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Winter in Banff and Lake Louise

Whether your idea of being immersed in the Canadian Rockies is strolling through snow-covered streets, cozying up by a fire with a decadent hot chocolate, skiing or snowboarding freshly groomed runs, or ice skating over a frozen lake - wonders await for everyone in Banff and Lake Louise.

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Winter activities in the mountains

A group of friends skiing a run at the Lake Louise Ski Resort in Banff National ParkA group of friends skiing a run at the Lake Louise Ski Resort in Banff National Park
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Winter Escape in the Canadian Rockies

Duration
7 Days
Num of Experiences
14 Experiences
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Winter Relaxation & Adventure

Duration
6 Days
Num of Experiences
18 Experiences
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Powder Chasing in Banff National Park

Duration
4 Days
Num of Experiences
7 Experiences
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Romantic Winter Getaway

Duration
3 Days
Num of Experiences
9 Experiences
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Celebrations fit for winter

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In Search of Christmas Spirit

Events & Festivals
Date
Select dates from Nov 15 - Dec 31, 2024
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Skijoring

Events & Festivals
Date
Returning Jan, 2025
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Hot Chocolate Trail

Food & Drink
Date
Nov 15 - Dec 31, 2024
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Giant Snow Sculptures on Bear Street during SnowDays Festival.Giant Snow Sculptures on Bear Street during SnowDays Festival.

Snow Sculptures

Events & Festivals
Date
Returning Jan, 2025
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The view from the top of Tunnel Mountain at sunset in Banff National Park.The view from the top of Tunnel Mountain at sunset in Banff National Park.The view from the top of Tunnel Mountain at sunset in Banff National Park.

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Best Hikes in Banff and Lake Louise in Winter

From beginner to experienced hikers, you'll find the perfect winter hike in Banff and Lake Louise.

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