Banff National Park Travel Guide

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Plan Your Banff National Park Vacation

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.

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Banff National Park Hotels

The lodgings in Banff comprise an eclectic list that includes backcountry lodges without electricity or running water, campgrounds, hostels with shared...read more

Restaurants

Banff National Park Restaurants

There are more than 100 eateries in Banff National Park, and visitors have a wide range of dining options—from fast-food outlets to chain restaurants to...read more

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Things To Do

Things To Do in Banff National Park

Explore the best sights, entertainment, and shopping with our top choices and insider tips.

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Banff National Park Experiences

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  • Banff / Jasper Trip 2.0

    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.

    Who: Read more

  • Calgary, Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise

    Transportation:
    - Booked a regional jet from SFO to Calgary through United, which is run by SkyWest. Read more

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  • Where to stay in Banff?

    I am travelling to Banff for the first time in January 2015 as a couple (both 21) we plan on staying for 10 nights and skiing for 7 days while we are there. Read more

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