Canada – Banff National Park

At last, we made our way into Banff Nation Park.  This Unesco World Heritage site was the first national park in Canada. With over 3 million visitors annually it is at times overwhelming with the volume of people and other times you can find a small quiet place alone….until the bears show up. 

We sought out the best weather for our trip which coincided with the maximum number of tourists and bears! 

There are a million websites that tell you about the history of Banff, what places to visit, where to eat and stay. I could bore you with all the details of where we stayed and step by step of what we did.  Instead, let’s just look at pictures…

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2 thoughts on “Canada – Banff National Park

  1. Laura

    I know you all had to pack your patience, but these pics are just stunning! It might be one of the most beautiful places in the world. I cannot wait to see it myself!

    1. wanderer Post author

      Hi Laura – Thank you! It is stunning scenery and I am sure you will have some humourous tales to tell when you pass through next summer. Feel free to reach out if you want any suggestions.

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