Can’t Miss Things to Do in Banff National Park [VIDEO]

Watch a video highlighting the best of Banff in the summer and winter.

One of Canada’s most popular national parks, Banff is an incredible expanse of nature in the Canadian Rockies, with plenty of things to do for outdoor enthusiasts of all abilities.

Some of the locations and activities mentioned in this video include:

Summer activities

  • Visiting Peyto Lake
  • Renting a canoe at Lake Louise
  • Hiking Tunnel Mountain
  • Hiking to Stewart Canyon
  • Visiting Lake Agnes Teahouse
  • Riding the Banff Gondola, Lake Louise Summer Gondola, and Mount Norquay Sightseeing Chairlift

Winter activities

  • Renting snowshoes in the town of Banff
  • Going ice skating (skate rentals available at Lake Louise)
  • Soaking in Banff Upper Hot Springs
  • Guided ice walk to Johnston Canyon
  • Skiing, snow tubing, or snowboarding at Mount Norquay, Banff Sunshine, and Lake Louise Ski Resorts

For more information on these activities, read the full first-timer’s guide to Banff National Park.

Music courtesy of MusicBed. Song title “Floodlight” by Traveler.

Jessie Beck is a San Francisco-based writer and associate director of SEO and video at AFAR. She contributes to travel gear, outdoor adventure, and local getaway coverage and has previously lived in Washington, D.C., Malta, Seattle, and Madagascar.
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