Trip Ideas - Banff

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50+ Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Staycation in Alberta

Alberta is very much a province of contrasts. With the wild open fields of the prairies, visitors and residents will find endless opportunities to watch incredible sunrises and sunsets and discover the history of farming in the area, not to mention the activities that can go along with this beautiful landscape. Whether you are looking for relaxing activities or adrenaline-pumping adventures, here is a list of 50+ ideas for an Alberta staycation.

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West Coast Circle Road Trip Itinerary: Calgary – Jasper – Vancouver – Tofino – Okanagan – Calgary

Whether you are a Canadian traveller or someone visiting our great country from overseas, the province of British Columbia, along with the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, is… Read more »

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25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness Records

The Guinness World Records have been around since 1954 and was created by Sir Hugh Beaver who was the Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery at the… Read more »

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20 Places to Go Comfort Camping & Glamping in Alberta

Camping may not be for everyone, but fresh air and Alberta’s landscape sure is. That’s why glamping – glamorous camping – is such a hit. The trend of yurts, walled tents, and cabins is a growing one across the province. Check it out for yourself at one of the glamping campgrounds in Alberta.

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25 of the Best Places to Fish in Alberta

Alberta is an exciting province to fish, especially if you’re a trout enthusiast. There are a ton of lakes and rivers in the province that boast excellent… Read more »

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Canada From Home: Explore Our Stunning National Parks for Free Online

There is much to discover in Canada’s National Parks and not being able to get to them physically shouldn’t stop you from enjoying the fabulous natural areas… Read more »

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13 Romantic Getaways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Alberta

The best way to celebrate is by spending quality time with someone special. Indulge in decadent cheeses, handcrafted chocolates, stunning mountain views and snow covered adventures. But most importantly, cherish your time with the one that you are with!

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10 Yoga Getaways & Retreats in Alberta

There are times in everyone’s life when they feel the pressures and stresses of modern day society trying to consume them. During these times it is often helpful to take a few days to disconnect from the busyness of life and reconnect with one’s true self. The following yoga retreats and festivals in Alberta are ideal for reaching this goal.

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15 Reasons to Visit Banff During Snow Days Festival

Banff is always waiting to welcome you for a getaway, but what better time to go than the Snow Days festival – a favourite of locals and… Read more »

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A Concise Guide for Planning a Trip to Banff National Park, Alberta

Spread over 6,641 sq. km along the magnificent Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park is located in Alberta, a prairie province of Canada. Banff National Park with its snow-capped mountains, ethereally coloured glacial lakes and abundant wildlife is a must visit place, recommended by all travel gurus.

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Christmas – Winter Holiday Getaways in Alberta

Alberta transforms into a magical, winter wonderland at Christmas, with celebrations for all ages and many indoor and outdoor activities. Check out these 10+ ideas for a Christmas holiday getaway in Alberta and get ready to explore.

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Winter activities in Banff National Park

From late fall to early spring, Banff National Park turns into a winter wonderland, becoming a dreamland for all kinds of winter activities. Whether you want you go dog sledding, or a cozy private cutter romantic tour with your sweet heart or ski in three of the best ski resorts in Canada, Banff National Park provides you with plenty of fun options for a great winter fun trip.

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Sleigh Rides in Banff National Park

Take a journey that will lead you through the Bow River Valley, traveling through the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy dazzling views of Sulphur Mountain and Mount Norquay, both covered in snow.

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10 Things to Do at Lake Louise in Winter

Lake Louise, famous for the its turquoise blue waters and backdropped by majestic mountains is a magical place to be in winter season. With an average annual snowfall of 3m (12ft), and almost every single winter activity available on its shores, Lake Louise is the place to be for an outdoor winter enthusiast.

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Guided adventures with SkiBig3 – 3 Day Canadian Signature Winter Getaway in Alberta

Experience Alberta’s three iconic ski resorts, Banff Sunshine, Mt Norquay and Lake Louise Ski Resort through the eyes of a local with SkiBig3’s Guided adventures and immersed in the… Read more »

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Summer Activities & Events In Banff National Park

Banff, with its snow capped rugged mountains, turquoise coloured lakes, rushing waterfalls and lush alpine meadows is a great place to relax and rejuvenate. In addition to… Read more »

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50 Things to Do during Spring in Alberta

From yoga, and food festivals to rodeos and a train trip to hunt for Easter eggs, here are 50 adventures for spring in Alberta.

50 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Banff National Park

50 Fun Things to Do with Kids in Banff National Park

Banff National Park stretches to encompass the town of Banff and Lake Louise, and is known for its natural Rocky Mountain beauty and for being the first… Read more »

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25 Things To Do In Canmore

Canmore began as a coal mining town in service of the Canadian Pacific Railway, but it has since become one of the most beautiful and enchanting towns in Alberta. This Rocky Mountain getaway is only a little over an hour’s drive from Calgary, which has made it an increasingly popular spot to spend a day, or even check in to one of the resorts and settle in. No matter how long you spend in Canmore, this things to do Canmore list should fuel your trip with experiences and treasures.

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25 Things to Do during Summer in Kananaskis Country

Shaped by glaciers and encompassing the nearest Rocky Mountain ranges outside of Calgary, Kananaskis Country is the name for the area that includes dozens of provincial parks…. Read more »

View from the Top: A Trip to the Top of the Canadian Rockies

View from the Top: A Trip to the Top of the Canadian Rockies

Canadian Rockies with its awe inspiring snow-capped mountains and glaciers hanging on precipitous cliffs make for a trip of a lifetime. The untouched beauty of the Rockies is best enjoyed through views from up above.

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Must See Tourist Places in Banff National Park

Visit the roaring Bow Falls, go up on the historic chairlift on Mt. Norquay, head to Surprise Corner, which offers stunning views of the surrounding Banff National Park. See Hoodoos, sedimentary rocks that have been eroded into needle like points! Go on a Lake Minnewanka Cruise, experience the breathtaking views of Lake Louise, travel Bow Valley Parkway, hike Johnston Canyon.

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Dog Sledding around Banff National Park

List of dog sledding options in and around Banff National Park.

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Banff – Lake Louise Trip in Winter

Wondering how best to enjoy your Banff – Lake Louise winter trip? Here are some ideas for your consideration.