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Banff National Park

Ultimate Road Trips: 6 Days In The Northern Rockies

This post is part of the ongoing “Ultimate Road Trip” series. To read more about the places visited or the experiences had, simply click on the post description below. Cheers! Earlier this year, I finally checked-off a bucket-list item that I’ve been waiting for years to get to: The Northern Rocky Mountains. Consulting only a […]

Hiking the Lake Agnes Teahouse Trail From Lake Louise, Banff National Park (Alberta, Canada)

The day in Banff National Park thus far had been amazing. The weather was great for hiking Johnston Canyon and Moraine Lake. I was hoping the weather would hold for another hike in Lake Louise as well. My goal for the afternoon was hiking the Lake Agnes Teahouse trail, another extremely popular hike in Banff […]

Hiking Moraine Lake in Banff National Park (Alberta, Canada)

The Johnston Canyon hike was beautiful and invigorating and, after a brief lunch in the town of Lake Louise, it was now time to drive to Moraine Lake for an early afternoon mini-hike. I met several hikers (both tourists and locals) that each told me the same thing: “Lake Louise is great, but Moraine Lake […]

Hiking Johnston Canyon (And The “Secret Cave Trail”), Banff National Park (Alberta, Canada)

After an early morning start in Canmore, followed by a self-guided walking tour of the Fairmont Banff Springs (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), I still had time to get in a mid-morning hike. And not just any hike — I’d be hiking Johnston Canyon, the most popular hike in all of the Canadian Rockies. Getting There: The […]

Walking Tour of the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, Banff National Park (Alberta, Canada)

My first full day in Banff National Park started with a large breakfast and a lot of coffee at the Holiday Inn Canmore. It would be hard to top the previous day’s activities (walking on a glacier at the Columbia Icefield, the Glacier Skywalk, and Athabasca Falls) in Jasper National Park, but I was going […]