Banff, Canada

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Description

The town of Banff is located in Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies. It is the larger of the two populated areas in Banff National Park, and is located about an hour and a half drive west of Calgary and four hours south of Jasper. Banff is part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site. Like many mountain towns, Banff has a very different character in winter and summer.

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Accommodations in Banff

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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

8.6
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Samesun Banff

8.8
from 24
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Bow View Lodge

7.9
from 68
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HI-Banff Alpine Centre

7.7
from 24
USD

Top Things to Do in Banff

Moraine Lake

Body of Water

Peyto Lake

Body of Water

Icefields Parkway

Scenic Drive

Lake Louise

Body of Water

Lake Minnewanka

Body of Water

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Historic Walking Area

Johnston Canyon

Canyon

Parker Ridge Trail

Hiking Trail

Bow Valley Parkway

Nature & Wildlife Area

Banff Gondola

Tramway

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Popular Tours in Banff

Mountain Lakes and Waterfalls Day Trip from Banff

113 Reviews

Experience the beauty of the Canadian Rockies, with its backdrop of the glistening Victoria Glacier, on a full-day guided coach tour from Banff. Marvel at Emerald... Read More

Banff Gondola Ride Admission

16 Reviews

Enjoy stunning panoramas of six different mountain ranges on the state-of-the-art Banff Gondola. Soar to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a bird's-eye view of town... Read More

Helicopter Tour over the Canadian Rockies

22 Reviews

Enjoy bird’s-eye views of the Canadian Rockies as you soar high above in a helicopter. Fly over the plains of Bow Valley and snap up-close shots of Mt Lougheed’s... Read More

Banff Lake Cruise

4 Reviews

Enjoy majestic views of the Canadian Rockies while cruising beautiful Lake Minnewanka on this panoramic 1-hour interpretive cruise. Learn Native folklore while... Read More

Evening Wildlife Safari

58 Reviews

Wildlife lovers and nature enthusiasts, this small-group safari in Banff is for you. On this 2-hour wildlife tour, explore a variety of Banff's beautiful... Read More

Wilderness and Nature Tour

0 Reviews

On this trip, leave early in the morning, and head south along a backcountry road into the Spray Valley, experiencing some off-the-beaten path and lesser known... Read More

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