The Mountain Playgrounds of Alberta Fly Drive Holiday through Banff, Jasper and Edmonton
This short fly drive holiday around the Canadian Rockies showcases all the best parts of the Canadian Rockies.
You will travel from Banff through to Jasper and on to Edmonton, exploring the many famous sights on the way such as stunning Lake Louise, Yoho and Jasper National Parks, the Icefields Parkway and Athabasca Glacier.
Activities abound, including horse riding, hiking, biking, golfing and canoeing. There is so much to do and the scenery is so magnificent, you'll wish you were staying longer!
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Drive to Banff from Calgary Airport and check in to your hotel. Travel up the Banff Gondola for wonderful views of the town, marvel at the colours of Lake Louise and Moraine Lake and drive the amazing Icefield Parkway. Explore the many National and Provincial parks of the area, play a round of golf at one of the award winning golf courses, or just enjoy some relaxation time at the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel, the 'castle in the Rockies'.
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Take the short drive to Jasper, being sure to stop at Peyto Lake and the Athabasca Glacier where you can ride the Ice Explorer, specially designed for glacial travel. It will take you on a remarkable excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier. From there it is an easy drive into Jasper where you can visit the Maligne Canyon, the much photographed Spirit Island and ride the Jasper tramway.
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Your fly drive holiday is not quite over as you will spend your last night at Edmonton. You can choose from a downtown hotel, or the Fantasyland hotel situated at the heart of the West Edmonton Mall, the largest in North America and the 5th largest in the world. Shop till you drop or experience one of the many theme park experiences or restaurants.
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