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Story Ideas

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The dramatic landscapes, rich history and heritage, and mountain culture of Banff & Lake Louise have inspired storytellers for generations. To assist in the creation of new stories, we’ve compiled a list of story starters and ideas covering everything from historical adventure tales to wellness and sustainability.   

Check out this list and visit the other sections of our website to peruse the full range of events, activities and attractions in Banff and Lake Louise. 

Adventure – Banff & Lake Louise is world famous for its easy access to a lifetime of outdoor adventures, including rafting, skiing, hiking, climbing and mountaineering, and horseback riding.
Arts & Culture – Banff is home to seven National Historic Sites, each with an extensive body of backstories and history to be uncovered.
Events - Year-round you can experience something new: be wowed and inspired at the Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, explore new trails at the Banff Marathon and watch in awe as world-class ice sculptors create masterpieces at Ice Magic.
Food & Drink - The talented chefs and award-winning restaurants of Banff & Lake Louise are continually cooking up innovative cuisine. 
Meetings, Conventions, and Incentive Travel – The modern conference centres, amenities, and accommodations set in the pristine wilderness of Banff National Park are an ideal place for business retreats.
Sustainability - Protecting the environment, responsible wildlife viewing, and balancing preservation and growth are important to us because of our unique position of being located in Canada’s first national park. 
Virtual Travel - Get a taste of what you can experience in Banff and Lake Louise prior to your visit, or relive the magic.
Wellness - Connect with awe-inspiring nature, indulge in healthy cuisine and discover peace and tranquility through powerful transformational experiences, including forest bathing and wellness retreats.
Winter & Ski – From ice skating on a froze lake to snowshoeing and dog sledding, our winter wonderland offers something for every age and interest.