Trip Planner:   Canada  /  Alberta  /  Canadian Rockies  /  Banff National Park  /  Lake Louise  /  Nature  /  Lake Louise

Lake Louise, Lake Louise

(4,000+ reviews on the web)
Water Body Nature / Park
Get active and enjoy the invigorating views at Lake Louise, one of Canada's biggest natural attractions. In an area widely considered the hiking capital of the Canadian Rockies, this glacial lake ensures memorable boating experiences in the warmer months and serves as a vast skating rink in the winter. Year-round you'll find something to do in this quintessentially Canadian mountain setting, including skiing, hiking, biking, and climbing. To visit Lake Louise on your trip to Banff National Park, use our Banff National Park travel itinerary maker.
Create a full Banff National Park itinerary

(Banff National Park is the nearest city to Lake Louise)

map

Plan your trip to Banff National Park

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Lake Louise by other users

8 days in Jasper, Lake Louise & Banff BY A USER FROM CANADA July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Lake Louise & Banff BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Banff, Lake Louise & Jasper BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Jasper, Lake Louise & Banff BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Banff, Lake Louise & Jasper BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Jasper, Lake Louise & Banff BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 7 days in Jasper, Lake Louise & Banff BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 8 days in Banff, Jasper & Lake Louise BY A USER FROM CANADA July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Jasper, Lake Louise & Banff BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 2 days in Banff & Lake Louise BY A USER FROM CANADA July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 7 days in Jasper, Lake Louise & Banff BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 9 days in Banff, Jasper & Lake Louise BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • This is a truly iconic place and it must be visited. There is a most amazing and very easy hike around the lake. Do not miss it. You just need to plan and arrive early as it can get very very busy. If...  more »
  • Frozen solid , very beautiful even when it is not blue . We walked up the far end of the lake along the path and walked back across the middle of the lake , best fun although Robyn thinks we will fall...  more »
  • We went into Lake Louise late May and the lake was still frozen. Despite that, the views were excellent and the surrounding mountains were fantastic. There were a lot of tourasses flitting about and t...  more »