6 days in Alberta Itinerary

6 days in Alberta Itinerary

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Drumheller
— 1 night
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Jasper National Park
— 2 nights
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Banff National Park
— 1 night
4
Calgary
— 1 night

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Drumheller

Drumheller ©
Keep an eye out for prehistoric beasts lurking in dark corners during your trip to Drumheller.
On the 26th (Fri), get great views at Orkney Viewpoint and then see the interesting displays at Royal Tyrrell Museum.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Drumheller trip itinerary planning app.

Appleton, USA to Drumheller is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Appleton in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Drumheller, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Jasper National Park.

Things to do in Drumheller

Museums
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Royal Tyrrell Museum ©
Royal Tyrrell Museum
Orkney Viewpoint ©
Orkney Viewpoint

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the activities along Pyramid and Patricia Lakes, thentake a memorable drive along Columbia Ice Field, thenadmire the sheer force of Tangle Creek Falls, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Athabasca Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Maligne Lake, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, and then trek along Maligne Canyon.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Jasper National Park travel planner.

Getting from Drumheller to Jasper National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Drumheller in June since evenings lows in Jasper National Park dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Jasper National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Athabasca Falls ©
Athabasca Falls
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Maligne Canyon ©
Maligne Canyon

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Samson Native Gallery, take in the dramatic natural features at Crowfoot Glacier, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Peyto Lake, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Banff National Park driving holiday site.

You can drive from Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Jasper National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Banff National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Calgary.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Nature Parks Shopping
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Samson Native Gallery ©
Samson Native Gallery

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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 30th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower and then sample the tasty concoctions at Cold Garden Beverage Company.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Calgary route planner.

Traveling by car from Banff National Park to Calgary takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Banff National Park in June, with highs in Calgary at °F and lows at °F. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Calgary

Breweries & Distilleries
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Cold Garden Beverage Company ©
Cold Garden Beverage Company
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower

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