Banff National Park is one of the most beautiful places you could visit and it’s yours to discover on your all inclusive ski vacation. The resort is among North America’s largest, boasting 4200 acres with over 113 runs.
Skiing is available approximately six months of the year that stretches from mid-November until mid-May. The longest ski run is eight kilometres long. The resort is available for the beginner as well as the more advanced.
Banff National Park is located just 1 1/2 hours West of Calgary in Alberta. It is Canada’s first National Park. The park started as a 26 square kilometre hot springs reserve and is now 6,641 square kilometres of towering peaks in the heart of the magnificent Canadian Rockies.
Enjoy the breathtaking view of Lake Louise and marvel at the vibrant blues and greens typical of a glacier fed lake, surrounded by unparalleled mountain scenery. In addition to the view at Lake Louise, the Icefields Parkway is one of the best places for sightseeing. The Parkway is known as the “most beautiful road in the world.” The drive takes you past an amazing gauntlet of enormous peaks covered in icefields. It is one of the few places you can drive up to an icefield and touch it. You can immediately see the appeal of the town of Sights of Banff tour guide and village of Lake Louise.
If you are looking for some eating pleasure, there are various dining options in the area with delicious meals, wonderful entertainment and breathtaking views of the landscape.
Situated at the gates of Banff National Park is Canmore, Alberta. Canmore offers an endless supply of winter activities. If you are interested in cross-country skiing, Canmore, home to the Olympic Nordic Center has over 100 kilometers of track-set trails at the center alone. For even more adventure, Canmore offers snowshoeing or you can try your hand at driving a dog sled. There is access to some of the best ice climbing in the world for more adventurous as well. Dining in the area ranges from French to Ukrainian to Mediterranean with fine dining and great wines.
Any skier lucky enough to visit Banff National Park will not be disappointed. Whether you are downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding or just taking in the sights of the area, there is an exhaustive gamut of outdoor activities sure to please the whole family.