Your Official Destination Guide To Banff, Alberta
Banff National Park is Canada’s first national park, established in 1885. From Banff’s humble beginnings as a 26 square kilometre hot springs reserve, Banff National Park now consists of 6,641 square kilometres of unparalleled mountain scenery nestled in the heart of the magnificent Canadian Rockies.
Banff is only 150 km away from Calgary. There are many ways to travel from Calgary to Banff but you can get there in about 2 hours if you drive yourself. Another option is traveling from Vancouver to Banff by train. The Rocky Mountaineer and VIA rail tours offer the every traveler unparalleled views of the Canadian Rockies. Not to mention the comfort of the train in which you are riding, or the first-class dining available to you as you go.
Each year, millions of visitors come to Banff to marvel at the emerald waters of Lake Louise, walk amongst the flower-filled heavens at Sunshine Meadows, and drive beneath the towering jagged peaks lining the Icefields Parkway.
There is never a shortage of sights or things to do in Banff National Park
Take a summer sightseeing tour and marvel at the snow-capped peaks, glistening glaciers, tranquil lakeshores, raging river rapids, ancient glaciers and sweeping vistas are just one part of the allure of Banff National Park. We also offer all the best summer and winter activities in the Canadian Rockies. We offer the best white water rafting Banff trip in the Canadian Rockies! Plus our golfing, hiking, ziplining tours, wildlife watching, mountain climbing, biking, fishing, and all types of guided tours are second to none.
Hotels in Banff – The Best Deals in the Canadian Rockies
Would you like to relax for a few days? We have the best hotels in Banff, accommodations, inns, and resorts. Banff is your vacation and adventure destination. You can enjoy all the comforts of home in the town of Banff and the village of Lake Louise, or step out into the wilderness and the home of some of North America’s wildest creatures, including grizzly bears, caribou and wolves.
In our Canadian Rockies vacation guide, you will find it all, from maps of national parks, to day trips suggestions and hiking itineraries. Get the scoop on the best local accommodations and dining options straight from the people who know the area best.