit the slopes at Marmot Basin Ski Area and then head outdoors with Lac Beauvert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Highway 93A, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunwapta Falls, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beauty Creek Trail.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Jasper National Park online day trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Clearwater to Jasper National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Clearwater to Jasper National Park. Traveling from Clearwater in March, Jasper National Park is little chillier at night with lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Wells Gray Provincal Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Marmot Basin Ski Area ©
Marmot Basin Ski Area
Sunwapta Falls ©
Sunwapta Falls

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Wells Gray Provincal Park

Wells Gray Provincal Park ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Green Mountain Viewing Tower and then head outdoors with Baileys Chute.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Wells Gray Provincal Park travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Jasper National Park to Wells Gray Provincal Park. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. March in Wells Gray Provincal Park sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Williams Lake.

Things to do in Wells Gray Provincal Park

Outdoors
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Baileys Chute ©
Baileys Chute

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Williams Lake

Williams Lake ©
Williams Lake is a city in the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada. On the 11th (Mon), shop like a local with Station House Gallery & Gift Shop, identify plant and animal life at Scout Island Nature Centre, and then tee off at Coyote Rock Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Belle Acres Recreation and then look for all kinds of wild species at Churn Creek Protected Area.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Williams Lake trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Wells Gray Provincal Park to Williams Lake with the Route module. March in Williams Lake sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Coquitlam.

Things to do in Williams Lake

Wildlife Parks Golf
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Churn Creek Protected Area ©
Churn Creek Protected Area
Scout Island Nature Centre ©
Scout Island Nature Centre
Station House Gallery & Gift Shop ©
Station House Gallery & Gift Shop

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Coquitlam

Coquitlam ©
Coquitlam is a city in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia, Canada. Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the views from Pitt River Bridge, then do a tasting at Blue Heron Winery, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Moody Ales, and finally explore the activities along Buntzen Lake.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Coquitlam driving holiday planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Williams Lake to Coquitlam. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Williams Lake in March; daily highs in Coquitlam reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Whistler.

Things to do in Coquitlam

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trips

Buntzen Lake, Blue Heron Winery, Pitt River Bridge, Moody Ales
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Buntzen Lake ©
Buntzen Lake
Moody Ales ©
Moody Ales

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Whistler

Whistler ©
Home to one of the largest ski areas in North America, former logging town of Whistler provides activities and entertainment for avid nature lovers and adrenaline seekers.
On the 14th (Thu), hike along Cheakamus Lake Trail, then fly down the slopes at Momentum Ski Camps - Day Camps, and then get outside with Whistler Village Sports. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Queen of Peace Monastery, ski along the peaceful trails at Black Tusk Trail, and then grab your bike and head to Lakeside Park.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Whistler itinerary builder app .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Coquitlam to Whistler takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and bus. In March, Whistler is slightly colder than Coquitlam - with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Vancouver.

Things to do in Whistler

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Queen of Peace Monastery
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 15:
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Black Tusk Trail ©
Black Tusk Trail
Momentum Ski Camps - Day Camps ©
Momentum Ski Camps - Day Camps
Whistler Village Sports ©
Whistler Village Sports

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Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, then visit a coastal fixture at Brockton Point Lighthouse, and finally kick back and relax at Third Beach. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sea views from View Point, then enjoy the sea views from Point Atkinson Lighthouse, and then identify plant and animal life at Soames Hill (aka Knob Hill).

Make your Vancouver itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Fly from Whistler to Vancouver in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Whistler in March, expect Vancouver to be somewhat warmer, temps between 12°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Victoria.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Soames Hill (aka Knob Hill), Point Atkinson Lighthouse
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Brockton Point Lighthouse ©
Brockton Point Lighthouse
Third Beach ©
Third Beach
Soames Hill (aka Knob Hill) ©
Soames Hill (aka Knob Hill)

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Victoria, Vancouver Island

Victoria ©
Many urban centers call themselves "Garden City," but thanks to its many manicured parks filled with native and exotic plants, Victoria probably deserves than moniker more than most.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Victoria Butterfly Gardens, then ponder the world of politics at Government House, and then make a trip to Ogden Point Terminal & Breakwater. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): visit a coastal fixture at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites, stroll through Willows Beach, and then hike along Scenic Marine Route.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Victoria road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Vancouver to Victoria takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Victoria are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sooke.

