A resort town in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and part of Canada’s oldest national park, Banff is an outdoor enthusiast’s haven. One of the various ways that you can travel through the region is onboard the Rocky Mountaineer Train. This luxury train takes you right through Banff and the surrounding mountains where you will enjoy the breathtaking views from the comfort of your glass dome seat. While in Banff, explore and enjoy the sights by taking a ride on the gondola up Sulphur Mountain to take in the stunning views of the region including Bow Valley and Lake Louise. Take time out to explore Banff National Park, with its craggy peaks, ice-blue lakes and coniferous forests offering a picture perfect setting to hike, bike, raft, paddle, ski, snowboard or ice skate – it all depends on the time of year you visit. To unwind and enjoy some relaxation, a visit to the famous Banff Hot Springs, open year round, is a must. Enjoy some time wading in the soothing mineral rich natural hot springs amidst the breathtaking Rocky Mountains.
Banff National Park
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
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Nestled in the Rocky mountains with famous ski slopes, hot springs, lakes and caves in the surrounding areas, Banff Aspen Lodge is the perfect retreat to experience solitude in nature as well as more adventurous activities.
Banff Park Lodge is a comfortable resort situated between central Banff and the glacier-fed Bow River, within Canada's protected Banff National Park. Stay in close proximity to local attractions and expect plenty of outdoor experiences available all year.
Brewsters Mountain Lodge in Banff offers a picturesque stay in view of the majestic Canadian Rockies. Along with a convenient downtown location, this family owned and operated lodge features a serene ambiance and scenic views.
Buffalo Mountain Lodge lies in the lush forest on the slopes of Tunnel Mountain above Banff. Close to the downtown area, this resort-style property offers a tranquil getaway in the Canadian Rockies. Settle into tastefully decorated ensuite rooms with high ceilings sporting wooden beams and wood-burning fireplaces.
Fairmont Banff Springs is a historic mountain resort that boasts a stunning location in the heart of Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. Take in the grandeur of this Scottish Baronial Castle-style building with distinct features including turrets, chandeliers, stained glass, and mosaics.