Located in the south end of Banff National Park, this little town, surrounded by mountains, is one of the main tourist destinations in Alberta.
The jewel of Banff National Park is Lake Louise with its shimmering turquoise green water and surrounding snow-capped mountains rising up to 3,000 meters high.
The Icefields Parkway is one of the most scenic highways in Canada. It crosses the northern part of Banff National Park and the southern part of Jasper National Park.
Hiking in Banff National Park allows you to get to some of the most spectacular locations in the park.
Lake Louise Ski Resort is the most well-known ski resort in Alberta, and also one of the best ski resorts in Canada.
Moraine Lake in the Valley of the Ten Peaks is arguably as impressive as Lake Louise, but attracts fewer visitors.
Sunshine Village Ski Resort is just a short drive outside the town of Banff and is one of the top two ski resorts in Alberta.
Bow Lake, 34 kilometers north of Lake Louise, lies below the Crowfoot Glacier and Bow Glacier.
At 2,068 meters, Bow Pass is the highest pass in Banff National Park and the watershed between the river systems of the North and South Saskatchewan Rivers.
The 48-kilometer-long Bow Valley Parkway, which runs between Banff and Lake Louise.