The Banff Gondola is one of the best things to do in Banff National Park. Visitors who take the Banff sightseeing gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain will be treated to 360-degree views of the majestic Canadian Rockies, a state-of-the art Upper Terminal with several excellent restaurants.
Ice skating in Banff is certainly a quintessential Canadian winter activity and not only that, but it’s a very popular winter activity in Banff. The best part is that there are several options for ice skating in Banff National Park and the surrounding area (including Canmore and Kananaskis), from local indoor recreational centres to skating …
With snow-capped mountain peaks and the soft glow of Christmas lights beneath snow-covered rooftops, the beauty of Banff at Christmas is something you must see for yourself. There’s really no better place to experience a Canadian Christmas than in Banff. It truly is a winter wonderland!
The discovery of natural hot springs on Sulphur Mountain set in motion a series of events which ultimately led to the creation of Banff National Park, and the entire national park system of Canada. Due to the national importance of this discovery, the Cave and Basin is now a national historic site of Canada.
If you are looking for a really fun winter hike near Canmore, check out the McGillivray Canyon Trail. This unique Kananaskis winter hike follows the path of a McGillivray Creek riverbed into a narrow slot canyon between Pigeon Peak and Mount McGillivray.
A National Historic Site of Canada, the Banff Springs Hotel is one of the most luxurious hotels in Banff National Park. A lavish castle with a beautiful Rocky Mountain setting, the Banff Springs Hotel has attracted distinguished visitors from all over the world for over a century.
There are few places in Banff National Park more beautiful than the Lake Louise area. After spending a day exploring around the world-renowned, glacial-fed turquoise waters of Lake Louise or hiking around the iconic Moraine Lake, there’s no better feeling than walking into the lobby of one of best hotels in Lake Louise.
The Larch Valley hike near Moraine Lake is one of the most beautiful hikes in Banff National Park, even outside of larch season. The Larch Valley hike rises from the shores of Moraine Lake to an extensive forest of larch trees. From this forest of larch trees, Banff hikers will enjoy panoramic views of the …
One of the most underrated hiking trails in Banff National Park, the Johnson Lake hike is an enjoyable short hike around the shores of a beautiful lake. On this easy Banff hike you’ll enjoy a wide variety of beautiful Banff scenery, including beautiful stretches of forest, views of Johnson Lake and the surrounding mountains.
If you are looking for a moderately challenging day hike in Banff which passes several beautiful mountain lakes, try the Twin Lakes trail. The scenic Twin Lakes of Banff National Park sit where the trees meet the rocky alpine zone on the eastern slopes of Storm Mountain. Being within 1 km of each other, Banff …