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.
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- Things to Do, Events, October, Icefields Parkway, Horseback Riding, Gondolas, Lake Louise, Fall Colors
October is a month to remember in the Canadian Rockies – with cooling temperatures comes the changing of the seasons and the colours of the leaves. Here are our recommended top 6 October activities including visiting Lake Louise, walking on an ancient glacier and a mountain-top Harvest Festival.
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- Things to Do, Wildlife, Hikes, Rafting, ATV, Icefields Parkway, Horseback Riding, Gondolas, Heli, Lake Louise, Via Ferrata, Bears, Caving, Summer
Banff National Park is a breath of fresh air. During our summer months, many visitors enjoy a leisurely pace to sightsee our turquoise coloured lakes, mountains with hanging glaciers and icefields, and wildlife on our Banff guided sightseeing tours. Check out our Banff summer itinerary to plan your perfect trip!
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- Winter, Things to Do, Hikes, Ski, March, Tubing
Looking for the best things to see and do in Banff in March? While officially February marks the end of winter, there’s still plenty of sub-zero weather and snowy fun to be had! As the temperatures start to warm a little it’s the perfect weather for activities such as skiing, snow tubing, winter hikes and more.
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.
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.