Visiting the museum has been a traditional experience for generations of park visitors! Come see the “University of the Hills” with over 5,000 natural history specimens from bees to bears. Discover how natural history was interpreted in Canada during the Victorian era in one small but very special museum.
Showcasing the work of a diverse collection of nationally and internationally recognized Canadian artists, this Banff gallery has paintings, sculptures and a vast collection of Inuit art from Canada's arctic.
The Willock and Sax Gallery celebrates the arts and the natural grandeur of the environment. We strive to cultivate aesthetic appreciation and concern for our world by offering an extraordinary collection of fine art. We carry a selection of Canadian historical and contemporary art with a focus on Alberta artists.
Situated in the high alpine meadows of Banff National Park Brewster's Shadow Lake Lodge is a remote back country lodge with cabins accessible only by hiking or cross-country skiing
Located only three blocks from the bustling downtown area, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Siding 29 Lodge is convenient to shops, restaurants, cultural activities and adventures in the wilderness. We offer 45 standard rooms with king or queen beds complete with hairdryer, iron and ironing boards, coffee maker, telephones, color cable television and electronic key card locks. There are also 12 deluxe suites with a variety of configurations and some with Jacuzzi's® for your convenience. We offer the complimentary full breakfast, underground parking and the heated indoor pool and whirlpool.
Offering excellent value and location, the Banff Aspen Lodge is set to accommodate your winter adventures and summer experiences. Just a 3 minute walk to the centre of town, your stay in one of our 89 fresh and modern guestrooms includes a full breakfast and complementary wifi and parking. Take the opportunity to relax in our outdoor hot tubs in front of a warming fire. The sauna and steam room will also help you unwind at the end of your day in the Rocky Mountains. Visit our website for a listing of our hotel’s amenities, current specials and other details!
Visit Banff and enjoy awe-inspiring scenery, thrilling winter activities and lively nightlife. Package includes overnight stay at Mount Royal Hotel, admission to the Banff Gondola and $25 dining credit to share at Sky Bistro. Price is per person, per night, based on double occupancy. Weekends extra. Blackout dates apply.
Experience the best views of Banff National Park with the Banff Explorer combo package. Includes admission to the Banff Gondola & Banff Lake Cruise on Lake Minnewanka. Save up to 20% when you book in advance 48 hrs+ before arrival. Some restrictions apply, see website for details.
Dogsled Tours operate at 9am, 11am, 1pm and 3pm and include hotel pick up and drop off. Snow Tubing passes and Hot Springs passes are open and can be used at anytime. Please collect your passes from our Banff Adventures store at 211 Bear Street, Banff.
From popular trails in Lake Louise and Banff to virtually unknown routes in Kananaskis Country, there's a hike for all abilities and interests. You'll travel safely, learn about the area, meet locals, and best of all you'll hike a trail or route that provides you with maximum reward for your effort. Choose from multiple hiking options requiring varying levels of skill and experience.
Chinook Rafting offers whitewater adventures in the Canadian Rockies, from mild to wild and for all experience levels. Equipment and instruction provided by professional guides who share their knowledge, local stories, skills and enthusiam to make this one of life's greatest experiences. Choose your trip: Kananaskis River, Horseshoe Canyon, or Kicking Horse River. Season runs from mid-may through mid-September.
In 1965, founder Hans Gmoser invented heli-skiing and staked out an exclusive 3-million acre reserve of pristine wilderness. Serviced by 11 lodges in the winter, the powder-obsessed can challenge some of the best mountains in the world. Multi-day trips include powder intros, family weeks, heli-assisted ski touring and private outings. In the summer, 2 lodges allow alpine addicts to commune with the mountains. Offering everything from glacier treks to photography workshops, the majestic peaks of Western Canada are the backdrop to getaways that are equal parts inspiration, relaxation, and exhilaration. Oh, and did we mention, travel by helicopter?
150 pieces of Canadian Art for CANADA 150! Canada House Gallery is proud to present 150 pieces of quintessentially Canadian Art to celebrate Canada's 150th Anniversary! Exhibition May 10th - 23rd, 2017 Join us for the artists' reception on Saturday May 13th from 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wear your red & whites!
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (short films); 7 p.m. special screening of Iron Road. A nation-wide film festival brought to you by REEL Canada. During the day, watch some of Canada’s finest short films. Come back after hours for a special screening of the award- winning film Iron Road, an epic tale of forbidden love set against the building of the Canadian railway in the 1880s.
Invest in yourself with a yoga retreat with master yoga and meditation teacher Kim McNeil in Banff. Kim will be hosting guests again in 201t at her annual Banff Weekend Yoga Retreat, one of the most popular, longest-running, and best-reviewed yoga retreats in Alberta. You will be well taken care of with a weekend of yoga and meditation classes, delicious and healthy food, gorgeous views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, laughter and downtime.