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 National Park travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Banff National Park itinerary maker.
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  • This is a stunning park. Miles and miles and miles of amazing beauty! You just can drive without getting out of the car to enjoy it.  more »
  • We did several hikes and lots of driving in the 3 days we had there. Truly beautiful! We are from the US and were told at the border going into Canada - get bear spray. Good advice! While we had barel...  more »
  • We have been so many times visiting the Canadian Rockies and every visit is discovering the beauty of nature again and again. It is so beautiful in every season of the year! Great for hiking, skiing, ...  more »