Johnston Canyon Hike in Banff National Park

I’ve been enjoying the Johnston Canyon hike in Banff for over 40 years now and I gotta say, I never get tired of it. Sure, people say it’s too touristy, but it’s so popular for a reason…  it’s short, easy, beautiful and fun.

Expert Tips to Spot Banff Wildlife

Banff National Park is famous for its diverse and accessible wildlife. Millions of tourists visit Banff each year with hopes of catching a glimpse of a grizzly bear or the beautiful antlers of a bull elk. For many, the Banff wildlife species are foreign; animals that have only been seen on Instagram or enclosed in a zoo. 

How to Get to Banff National Park

Banff National Park is Canada’s most visited national park, but it may surprise you to know there is no Banff airport. But don’t worry, getting to Banff is easy with a wide variety of ways to get to Banff to suit every style and budget.

Getting Around Banff Without a Car

With 6,641 square kilometers of breathtaking mountain scenery, Banff National Park is huge. Given the sheer size of Banff National Park, you may be wondering if you can visit Banff without a car…


Winter Activities Around Banff National Park

14 Easy Winter Hikes in Banff and Area

If you are visiting Banff in winter or anytime between October and April, it’s very likely you’ll be seeing snow. Here in the Canadian Rockies, the snow typically starts to fly well before the official start of winter and that’s when all the Banff winter activities will start. While waiting for more popular winter activities like skiing, the shoulder season in Banff is the perfect time to do some of these winter hikes in Banff and the surrounding area.

7 Easy Kananaskis Snowshoe Trails

Snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies is one of the best ways to get out and experience the beauty of these majestic mountains in the winter. Imagine being on the quiet mountain trails with large snowflakes falling and having the feeling of being in a Christmas snow globe. It really doesn’t get any more peaceful than that and you might even start calling these easy Kananaskis snowshoe trails your happy place.