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Summer in Lake Louise

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Explore summer in Lake Louise and make the most of the early glowing dawn, the warmth of midday, and the lingering dusk. To get up close with the iconic Lake Louise, you can rent a canoe from the Lake Louise Boathouse. It is also a memorable place to take your stand up paddleboard. 

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The hiking in the Lake Louise area is some of the most scenic and spectacular in the world. Ranging from walks and easy hikes to multi-day backcountry epics, experiencing this jaw-dropping landscape by foot will be an unforgettable experience. You could walk around the Lake Louise Shoreline Trail to the Victoria Glacier, hike up to the famous Lake Agnes Teahouse, or be wowed by the glowing larches during the fall. 

More information about hiking in Lake Louise can be found here, and on the Parks Canada website.

Amongst the long days and fun adventures, don't forget to take some time to take a nap in the sunshine, read the book that has been sitting by your bed for months, or simply watch the clouds float through the sky. Lake Louise is the perfect place to restore and rejuvenate. 

Tips for visiting Lake Louise during July to September

When you catch glimpse of Lake Louise yourself, you will understand why it is such a popular place to explore. For the best experience during July, August and September, we suggest you visit Lake Louise and Moraine Lake in the early morning (before 9am) or evening (after 7pm). The light is glowing softly on the mountain peaks, the air is fresh, and you can soak up the immense beauty and stillness. Then spend the rest of the day exploring the hidden gems around the Lake Louise area. 

Locals' tip: visit Lake Louise in the early morning or evening to savour some solitude and tranquility.