15 days in Canada, Yellowstone National Park & Badlands National Park Itinerary

15 days in Canada, Yellowstone National Park & Badlands National Park Itinerary

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15 days in Canada, Yellowstone National Park & Badlands National Park Itinerary

Start: Winnipeg, Canada
Drive:  6 h 30 min
1
Regina, Canada
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h
2
Calgary, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Banff National Park, Canada
— 3 nights
Drive:  13 h 30 min
4
Yellowstone National Park, United States
— 5 nights
Drive:  9 h 45 min
5
Badlands National Park, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  11 h 30 min
End: Winnipeg, Canada

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night
Regina, Canada

Regina ©
Named after Queen Victoria, cultured Regina serves as a provincial capital and boasts many manicured parks, which make it a pleasant place to visit throughout the year.
On the 26th (Fri), walk around Wascana Centre Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Regina day trip planning site.

Winnipeg to Regina is an approximately 3- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Winnipeg in June, Regina is little chillier at night with lows of 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Calgary.

Things to do in Regina

Parks
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Wascana Centre Park ©
Wascana Centre Park

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nights
Calgary, Canada

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Heritage Park Historical Village, take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Cold Garden Beverage Company.

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Fly from Regina to Calgary in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. June in Calgary sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Banff National Park.

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Heritage Park Historical Village ©
Heritage Park Historical Village
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower

3
nights
Banff National Park, Canada

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.
Banff National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Moraine Lake, contemplate the long history of Cave and Basin National Historic Site, cruise along Bow Valley Parkway, and examine the collection at Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Banff National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Calgary to Banff National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Calgary in June: high temperatures in Banff National Park hover around 20°C and lows are around 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Banff National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Moraine Lake ©
Moraine Lake
Peyto Lake ©
Peyto Lake
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise ©
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

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nights
Yellowstone National Park, United States

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yellowstone National Park: Grand Teton (in Grand Teton National Park) and Chapel of the Sacred Heart (in Moose). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary website.

Getting from Banff National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: drive. In July in Yellowstone National Park, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Devils Tower.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Badlands National Park, United States

Badlands National Park ©
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Badlands National Park, get great views at Pinnacles Overlook, then admire all the interesting features of Loop Road, and finally explore the striking landscape at Badlands Wall.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Badlands National Park trip planner.

Getting from Devils Tower to Badlands National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Devils Tower in July: highs in Badlands National Park hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Badlands National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Badlands National Park
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Loop Road ©
Loop Road
Badlands National Park ©
Badlands National Park
Badlands Wall ©
Badlands Wall

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