10 Best Places for Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Banff National Park and Area

paddle boarding Moraine Lake in Banff National Park

It’s no secret that Banff National Park is home to some of the most beautiful lakes in the world (looking at you, Moraine Lake). Once your legs are tired of hiking up mountains, we recommend stand up paddle boarding in Banff and the surrounding area as one of the best ways to truly appreciate the … Read more 10 Best Places for Stand Up Paddle Boarding in Banff National Park and Area

7 Kid-Friendly Bike Trails in Banff and Kananaskis

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

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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Stewart Canyon Hike in Banff National Park

Stewart Canyon near Banff

Lake Minnewanka is a very popular day use area in Banff National Park. There are many reasons to visit Lake Minnewanka including spectacular Rocky Mountain scenery, picnics, the Minnewanka Lake cruise, and boat & kayak rentals. But one of our favorite reasons to visit Lake Minnewanka is the highly scenic, easy Stewart Canyon hike.

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Expert Tips to Spot Banff Wildlife

Dramatic picutre of a mother grizzly bear and her two cubs

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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