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Johnston Canyon Icewalk
Hike on steel walkways built into the canyon walls and get an airy view of the canyon below. Travel through breathtaking scenery and nature on your way to the trail head and learn about the history and geology of Johnston Canyon.This popular wal""Join this small-group Banff guided tour and hike on steel walkways which have been built into the canyon walls. Travel through prime wildlife habitat and learn how Johnston Canyon was formed. You'll be led past lower falls and end up at breathtaking uptitle=Icewalk+Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+beautiful+tour+of+the+Johnston+Canyon+Icewalk%AE&2=Look+out+for+the+various+types+of+wildlife+which+inhabit+the+area&3=Learn+about+the+history+and+geology+of+the+area+from+your+knowledgeable+guide&4=Complimentary+pick"""Banff Canada"
From CAD71.00
 
Winter Tour: Banff and its Wildlife
"Build a connection to the World Heritage Site as you visit Banff's landmarks and view wildlife in their natural winter habitat. Hear how the history of the Bow Valley changed when three railway workers rediscovered a hidden treasure. See and le habitat and their winter survival adaptations. This is Banff's best tour for viewing wildlife and animal species are seen on 95% of the tours. Please note: This tour is seasonal and only operates from December through April.""""Join a personalized small-group tour and discover beautiful Banff in the winter! Over three hours your local guide will point out all the landmarks and wildlife in their natural habitat particularly their ability to survive the cold winter months."title=Tour+Highlights&1=Enjoy+a+sightseeing+tour+of+Banff+and+its+wildlife&2=Visit+historic+places+and+famous+landmarks&3=Learn+about+the+history+and+geology+of+the+area+from+your+knowledgeable+guide&4=Complimentary+pickup+and+drop+off+from+most+Banff+hot
From CAD62.00
 
Maligne Valley and Wildlife Tour
"There’s only one way to see the splendor that is the winter wildlife and nature of Jasper National Park. This guided tour takes you in a van through the most stunning sites of the park including Athabasca Valley Maligne Valley and Medicine Lake. See the diversity in the National Park as the van rolls along. There is minimal walking. Get great photos of animals along the way including Elk deer sheep goats
From CAD68.00

Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Banff

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Bankhead - Ghost Town

When coming off the Highway from Calgary - instead of turning left into Banff - TURN RIGHT! You will enter BANKHEAD, an historic site. Bankhead was a coal mine in the early 1900's that became a...
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Johnston Canyon

This was one of the most spectacular hikes/ walks we did during our week in Banff. On our last day in Banff we decided to drive the 25 km to the canyon along the Bow Valley Parkway and as we...
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Sulphur Mountain

Why not HIKE up Sulphur Mountain, just outside the town. Although there is a gondola, you will feel much better after walking up instead. Unfortunately, at the top, you will be greeted by hordes of...
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Lake Louise

Lake Louise is about 1 hour North of Banff. It's talked about pretty commonly if you are in the area as a place to check out. Essentailly, it's just big pretty lake (depending on when you go). During...
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Cascade Mountain

This is where Banff, the first National Park in Canada, started. Curious? Well then you'll just have to go there yourself and read up on it! Aside from the little musuem and the hot spring water, the...
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Tunnel Mountain

The path winds back and forth up the mountain with great views over Banff and The Babff Springs Hotel and Golf Course. It's a bit more challenging than a stroll for sure - although we did meet a few...
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Martin Stables

MARTIN STABLES HAS THE BEST HORSEBACK RIDE. IT IS A 3 HR. BREAKFAST RIDE. YOU RIDE FOR AND HOUR THEN EAT FOR AN HOUR THEN RIDE A DIFFERENT TRAIL BACK FOR AN HOUR. WHAT A BLAST. A MUST TRY FOR HORSE...
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Columbia Icefields Canada by aussirose

We had left Jasper on our way to Banff and about half way is the Icefields - about 2 and a half hour drive to Banff. Gee this place is cold!! Brrrr!! And it wasn't even the snow season! This is a...
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Canadian Veterans Memorial

THEY WILL NEVER KNOW THE BEAUTY OF THIS PLACE, SEE THE SEASONS CHANGE, ENJOY NATURE'S CHORUS. ALL WE ENJOY WE OWE TO THEM, MEN AND WOMEN WHO LIE BURIED IN THE EARTH OF FOREIGN LANDS AND IN THE SEVEN...
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Look for local happenings....

We were able to see the Royal Canadian Mounted Police do their "Musical Ride", in formation with their beautiful Hanoverian horses. The show started with Buffalo Nation dances and a high school...
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Top Hotels in Banff

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405 Spray Avenue, P.O. Box 960, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1J4, Canada
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300 Mountain Avenue, Box 1110, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1J2, Canada
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521 Banff Avenue, Box 1070, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1H8, Canada
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401 Banff Avenue, (formerly Traveller's Inn), Banff, Alberta, T1L 1A9, Canada
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537 Banff Avenue, P.O. Box 489, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1A6, Canada
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One Sunshine Access Road, Banff, Alberta, T1L 1J5, Canada
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Top Things to Do in Banff

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Banff Avenue

The town lies in the middle of Banff National Park, in the valley of the Bow River and resembles a small town in the Alps. In the summer time it is mostly visited by hikers, and winter is a place for...
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Sulphur Mountain Gondola

Let's go hike Sulphur Mountain - Note to self, this is uphill all the way! The hike up Sulphur Mountain is 5.5km, and not done easily. You criss cross as you go up the mountain. The elevation of the...
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Lake Louise

Have you seen the photos of Lake Louise? No? .... !! Then I suggest you google it right now!!! This place is so popular because it is not only a photographer dream ...... but also a romantic...
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Upper Hot Springs

We only had 1 day to sight-see in Banff. We had spent the previous day on the road from Jasper so today we just wanted to do something local. Perfect! I had seen pictures of the hot springs and...
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Cascade Gardens

I was told the Cascade Gardens are beautiful, and that I must see them as I enjoy gardening and flowers. I think I must have been here at the wrong time, as there were hardly any flowers in bloom, I...
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Bow Falls

Early Sunday morning, we were in town and looking to kill some time, and we ended up hiking along this trail - you take Banff ave across the river, and the trailhead begins about here. For the first...
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