Search
Hotel Deals
date_range
date_range

Map &
Directions
mode_edit
Write a Tip
chevron_left
 
chevron_right

Top Tours

 
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
 
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
 
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

More Restaurants in Banff National Park

Tips

Ticino Swiss-Italian Restaurant

We were quite disappointed with this restaurant. It was quite expensive (some dishes in the mid-$30s), so we ordered pasta dishes (none of which looked overly exciting…I selected the spaghetti). The...
View More
Tips

Bow Valley Grill

The Bow Valley Grill is one of the many dining areas located in the Banff Springs Hotel complex. The hotel can be overwhelming, but they do have staff stationed near the entrance to help out those...
View More
Tips

Chef's Studio Japan (Canmore)

Known by word-of-mouth to have the best sushi in the Bow Valley, we finally managed to make the trip to Canmore to see if this was indeed true.The restaurant is located in an off-the-beaten location...
View More
Tips

Fuze Finer Dining

Fuze is the new culinary darling in the Bow Valley, so we decided to give it a try one night. The room is very modern, but warm and inviting, with leather being the main theme. No, I'm not talking...
View More
Tips

Eden

This restaurant is for foodies.... and foodies who have lots of cash. The Eden dining room at the Banff Rimrock Resort is for very special occaisions, or for a good splurge. Their menu is a prix fixe...
View More
Tips

Cheap Eats -- Aardvark Pizza and Subs

This is another tiny place besides Barpa Bill's that serves up good, fast food. The menu is charmingly misspelt, and most people take out as there really isn't anywhere to sit and eat. You can save a...
View More
 
 
Sponsored Listings
Tips

Lake Agnes Teahouse

Set along the shore of Lake Agnes and surrounded by mountains, the Teahouse is a great place to stop and rest your weary legs as well as get a bite to eat and something to drink. On our way down from...
View More
Tips

Maple Leaf Grille and Spirits

The Maple Leaf Grille presents regional food in rustic elegance. The room is decorated in a way so popular in Western Canada right now -- lots of wood and river rock, which provides a soothing...
View More
Tips

Cheap Eats -- Safeway (Supermarket)

Safeway has locations all over North America and is a supermarket. Their deli counters have been updated over the past year, and besides selling the usual cold cuts and salads, now serve pizza by the...
View More
Tips

Second Cup - Coffee Shop

We stopped in at the Second Cup Coffee Shop for a quiet coffee on the day we arrived in Banff.As far as Coffee shops go, the Second Cup is actually very nice. It has a very relaxed atmosphere, and the...
View More
Tips

Evelyn's Coffee Bar

The best coffee in Banff. Located on Banff Avenue, this coffee house gets really crowded. However, it's fun for people watching as the tourists parade down Banff Avenue. Service is friendly, fast and...
View More
Tips

Melissa's

Like an old friend, Melissa's is dependable and reliable. It's a no-brainer place to go when you just want simple, good food at decent prices. Melissa's has been a long-time landmark in Banff, and...
View More
Tips

Coyote's

This restaurant serves lunch and dinner, but this is my favorite place to come for breakfast in Banff. As you can tell by the name, the theme here is southwestern, and portions are big.The prices here...
View More
Tips

Cheap Eats -- Barpa Bill's Souvlaki

Barpa Bill's serves up some of the best souvlaki I've ever tasted, besides the ones I've had in Greece. You can also get burgers here as well, but I've only had the souvlaki -- don't go here if you...
View More

Top Hotels in Banff National Park

Hotels
8 Golden Knowes Road, Banff, BA AB45
Show Prices
Hotels
610 8th Street, Canmore, Alberta, T1W 2B5, Canada
Show Prices
Hotels
Icefields Parkway (Highway #93 North), (formerly Columbia Icefield Chalet), T1L 1J3, Canada
Show Prices
Hotels
Ranch Rd., PO Box 964, Kananaskis Village, Alberta, T1L 1A9, Canada
Show Prices
Hotels
Pyramid Lake Road, 5 km from Jasper, Jasper, Alberta, T0E 1E0, Canada
Show Prices
Hotels
Mt Shark Road, turn onto Spray Trail, 38 km south of Canmore, Box 8239, , Alberta, T1W 2T9, Canada
Show Prices

Top Things to Do in Banff National Park

Things to Do

Moraine Lake/ Valley of Ten Peaks

As busy as Lake Louise already was, I was concerned about the crowds at Moraine Lake. Luckily, we still got here early enough (around 10:30), that the crowds were not too horrible. There was a fairly...
View More
Things to Do

Johnston Canyon

We decided to begin our trip with a visit to Johnston Canyon, one of the parks most popular hikes. Perhaps we should have picked another time than a gorgeous Sunday afternoon because the trail was...
View More
Things to Do

Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake was the last stop of our one-day roadtrip on the Icefields Parkway. This is another stop that doesn't require too much time, unless you want to go all the way to the Bow Summit Lookout, in...
View More
Things to Do

Hiking/Trails

One of the most easily accessible alpine meadows in the Rockies is the Sunshine Meadows area, just west of Banff. A ski area in the summer, the Sunshine Meadows complex stays open in the summer to...
View More
Things to Do

Banff Springs Hotel/Bannf Hot Springs

I guess you can't really go to the Rockies without dipping in the mineral waters of at least one of Parks Canada's hot springs - after all, that's what started it all! The very first hot springs to be...
View More
Things to Do

Lake Louise/Chateau Lake Louise.

Lake Louise was named in honour of Princess Louise Caroline Alberta, after whom the province was also named. She was the daughter of Queen Victoria and wife of the fourth Governor General of Canada;...
View More

Top 5 Banff National Park Writers

zrim's Profile Photo

zrim

"Banff"
View Member
madamx's Profile Photo

madamx

"CANADA'S FIRST NATIONAL PARK"
View Member
scottishvisitor's Profile Photo

scottishvisitor

"under re construction please come back"
View Member
Camping_Girl's Profile Photo

Camping_Girl

"The Canadian Rockies"
View Member
Lady_Mystique's Profile Photo

Lady_Mystique

"BANFF NATIONAL PARK"
View Member