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Banff is Canada's most visited National Park. Banff's eastern gate is located approximately 100 km west of Calgary in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, and stretches 240 km along the eastern slope of the Continental Divide.
Originally set aside to preserve sulphur hot springs for public use, Banff's towering peaks and beautiful meadows make it among Canada's most incredible holiday areas.

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Columbia Icefields

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Jasper and Banff National Park's Columbia Icefields. Explore Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefields.

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Banff Gondola Ride Admission

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Enjoy stunning panoramas of six different mountain ranges on the state-of-the-art Banff Gondola. Soar to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a bird's-eye view of town and vistas of Canada's first national park.

Banff Lake Minnewanka Cruise

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Majestic views of the Canadian Rockies while cruising beautiful Lake Minnewanka on this panoramic 1-hour interpretive cruise. Learn Native folklore while scanning the lake shore for big-horned sheep, deer, bald eagle and even the occasional bear. Cruise over to Devil's Gap for incredible views of the Prairies and surrounding mountains.

Tour Moraine Lake

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Moraine Lake is a stunning glacially-fed lake located in Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada. Famous and iconic, Moraine Lake in the Canadian Rockies and is renowned for its breathtaking turquoise-blue waters and stunning surrounding mountain peaks.

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Banff Townsite

Banff Townsite

Banff Townsite, commonly referred to as Banff, is a charming and vibrant mountain town located within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.


Banff is situated in the Canadian Rockies, approximately 128 kilometers (80 miles) west of Calgary. It serves as the main gateway to Banff National Park.

Banff Avenue

The main thoroughfare of the town, Banff Avenue, is lined with shops, restaurants, cafes, and galleries. It's a bustling and pedestrian-friendly street that's popular for shopping and exploring.

Banff Townsite Shopping and Dining

Banff offers a wide range of shopping options, from outdoor gear stores to boutique shops selling local crafts and artwork. The town is also known for its diverse culinary scene, featuring a variety of restaurants offering both local and international cuisine.


Banff provides a range of accommodation options, from luxury hotels and resorts to cozy lodges and budget-friendly accommodations. The iconic Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, often referred to as the "Castle in the Rockies," is a prominent landmark.

Banff Park Museum National Historic Site

This museum, located on Banff Avenue, showcases the natural history of the Canadian Rockies. It houses a collection of specimens and exhibits that highlight the region's flora and fauna.

Banff Upper Hot Springs

Located just a short drive from the town, the Banff Upper Hot Springs offer a relaxing and scenic experience. Visitors can soak in the warm mineral-rich waters while enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding mountains.

Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity

This cultural institution hosts a variety of artistic and creative programs, including performances, exhibitions, and workshops. It contributes to Banff's reputation as a cultural hub.

Cascade Gardens

A beautifully landscaped garden located near the Banff Park Museum. It's a serene spot with flower displays, walking paths, and views of the surrounding mountains.

Sundance Film Festival

Banff hosts the Banff Mountain Film Festival and the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, attracting outdoor and adventure enthusiasts from around the world.

Outdoor Activities

Banff is a gateway to numerous outdoor activities, including hiking, mountain biking, skiing, snowboarding, and wildlife viewing. The town is surrounded by stunning natural landscapes, providing endless opportunities for exploration.

Banff Townsite serves as a central hub for visitors exploring the natural wonders of Banff National Park. Whether you're interested in outdoor adventures, cultural experiences, or simply strolling through a picturesque mountain town, Banff offers a rich and diverse experience for all types of travelers.

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Banff, located in the Canadian Rockies, offers stunning natural landscapes and a variety of activities for outdoor enthusiasts.

Banff National Park

Explore the pristine wilderness of Banff National Park, Canada's first national park. Take scenic drives along the Icefields Parkway and Bow Valley Parkway for breathtaking views.

Lake Louise

Visit the iconic Lake Louise, known for its turquoise waters and stunning mountain backdrop. Enjoy activities like hiking, canoeing, or simply taking in the scenery.

Moraine Lake

Marvel at the striking beauty of Moraine Lake, surrounded by ten towering mountain peaks. Take a hike around the lake or rent a canoe to experience its splendor up close.

Banff Gondola

Ride the Banff Gondola to the summit of Sulphur Mountain for panoramic views of the Bow Valley. Explore the boardwalk and visit the interpretive center.

Hiking Banff

Banff offers a plethora of hiking trails for all skill levels. Some popular trails include Johnston Canyon, Plain of Six Glaciers, and Sentinel Pass.

Banff Wildlife Viewing

Keep an eye out for wildlife such as elk, deer, bears, and bighorn sheep. Wildlife spotting tours are also available.

Banff Hot Springs

Relax in the Banff Upper Hot Springs while enjoying mountain views.

Canoeing and Kayaking

Paddle along the Bow River, Lake Louise or Bow Lake for a peaceful and scenic experience. Banff has some spectacular places for Canoeing and Kayaking.

Skiing and Snowboarding in Banff

In winter, Banff transforms into a winter wonderland with opportunities for skiing and snowboarding at resorts like Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise Ski Resort, and Mount Norquay.

Banff Dog Sledding and Ice Walks

Experience the thrill of dog sledding or join an ice walk to explore frozen canyons and waterfalls during the winter months.

Town of Banff

Stroll through the charming town of Banff with its shops, galleries, and restaurants. Visit the Banff Park Museum and the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies for cultural insights.

Columbia Icefield

The Columbia Icefield covers an area of approximately 325 square kilometers (125 square miles). It is one of the largest icefields in North America and is the source of several major glaciers.

Icefields Parkway

The Icefields Parkway, also known as Highway 93, is a world-renowned scenic highway that stretches through the heart of the Canadian Rockies, connecting Jasper National Park to Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada.

Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake is famous for its unique shape that resembles the head of a wolf. It is named after Bill Peyto, an early trail guide and trapper in the Banff area.

Cave and Basin National Historic Site

Learn about the history of Banff National Park and the discovery of the hot springs at the Cave and Basin historic site.

Banff National Park by Horseback

Exploring Banff by horseback is a classic and enjoyable way to experience the stunning landscapes and scenic trails of the Canadian Rockies.