5 days in Alberta Itinerary

5 days in Alberta Itinerary

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5 days in Alberta Itinerary

Fredericton
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Calgary
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
bus + shuttle + Fly:  11​h 30​min
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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.
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Fredericton to Calgary is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Fredericton to Calgary due to the time zone difference. February in Calgary sees daily highs of -1°C and lows of -13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Banff National Park.

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Spruce Meadows
Spruce Meadows
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower

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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 9th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort. On the 10th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Sunshine Village. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Minnewanka and contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

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Traveling by car from Calgary to Banff National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a shuttle. While traveling from Calgary, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Banff National Park, ranging from highs of -4°C to lows of -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Lake Minnewanka ©
Lake Minnewanka
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
Sunshine Village
Sunshine Village

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