- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Refrigerator in room
- Non-smoking hotel
- Microwave in room
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... and Ski Field located on the northwest side of town over the Trans Canada Hwy. Spectacular views over Banff and surrounding mountains but the sun was ‘high’ (the highest it gets)and staring us in the face so photos are not the best. Travelling back down the ‘hill’ we turned west and drove along the Vermilion Lakes Drive – a set of three lakes in marsh land. To our surprise they ...
... to sparkly Christmas trees to crystal and/or wooden ornaments to themed ornaments and in between. A tradition I have now is to buy a Christmas bauble in countries I visit so I bought one Banff bauble. I am waiting until I get to New York to go Christmas Shopping.
TOP TIP #18 DO visit Canmore as it has more rugged mountains to view from the main street than Banff and I think it is prettier and it has lots of quirky/artisan type ...
... out a little before that and after loading the car we went back and checked out all the shops and had an early lunch of soup in the Deli. All too soon it was time to get in the car and actually leave. The weather is predicted to be sunny on Tuesday and as Banff is only about 55 kms away we might come back!!!! As I said Banff is not far away so we arrived early afternoon – too early to check in so we walked downtown to the Information Centre and loaded ourselves up with maps ...
... the Same Sun Hostel near our hostel because they had a Karaoke night going on and Tessa (the Kiwi girl I met in Toronto) was there with her new travel buddies. We had a great night catching up, singing and getting drunk. However, we were pretty knackered so we went back to our hostel at around 1am - as I found out later, Tessa and her friends stayed there until 6am.
Sunday morning we got up early-ish to see some more of the National Park before we had to leave in ...
... bear from a safe distance. Maggie reluctantly joined us despite her awful fear of heights!
As we took the chairlift, we got our first view of Lake Louise in the distance with the Victoria Glacier feeding it from above.
The views from 6,900ft up were pretty cool. We were in a wildflower meadow looking at the Rockies ...