Valley of Five Lakes hike.

A Perfect Banff and Jasper Itinerary: Exploring the Canadian Rockies in 7 Days

What will you see when you visit the Canadian Rockies? You can expect towering peaks, blue glacial lakes and the opportunity to spot wildlife. The ruggedness of this area is what makes it so special. We’ll share with you how to create the perfect Banff and Jasper Itinerary. In this 7-day Banff and Jasper itinerary, you’ll hit all the must-see spots in these two national parks, with some options to explore a little further.

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Find the Best Time to Visit Banff National Park

Banff National Park, nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, is a nature lover’s playground. While the stunning mountain landscapes don’t change, the weather and seasons in Banff National Park can have a big impact on your trip. Finding the best time to visit Banff National Park for your ideal trip requires an overview of what to expect in each of the seasons and each of the months in Banff.

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View from Hoodoo Viewpoint - banff hiking winter

40 Amazing Things to do in Banff in Winter

If you’ve never experienced Banff during winter, you might be wondering if Banff is worth visiting in winter. Our answer is unequivocally yes! You won’t have to look far for winter activities in Banff, which transforms into a winter wonderland in the months of December through March. If you are lucky enough to visit Banff in winter, be prepared to spend most of your time reliving the childhood joys of playing in snow.

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Hiking essentials for Banff National Park, Canada

Essential Banff Hiking Gear

Banff National Park is home to some of the best hiking in the world. You will find there are Banff hikes for all skill levels, from easy strolls to multi-day treks. Regardless of your skill level it’s important to bring the right hiking gear with you.

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Banff Fat Biking Trails

Over 30 BEST Things to Do in Banff for Non-Skiers

Banff National Park is a winter paradise renowned for its pristine ski slopes and powdery snow. But what if you’re someone who doesn’t ski or snowboard? There’s no need to avoid visiting Banff in the winter. There are an incredible number of Banff winter activities for non-skiers.

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Wildflowers near Marsh Loop - Easy hike in Banff

Avoid These 35 Mistakes when Visiting Banff National Park

Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park will amaze you with its awe-inspiring vistas, emerald lakes, and abundant wildlife. It’s a playground for adventurers, a sanctuary for nature lovers, and a bucket-list destination for many travelers from around the globe. Unfortunately, I see visitors making some of the same mistakes over and over when visiting Banff.

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Rocks line the shoreline at Lake Louise, Canada

How to Get to Lake Louise, Canada in 2024

There are few places in Canada more beautiful than Lake Louise. A stunning glacier-fed, turquoise lake, surrounded by towering Rocky Mountains and glaciers, you will never forget the beauty of this iconic Banff lake. It’s remote location within Banff National Park makes it a little challenging to get to, so you may be wondering how to get to Lake Louise. We’re confident you’ll find the perfect way to get to Lake Louise below.

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