5 days in Canadian Rockies Itinerary

5 days in Canadian Rockies Itinerary

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5 days in Canadian Rockies Itinerary

Toronto
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
Lake Louise
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Canmore
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 15​min
Toronto

2
days
Lake Louise

Idyllic Lake Louise offers quick access the eponymous lake, arguably the biggest natural attraction in Alberta.
On the 14th (Tue), stop by Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe Ltd, then look for gifts at Wilsons Mountain Sports, then contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, and finally explore the activities along Lake Louise. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at The Lake Louise Ski Resort.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lake Louise custom trip planner.

Toronto to Lake Louise is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Lake Louise due to the time zone difference. In March, Lake Louise is slightly colder than Toronto - with highs of 1°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Canmore.

Things to do in Lake Louise

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
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Lake Louise
The Lake Louise Ski Resort
Moraine Lake

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Canmore

Bordered by the spectacular peaks of the Alberta Rockies, within a stone's throw of Banff National Park, the town of Canmore serves as an excellent base for outdoor adventures.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): hit the slopes at Sunshine Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Johnston Canyon, examine the collection at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, and then take in the natural beauty of Banff Upper Hot Springs.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Canmore vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Lake Louise to Canmore takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Canmore can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Canmore

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

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Banff, Banff National Park
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Sunshine Village
Banff Upper Hot Springs
Johnston Canyon

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