9 days in Red Deer, Drumheller & Sylvan Lake Itinerary

9 days in Red Deer, Drumheller & Sylvan Lake Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alberta tour planner

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Red Deer
— 3 nights
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Drumheller
— 3 nights
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Sylvan Lake
— 2 nights

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Red Deer

— 3 nights
Red Deer is a city in Central Alberta, Canada. Kids will appreciate attractions like Discovery Wildlife Park and Kerry Wood Nature Centre. There's lots more to do: stroll around City Hall Park, wander the wide-open spaces of Heritage Ranch, and see the interesting displays at Alberta Sports Hall of Fame.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Red Deer vacation maker app.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Red Deer. In June in Red Deer, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Drumheller.

Things to do in Red Deer

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 27 — 30:

Drumheller

— 3 nights

Dinosaur Capital of the World

Keep an eye out for prehistoric beasts lurking in dark corners during your trip to Drumheller.
Attractions like Royal Tyrrell Museum and Horsethief Canyon make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at World's Largest Dinosaur, contemplate the long history of Atlas Coal Mine National Historic Site, examine the collection at East Coulee School Museum, and take in the views from Rosedale Suspension Bridge.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Drumheller road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Red Deer to Drumheller takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Sylvan Lake.

Things to do in Drumheller

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:

Sylvan Lake

— 2 nights
Sylvan Lake is a town in central Alberta, Canada. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at Sylvan Steam & Spa, make a splash at Sylvan Lake Aqua Splash, then cool off at Wild Rapids Water Slide Park, and finally walk around Sylvan Lake Provincial Park. On the next day, walk around Jarvis Bay Provincial Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Aspen Beach Provincial Park, and then get engrossed in the history at Bentley Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Sylvan Lake route maker app.

Drive from Drumheller to Sylvan Lake in 2 hours. When traveling from Drumheller in July, plan for slightly colder days in Sylvan Lake, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C.

Things to do in Sylvan Lake

Parks · Theme Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 5: