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How to Spend a Weekend in Banff National Park

July 22, 2017
How to Spend a Weekend in Banff National Park

Banff National Park is one of the most gorgeous national parks within the Canadian Rockies. Visiting Banff National ParkΒ has been high on my β€œto see” list for years. I finally got an opportunity to spend a weekend in the mountains, and I am forever a changed woman. Between the crisp mountain air, snow-capped mountains, and turquoise-clear lakes, Banff National Park absolutely stole my heart. πŸ’œ   I’ve put…

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8 Tips for Visiting Lake Louise, Canada

July 8, 2017
Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada, Banff

Canada’s Lake Louise is the show-stealer of Banff National Park,Β and a definite β€œmust see” during your visit. It’s the most photographed lake in the world, and it’s no secret as to why. This place is stunning. Often times, famous locations don’t match the hype, but Lake Louise surely does. The only complaint you might have is that it tends to be overrun with tourists because it’s so darn…

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A Guide to Hiking Castle Mountain Lookout

June 29, 2017
Castle Mountain Lookout, Banff National Park, hike

Castle Mountain Lookout is a hike I was excited to do during my stay in Banff National Park. I heard it was supposed to have amazing views over the Canadian Rockies, and “they” were right! It is beautiful. Castle Mountain used to be (one of many locations) where a fire tower was placed to detect flames throughout Banff. Although the tower has been removed, it’s now a popular…

Canada Hiking

A Guide to Hiking Johnston Canyon & the Ink Pots

June 27, 2017

Hiking Johnston Canyon is an extremely popular day hike in Banff National Park. Actually, it’s quite possibly the busiestΒ and most crowded hike in Banff. Hiking Johnston Canyon takes about half a day (depending on how fast you go), and is perfect for families of all fitness levels. Β  Johnston Canyon was the first hike I did in Banff, and it was the perfect way to start my trip.…