February in Banff National Park means fluffy snow that is deeper than ever – the powder months have arrived! A visit to Lake Louise, dogsledding, snowshoeing and sleigh rides are activities not to miss this month.
It’s no secret that Banff and Lake Louise is home to some of the best skiing in the Rockies – but what they’re also home to, are a ton of activities ranging from ice walks, tubing, snowshoeing, sightseeing, snowmobiling, dogsledding and more – it’s enough to keep a family busy for days! Here we have a comprehensive itinerary for visitors to mix and match with.
Winter is in full-force in January with our welcomed snowfalls, cold temperatures, and the entire National Park is transformed into a quintessential Canadian winter wonderland. Here’s our Top 6 January activities including a world-class ice sculpting event, winter ice hikes and snowmobiling through fresh powder.
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From skating on a frozen glacier lake to playing in the snow on a sleigh ride, check out our top ten things to do in Banff and Lake Louise in Banff National Park, Canadian Rockies..
When the autumn turns to winter and the temperatures drop below freezing, a unique transformation occurs in the canyons – they turn into detailed, Narnia-like ice valleys that create the best icewalks in Banff. Canyons around the Canadian Rockies have been sculpted over thousands of years with the wind, water,
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 and when traveling in the Rocky Mountains you never know what the weather will do next. So what should you pack when you visit Banff? Here are a few tips.
There’s so much to do in Banff, it’s impossible to fit it all in during a single visit. And yet, you don’t want to miss out on the absolute best attractions from sightseeing gondolas to famous glacier lakes. So that’s where this quick guide comes in.
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 and whether you choose to drive, take a shuttle service, a bus, private transfer or taxi, 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.