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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. 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
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.
A white Christmas in the mountains is a dream for guests – and December brings the start of the best snowy winter experiences to Banff. Here’s our Top 6 December activities including skating on a frozen lake, being pulled by a team of dogs through the snow, and stomping through fresh powder on snowshoes.
November is one of the quietest times to experience the beauty of the Canadian Rockies – with lots of festivals and events to enjoy as winter approaches. Here are our recommended top 6 November activities including hiking to frozen falls, seeing Lake Louise surrounded by snow, and visiting a wolfdog sanctuary.