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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 fall turns to winter and the temperatures drop below freezing, canyons turn into detailed, Narnia-like ice valleys that create the best icewalks in Banff. Discover Banff Tours offers three winter Banff icewalks and each gives a different perspective. So which will you choose?

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.

There’s always a reason for a party in Banff. And for a small town, there’s an impressive number of things to do including festivals, events and activities no matter when you’re visiting.

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.

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.

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. Here are a few tips that will help you to significantly cut down your Banff trip costs, so that you can stretch your travel dollars further.