BANFF is a stunningly beautiful town high up in the Alberta’s Rocky Mountains, that gives you all the fun and excitement of a major resort town surrounded by pristine Canadian Wilderness.
The Township is Located within Banff National Park and with more than 1800 meters, it is the highest town in Canada. Banff is a friendly and welcoming town and the wide snowy streets offering endless variety of shops, bars and restaurants. All catering to a festive crowd that creates a relaxing holiday atmosphere all year round. You might also spot occasional deer on the outside of town.
With more than 100 restaurants, there are endless choices for dining in Banff and you should enjoy a cheap meal and a quite drink at one of the dozens of pubs and bars in town.
Banff also has a great nightlife, so dance away the night at the Aurora Night Club located at the Banff Avenue.
While you are here, take a ride into the Canadian Rockies at the Banff Gondola to see panoramic views of Bow Valley and Bow River as well as the Banff township below. There are many outdoor activities and an interpretive trail on the mountain as well as the restaurants, be sure to wrap-up though as it could get very cold.
When its time to warm up, considering the soothing warm waters of the Banff’s Upper Hot Springs river more than a century, travelers have relaxed in this historical spot with all the back draft of the snow on the Canadian Rockies.
Tunnel mountains has easy hikes to all level of fitness, as well as spectacular Alpine Views.
Sunshine Village ski resort is only 15 minutes from Banff and with 107 ski rides, 3 mountains, over 3000 acres of terrain and 30 feet of snow per year, the resort is perfect for all skiers.
The heart of Sunshine village is the Sunshine Mountain Lodge which is Banff’s only ski and ski out hotel providing luxury accommodation right on the slopes.
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel sits proud among the Rocky Mountains. The opulent design of this lobby’s hotel provides a touch of an old world luxury in stunning alpine environment.
Johnston Canyon is a short 20-minute drive from Banff, and the incredible scenery will leave you speechless. An easy track of the canyon’s ice walk that reveals spectacular frozen waterfall freezing cold mountain pools and an enchanted alpine forest of snow covered spruce. With the magnificent rocky mountains towering all around and the raw wilderness surrounding township, Banff fulfills a long way from home that once you are here, you may never wanna leave.
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