Travel Blogs from Canmore
Travel day today. Headed east from Banff to Calgary. Stopped in at Canmore, only 20 odd kms further down the Bow River from Banff. This is a lovely little town on the banks of the river, not seriously touristy like the others. Went for a short walk along the river, over an old bridge built in late 1800's for the coal industry that was the mainstay …
... which was great, although nearing the end it was pretty clear we just wanted to get there.. and fianlly we did.. and like yesterday, about 2 hours more hiking than we had planned on. We walked between 18 and 20 km depending on which signs you believe, in about 5 hours. We were so tired when we came out at the beautiful Banff Springs Hotel that we didnt even have the energy to go around to the ...
... Louise, went to the hot springs, went to the Fairmont Banff. It was a lot of fun. Turns out we were there the weekend before Halloween, so we got to check out all the Halloween parties in Banff, which were tones of fun.
... flows until the last 50m or so where it meets the lake. The wind was bitter around the lake and we had all the gear on until we got in amongst the shelter of the trees. Walk around the lake gave more magnificent views though you can never see all the lake at one time. Walk along Stewart Canyon was pleasant and we saw a group of deer feeding along the track as well as the usual squirrels. Track climbed till we were about ...
... for the down hill Gondola I spotted some free range mountain goats so obviously we had to leave urplace in the longest line go out into the rain and try be friends with the goats...much to Adams displeasure :)
The we went for a drive around town and saw white tail fluffy deer and then.....I SAW THE BIGGEST MOST MAJESTIC ******* ELK... we parked and chased him to make friends.. he did not want to be friends. so now we re at the pub drinking!!!!
How has this condo rated in the past?
- Fitness/Health center
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
- Pets allowed