57 days in Banff National Park & Whitby Itinerary

57 days in Banff National Park & Whitby Itinerary

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Banff National Park
— 29 nights
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Whitby
— 26 nights

29
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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.
Explore Banff National Park's surroundings by going to Jasper National Park (Athabasca Glacier, Wilcox Pass, &more), Golden (Rocky Mountain Buffalo Ranch, River Rafting & Tubing, &more) and Yoho National Park (Hamilton Falls, Iceline Trail, &more). There's still lots to do: cruise along Icefields Parkway, take in the dramatic scenery at Bow Falls, learn more about the world around you at Banff Park Museum, and steep yourself in history at Cave and Basin National Historic Site.

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Banff National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Toronto to Banff National Park is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Toronto to Banff National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Toronto in May, you will find days in Banff National Park are slightly colder (°C), and nights are colder (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Whitby.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yoho National Park, Jasper National Park, Canmore, Golden, Kootenay National Park
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Icefields Parkway ©
Icefields Parkway
Columbia Ice Field ©
Columbia Ice Field
Bow Falls ©
Bow Falls

26
nights
Whitby

Whitby ©
Whitby is a town in Durham Region. Explore Whitby's surroundings by going to Markham (Room Escape Games, Joyride 150, &more), Vaughan (Canada's Wonderland, Lake Wilcox Brewing Co., &more) and Peterborough (Evans Contemporary, Zap Attack Laser Tag, &more). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Primitive Designs, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Jungle Cat World Wildlife Park, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, and stroll through Tom Taylor Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Whitby online holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Banff National Park to Whitby in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Banff National Park to Whitby, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Whitby is somewhat warmer than Banff National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Whitby

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Markham, Vaughan, Peterborough, Barrie, Newmarket
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Riverview Park and Zoo ©
Riverview Park and Zoo
Canada's Wonderland ©
Canada's Wonderland
Primitive Designs ©
Primitive Designs

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