The Little Beehive and Beehive Circuit

Trail Guide to the Epic Beehive Circuit (Little & Big Beehive Hike)

The Big Beehive Hike and Little Beehive Hike are two of the most popular hikes in all of Banff National Park. While the trails often feel far from being in the wilderness, the surreal views more than compensate for anything that you can say negatively about the crowds on the hike. The greater “Beehive Circuit” …

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25 Amazing Things To Do In Lake Louise

Lake Louise has been drawing visitors to the Canadian Rockies for over a century, and seeing it just once is an image that will last a lifetime. The alpine lake in Banff is a wild turquoise blue color fed by glacier melt and set by a backdrop of Mount Victoria and a hanging glacier. To …

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25 of Our FAVORITE Banff Restaurants To Try

Are you seeking out the best restaurants in Banff or wondering where you should eat in Banff? While most small mountain towns might struggle to supply visitors with a wide selection of restaurants, that is certainly not the case in Banff. Banff offers a wide range of cuisines, restaurants, price points, and places to eat. …

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10 BEST Places to Stay in Lake Louise

Looking for the best Lake Louise hotel and accommodation options for you? Lake Louise is known around the world for its renowned beauty and each year, millions visit the lakeshore. It’s hard to find a more majestic and awe-inspiring place in the world than Lake Louise. After taking in the spectacular scene, we suggest a …

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ULTIMATE Banff Gondola Comparison Guide

A scenic gondola ride to the mountain peaks of the Canadian Rockies is a popular holiday activity. However, with four options to choose from, many are left wondering which one to choose or whether it’s worth the price. We believe almost everyone will enjoy the activity, but we’ll let you make that decision. The gondolas …

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How to Get from BANFF to JASPER (or Jasper to Banff)

The drive from Jasper to Banff, or Banff to Jasper, along the scenic Icefields Parkway in the Canadian Rockies, is ranked among the top road trips in the world. Along the drive between the two mountain towns, you’ll see mountains and glaciers rise dramatically overhead while wildlife roams freely. The majority of the drive from …

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What To Wear Hiking In Banff & the Canadian Rockies

Don’t worry about what to wear hiking in Banff & the Canadian Rockies. We suggest you head out in whatever is comfortable, but never forget a jacket, phone, bear spray, and water. Most hikers don’t need a new wardrobe with the latest and greatest tech for a simple hike to scenic viewpoints. Save the fancy …

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22 Things To Know Before Visiting Peyto Lake

Peyto Lake is one of the most famous lakes in Banff National Park. It’s a turquoise blue glacier-fed lake 40 km north of Lake Louise and a popular stop on the famous Icefields Parkway. The brilliant display of blue is fed by the Peyto Glacier high above the lake and part of the Wapta Icefield. …

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20 Things To Know Before Visiting Lake Louise (Alberta)

Lake Louise has drawn visitors to the Canadian Rockies for over a century. The alpine lake in Banff National Park is a wild turquoise blue color fed by glacier melt and set by a backdrop of Mount Victoria and a hanging glacier. This pristine piece of wilderness draws in millions of visitors a year. It’s …

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