Lake Minnewanka Shoreline

13 Banff Viewpoints That Don’t Require ANY Hiking

It’s not hard to find a fantastic viewpoint in Banff. Almost everywhere you look in the park yields a pretty impressive natural spectacle. Many visitors think they must hike 10 km up a mountain to reach an astonishing vista, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Here are 13 impressive Banff viewpoints that don’t …

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Alberta Lakes to enjoy - Rawson Lake

26 BEST Lakes in Alberta You Have to See to Believe

It’s no secret that Alberta has some stunning lakes. Any visitor to Alberta probably has “visit beautiful lake” on their list of things to do. Whether it’s a lake you can swim in, paddle around, enjoy from the lakeshore and photograph in the summer, or skate on in the winter, one thing is for sure …

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how to get to moraine lake

How to Get to Moraine Lake in 2024

We often get asked how to get to Moraine Lake. Now more than ever, as no more private parking is offered at this stunning lake in Banff. Thankfully, seeing its beauty is still made easy with various options for getting there. From the Parks Canada Shuttle to private tours or biking and hiking your way …

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canoeing on Emerald Lake

Emerald Lake Canoe Rental: Everything You NEED to Know (2024)

Emerald Lake canoe rentals are one of our favorite ways to enjoy a lake in the Canadian Rockies. The glacier-fed lake in Yoho National Park is one of British Columbia’s most beautiful lakes. Thanks to its stunning turquoise-colored water, astounding mountain views, and beginner-friendly waters, it is an ideal location for a paddle. The lake …

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Banff in the Summer - The Onion

50 BEST Things To Do In Banff In Summer

It’s hard to get anything better than Banff in the summer. The temperature is perfect, the sun is shining, and the famous glacial-fed blue lakes are sparkling. People flock from all over the world to see the Canadian Rockies in the summer months. June through September is a busy time in the park, but there’s …

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lake louise restaurants

14 BEST Lake Louise Restaurants to Try

At the beautiful Lake Louise and feeling peckish? While it may seem like a small area in the Rockies, there are surprisingly a good number of Lake Louise restaurants to try (for being in the middle of the mountains, that is). Whether we’re freezing our butts off at Lake Louise in February or just getting …

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An Ideal 7 Day Itinerary for Banff and Jasper

Seven days is not nearly enough time to experience all that Banff and Jasper have to offer, but we find it’s the average amount of time people spend on their vacation in the Rockies. Thankfully, you can see quite a lot in a week, and spend time in two of the most beautiful national parks …

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16 EASY Hikes in Kananaskis to Enjoy

Kananaskis Country is one of the most beautiful parts of Alberta, and everyone should get out and enjoy it. The inter-connected collection of provincial parks and wildland areas offers plenty of space to relax in the mountains. You don’t have to summit a mountain to feel fulfilled, as there are plenty of easy hikes in …

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Marble Canyon

15 Things to Know BEFORE You Hike Marble Canyon Trail (Kootenay)

In Kootenay National Park, just after leaving Banff, you’ll come across one of the most beautiful canyon hikes in the Rockies. Far from the madding crowds of Johnston Canyon, Marble Canyon is an excellent alternative for those wanting a quieter yet still accessible experience that can be completed in a short amount of time. I …

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