Don’t let the price tag scare you off, as there are plenty of ways to enjoy Banff on a budget without sacrificing the experience.
Resident Blogger: Chris Smith
Banff National Park Campfire Rules and Safety – Visitor’s Guide
It’s more important than ever that you understand the fundamentals of being fire-wise when camping and how to create a safe campfire because of climate change, record temperatures, and a drought that is wreaking havoc everywhere.
The Complete Guide on Wedding Planners in Banff National Park
Tying the knot in exceptional surroundings in nature has become the obsession of almost every bride. So, it is not surprising that Banff has become the preferred bridal location for many couples. Wedding planners in Banff can help make your wedding day perfect. They can provide you with a wide range of services, from helping…
Banff Places To Eat – The Ultimate List of Restaurants In Banff, Alberta
Looking for the best Banff places to eat? You’ll find everything from casual cafes to upscale eateries serving up local and international cuisine.
Valley Zipline Adventures
Valley Zipline Adventures offers a hands-on experience that puts you in charge of your own gear. That’s right, you will be using our equipment yourself as you move throughout the zipline tour!
Yoho National Park – Heart of The Canadian Rockies
What Yoho National Park lacks in size, it makes up for with its emerald lakes, hanging glaciers, waterfalls and snow covered mountain peaks.
7 Best Banff National Park Hotel Tips
Before making any reservation, make sure you read up on our insiders guide to booking the right hotel at Banff National Park.
9 Amazing Places to Visit in Banff National Park
Banff National Park offers visitors many things to see and do. From hiking to relaxing, you’re all set for the perfect Banff vacation!
Canmore – The Underestimated Town of the Rockies
The Canadian Rockies town of Canmore, located just 15-minutes from Banff National Park, is a town built around recreation and entertainment.
The 3 Best Canoe Trips in Banff National Park
Below you’ll find a detailed breakdown on our favorite Canadian Rockies canoe trips in and around Banff National Park.
The 11 Best Canmore Hiking & Walking Trails
With a network of walking trails through Canmore, along the river side and into mountain valleys, you won’t want to forget your camera.
Canadian Rockies Cycling: Highwood Pass
But if you have more time and can endure another ascent similar to the one you just completed, pedal through the pass and swoop into the Highwood River Valley.
Family Friendly Tours and Hotels in the Canadian Rockies
During the summer months, we get a lot of families vacationing in Banff and surrounding Canadian Rockies destinations.
Four Easy Walks and Hikes That Make Banff the Gem of the Canadian Rockies
There are many different kinds of walks and hikes you can do in and around Banff National Park. Here are four of the best walks and hikes in the Canadian Rockies.
How to Spend One Day in Banff
With only one day in beautiful Banff, activities are my middle name and I am not one to disappoint any of my guests.
Our Favourite Waterfalls in the Canadian Rockies
There’s something about the power of the water rushing over rock, and thinking about how this process is in many ways what created the amazing mountains you see in the Canadian Rockies today that I love.
The Must Dos in Banff Town
The must do’s on your first time to Banff, Alberta. We will help you find the right accommodations and choose the right activities.
Tunnel Mountain – A Canadian Rockies Starter Hike
The well-designed switchbacks up the west side of Tunnel Mountain give you a relatively easy opportunity to reach the top of a Rockies peak.
The Best and Easiest Walk in Banff
The sights of Banff are too much to turn down at any time. Yesterday I donned my warmest thermals and conquered the beautiful Stewart Canyon.
Bike Tours in Banff & the Canadian Rockies
Whether you are a novice cyclist or one who likes to challenge yourself to steep hills, there is something for everyone out here around Banff and the other towns of the Rockies.
Summer in Banff – Where to have Coffee
I really can’t tell if it is because it seems like it has been the longest winter in Banff or whether it really is sweltering but simply put the weather is stunning right now in Banff and the Rockies. There isn’t a trace of snow around town. Though this may be bad news for the ski lovers, the plus side…
Best Themed Bar in Banff
The decorations are so over the top that you can’t help but feel like you are indeed in the craziness of a Mexican bar but with less moustaches and kidnap threats! Best bar in Banff award goes to the Magpie and Stump located on Caribou Street.
Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre
Quality accommodations in the heart of Banff Conveniently located in the Town of Banff, just steps away from the glacier-fed Bow River, Banff Park Lodge is a full-service resort hotel and conference centre. Here visitors can experience the best of both worlds: the peace and solitude of a quiet location, yet quick access to a…
Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge
Where Backcountry Beauty & Luxury Meet Get swept away from the busyness of your everyday life as you relax, rejuvenate and refresh in the picturesque Kananaskis Valley. A 1hour drive from Calgary’s city limits you’ll find a completely modern getaway nestled amidst the pines where luxury and mountain living blends seamlessly. Rediscover excitement, bliss, and…
Getting Married in The Mountains
The Canadian Rockies is a beautiful place to get married and it’s easy to do so. The basics are getting a marriage license two witnesses and a marriage commissioner everything else added on makes the day extra special. Photographer – Pick someone that you connect with feel conformable with and like their photographic style. Remember…
Hiking Cory Pass in Banff National Park
Hiking Cory Pass in Banff National Park is a great hike for those that have some energy and don’t mind steep and varied terrain. There is Aspens forest starting off then some Douglas for and a variety of pine and mixed forest as you climb up. In this video we do the hike to a…
A French-inspired bakery in the Canadian Rockies
Le Fournil’s goal is to provide small moments of pleasure in the form of edible art – from crusty authentic French baguettes to delightful pâtisseries. Using only the highest quality of natural ingredients, always considering seasonal availability, and sourcing locally whenever possible. Le Fournil’s accomplished team is dedicated to the art and science of baking;…
Sit back and enjoy the ride with Alpine Helicopters, which has been in the business of checking off bucket-list wishes since 1961. Alpine Helicopters offers the most spectacular sightseeing tours in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The full-service tourist facility is located at the Canmore Municipal Heliport at the base of the world-famous…
Rimrock Resort Hotel
It is our absolute pleasure to welcome you to the Rimrock Resort Hotel. Thank you to everyone for your support and patience as we transition away from restrictions and back into the freedom of relaxing and enjoying the refreshing atmosphere that we have missed and all want to experience again. I am very fortunate to…
Hike to Lake Annette
Soo many great hikes in the Canadian Rockies that take you to beautiful areas. One that isn’t too busy and is overlooked is Lake Annette. A 6 km hike into lake Annette ( one way). The hike starts at a parking lot not far from the entrance of Moraine lake road. The hike is fairly…
Biking to Johnston Canyon
Great news for those that love to bike without having to dodge cars in Banff. The 1A is open to Cyclists again without vehicle traffic all the way to Johnstons Canyon Resort. The best place to start is at The Fenlands Banff Recreation area where you can park your car and get on your way….
Banff Cannabis Dispensary
Did you know Spiritleaf was the first recreational cannabis dispensary in the historic town of Banff. We offer a wide variety of products at our 203B Bear Street location.
Nightlife Quickpicks in Edmonton, Alberta
Edmonton’s nightlife has always had a great reputation and recently it has grown even more. Experience the fun times that this corner of Alberta offers.
Winter Adventures in Banff National Park
November in the Canadian Rockies is a great transition month. Summer hikes gave way to fall, prepping our adventurous souls for a long snowy active winter. The months ahead will be filled with snow capped mountains and snow capped pines, your invitation to play.
5 Must-Carry Items When Going on a Hiking Trip
There are many ways to explore the scenic views of the Canadian Rockies by vehicle or motor coach tour or by plane or a helicopter, but the best way to absorb the beauty of the mountains will always be to go on foot.