The top stops along the way from Jasper to Edmonton (with short detours) are Athabasca Falls, Patricia Lake, and Beaver Boardwalk. Other popular stops include University of Alberta Botanic Garden, The Enjoy Centre, and Sulphur Skyline Trail.
Is the drive from Edmonton to Jasper scenic?
This route running north-south and connecting Jasper with the Trans-Canada Highway 1 near Lake Louise and Banff is considered one of the most scenic stretches of highway in the world. Although it will take longer, this route is just over 5 hours, the views are unparalleled.
What towns are between Edmonton and Jasper?
re abve post, i think with how you describe your goal, the towns of edson and certainly hinton are too far. if you are as far as hinton, you might as well just drive another 50 minutes and your in jasper. in case you change your mind…the name of the hotel right at the airport is Renaissance Edmonton Airport Hotel.
How is the road from Edmonton to Jasper?
The drive from Edmonton to Jasper is about 365kms and takes close to 4 hours without stopping. The whole drive is done via Highway AB-16. During the winter, the drive can take longer depending on conditions, as well as busy summer weekends throughout the year.
What is there to see between Hinton and Jasper?
Local Area Attractions Near Hinton / Jasper KOA Holiday
- Explore Athabasca Glacier. Located along the Icefield Parkway / Highway 93. …
- Caving at Cadomin Cave. …
- Jasper Tramway. …
- Golfing at Hinton. …
- Miette Hot Springs. …
- Maligne Lake Tours (Boat tours, canoeing and site seeing) …
- Horseback Riding. …
Which is closer to Edmonton Jasper or Banff?
Jasper Vs Banff – Location
At just about 1.5 hours’ drive away, Banff is very accessible from Calgary. … Jasper, while further away from Calgary, is closer to Edmonton. However, it still would take almost four hours of driving to get from Edmonton to Jasper. Jasper is also closer to Mount Robson National Park.
How far is Jasper from Banff?
Taking the AB-93 North, the total distance from Banff to Jasper is 288km. Breaking that up – the distance from Banff to Lake Louise (a MUST stop along the way) is 57km and the distance from Lake Louise to Jasper is 233km. Overall, the trip should take close to 4 hours if driving with minimal stops.
How long of Adrive is it from Edmonton to Banff?
How long does it take to drive from Edmonton to Banff? Driving from Edmonton to Banff should take you 4 hrs 10 mins in normal traffic.
How close is Edmonton to the mountains?
Calgary is the closest to the mountains, the town site of Banff is less than a 2 hour drive away. From the Edmonton airport it’s a 4 hour drive to Jasper or 4.5 hours to Banff.