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Read stories and blogs written by passionate Banff and Lake Louise locals. From top things to do to detailed how-to guides and itineraries, you'll find plenty of inspiration for your next trip to Banff National Park.

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  • Four snowboarders cross Banff Avenue with Cascade Mountain in the background.Four snowboarders cross Banff Avenue with Cascade Mountain in the background.

    5 Answers to Questions about Winter in Banff and Lake Louise

    Jan 24, 2023

    Find the answers to your questions about winter in Banff National Park here!

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  • Two snowshoers share a kiss on Bow Lake on the Icefield Parkway in Banff National Park.Two snowshoers share a kiss on Bow Lake on the Icefield Parkway in Banff National Park.

    6 Romantic Experiences in Banff and Lake Louise

    Jan 17, 2023

    Find the perfect romantic activity in Banff National Park this winter.

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  • A horse pulls a trick skier over a snow jump in a Skijoring event on Banff Ave in Banff, Canada.A horse pulls a trick skier over a snow jump in a Skijoring event on Banff Ave in Banff, Canada.

    5 Reasons to See Skijoring in Banff

    Jan 9, 2023

    Horses, skiers, tricks, and jumps are all a part of Skijoring during Banff SnowDays

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  • Two people walk on snowshoes on Lake Louise in Banff National Park.Two people walk on snowshoes on Lake Louise in Banff National Park.

    7 Things to Do in Banff and Lake Louise in Winter

    Jan 3, 2023

    Find the perfect winter activity for your trip to Banff and Lake Louise.

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  • A couple walking in front of a giant snow sculpture with string lights above them in the eveningA couple walking in front of a giant snow sculpture with string lights above them in the evening

    Things to Do in Banff and Lake Louise in January

    Dec 27, 2022

    Here’s what you can expect to see, do, and experience in Banff and Lake Louise in January

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  • A mother and child ice skate on Lake Louise, Banff National Park, ABA mother and child ice skate on Lake Louise, Banff National Park, AB

    How To Spend Christmas Day in Banff and Lake Louise

    Dec 23, 2022

    Your guide to Christmas day in Banff National Park.

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  • A carver makes a snow sculpture in Banff during SnowDays.A carver makes a snow sculpture in Banff during SnowDays.A carver makes a snow sculpture in Banff during SnowDays.

    6 reasons to visit SnowDays 2023

    Dec 20, 2022
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  • Banff Springs Hotel, Santa Suite, Christmas, Banff National ParkBanff Springs Hotel, Santa Suite, Christmas, Banff National Park

    Where to Eat For Christmas in Banff and Lake Louise

    Dec 13, 2022

    What better way to have your Christmas meal than surrounded by mountain peaks and not having to clean up? We've got where you should eat this Christmas.

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  • Santa looks out the window on the Banff Gondola in Banff National Park.Santa looks out the window on the Banff Gondola in Banff National Park.

    5 Reasons to Visit the Banff Gondola at Christmas

    Dec 1, 2022

    Visit Santa, have brunch and admire the views at Mountaintop Christmas in Banff National Park

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  • Two women look at a massive Christmas tree inside a grand hall at the Banff Springs Hotel. There are three windows along the wall illuminating the tree in Banff National Park.Two women look at a massive Christmas tree inside a grand hall at the Banff Springs Hotel. There are three windows along the wall illuminating the tree in Banff National Park.

    Things to Do in Banff and Lake Louise in December

    Nov 29, 2022

    Here’s what you can expect to see, do, and experience in Banff and Lake Louise in December

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  • Skiing at Banff Sunshine Village in Banff National Park on a snowy winter daySkiing at Banff Sunshine Village in Banff National Park on a snowy winter day

    9 Bucket List Ski Runs For a Banff and Lake Louise Ski Trip

    Nov 22, 2022

    These are the best beginner, intermediate and advanced ski runs in Banff National Park

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  • A couple enjoy hot chocolate sitting by a fire place with Christmas trees behind them at the Rimrock Hotel in Banff National Park.A couple enjoy hot chocolate sitting by a fire place with Christmas trees behind them at the Rimrock Hotel in Banff National Park.

    Follow Banff's 2022 Hot Chocolate Trail

    Nov 15, 2022

    Sipping on a steaming cup of hot chocolate is a must this Christmas season! 

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  • Two people walk down Banff Ave doing their Christmas and holiday shopping in Banff and Lake Louise.Two people walk down Banff Ave doing their Christmas and holiday shopping in Banff and Lake Louise.Two people walk down Banff Ave doing their Christmas and holiday shopping in Banff and Lake Louise.

    Banff and Lake Louise's 2022 Christmas Gift Guide

    Nov 10, 2022
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  • A family of four skate on frozen Lake Louise with an ice castle behind them in Banff National Park.A family of four skate on frozen Lake Louise with an ice castle behind them in Banff National Park.

    The How to Guide for Ice Skating in Banff and Lake Louise

    Nov 8, 2022

    Take on this classic Canadian activity and get started ice skating in Banff National Park.

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  • Banff Gondola, Mountaintop Christmas, Winter, Banff National ParkBanff Gondola, Mountaintop Christmas, Winter, Banff National Park

    Guide To Christmas Events in Banff and Lake Louise

    Nov 3, 2022

    All of the must-see events happening this holiday in Banff National Park.

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  • Sleigh Ride, Lake Louise, Banff National ParkSleigh Ride, Lake Louise, Banff National Park

    7 Christmas Traditions To Discover in Banff and Lake Louise

    Nov 2, 2022

    Make memories in Banff National Park.

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