Travel Blogs from Banff, Canada

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Banff/Lake Louise/Canmore, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff/Lake Louise/Canmore

A travel blog entry by incrediblelife

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Had a fantastic day with my Aunt Barbara, my sister Steph, and my adorable niece Kaitlin. We went to Banff, Lake Louise, and Canmore. I was so glad my aunt got to see all of it as she is from Ontario, and we are very blessed out here to be surrounded by ...

HELLS BELLS!!, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

HELLS BELLS!!

A travel blog entry by mchyndman

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... to return to England. The province "Alberta" is also named after the princess. So far we have traveled through two of Canada's Provinces - British Colombia, and Alberta. (A province in Canada is like a state in Australia) Interestingly, Queen Elisabeth II ...

The Rocky Mountaineer, Banff, Alberta, Canada travel blog

The Rocky Mountaineer

A travel blog entry by pauloandab

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... and Gill came to visit and we were fortunate to go on the very famous 'once in a lifetime' Rocky Mountaineer Train from Vancouver to Banff National Park. The train was fabulous, every morning we had to get up at the crack of dawn, but we got to enjoy ...

Big West Rockies Tour, Banff To Jasper, Canada travel blog

Big West Rockies Tour

A travel blog entry by christine-colly

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Off we set along the Icefields Parkway one of the most scenic stretches of highway in the world. Glaciers, lakes, waterfalls and wildlife were abundant. The mountains here are the highest, most rugged and the most scenic in all the Rockies. COLUMBIA ...

S'Marvellous, S'Wonderful......snow!, Banff, Canada travel blog

S'Marvellous, S'Wonderful......snow!

A travel blog entry by georgie891

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... Mostly I''ve just been working my butt off, trying to save up what little money I earn towards my upcoming 3 week trip around Eastern Canada and the US with Jess! The other day I was lucky enough to go on a Brewster bus day tour that Alex had booked ...

A Blue Bird Day, Banff, Canada travel blog

A Blue Bird Day

A travel blog entry by dmoar

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... a few keen cyclists. Arrived back in town at around 7.30pm. Another huge day. Caught up on the blog in Maccas as now we are in Canada we have no 3G. Lucky Maccas have free refills as 2 and a 1/2 hours later  (and after a spot of shopping by Gracie ...

Wonderful Johnson Canyon, and a Wild Goose Chase, Banff, Canada travel blog

Wonderful Johnson Canyon, and a Wild Goose Chase

A travel blog entry by johnsjourneys

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... be the direction to take so it was off to Bow Valley Parkway and Johnson Canyon. Named after a gold prospector from way back in Canada's recent past, Johnson Canyon provides for a round trip walk of some 8 Km through a beautiful gorge to see a series of ...

Columbian Icefields and Bear Watching, Banff, Canada travel blog

Columbian Icefields and Bear Watching

A travel blog entry by jowhiting

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... boundaries of the Banff National Park has been designated a Canadian Heritage River because of its importance in the development of Western Canada. It was used as a route to transport the fur trade and before that by the Blackfoot and Cree tribes of the ...

Lake Louise - Day 2, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Lake Louise - Day 2

A travel blog entry by whernside

12/10/08 - A cracking hike today, we met at about 09:30ish, I had been on the phone home trying to sort out some bank stuff. We had a good hike planned, returning to Lake Louise itself for the second time, which was great in itself, it is truly an ...

Elk, Mousse(s!), or a Grizzly?, Banff, Canada travel blog

Elk, Mousse(s!), or a Grizzly?

A travel blog entry by susieandgray

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... our rather dodgy road map which way was North/South we set off merrily on vast open highway, then joining the Trans Canada highway. As the leaves are already turning, the views are quite breathtaking and for the first time I am totally getting ...

CAN we have MORE?!, Banff, Canada travel blog

CAN we have MORE?!

A travel blog entry by thekellers

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... music and having a dance club after dining on tacos for dinner.  Even Chip got jiggy wit it.   Our last day Canada was, in fact, rainy.  We were lucky though...10 days with blue skies in May was apparently unheard of.  The ...

Big West Rockies Tour, Jasper To Banff, Canada travel blog

Big West Rockies Tour

A travel blog entry by christine-colly

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... wires and Colin decides it would be fun to start rocking it from side to side....no wonder I had a face on me like that!!!! A 15min hike to the observation terrace supplied spectacular views of Banff town, the hot springs, Bow falls and Lake ...

Day 18 - Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Day 18 - Banff

A travel blog entry by thesullivans

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... road to Banff, viability was limited to only 100m in front of us.  As a result we just drove straight through to Banff, arriving at midday. Checked into Tunnel Mountain RV Park, stepped out of the RV into about 6 degrees!  We attempted to have ...

Banff -Day 5, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff -Day 5

A travel blog entry by whernside

... go I thought. The highlight for me was the awesome views of Mt Rundle from the Canmore side, so much more impressive than from the Banff side!!I had a look in the limited number of shops, grabbed a subway and then waited for the return bus at 14:30, dindt ...

The Adventures of Banff, so far., Banff, Canada travel blog

The Adventures of Banff, so far.

