December is one of the best times of year to visit Banff National Park

Visiting Banff in December

Many argue that December is the best time of year to visit Banff, and they may very well be right. By December, Banff has received enough snow that you’ll be able to enjoy the full-range of winter activities in Banff such as downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, fat biking and more.

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The Canmore bike trail system has tons of great trails for kids - our kids love this stretch by the stinky river!

8 Kid-Friendly Bike Trails in Banff and Kananaskis

The Canadian Rockies are a great place to create lasting memories with your kids. There are so many kid-friendly things to do in Banff and Kananaskis among the rugged beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Many families come to Banff for some easy hiking, but there are also many kid-friendly bike trails in Banff and Kananaskis.

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Dramatic picutre of a mother grizzly bear and her two cubs

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. 

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