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,

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.

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.

Don’t knock it before you try it! Snowshoeing on a Discover Banff Tours Snowshoe Tour is the best winter way to truly take in the scale, depth, sights and sounds of a Canadian Rockies winter. Unless you come armed with a snorkel and ready to work hard, we suggest you explore the deep snow via snowshoes.

Walking on ice with each of our Icewalks is safe, but no Icewalk is ever the same. With three different icy adventures to choose from, a Discover Banff Tours Icewalk can happen day or night, snow or shine as our guides take you to two spectacular canyons near Banff.

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.

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 the same price as a lift ticket alone at the resort.

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.