- By John
- On Oct 19, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
Whether you are planning a vacation in Banff National Park or just a day trip here is plenty to accommodate your schedule either way. If you only have a short time to spend at the park, these are the spots I recommend you take in on a limited schedule. To take the tours to Banff from Vancouver to begin your Banff trip in this winter.
WHERE TO STAY
BANFF SPRINGS HOTEL BY THE FAIRMONT
The Banff Springs Hotel is a like an old-world castle. This castle in the mountains is considered one of Canada’s grand railway hotels from the 19th century. This beautiful property is operated by Fairmont Hotels and Resorts. It was amazing to look all around the grounds and inside, everything is so ornate and beautiful. If you want to reserve accommodations here, six months out is best.
FOX HOTEL AND SUITES
Floor-to-ceiling mirrors and a mounted flat-screen TV are part of the Fox Hotel’s on-site gym. Guest laundry facilities are also available.
The Banff Park Museum is 1.5 km from the Banff Lodging Fox Hotel and Suites. The mineral springs of the Cave and Basin National Historic Site are within a 10-minute drive of the property.
BANFF ROCKY MOUNTAIN RESORT
Featuring an a la carte breakfast, this resort is situated along the Banff Rocky Mountain National Park and features spacious all-suite accommodation. Only moments from the Banff Rocky Mountain Resort are top-rated ski trails, scenic hiking paths, golfing and much more. The resort also offers free shuttle service to the charming town center, filled with shops, restaurants and entertainment options.