Canada Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Canada activity »
  1. 1 Halifax Nova Scotia to Peggy's Cove
  2. 2 Feedback on itinerary - Mid October Banff/Lake Louise/jasper
  3. 3 Quebec City
  4. 4 Family ski holiday
  5. 5 First Time Trip To Canada!!
  6. 6 Vancouver and Victoria recommendations
  7. 7 Vancouver/Pacific Northwest Trip - Mother/Daughter
  8. 8 Please help with BC itinerary
  9. 9 Travel through Chicago
  10. 10 Vancouver hotel question
  11. 11 Banff in October
  12. 12 Vancouver First Timer - What to do, see?
  13. 13 Toronto or Quebec City?
  14. 14 Niagara Falls in Oct
  15. 15 quebec city and wine route
  16. 16 Montreal, Quebec City and Vermont
  17. 17 Trip Report A week in Eastern Newfoundland
  18. 18 2016 East Canada Road Trip
  19. 19 Gypsy Guide to Driving the Icefield Parkway
  20. 20 Victoria?
  21. 21 Fishing Canada. Opinions and Rec's much needed.
  22. 22 Nova Scotia vs Newfoundland
  23. 23 Calgary
  24. 24 Calgary-Banff-Lake Louise-Jasper - Edmonton
  25. 25 St John's to Fogo Island : need a half way stop.
View next 25 » Back to the top

Banff/Jasper/Yoho--where to start??

Jump to last reply

Hi all!

This is my first post on Fodor's :) My husband, 19 year old stepson and 8 year old daughter want to travel to the Banff area next August for 6-8 days. We are planning to fly into Calgary,but after that, I am stuck! Every picture I look at looks gorgeous and every activity sounds cool. So I need some help.

-Hiking--we are all in pretty good shape, but would like a variety of hiking possibilities. Probably, my daughter and I would go off on an easy or moderate one and my hubs and stepson would head off for something super challenging.
--Whitewater Rafting--would really like to take a trip that we can all do
--Hotels--can't afford the most spendy, but don't want to stay in a hostel either. Would really love something kid friendly and with a bedroom/loft or some such situation that would allow us to have some privacy and space. In other words, I'd prefer that all of us aren't sleeping in one hotel room. No camping :)
--Pace--the hubs doesn't like to move too terribly quickly or often, so I'm thinking 3 days in one place and 3 days in another, or something like that.

Suggestions??

2 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement