- By Kevin
- On Feb 26, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
We talk about the Banff travel tips in this paper,information about the trip to Banff National Park in detail,and what to do in Banff.Lake Louise and Jasper get booked up well in advance.“Early bird”travellers start making their summer reservations for those towns in January.If you wait till March/April to make your reservations,you still will have some accommodation choices.From May onwards it becomes difficult to find affordable summer accommodation in Lake Louise and Jasper.
Most important places to visit in Banff National Park
Lake Louise is a glacial lake in Alberta,Canada's Banff National Park.The lake is known for its vibrant blue-green coloration,which comes from rock flour carried into the lake by the water of the nearby melting glaciers.
Jasper National Park
Jasper National Park is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies,spanning 10,878 km2(4,200 sq mi).It is located in the province of Alberta,north of Banff National Park and west of Edmonton.The park includes the glaciers of the Columbia Icefield,hot springs,lakes,waterfalls,and mountains.
The Athabasca Glacier is the most-visited glacier in North America.It is one of the eight major glaciers of the Columbia Icefield.The Icefield Interpretive Centre is next to the glacier and is where visitors can arrange tours.
The outpost of Craigellachie is a tourist stop in the Eagle Pass,which allows the Canadian Pacific Railway to pass through the Monashee Mountains.This was the location in which the"Last Spike"of the railway was placed.
Sunmore Ginseng Factory
The Sunmore Ginseng Factory and Spa in Kamloops,British Columbia,Canada is the only ginseng manufacturer in North America and was founded in 1991 by Chinese doctor Zhang Shunmei.Visitors can enjoy the relaxing ginseng spa.