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Canada’s first national park, Banff is both a townsite and an abbreviation for Banff National Park, which was established in 1885. This tag will look at all the many things to do in Banff, which is located in the province of Alberta, Canada. Banff in winter has Canada’s top downhill skiing at it’s main ski resorts Sunshine Village and Lake Louise (the first stop on the World Cup circuit). This tag also explores other winter activities from snowshoeing to tubing to cross country skiing in Banff. In summer, Banff is world renown for its scenic drives with views of turquoise lakes, towering mountains and forests. Wildlife viewing is popular in Banff, as is hiking, biking the Banff Legacy Trail, kayaking, via ferrata and camping. This tag also covers accommodation options from luxury Banff hotels like the Rimrock Resort and Fairmont Banff Springs, but also Banff camping spots. Posts tagged with Banff also touch on the best places to eat in Banff, Christmas events, hiking larch valley and Banff hot springs.

The Best Banff Winter Activities You Can’t Miss! 

By |2021-01-20T09:11:08-07:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: Travel|Tags: , |

If you're committed to making the most out of winter, you've got to get outside. For those of us living near the Rockies, it can be hard deciding which Banff winter activities to do, as there's so many to choose from. Luckily for you, we've done all the research, so you can easily choose the best excursion for your next visit.

How to hack skiing at Sunshine Village Resort

By |2021-01-11T13:09:06-07:00December 28th, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , |

Not to brag, but we've had nothing but epic ski days this season. Weird, right?! Though skiing in COVID times seems to be fraught with line-ups and let downs, that's not been our experience. Key is when to go and where to go. Here's some insider tips on skiing at Sunshine Village Resort this season.

Why you need get on Lake Louise ice skating right now!

By |2021-01-13T11:25:41-07:00December 8th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

We're all looking for something different to do outdoors this season, and if you've never gone skating at Lake Louise, consider this your cue to head to one of the most magical destinations in the Canadian Rockies. We've got all the info from skating hours to where to nab rentals to the best ways to warm up from the cold.

Everything you need to know about skiing at Sunshine this winter

By |2020-12-09T10:12:28-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , |

Skiing is going to look a little different this year. I'm sure it'll still be worth getting out, but it'll definitely require more planning. Here's everything you need to know about skiing Sunshine Village in Banff National park during the 2020-21 season.

The ultimate itinerary for your weekend in Banff

By |2020-12-16T09:28:52-07:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , |

Did I ever have an action packed weekend in Banff! Our Banff itinerary included horseback riding, scaling a mountain and sussing out the town's newest restaurants. I've got a 2 night stay, plus activity package to give away, so read on if you're looking for one last summer adventure.

How is the Rimrock Resort in Banff so amazing

By |2020-08-10T19:06:23-06:00July 29th, 2020|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , |

You'll always win the hotel room lottery at Banff's Rimrock Resort. Not only does each and every guest room peers out onto the Rockies, but their dining room is Canada's only 5 Diamond award-winning restaurant west of Ontario. Here's a look at what a stay this luxe property is like.

The best places to eat in Banff year round

By |2020-08-27T10:31:27-06:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Food|Tags: , , |

One of the joys of road tripping is exploring new restaurants. Quite a few eateries have opened up recently in Banff and their food scene has certainly improved in the past few years. Here's a look at our favourite steakhouses, sushi shops, pizza joints and coffee shops in Canada's oldest national park.

Headed to Banff for kayaking? You’ll want to read this first!

By |2020-05-19T13:43:08-06:00May 19th, 2020|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , |

Once restrictions have lifted, hiking in Banff is a no brainer. Kayaking is another invigorating way to explore this epic National Park. If you're looking for something different to do that's close to Calgary this summer, check out these top spots for kayaking in Banff and Lake Louise. We've got rental information, too!

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