Things to do in Victoria

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Sites, Victoria Butterfly Gardens
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Government House ©
Government House
Willows Beach ©
Willows Beach

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Sooke, Vancouver Island

Sooke ©
Sooke is a district municipality situated on the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Canada. On the 20th (Wed), stop by Saltwest Naturals and then look for all kinds of wild species at Juan de Fuca Provincial Park. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Alyard Farm, then identify plant and animal life at Quimper Park, then visit a coastal fixture at Sheringham Point Lighthouse, and finally experience rural life at Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sooke online itinerary maker .

Getting from Victoria to Sooke by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. March in Sooke sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lake Cowichan.

Things to do in Sooke

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Juan de Fuca Provincial Park, Sheringham Point Lighthouse
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Quimper Park ©
Quimper Park
Sheringham Point Lighthouse ©
Sheringham Point Lighthouse
Tugwell Creek Honey Farm and Meadery ©

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Lake Cowichan, Vancouver Island

Lake Cowichan ©
Lake Cowichan,, is a town located on the east end of Cowichan Lake and, by highway, is 27km west of Duncan, British Columbia. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stop by Scarletts Second Hand Boutique and Espresso Bar, choose your vessel at Island Houseboats, and then hike along Bald Mountain Park.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lake Cowichan trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sooke to Lake Cowichan takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Ucluelet.

Things to do in Lake Cowichan

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Bald Mountain Park
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Island Houseboats ©
Island Houseboats

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Ucluelet, Vancouver Island

Ucluelet ©
A haven for surfers on Canada's west coast, the small town of Ucluelet offers rugged, rocky scenery to complement the powerful waves that crash against its shores.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): kick back and relax at Brady's Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Thornton Creek Hatchery. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Mark Penney Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Florencia Bay, and then kick back and relax at Wickaninnish Beach.

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You can drive from Lake Cowichan to Ucluelet in 3.5 hours. March in Ucluelet sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Tofino.

Things to do in Ucluelet

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wickaninnish Beach, Brady's Beach
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Thornton Creek Hatchery ©
Thornton Creek Hatchery
Florencia Bay ©
Florencia Bay
Wickaninnish Beach ©
Wickaninnish Beach

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Tofino, Vancouver Island

Tofino ©
A tiny settlement on Vancouver Island's wild western coastline, surfers' favorite Tofino occupies a scenic location at the edge of Clayoquot Sound, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then identify plant and animal life at Maquinna Provincial Marine Park, and then explore the activities along Clayoquot Sound. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Walk the Wild Side Trail, then take in the exciting artwork at Eagle Aerie Gallery, then view the masterpieces at Henry's Carving Shed, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Cox Bay Beach.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tofino online trip builder .

Take a bus from Ucluelet to Tofino in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Courtenay.

Things to do in Tofino

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Cox Bay Beach ©
Cox Bay Beach
Clayoquot Sound ©
Clayoquot Sound
Walk the Wild Side Trail ©
Walk the Wild Side Trail

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Courtenay, Vancouver Island

Courtenay ©
Courtenay is a city on the east coast of Vancouver Island, in the Canadian province of British Columbia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Puntledge River Hatchery, learn about winemaking at Coastal Black Estate Winery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kin Beach Provincial Park.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Courtenay trip planning app .

Drive from Tofino to Courtenay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Courtenay are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nanaimo.

