Category: Kid Friendly

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. We have a comprehensive itinerary for visitors to mix and match.

There is no better way to peel kids away from technology than to place them in adventure at a young age – Banff National Park is perhaps the best place to introduce young explorers to what awaits past a screen. Let’s take a deep snowy dive into which are Banff’s best family activities in winter, and why.

Banff National Park is without a doubt, home to the best skiing in Alberta – but did you know that also, some of the best skiing in British Columbia is also at Banff’s doorstep? You can get picked up from your hotel, transferred to the resort, and get a lift ticket, all for less than the price of a lift ticket alone at the resort.

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. We have a comprehensive itinerary for visitors to mix and match.

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.

Banff is a magical wonderland when seen through young eyes. No matter what age they are, visiting Banff with your children will awaken their sense of wonder and show them how amazing the natural world can be. To make the most of your trip to the Rockies here are five fantastic things to do with kids in Banff.

As Banff visitors travel west from Calgary, the landscape goes from flat plains to the rolling foothills, and then into the dramatic, sky-piercing Canadian Rockies. So, what about the views from the top? Well, luckily in Banff, we have two great gondola and sightseeing lift options for viewing the Rocky Mountains.

Looking for the best things to do in May? Our furry neighbours are waking up, feeding on berries in the low valley bottoms and giving wildlife watchers a show! As summer inches closer lakes start to thaw and it’s the perfect time for water activities such as whitewater rafting and lake cruises.

The best way to spot wildlife in Banff is with the expert guides at Discover Banff Tours. We know the places they like to hang out, how to safely view, and some pretty cool facts that will entertain you and your family.