Places to Visit

Panorama of the Columbia Icefield - Marcel Finnigan

“No matter how sophisticated you may be, a large granite mountain cannot be denied - it speaks in silence to the very core of your being.”
Ansel Adams

PLACES TO VISIT

So you want to vacation in the Canadian Rockies, but your not sure what places to visit. Well, this is where I come in. I would like to help you plan your trip through the Canadian Rockies. Whether you're backpacking, five-star hoteling or traveling with your motorhome or trailer, I'm sure we can help you. There are hundreds of possibilities you should know of, and then you will be able to choose which ones are best for you. You will have to make some tough decisions for yourself based on time, money etc., but hopefully with the information of our website, you'll get a much better idea of what is possible for you.






Banff
The world-famous town of Banff, located in Banff National Park, can trace its beginnings back to the Canadian Pacific Railway and the discovery of the hot springs back in the 1880s by three young railworkers. This discovery of hot water bubbling out of Sulphur Mountain was to be the beginning of Canada's first National Park and... Read more




Canmore
The beautiful mountain town of Canmore is situated on the Bow River between Calgary and Banff on the eastern edge of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The Three Sisters, Canmore's most recognizable peaks, tower over the little town located in the valley. This small community got its start in 1884 and due to the Canadian Pacific... Read more




Lake Louise
The most sought-after spot in the Rockies has got to be Lake Louise. Most can't believe the colour of this stunning lake until they have seen it for themselves. This is a stop you absolutely have to make. Even if you are making a beeline from Banff to Jasper because of time restrictions - I would strongly recommend... Read more




Jasper
Jasper has always been special to me. So special in fact, it is where I chose to "pop the question" to my bride!! Why Jasper? It is a little remote (not as accessible as Banff) and there is somehow a slower pace in this cozy getaway. If you are looking for a weekend escape or even a refreshing week away - come to Jasper... Read more




UNESCO World Heritage Site
Some people travel the world checking off each UNESCO World Heritage Site off of their "Bucket List". Well, make the Canadian Rocky Mountains your next stop! Banff, Jasper, Kootenay, and Yoho National Park, together with... 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.




My Own Personal Experience
Visiting & Living in the Canadian Rockies

I first travelled through the Canadian Rockies in the summer of 1979, and my world was never the same. That summer I was working in the city of Prince George, British Columbia, and was to return to the Lower... Read more...



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