Ramada Inn & Suites Canmore
Travel Blogs from Canmore
... and check out the spectacular view. Sat and waited for my sister to arrive and take us back to town so we could retrieve my car and.. and Judy could get to a pub to watch the NHL Stanley Cup finals! I felt like a Granny Smith apple way past its prime at this point, so was happy to sit my butt down and not get up for as long as possible!
Day 3 adventures to come.
... around for a little. This lightened up the mood a little. and we enjoyed the rest of the walk to the top. (see first few pictures) We left Johnstone Canyon and pushed onto Lake Louise. The World Cup Ski tournament was getting ready for the weekends events so a lot of people arriving and playing around in the snow. The Lake Louise Fairmont Chateau is an incredible hotel - beautifully well built and on the very forefront of Lake Louise. (See pictures) As ...
... the river. No falls but lovely views to the river which is so clear. Back to drive over the low earth dam wall to do a loop back to the start. Came to two other lakes but couldn't complete the loop as the last part was closed due to "electrofishing" and the risk of electrocution of people! Back to town where there had been a big race so it was filled with people walking round with running gear and numbers on, ...
... Decided to drive up to Mt Norquay next which is the closet ski field to Banff. Then drove out to Lake Minnewanka where they were setting up for the triathlon tomorrow. Looked like a magnificent location even through the rain.
Got back to the hotel and got some Chinese delivery for dinner. Decided it was cold enough to light the fire. Watched some telly then turned in. Sad to be leaving Banff tomorrow ...
... us at all. We sat there and watched him for a while then decided we needed to go, so as we inched forward, he slowly walked to the edge of the road and let us pass. We think it was a juvenile red tailed hawk and he was gorgeous. Such a nice surprise.
Of course, now that we were in Canada, everything was in Kilometers. Fred figured out how to change the GPS to report in Kilometers so that was a help. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility