Cascade Gardens

Cascade of Time Gardens in Banff: All You NEED to Know

Located in the heart of Banff, the Cascade Of Time Gardens (also known as Cascade Gardens or Banff Gardens) is the perfect way spot for a walk from the town center. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, are knowledgeable about plants, or just looking to immerse yourself in the fresh mountain air, we highly recommend making …

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Where & How To See Northern Lights In Alberta

If you’re wondering if you can see the northern lights in Alberta, the answer is yes! As we were not born in the province, we were surprised when we first came to Alberta and learned this. The best chance to spot the northern lights in Alberta is to visit during the winter months from October …

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Where & HOW To See The Northern Lights in Banff

Yes, you can see the northern lights in Banff. The Aurora Borealis make an appearance several times throughout the year. Visitors have the best chance to spot the lights during the winter months from October to May. However, thanks to little light pollution and crisp mountain air, it is possible to see them during the …

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How To Visit Surprise Corner Viewpoint in Banff

Surprise Corner is a spectacular viewpoint of the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and the Spray Valley. It is easily one of the most famous photo spots in Banff. “The Castle of The Rockies” sits at the base of Sulphur Mountain with the roaring Bow Falls in the foreground. Since it’s only a few minutes outside …

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A Complete Guide to the Wildlife in Banff

The Canadian Rockies are home to an incredible range of wildlife – from the feisty pika to symbolic beavers to commanding predators like bears, wolves, and cougars. Over 50 species of mammals roam the mountains’ varied habitats, 300 species of birds cross the skies, and 19 types of fish navigate the waterways. In Banff and …

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Lake Minnewanka Cruise

Is The Lake Minnewanka Cruise Worth It?

Lake Minnewanka is one of the most beautiful lakes in Banff. Its beauty captures the hearts of nearly every park visitor, and even after seeing the lake numerous times throughout every month of the year, it never gets old. While enjoying the lake from its shores is satisfying enough, there’s another way to experience this …

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Takakkaw Falls in Yoho • A Guide to Visiting

Takakkaw Falls is the most stunning waterfall in the Canadian Rockies and one of the most beautiful waterfalls in BC. In fact, it’s actually the second-highest waterfall in all of Canada! It’s well worth a stop for any visitor to the Rockies, especially if you are already nearby at Emerald Lake or Lake Louise in …

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Should You Visit the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary in Cochrane?

The Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary, home to more than 35 wonderous wolfdogs, sits in the foothills of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in Cochrane and is just a quick drive from Banff National Park. This sanctuary allows you to learn about and observe these beautiful wolfdogs and even interact with them by sharing treats and pats. The …

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Banff Open Top Tours REVIEW

Open Top Touring is an experience new to Banff that transports visitors back in time, exploring the town in a vintage-style 1930s automobile. This is the most unique way to see Banff while learning about its rich history. An Open Top Tour is the perfect way to begin your Banff vacation and one of the …

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