Helen Lake Trail

An Ideal 5 Day Itinerary for Banff

We often get asked what the ideal time is for a vacation in Banff. Most visitors spend about a week here on their first trip. Some spend as little as three days, but many fall right in the middle. Five days in Banff is a great amount to give you a little taster of what …

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Lake Minnewanka

Lake Minnewanka • DETAILED Guide to Visiting This Banff Lake

Lake Minnewanka is a beautiful lake in Banff that is just a ten-minute drive away from the town of Banff. The lake is 21 km long and 142 meters deep and helps power Banff with hydroelectric power. One of the top things to do in Banff National Park is to stroll along or take a …

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21 Beautiful Banff Cabin Rentals and Chalets to Get Cozy In

If you’re searching for the cutest Banff cabin rentals, we have you covered. Banff National Park has a lot of amazing things, including beautiful mountains, serene lakes, and neverending forests. Those together would make for a pretty epic destination, but the fact that there are some fantastic Banff cabins to get cozy in makes this …

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how to get from calgary to banff

How to Get From Calgary to Banff

Wondering how to get from Calgary to Banff? The International Airport of Calgary (YYC) is an excellent gateway to the Canadian Rockies. Many visitors to Banff find this is where their trip to the region starts. A Calgary to Banff journey starts from the city, then to the Alberta prairies, before setting your eyes on …

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calgary to canmore

How to Get From Calgary to Canmore

Curious how to get from Calgary to Canmore? We’ll break everything you need to know. The Calgary International Airport (YYC) is an excellent gateway to the Canadian Rockies. Many visitors to Banff/Canmore and the Canadian Rockies will find this is where their trip to the region starts. A Calgary to Canmore journey begins in the …

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How to Get to From Lake Louise to Moraine Lake 

How to Get From Lake Louise to Moraine Lake (In One Day) 

Thankfully, with the Parks Canada shuttles operating in the summer and multiple tour options, getting from Lake Louise to Moraine Lake (and vice versa) has never been easier. If you’re wondering if it’s possible to canoe on both lakes in one day, hike around them, or simply enjoy the views of the Ten Peaks and …

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moraine lake in may

Can You Visit Moraine Lake in May?

So you’ve booked your trip to Banff during the wonderful month of May. However, upon further research after booking, you realize that Moraine Lake Road does not typically open until June 1st. It’s a story we hear often. As visitors are nailing down their final plans, one of our most asked questions in April is …

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lake louise shuttle

Understanding The Lake Louise Shuttle in 2024

If you are a first-time visitor to Banff, chances are you have Lake Louise on your list. Over the years, there have been many changes in how we access some of the most popular places in the park, including paid lots and shuttle systems. The Lake Louise shuttle system undergoes some changes every year, but …

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How Do You Get to Lake Louise? Can You Drive?

How To Get To Lake Louise in 2024 (Can You Drive?)

Most people visiting the Canadian Rockies have the majestic Lake Louise on their bucket list. However, getting to Lake Louise may not be as easy as some may think, particularly if visiting during the summer months. Whether you are driving, using public transport, or mapping out a tour, we break down how to get to …

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