Canada Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Thanksgiving Jasper or not?

Jump to last reply

Hello fellow fodorites. I am planning a trip to Jasper to visit my daughter who will be finishing up a summer job on Oct 17th.
It's early in the planning process but have a couple of key questions before we book flights:

What are the pros or cons of being there for Canadian Thanksgiving?
Her birthday is the 8th and I would like to be there for that but don't know whether to clear out before the weekend or stay on because of the weekend?

Secondly, a friend is coming with me and will probably have a week longer leave than myself (I will have 2 weeks total, coming from Oz.) I have visited this area previously, she has never been to Canada and is thinking perhaps of doing Vancouver Island on her own.
If so, would she be better doing that the week before we meet (late Sept/early Oct) or after I leave (mid October.)

Thanks very much in advance. More questions to come :)}

6 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's 100 Hotel Award Winners Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Sep 17, 14 at 01:05 PM
View all Canada activity »
  1. 1 iPhone in Canada
  2. 2 Trip Report Long-overdue Trip report for Ontario, Albert and British Columbia.
  3. 3 Canada in winter
  4. 4 Trip Report Trip Report - Banff & Jasper - Early Agust 2014
  5. 5 Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, PEI and Newfoundland in 7-9 days?
  6. 6 Relaxing Honeymoon
  7. 7 What do you think of Boston to Ottawa trip?
  8. 8 7 Days in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia
  9. 9 Victoria Dining
  10. 10 Northern Lights
  11. 11 Transportation Montreal to Quebec City. Bus or train?
  12. 12 Are plug adaptors needed?
  13. 13 Canadian Rockies Trip: Hiking priority
  14. 14 Fall Montreal weekend with 11-year-old daughter
  15. 15 Lake Huron Circle Tour
  16. 16 Mackenzie/Prince George BC - Safety & Car info needed
  17. 17 Trip Report The Canadian - Toronto to Vancouver by Train - Part 1
  18. 18 Searching for the `Northern Lights`
  19. 19 Looking for custom wine tour from Vernon, BC
  20. 20 Trip Report how to search for owls in winter
  21. 21 Vancouver, Canada - General information about organic food
  22. 22 Help us see Vancouver island
  23. 23 Moraine lake / larch valley / sentinal pass vs plain of six glaciers
  24. 24 Looking for gallery wine events in Vancouver.
  25. 25 Lodging in Lake Louise
View next 25 » Back to the top