Banff National Park, Banff National Park
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With glaciers, alpine scenery, and dense coniferous forests, Banff National Park provides a diversity of vacation ideas--whether you come for a thrilling adventure or a peaceful, relaxing getaway. Canada's oldest national park spreads across 6,641 sq km (2,564 sq mi), offering endless opportunities for hiking, mountaineering, and skiing. Hit the crystal clear lakes for fishing and camping, or get the adrenaline going on a zipline, rafting trip, or helicopter tour. Opportunities abound to spot wildlife, including elks and bears. A large number of hotels and resorts provide lodging for stays long and short. Add Banff National Park to your Banff travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Banff itinerary maker.
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  • This provincial park has it all and it is the center of it all. Allow two days minimum. Easy access to Jasper, Lake Louise, and Yoho provincial park. 
  • Definitely the most beautiful place I've ever had contact. Amazing landscapes, lakes, mountains ... Worth knowing in winter and summer, and always with enough mood to walk, because is very worthwhile, the contact with wildlife is spectacular.
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  • As you can imagine, there's lots to do at Banff National Park. My trip through Banff NP started from Jasper NP. I camped at one of the $17.60/night campgrounds shortly after entering Banff NP. The nex...  more »