It's not just a park, it's the best that the Canadian Rockies have to offer. The first and best of Canada's national parks - established in 1885, when the ideal of wilderness was only first being understood - Banff National Park is one of the most beautiful places in North America - and yet so easily accessible. Covering more than 2,400 square miles of the premiere part of Alberta's mountain ranges, the park provides the best opportunity to see the best of Western Canada.
No matter what time of year you decide to take a trip to Alberta, Banff will have a lot to offer. From hiking and mountain climbing to camping, bird watching and wildlife viewing to canoeing and fishing, Banff is the place to go. Even in the winter, you can go snow shoeing, skiing and ice skating. The area is filled with beautiful hotels, restaurants and shops. If you love the outdoors and are visiting Alberta, you'll want to take the time to visit Banff National Park.
This funky diner all day is open all day and is particularly recommended for its breakfast service.... Read more