The old saying in Banff goes, “If you don’t like the weather, just wait 20 minutes.” Alberta temperatures are notorious for their unpredictable fluctuations. I once got sunburned during my school lunch break, yet walked home the same day in a hailstorm. When travelling in the Rocky Mountains you never know

What to do in Banff, a month by month calendar. Banff is a town that really knows how to celebrate life. Whether rejoicing about the beginning of the winter season, Canada’s birthday or Alberta’s great craft beers, there is always a reason for a party in this mountain retreat. And

We’ve come a long way from the days when the only way to get from Calgary to Banff was on horseback. You’ve now got a lot more options to choose from to get from Cowtown to your mountain retreat. No matter which route you choose, the journey is truly spectacular.

Iconic to the great white north and our most popular activity is dogsledding. These docile and well-trained animals take you on a journey like no other through our Rocky Mountains but book early! Dogsledding tours sell out well in advance.

Banff is one of the most amazing places in the world with a lot of ‘priceless’ and free viewpoints. But in peak seasons, it’s not exactly a cheap place to visit. Now if budget isn’t an issue, there is an array of luxury hotels, high-end restaurants and swanky stores catering to

Banff is a magical wonderland when seen through young eyes. This unspoiled mountain retreat offers your little ones the chance to wander through wild forests, dip their toes in cold glacial lakes, watch the sunsets turn the mountains gold, and see deer and elk casually strolling down the street. No

If you’ve never felt small while being surrounded by towering, mystic giants before, buckle up for the Icefields Parkway. Named among top drives in the world by National Geographic and Lonely Planet, the Discover Banff Tours’ Columbia Icefields Parkway Tour brings you to new heights and ancient geology.

A grizzly bear galumphs through the underbrush, 500 pounds of muscle wrapped in shaggy brown fur. A pair of male bighorn rams face off head to head, the clashing of their horns so loud it echoes throughout the mountains. Visiting Banff can make you feel like you have stepped into