A 90 minute drive West of Calgary you will find “Alberta’s favorite mountain town”. With 6641 square kilometers of woodland valleys, glacier-fed lakes, flowing rivers, gigantic peaks and copious wildlife, Banff National Park praises its heritage and “breathes mountain culture”.  It quickly becomes easy to understand why living and working here is epic...thriving arts scene, energetic nightlife, perfect snow and tranquil spas.. Three ski mountains stand proudly here within the park and snow will fall in all months. You lucky devils you.

  • Ice Skating
  • Back Country Touring
  • Hot Springs
  • Snow Mobiling
  • Sleigh Rides
  • Climbing
  • Canoeing
  • Caving
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Hiking

In Banff's Summer (July-September) the lowest of lows may be 7°C and an average high temperature is 21°C.

In the Winter months (November-March) you may feel a low of -15°C and a high of -8°C.

  • Banff Centre
  • Fairmont Banff Springs
  • Banff Park Lodge
  • Rimrock Resort
  • Post Hotel
  • Banff Inn
  • Brewster Resorts
  • Lake Louise Ski Resort
  • Sunshine Village
  • Mt Norquay

Essentials:

Season: Summer: July - September Winter: November - March

Province: Alberta

Population: (2011) 7,584

Closest Airport: Calgary International Airport (YYC) 130km