Banff National Park Travel Guide
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Comparing mountains is a subjective and imprecise business. Yet few would deny that the Canadian Rockies are one of the most extravagantly beautiful ranges on Earth. The mountains and vast stretches of wilderness that make up the birthplace of Canada's first national park offer stunning scenery of glaciers, lakes, valleys, and snowcapped mountain peaks. Large mammals such as deer and elk can be observed in all seasons from the roadside.
The lodgings in Banff compose an eclectic list that includes backcountry lodges without electricity or running water, campgrounds, hostels with shared bathroom...read more
Eating out is, for the most part, a casual affair with an emphasis on good fresh food served in large quantities. Trout, venison, elk, moose, and bison...read more
Things To Do in Banff National Park
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Finally got to take our long-awaited trip to Banff and Jasper, after having to cancel our original plans in June (right during the flooding.) I will try to be brief and cover just the highlights.
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- Booked a regional jet from SFO to Calgary through United, which is run by SkyWest. Read more