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Travel Guide of Banff in Canada by Influencers

Banff is a town within Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. It is located in Alberta's Rockies along the Trans-Canada Highway, approximately 126 km west of Calgary and 58 km east of Lake Louise.

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Discover our travel guide of Banff in Canada made of pictures from travel influencers and photographers.

What you will see and do in Banff:

  🌲 Spruce-fir forest     ⛰️ Mountain     🏞️ Lake     ❄️ Glacial lake     ⛰️ Mountain range     🛣️ Road trip  

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Banff National Park is a huge park of 6641 km² in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. It is the oldest park in Canada, located in the province of Alberta. The nearest major city is Calgary. The most important town of the park has the same name, Banff. If you like nature, mountains and large lakes, then you should rush to book your trip to Banff in Canada for your next vacation! In particular, Banff National Park was recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1984 and is the oldest national park in Canada.

Banff Village was the first town built in a National Park. It is the largest town in the National Park, and is located at a lower elevation after Lake Louise, about 1,463 meters high. Banff village is located in a valley surrounded by many mountains, the most famous of which are Rundle Mountain, Sulfur Mountain, Norquay Mountain and Cascade Mountain. Banff is located above Bow Falls, near where the Bow River meets the Spray River. Banff is about 126 kilometers from Calgary, and about 58 kilometers from Lake Louise.

Banff is a tourist town, catering to a large number of tourists visiting Banff National Park. This is Canada's first national park, established after Yellowstone National Park in the United States. In 1985, the United Nations elected Banff as a World Heritage Site. Banff is one of Canada's most popular tourist destinations.

Banff National Park is open all year round, depending on the time of year, the park has different fun activities, entertainment and discoveries. In spring, autumn, and summer, visitors can see all kinds of wildlife, climb mountains, hike, canoe in the river, go mountain biking, take photos, enjoy the food. In winter, from November to May, the landscape of mountains and rivers and lakes changes quite dramatically, all natural scenery is covered in white snow and ice. can participate in activities such as skiing, wildlife tours, ice walking, horseback riding, ice fishing, ...

Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Banff

How can I get to Banff National Park ?

You can fly to Calgary's international airport. From the airport, rent a car and move directly to Banff National Park. Or from the airport, take the bus to Banff.

In Banff, there are Louise lake, Minnewanka lake, Sulphur hot spring, Athabasca glacier and Banff village.

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  ⛰️ Mountain range spots     ⛰️ Hill station spots     ⛰️ Highland spots     🌲 Forest spots     🐾 Wildlife spots     ⛰️ Mountain spots     ❄️ Glacial lake spots     ❄️ Glacial landform spots     🏞️ Lake spots     ⛰️ Summit spots     ⛰️ Hill spots     🌲 Nature reserve spots     🏞️‍ Waterfall spots     🛣️ Road trip spots     🌲 Spruce-fir forest spots     🏘️ Town spots     🏞️ Loch spots     🏞️ River spots     ❄️ Glacier spots     🌲 Tropical and subtropical coniferous forests spots     🌉 Bridge spots     🏞️ National park spots     ❄️ Fjord spots     Cross-country skiing spots     Backpacking spots     🏖️ Sea cave spots     🏖️ Shore spots     Driving spots     ⛰️ Mountaineering spots     🏕️ Camping spots     🏖️ Lagoon spots     🏞️ Reservoir spots     🚣‍♂️‍ Kayaking spots     Ice climbing spots     ❄️ Tundra spots     Dog hiking spots     🏰 Château spots     Adventure spots     🏘️ Cottage spots     🌋 Crater lake spots     🗼 Landmark spots     ️🏜️ Badlands spots     🏞️ Mountain river spots  

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