One of Canada's top vacation destinations for breathtaking mountain scenery, majestic forests and outdoor activities, the Banff region in Alberta is a four-season recreational hot spot with endless opportunities for adventure. With a beautiful backdrop of snow-capped mountains everywhere you look, Canmore is a quaint former mining town with an easy pace of life that is full of artist galleries, pubs and restaurants. Nearby in Banff National Park you will find stunning landscapes of towering peaks, sparkling lakes, glaciers and all kinds of wildlife. Ideal for active vacations, family trips and escapes into nature, at this scenic destination you can hike, bike, fish, climb, boat, swim, snowshoe, ski, snowboard, go dog sledding and much more!
Banff Area Attractions
- Banff National Park - 6 miles
- Canmore Museum and Geoscience Center - 1 miles
- Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park - 2 miles
- Columbia Icefield - 130 miles
- Dog sledding - 2 miles
- Lake Louise - 50 miles
- Silvertip Golf Course - 3 miles
Driving Directions From Calgary:
Go west from airport, turning left on Barlow Tr. Turn left on Country Hills Blvd. for 10 miles, then merge onto AB-2 N – Deerfoot Tr. Via the ramp to Red Deer. Take Exit 271 for Alberta 201/WStoney Trail. Merge onto Stoney Trail NW/AB-201 W. Take exit 36 for AB-1W/Trans Canada Hwy W toward Banff. Continue on the Trans Canada Hwy for 55min. Take exit 93 toward Three Sisters Pkwy, turning left at the stop sign to cross over overpass. Turn right at 4-way stop onto Three Sisters Pkwy Take. Go 2.3 miles then turn left and watch for the WorldMark sign. From Vancouver:
Take Hwy 1 Trans Canada, BC-1 E. for 540 miles. Take Exit 93, and turn right on Three Sisters Pkwy. Turn right at 4-way stop to stay on Three Sisters Pkwy. Go 2.3 miles, then turn left at 3-way stop on Three Sisters Dr. Look for the WorldMark sign on the left.