Established in 1885, Banff National Park is Canada's first national park and encompasses 6,641 km2 of jaw-dropping mountain landscapes, pristine wilderness, and abundant wildlife.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Banff is easily accessible and chock-full of exciting activities and cultural events, making this a superb year-round destination for travellers of all kinds.
Visit the Parks Canada website for comprehensive information about Banff National Park.
Parks Canada has recently teamed up with Google Maps to give you a "Street View" of some of Canada's most iconic landmarks, such as beautiful Moraine Lake.
Whether your idea of a good time spent together is exploring mountain trails, skiing down powdery slopes, enjoying fine dining, or taking quiet walks by the river, Banff has something to offer any couple looking for a romantic getaway.
Visitors coming to Banff with young kids in tow will enjoy a hassle-free experience and a destination that makes it easy to cater to people of all ages. Banff Park Lodge, Bow View Lodge, and Homestead Inn offer the perfect base for families enjoying a vacation in Banff. Its location allows you to spend less time driving and more time exploring, and in-house services make mealtimes quick and convenient.
Banff National Park is renowned for its accessibility, opening up fantastic experiences to visitors of all ages, including seniors. In Banff you can sip on a cappuccino, ride the gondola, rent a canoe, and enjoy a live performance all on the same day. How much you want to pack into your day is up to you!