Getting Here to the Canadian Rockies

"Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home; that wildness is necessity; that mountain parks and reservations are useful not only as fountains of timber and irrigating rivers, but as fountains of life."
John Muir

CANADIAN ROCKIES - HERE I COME!! - Michael Jennek

So you are thinking about visiting the Canadian Rockies!

Just imagine getting on a plane, landing here in Calgary, jumping into your rent-a-car or motorhome and heading an hour west to the Rocky Mountains.

Or leave the driving and take a rail or motorcoach tour though the mountains! What awaits you? Well, that depends what you're looking for! But majestic mountains and breathtaking views are a sure thing!

Let's start planning!

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO GET HERE?



By Air
What is the best way to get here? Well, with the vastness of Canada - flying is often the quickest way! Think about what kind of holiday you really want before you leave home. Think twice if your travel agent suggests flying into Vancouver and driving to Banff. Are you prepared to make that 10-hour drive? Some people are - it is beautiful) - but some are shocked at driving anywhere that... Read more



By Car
Now that you are here, you need a way of getting around. Here in the mountains you really do need your own transportation. There are not a lot of options when it come to public transportation. The only way you can really get around renting a motor vehicle is by booking bus tours that will take you to all of the places you don't want to miss - and don't get me wrong - this is a... Read more



By Motorcoach
Travelling in a motorcoach is a great way to see all those important sites you just don't want to miss! Take it from me, the Driver/Guide, the passengers are at ease, there is no stressful driving and your day is planned for you at a nice pace. On top of that you get great commentary while visiting places of historical or geographical importance. You sit higher in the coach and the tinted... Read more



By Motorhome
My father in-law always says that there is nothing like sleeping in your own bed every night, no matter where you are. How can you do that? Rent a motorhome!! Reality Check: Let's look at what a motorhome holiday is really all about. Here are a few things to consider before booking that motorhome rental. Back to Nature: The advantage of a motorhome is that you can really ... Read more



By Rail
Want the best of both worlds? Travel by car and rail through the scenic Rockies! Choose a rail trip with VIA Rail® or ROCKY MOUNTAINEER RAILTOURS® to make your dream vacation complete! There are a number of road & rail options to suit your schedule, interests and budget. Let us know what you are looking for and we can create something custom at a great package price. Read more


Help Me Plan

Would you like to give us your suggestions and have us build an itinerary that fits your desires and suits your budget? Together we can make your dream holiday a reality. Have accommodation concerns? We work with a great wholesaler who can find rooms at great prices even in the busy season. Let us plan the details like tours and transfers, leaving you to enjoy your holiday. Fill out our Vacation Request Form.



OTHER USEFUL INFO

ENTERING CANADA

If you would like to read up on information on what you need to enter Canada as well as government requirements, just click here on Entering Canada.

TRANSPORTATION: BUSES & TAXIS

BANFF/CANMORE/LAKE LOUISE
CALGARY
JASPER



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