A travel blog entry by georgie891

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... all super nice! This week, I had Wednesday and Thursday off, and on Thursday I decided to tackle my first mountain (out of 4 in Banff), Tunnel Mountain! It's the easiest out of all them (still gave me a run for its money though!!) Took me about an hour ...

Banff, Alberta, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff, Alberta

A travel blog entry by mtrm

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the Czech translation below, český překlad dole EN: We spent two fine days in Banff doing hiking and camping at wonderfull lakes. We were so lucky to spot here many wildlife like huge wapiti deers or mountain goats. Before departure we explored ...

Banff - Jasper - Banff: Icefields Parkway, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff - Jasper - Banff: Icefields Parkway

A travel blog entry by thomas.en.hanne

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... keren naar Banff, om dan door te steken naar het westen, over de Rocky Mountains, richting Vancouver. Enkele fragmenten: Banff: een rustiek gezellig bergdorpje met een leuke winkel/restaurantstraat, een gondola (waar we uiteraard van gebruik hebben ...

the trials and tribulations of getting to Banff..., Banff, Canada travel blog

the trials and tribulations of getting to Banff...

A travel blog entry by georgie891

... ' and try to find a shopping mall of sorts where I can grab something to eat...went into the Bay (which is in every main city in Canada, quite nice) and I almost do a double take I swear I'm in the wrong place! lol. To get an idea of it, it kinda looked ...

Busy day in Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Busy day in Banff

A travel blog entry by katebethany

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... of them but they are so darn cute and friendly! We had Starbucks at the Starbucks which is at the highest altitude in Canada and then went to the Banff Springs Hotel.  Having already googled it (as I did with most places I was going) I knew what to ...

and it rained...., Banff, Canada travel blog

and it rained....

A travel blog entry by danny_bettyjean

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... jeep and hit the border...No mam I do not have a handgun with me. Well 40 minutes later, she believed me an we were off to Banff. What an unique town. It's like being in the Alps. We ate, shopped and went to look for our campsite. After checking in we ...

Rockies bound - Banff  and Jasper, Banff, Canada travel blog

Rockies bound - Banff and Jasper

A travel blog entry by amgrant

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Sunshine Meadows  -- maybe the best hike around, Sunshine Meadow, Canada travel blog

Sunshine Meadows -- maybe the best hike around

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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... (Banff National Park) and British Columbia (Mt. Assiniboine Provincial Park), is only a few miles from the Banff townsite and just off the Trans-Canada Highway.  Unlike most of the Continental Divide, which is characterized by sharp ragged ...

Banff springs hotel, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff springs hotel

A travel blog entry by middlemoss

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Jim had only one hotel on his wish list when we left so we leave the peace of the Willmore to tackle the crowds at Banff. On the way we got one more go at the scenic icefields parkway! We had a great stay at this castle hotel! Just stared at the view and ...

Banff Mountain Film Festival, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff Mountain Film Festival

A travel blog entry by peterpanda

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... in Fort St. James machten wir uns auf den Weg nach Banff, unserer letzten Station vor der Rückkehr nach Vancouver City! In Banff gibts zunächst recht viele Bars, is ja auch ziemlich touristisch geprägt der Ort. Nationalpark, Skigebiet, Rockies. Und da ...

Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Lake Louise

A travel blog entry by pasoa

We spent one night in the Lake Louise HI, the coolest one yet with huge wooden ceilings and comfy couches everywhere. The Lake itself is so pretty, we climbed a trail from Lake Louise to Lake Agnes in the snow, it took about 2 hours each way and there's ...

Banff - Week 6 and 7, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff - Week 6 and 7

A travel blog entry by nickandmilly

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... on about 2 pints and couldn't stop giggling and falling over for the entire 2 hour journey home! Once back in dear old Banff, it was off to Melissa's with the rest of the IA guys for $1.75 gin and tonics, pints of a particularly ...

'As blue as your eyes', Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

'As blue as your eyes'

A travel blog entry by americantale

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... it was. The black bear of amazingness!  We continued our drive up to Moraine Lake which was beautiful. Tim made buddies with some ground squirrels and then we headed up to Banff which again was a beautifully scenic drive....   ...

Rocky Mountains, Banff, Canada travel blog

Rocky Mountains

A travel blog entry by wgielen

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... we het besluit genomen om niet naar Calgary af te reizen omdat het dan die dag Labor Day zou zijn. Dit is in Canada een vrije (maan)dag. Dit betekende een lang weekend voor de Canadezen en was tevens het laatste weekend voordat de scholen weer begonnen . ...

The wind chill of a Glacier, Banff, Canada travel blog

The wind chill of a Glacier

A travel blog entry by jklmasiatravel

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... , we didn’t like it.  We were on the road again heading back the way we came.  We were heading to Banff, which was approximately half an hour further from Lake Louise i.e. closer to Calgary.  Today the weather had cleared up.  ...

Frozen Lake Louise - Winter Wonderland, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Frozen Lake Louise - Winter Wonderland

A travel blog entry by mchyndman

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... occurring around the middle of the night but have been blocked out by the thick mist and cloud. In four more nights we move onto Banff, where I hope to get some close ups of the wildlife and also the Northern lights as there is much less cloud and snow - ...

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