The Canadian Rockies are an immense mountain range that extend 1,200 km or 745 miles over various parks, such as Banff national park, Jasper national park, Yoho national park, Kananaskis, and more. The range reaches all the way from the American border over the east of British Columbia and the west of Alberta. The landscape is absolutely breathtaking, making for unforgettable moments and adventures. However, planning a trip here can be a little overwhelming and time-consuming. That’s why we put together this comprehensive 2 to 3 week road trip itinerary, including where you should go and how long you should stay.

📍 Stop 1: Banff National Park
Length: 2-3 days
Highlights: Banff hot springs, Johnston Canyon, the Vermillion Lakes, Lake Minnewanka, and the scenery along the Bow Valley Parkway.

☑️ Book Lake Minnewanka boat tour: https://www.getyourguide.com/banff-l284/banff-lake-minnewanka-cruise-t283927/?partner_id=57UJ5GF&utm_medium=online_publisher&placement=content-middle&cmp=CanadianRockies_video

📍 Stop 2: Lake Louise
Length: 1-2 days
Highlights: Moraine Lake, Lake Louise, Big beehive trail, Larch valley trail

📍 Stop 3: Icefields Parkway
Lenght: 1-3 days
Highlights: Bow Lake, Peyto Lake, the Waterfowl Lakes, Mistaya Canyon, the Columbia Icefield, the Helen Lake and Cirque Peak Trail

☑️ Book Columbia Icefields tour: https://www.getyourguide.com/jasper-l290/columbia-icefield-glacier-adventure-ice-explorer-skywalk-t284552/?partner_id=57UJ5GF&utm_medium=online_publisher&placement=content-middle&cmp=CanadianRockies_video

📍 Stop 4: Jasper National Park
Length: 2-4 days
Highlights: Maligne lake and canyon, Medicine lake, the Athabasca Falls, the Sulphur Skyline trail, the Valley of the 5 lakes, Mt. Edith Cavell

☑️ Book whitewater rafting tour: https://www.getyourguide.com/jasper-l290/2-hour-whitewater-rafting-in-jasper-national-park-t10183/?partner_id=57UJ5GF&utm_medium=online_publisher&placement=content-middle&cmp=CanadianRockies_video

📍 Stop 5: Mount Robson Provincial Park
Length: 1-3 days
Highlights: Mt. Robson, Berg Lake (Trail), Kinney Lake

📍 Stop 6: Yoho National Park
Length: 2-3 days
Highlights: Takakkaw Falls, Emerald Lake, Sherbrooke Lake (Paget Peak), Lake O’Hara

📍 Stop 7: Kananaskis & Canmore
Length: 3-5 days
Highlights: Canmore, Grassi Lakes, Kananaskis Lakes, Sarrail Ridge Trail, Smutwood Peak, South Pocaterra Ridge, Tent Ridge, Galatea Lakes, and King’s Creek Ridge.

🙏BONUS: 3 tips to prepare for your Canadian Rockies road trip
🏕️ Campsite reservations:
– Camping in Banff, Jasper, and Yoho National Parks: https://worldwildhearts.hopp.to/national-parks-reservations
– Camping in Kananaskis: https://worldwildhearts.hopp.to/alberta-parks-reservations
– Camping in Mount Robson Provincial Park: https://worldwildhearts.hopp.to/bc-parks-reservations

🎦 Note: some (drone) footage is courtesy of Canva

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📺 MORE VIDEOS YOU WILL ENJOY:
– Best Hikes in Banff National Park: https://youtu.be/GPQReoI8fQk
– Best Hikes in Kananaskis: https://youtu.be/CG08YZhAhyA
– 14 Amazing Places to Visit in British Columbia: https://youtu.be/ivMP7NJBT_I
– Vancouver Island 10 Places To Visit: https://youtu.be/u_6SdTdBpXU
– Mount Assiniboine Hike from Sunshine Village to Mt. Shark Trailhead: https://youtu.be/skRqrA1YbwA

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🎵 MUSIC CREDITS:
Rejoice in the morning by The David Roy Collective
All This Love by Russo & Weinberg
Butterfly by Ian Post
It can only get better instrumental by Low Light
Never Lost Instrumental by Ian Post

🎥 VIDEO CHAPTERS:
0:00 Intro
1:39 Banff National Park
2:48 Lake Louise
3:48 Icefields Parkway
5:29 Jasper National Park
6:29 Mount Robson Provincial Park
7:30 Yoho National Park
8:17 Kananaskis
9:39 Canadian Rockies Tips

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