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Anniversary trip in July

raleigh
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Anniversary trip in July

We have 2 free tickets on southwest air and would like to travle to either Seatle or Spokane as these are the closest to Canada. My question is which airport to fly into to have the best itinerary for seeing the beautiful Canadian Rockies? We are looking for a week long trip for 2 active, healthy 40 somethings. Any suggestions on what to see? All help very appreciated.

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1. Re: Anniversary trip in July

The Canadian Rockies are located 800 km (approx. 500 miles) from the west coast, mainly along the BC/Alberta border, so Spokane is a lot closer than Seattle (you'll need to allow two days' driving, or one really long day, from Seattle).

Click on the itinerary question that is second in the list of "Top Questions" on the right side of your screen, to have a read through trip reports - that should give you lots of ideas. A week including transport time to and from Spokane really only gives you a minimum of time to see some of the highlights - you can easily spend a week between the Canadian Rockies national parks (Banff, Jasper, Yoho and Kootenay) and that would give you time only for the main tourist sights.

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