Stunning and majestic are just two of the adjectives to describe the Banff, Alberta area. The town of Banff is situated within Banff National Park; visitors have endless possibilities to explore nature in all her wondrous glory. The surrounding Alberta Rockies provide a postcard-quality backdrop for the picturesque community of Banff.
The park’s website, referenced above, offers a wealth of information on the ecosystem, wildlife, plant life and historic sites found within the park. Camping, hiking, fishing, horseback riding and bird watching are just some of the activities to enjoy inside the park. If a Banff vacation is in your plans, you’ll definitely want to spend time in the Banff National Park.
Located nearly 80 miles west of Calgary, Banff is a popular for the peaks and hot springs of the national park. Sporting a permanent population of about 7,250, Banff caters heavily to the approximately 3 million people who visit the park every year.
Places to stay in Banff, Canada
There are many fine hotels and resorts to choose from in the Banff area. One you should consider is Banff Rocky Mountain Resort. Located on eight secluded acres of parkland, Rocky Mountain Resort offers you the comfort and luxury you expect, and yet is just steps from the outdoor wonders of the national park.
Each unit has a gas or wood burning fireplace, cable TV, internet service, and the conveniences of finer resorts. The facility offers an indoor pool and whirlpool, exercise equipment, a restaurant and lounge, and other fine amenities.
For a limited time, you and your family could unwind in a 2-bedroom unit at the Banff Rocky Mountain Resort April 20-27, 2014, for just $399.
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Not able to pull away the week of April 20-27? You can book a studio in Banff Rocky Mountain Resort for $675 or a 1-bedroom unit for $699 year-round. Your travel membership also offers nearly eight other properties in Alberta, Canada to choose from all the time. You decide when you want to travel: there are no blackout dates with this program.
If you’ve vacationed in the Banff, Alberta area (and especially at the Banff Rocky Mountain Resort), I’d like your impressions. Feel free to comment below. And please share this column so others may benefit from what you and I have written. Thanks!
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