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Travel Blogs from Canmore
This morning we set off west on the Trans Canada Highway for the first time of many and headed to the picturesque town of Banff. A gondola ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain was on the cards for 2 of us & Coconut! Dan found Starbucks at ground level and stayed with his feet on terra firma. The afternoon activity was a leisurely float down Bow River past the Hoodoos, no heights involved here.
We left our campground after taking a few pictures of our view - beautiful view of surrounding mountains. We decided to fill up with gas and were shocked at how high the prices were. We are out in the boonies, but WOW!
Today we traveled to Canada so that we could go to Banff National Park and Lake Louise. Carol's parents went there on their cross country trip 30 years ago and it has ...
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 soaked it all in! Oh and we heard Prince George had been born!, no newspapers or Internet in the ...
... surrounded by mountains. It is rated as one of the most beautiful lakes in all of north America. We then drove over to Lake Morraine. Both lakes are smaller than what we thought they would be, but both lakes are spectacular. The Canadian Rockies are truly a sight to see. Much prettier and more rugged than the Rockies in CO.
To protect the grizzly habitat, some hiking trails are closed and other trails are only open to groups of six or more. On the day we ...
... stop her – as Jack said, if I had a couple of hours with her I think I might actually have managed to get her under my control. It was a really wonderful experience and I wouldn’t have even swapped my naughty little horse in the end! As we had a bit of time and fancied a hike we decided to walk to the place where we would get the gondola to the top of the Sulphur mountain. We had just found the start of the trail when a huge male Elk appeared out of the bushes. Elk can ...
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- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking