7 days in Alberta Itinerary

7 days in Alberta Itinerary

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7 days in Alberta Itinerary

Calgary
Calgary
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Edmonton
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Banff National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Calgary

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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 7th (Wed): meet the residents at The Calgary Zoo and then step off the mainland to explore Prince's Island Park. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Heritage Park Historical Village and then enjoy breathtaking views from Calgary Tower.

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The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Calgary. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in February, and nighttime lows around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Edmonton.

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The Calgary Zoo
The Calgary Zoo
Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower

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Edmonton

Edmonton
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 9th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Alberta Legislature Building and then look and learn at TELUS World of Science - Edmonton. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Fort Edmonton Park and then cool off at World Waterpark.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Edmonton day trip website .

You can drive from Calgary to Edmonton in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Calgary in February, expect nights in Edmonton to be about the same, around -15°C, while days are little chillier, around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Banff National Park.

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Fort Edmonton Park
Fort Edmonton Park
TELUS World of Science - Edmonton ©
World Waterpark ©
World Waterpark

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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.
Step out of Banff National Park to go to Canmore and see Nature & Wildlife Tours, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. On the 11th (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Sunshine Village. On the 12th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort.

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You can drive from Edmonton to Banff National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or take a bus. In February in Banff National Park, expect temperatures between -4°C during the day and -15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

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Sunshine Village
Sunshine Village
The Lake Louise Ski Resort ©
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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