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BANFF NATIONAL PARK, ALBERTA—I am not sure if it has ever been done before but you could probably walk between Banff and Jasper as long as it was warm enough, you are one of the fittest people in the world and you have a lot of time to kill. However, for most normal people, you will want to know the best way to get between these two famous National Parks of Canada.
Feasible – though only in summer. It is not an easy ride. It has a lot of slopes but the views and photo opportunities more than make up for it. It is a 3.5 hour drive so expect at least a 12 hour cycle. Stopovers recommended. Rent Bikes.
Obvious option. Beautiful drive. Perfect distance to enjoy yourself without getting bored and restless. There are 4 rental car options in Banff but Enterprise (Caribou Street) is comfortably the cheapest and most reliable.
Jasper Vacations have been doing this trip for years. The buses are superbly comfortable and the windows are huge so you won’t miss any scenery. Price -$68 for adult and $40 for child.