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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22 Amazing Banff Hikes You Can Tackle Without a Car

The Canadian Rockies boast some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the world. Fortunately, you can reach many Banff hikes without a car by using the public bus system, shuttles, or even by walking from town. While you may not be able to access every trail in the park, you also won’t be short …

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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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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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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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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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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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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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