Canadian Rockies Highlights Overview
Explore the Canadian Rockies with a highlight filled journey through Canada.
Discover the Canadian Rockies, an outdoor playground of soaring peaks, trickling mountain streams and forests filled with iconic wildlife. See all the highlights of this dramatic landscape by sauntering from Seattle along the Icefields Parkway, taking in the scenery of the Banff and Yoho national parks and relaxing amongst the lakeside scenery of Jasper. Get an up close look at some of Canada’s celebrated wildlife by hiking along mountain trails, breath the fresh mountain air and savouring the jaw-dropping vistas of the unforgettable Canadian Rockies.
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Soak up Seattle, North America’s ‘emerald city’. Arrive early to wander the streets, museums’ and galleries of the erudite city before crossing the Canadian border to Kamloops – the gateway to the Rockies.
Hit up some of the Canadian Rockies best-kept secrets - including the country’s second highest waterfall – in Yoho National Park. Keep an eye out for some of Canada’s most iconic wildlife.
Canada’s oldest, and arguably most famous national park is full of incredible mountain scenery and essential experiences. Float down the Bow River in a canoe, take a guided tour of Athabasca Glacier or relax in one of Banff’s steamy hot springs.
Navigate the spectacular Icefields Pathway from Banff to Jasper National Park and try to snap the perfect photo at one of the numerous vantage points along the way. Grab a mountain bike and explore Jasper’s many trails or amble up to Whistler on a scenic cable car ride.
Take some time to relax and unwind in the shadow of Mt Robson – Canada’s highest peak. If the weather is fine, take a dip in the swimming pool, or steam it up in a sweltering sauna.
Cross the Camelsfoot Range and arrive in the seaside city of Vancouver. See why this peaceful city is consistently voted among the world's most liveable, and take a short tour through Chinatown and Stanley Park. In the evening, gaze to the east for a farewell glimpse of the Canadian Rockies.
Cross back into the United States and maybe stay on after the tour to further explore the cafes, microbreweries and bookstores of Seattle.
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