Banff is a place of paradoxes. Rugged yet refined. Remote yet easily reachable. Popular yet peaceful. Travelers looking for outdoor adventure will feel just at home here as those who are looking to indulge in rest and relaxation. As will those who chase the summer sun and seek out winter wonderlands.
Despite being one of Canada’s most popular tourist destinations, Banff and Lake Louise both offer stunning backcountry getaways that allow the more adventurous travelers to escape the crowds. But, if you don’t feel like getting your shoes dirty, there’s still plenty to enjoy in these charming Alberta towns.
Figure out the best time of year to travel to Banff and Lake Louise, find great places to stay, things to do, and food to eat.
Visitors worldwide flock to Banff and the neighboring emerald waters of Lake Louise. With an abundance of hiking trails, river excursions, and ski resorts nearby,
If, like me, you feel the need to stop the world and go offline for a bit, I’ll let you in on a secret: Banff.
A couple of months ago, I made a bold move. My partner and I grabbed our neighbor’s cooler, bought three packs of beef jerky, two
If you’re visiting Banff, all you’ll be doing is enjoying some of the best skiing and hiking in the Canadian Rockies, right? Not quite. There