BEST Hotels in Jasper We Personally Recommend

Visiting the charming town of Jasper and the surrounding national park will give visitors a memorable experience. We like to refer to Jasper as a more subdued version of Banff with far more wildlife thanks to friendlier terrain and fewer visitors. Of course, you aren’t there for the property, but staying somewhere suitable to your …

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Ice skating in Banff

Where to Go Ice Skating in Banff and Canmore

Ice skating in Banff and Canmore is a highlight for many visitors visiting Banff in the winter and a favorite way to pass the time for many locals. The best part is it’s a free activity for most places around the area with a mix of maintained rinks and beautiful natural frozen lakes. When the …

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Banff Downtown in October

Banff in October: Here’s All You Need to Know (2024)

Banff in October is a magical time of year. Fall in Banff is cool and crisp, and the foliage still lingers for a large portion of the month. It’s the shoulder season in Banff, so crowds are much lower than in the summer and even in September. Although there may be a few dustings, the …

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Banff in July

Visiting Banff in July? Here’s All You Need to Know

There’s only one word to describe Banff in July – stunning. July is one of the best times to visit the Canadian Rockies if you’re after sunshine, warmth, and long days. I love Banff in July as the snow disappears off the mountain peaks, hiking is plentiful, and the vibe is delightful. July in Banff …

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Pyramid Lake

23 MAGICAL Things to do in Jasper in Winter

Jasper National Park is one of Canada’s most beautiful places to visit. Like its southern sister, Banff, there are many things to do in Jasper in the winter. If you love the snow, cold, and mountains, you’ll absolutely love Jasper National Park in the winter. From wild ice skating on one of the beautiful lakes …

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Banff Trail Riders

Visiting Banff in August? Here’s All You Need to Know

August is easily one of the best times to visit Banff National Park. Tied only with July as the best summer month and easily your best bet for getting warm weather and sunshine in the Canadian Rockies. I love Banff in August and make a point to stay in the Rockies throughout the entire summer …

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11 Reasons to Visit Abraham Lake in Alberta (the Bubble Lake)

You’ve likely seen photos of Abraham Lake in Alberta, whether you know it or not. Abraham Lake is well known for the dizzying amount of methane ice bubbles that are locked away in the lake’s clear ice during the winter months. This man-made lake on the North Saskatchewan River in David Thompson Country is a …

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Canoe in Banff

20 Banff Rental Car Tips You SHOULD Know

A car rental in Banff can make or break your trip to the Canadian Rockies. Having a car gives you the option to get everywhere you want in the park on your own time. However, there are some things to know when renting a car in Banff. We dig into them here! Banff Rental Car …

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Johnson Lake

15 Things to Know About Johnson Lake, Banff

Johnson Lake is one of our favorite lakes in Banff because it’s often overlooked by the more popular Two Jack Lake and Lake Minnewanka. It’s known as a local favorite for various reasons, but it is one of my favorite lakes in Banff. Heading to Johnson Lake is one of the best things in Banff on a sunny …

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things to do in fernie, bc

21 BEST Things To Do In Fernie, BC

Along the beautiful Elk River is one of our favorite towns in British Columbia – Fernie, BC. There are so many things to do in Fernie in both the winter and summer we are positive you will love it too! In the winter, it’s one of the best places in British Columbia to head. With …

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