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.
If you've heard of The Iceman, Wim Hof, then you likely know a bit about cold water therapy. I didn't. But that didn't stop me from doing a weekend Wim Hof workshop at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Read on if you're curious to know what it's like wading into a freezing lake when it's -25°C outside.
No matter how you choose to explore Lake Louise, one thing's for certain: you're going to get hungry. Whether you're looking for a sit down meal or a grab-and-go option, there are plenty of top notch Lake Louise restaurants to fit the bill. Here's a look at our favourites.
You don't need me to tell you Banff National Park is crazily crowded each summer. But most people don't realize how uncrowded its ski resorts are. You'll find free parking (and a shuttle into Lake Louise) from Lake Louise Ski Resort. AND... we spotted not 1, not 2, not 3,4,5, but 7 grizzly bears from the Lake Louise gondola! Here's a look at our experience, because you really ought to replicate it yourself.
Larch Valley is one of the most popular autumn hikes in Banff National Park. It's possible to get away from the crowds if you follow these tips.
Looking for an easy day hike with kids close to Banff? Lake Agnes Tea House is but an hour from Lake Louise and is ideal for young families.
The Lake Louise Ice Magic Festival is one of the best winter festivals in Canada. Totally geared to families and outdoorsy types, here's a look at what you can expect.