Travel Blogs from Banff, Canada

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Things to do in Banff when you're ill, Banff, Canada travel blog

Things to do in Banff when you're ill

A travel blog entry by a_d_smith

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... tourists.  There were two other lakes higher up which were also well worth the hike.  But by the time we got to Banff I was feeling a bit grotty, so Gabrielle went on a couple walks around town on her ownsome and I sat in the hotel watching ...

Jasper, Jasper and Banff, Canada travel blog

Jasper

A travel blog entry by gem_and_sprack

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... get here (took about 16 hours from Vancouver to Jasper!)but when we arrived there was some snow, not a lot but enough! Apparently Canada is having a really mild winter this year which mean there's not much snow about but that is probably best for uas as ...

Birthday in Banff, 30th to 31st July 2007, Banff, Canada travel blog

Birthday in Banff, 30th to 31st July 2007

A travel blog entry by knotty

Blog to follow..... (happy birthday to me, Cris ...

We arrive at Banff National Park, Banff, Canada travel blog

We arrive at Banff National Park

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

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... was flowing very heavily from spring rain and snowmelt.  Up the hill from the falls, we made our second stop at the Banff Springs Fairmont Hotel, a National Historic Site.  An old railroad hotel, it was built as a stop on the cross country train ...

Our First Full Day at Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Our First Full Day at Banff

A travel blog entry by 2jgstl

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... .  We continued on the parkway to the Lake Louise area.  We checked out the gondola (ski lift), but decided that the Banff Sulphur Mountain Gondola looked better.  Then, we drove to Moraine Lake and the Valley of the Ten Peaks.  See if ...

Banff onreoute Calgary, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff onreoute Calgary

A travel blog entry by kaos

See Where am I ...

The Rockies!, Banff, Canada travel blog

The Rockies!

A travel blog entry by jcbeep

My first real ...

Horrific Beautiful Scenery, Banff, Canada travel blog

Horrific Beautiful Scenery

A travel blog entry by bambi

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... Banff by day. We walked along the ice cold river. The path led us up to a view point from where we could see the impressive Banff Springs Hotel. The sun had decided to join us a well, when we continued on. The road was closed for cars, so nothing was ...

Jasper to Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Jasper to Banff

A travel blog entry by ozdan_2006

We were all up at 7am to get ready and leave by 8am to make our way back to Banff. Today we stopped off at some more falls, Athabasca Falls, which in terms of water volume were the biggest falls so far. All the ice melting makes the rivers and ...

Banff, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff

A travel blog entry by raniroo

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... . Moraine Lake was our next stop. There is still snow on the ground, even in summer and a snowball fight broke out. In Banff, we are camping at Tunnelmountain Campground for 4 nights. So over the course of the next few days this is what we did. ...

Day 7 Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Canada travel blog

Day 7 Lake Louise

A travel blog entry by jas20j

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Before leaving Banff this morning we took the Gondola to the top of Sulphur Mountain overlooking the town and Bow River. We started to feel the effects of the altitude with shortness of breath however the climb and view were well worth it. Allan ...

entry 3: Banff!, Banff, Canada travel blog

entry 3: Banff!

A travel blog entry by ausgal21

... and went a different way. Turned out it was lucky we did! First animal we saw on the tour was actually in the town of Banff- we saw a young white tailed deer (picture Bambi) running across the road and into some bushes. It was so cute! Poor thing was ...

Banff Springs Golf Course, Banff, Canada travel blog

Banff Springs Golf Course

A travel blog entry by lolly

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... friend JMac used to work there so he knew the names of all the mountains but I can't remember them now unfortunatly.  I believe this Stanley Thomson course was rated 14th in Canada.  How lucky I am to have had the opportunity to ...

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 ...

The Mountains Are Calling, Banff, Canada travel blog

The Mountains Are Calling

A travel blog entry by carriedoll

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... you could see the top and the bottom but not the middle! The drive was really easy too! Just take the trans Canada highway west until you hit Banff! Very hard to get lost lol Robin is taking Food and Hospitality at Conestoga College and is doing her co-op ...

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 ...

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