The Banff Blog

The Duo Behind The Banff Blog

Taylor Lake in Banff

Hello, we’re Cameron and Natasha, and welcome to our website! We have been writing about travel for the last decade, and as we traveled to Western Canada in 2017, we found one of the world’s most beautiful places: The Canadian Rockies. We searched hard and eventually realized we couldn’t find a better place to settle down than stunning Alberta.

Now, we spend as much time exploring the mountains surrounding us as possible. Whether biking and hiking in the summer or snowboarding and cross-country skiing in the winter, we are obsessed with exploring these mountains and want to make it easier for you to explore.

We think Western Canada is the perfect place for an outdoor vacation, and our main goal is to help you get the most out of your trip to Banff National Park and the surrounding areas. On this website, you’ll find plenty of things to do, hiking suggestions, restaurant recommendations, and example itineraries so you can plan a trip with ease.

Latest Blog Posts

Get Ready For Spring In The Rockies

Things to Do in April

We’re slowly shifting to spring here. A little snow, a little sunshine, & everything in between.

Banff in May

Things to do in May

May is a great time to visit as crowds are low, prices are reasonable, and there are still plenty of ways to stay busy.


Our Icefields Parkway Guide

Tackle one of the most beautiful drives in the world! Waterfalls? Glaciers? Canyons? What more could you ask for?

Popular Articles


32 Banff Hikes With Astonishing Views

Looking for the best Banff hikes? We share our favorite hikes in Banff and all the details in this guide to experience the best in the park.


Lake Louise • Tips to Know Before Visiting Canada’s Famous Lake

Lake Louise has drawn visitors to the Canadian Rockies for over a century. The alpine lake in Banff is fed by glacier melt and set by the backdrop of Mount Victoria.

canmore reservoir

The Ultimate Banff Itinerary to Copy

Unsure how to spend a week in the Rockies? Copy our plan! Great for 1,2,3, or even 7 days in the beautiful Canadian Rockies!

Things To Do In The Rockies

All The Things You Have To Do in Banff

Don’t miss out on our favorite things to do in Banff. Whether that’s the perfect hike, trying your first beavertail, or ice skating at Lake Louise.

Amazing Things To Do in Jasper

Jasper National Park is one of Canada’s most beautiful places to visit. Like its southern sister, Banff, there are many things to do in Jasper all year round.

Fantastic Things To Do in Canmore for All Seasons

Canmore, Alberta is easily one of the most beautiful places in the world. It’s no wonder we call it home.

Amazing Stays

11 Beautiful Banff Cabins to Get Cozy In

Beautiful mountains, serene lakes, and neverending forests, to name a few. Those together would make for a pretty epic destination, but there are some amazing Banff cabins to cozy in to make this area of the world even better.

Amazing Airbnbs in Banff You’ll Love

In between all the activities, you’ll want somewhere comfortable and cozy to stay, and there’s no better way of staying in Banff than at one of these awesome Airbnb rentals!

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Review

If you’re looking for a home away from home while on vacation in Jasper, look no further than Fairmont’s Jasper Park Lodge.

Breathtaking Mountain Lakes

Moraine Lake

Moraine Lake • A Guide to Visiting Canada’s Most Beautiful Lake

No image is more iconic than Moraine Lake of the Canadian Rockies or Canada.


10 Things to Know Before Visiting Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake is the most famous lake in Banff National Park. You’ve probably never heard of it before.

Emerald Lake Lodge in Yoho

10 Valuable Emerald Lake Tips to Know Before Visiting Yoho

Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park is one of the Canadian Rockies’ finest lakes and a resplendent place to visit.

Come Hungry

Coffee in Banff

The Best Coffee Shops in Banff, Canmore, and Lake Louise

A cup of coffee is a great way to start your day exploring Banff. Luckily there are a number of great coffee shops in Banff to give you the energy to tackle the Rockies.

Airbnb in Canmore

The Best Spots For a Delicious Breakfast in Canmore

You need to start your day with the perfect breakfast in Canmore. Make sure to fuel up before tackling the mountains and head to any of these restaurants or cafes in Canmore.


Best Restaurants in Banff That You’ll Love

While most small mountain towns might struggle to supply visitors with a wide selection of restaurants, that is certainly not the case in Banff.

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