Things to do in Courtenay

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Kin Beach Provincial Park, Coastal Black Estate Winery
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Puntledge River Hatchery ©
Puntledge River Hatchery
Coastal Black Estate Winery ©
Coastal Black Estate Winery

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Nanaimo, Vancouver Island

Nanaimo ©
Widely regarded as one of Canada's most livable cities, Nanaimo remains both an industrial center and a tourist hub on Vancouver Island.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the activities along Englishman River, then kick back and relax at Beach Front Park, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Heritage Forest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Moorecroft Regional Park and then play a few rounds at Riptide Lagoon.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nanaimo trip planner .

You can drive from Courtenay to Nanaimo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Field.

Things to do in Nanaimo

Parks Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Moorecroft Regional Park
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Beach Front Park ©
Beach Front Park
Moorecroft Regional Park ©
Moorecroft Regional Park
Heritage Forest ©
Heritage Forest

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Field

Field ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): hike along Burgess Shale, trek along Paget Peak, and then stroll through Iceline Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): trek along Wapta Falls and then tee off at Edgewater Hilltop Par 3 Golf & RV Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Field trip planning site .

You can drive from Nanaimo to Field in 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nanaimo to Field. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nanaimo in March: highs in Field hover around 1°C, while lows dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Glacier National Park of Canada.

Things to do in Field

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Yoho National Park, Edgewater Hilltop Par 3 Golf & RV Park
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Burgess Shale ©
Burgess Shale
Wapta Falls ©
Wapta Falls
Paget Peak ©
Paget Peak

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Glacier National Park of Canada

Glacier National Park of Canada
Glacier National Park of Canada shelters free roaming, protected wildlife, from foxes to cougars.
To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park of Canada trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Field to Glacier National Park of Canada takes 2 hours. Traveling from Field in April, expect Glacier National Park of Canada to be somewhat warmer, temps between 15°C and 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Revelstoke.

Things to do in Glacier National Park of Canada

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Revelstoke

Revelstoke ©
At first glance, Revelstoke may seem like it's in the middle of nowhere.
On the 3rd (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Revelstoke Museum & Archives, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jones Distilling, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at After Dark Distillery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Blanket Creek Provincial Park. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Glacier National Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Revelstoke trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park of Canada to Revelstoke takes an hour. The time zone difference when traveling from Glacier National Park of Canada to Revelstoke is minus 1 hour. In April in Revelstoke, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow time for the bus ride to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Revelstoke

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

After Dark Distillery
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Glacier National Park ©
Glacier National Park
Jones Distilling ©
Jones Distilling
After Dark Distillery ©
After Dark Distillery

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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.
On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tunnel Mountain Trail, and then take in panoramic vistas at Surprise Corner.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Banff National Park online trip planner .

You can take a bus from Revelstoke to Banff National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Revelstoke to Banff National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Revelstoke in April, expect Banff National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 9°C and -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Golden.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Canmore
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Policeman's Creek Boardwalk ©
Policeman's Creek Boardwalk
Spas & Wellness

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Golden

Golden ©
Shining from its nook in the Rocky Mountain Trench, the town of Golden lives up to its name, with memorable scenery at every turn.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River, then examine the collection at Golden and District Museum, then choose your vessel at Columbia Wetlands Outpost, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Whitetooth Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Art Gallery of Golden, contemplate the waterfront views at Kinbasket Lake, and then tee off at Golden Golf Club.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Golden travel planner.

Take a bus from Banff National Park to Golden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Banff National Park in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Golden: highs are around 15°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Golden

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Columbia Wetlands Outpost ©
Columbia Wetlands Outpost
Moonrakers, Golden, Bc ©
Moonrakers, Golden, Bc
Columbia River ©
Columbia River

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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 10th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Knox United Church. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Bar U Ranch National Historic Site and then admire the verdant scenery at Kananaskis Valley.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Calgary attractions planner .

You can drive from Golden to Calgary in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 0°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Kananaskis Country, Bar U Ranch National Historic Site, Mt. Lorette Ponds
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Mt. Lorette Ponds ©
Mt. Lorette Ponds
Bar U Ranch National Historic Site ©
Bar U Ranch National Historic Site
Troll Falls ©
Troll Falls

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