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Icefields Parkway

Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Type: Scenic Drives, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving, Biking
Owner description: Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain...
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Type: Scenic Drives, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Driving, Biking
Owner description: Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.
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Bardstown, KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

I've traveled abroad multiple times and have seen much of the USA. The Icefields Parkway is without a doubt the most amazing drive I've ever done. "Scenic" or "beautiful" don't give it proper justice. This drive winds through the most majestic section of the Canadian Rockies. The SCALE of these mountains is off-the-charts!! As you drive from Banff to Jasper,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Well.. one of best drive on the earth. so much to see and so beautiful.. from banff to jasper, this is the way to go. You can always find beautiful thing to take some photos.. I went there 3 times and I drove there for fun, and took my time to enjoy it.. if I wanna stop and then I... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I took a bus load of Korean exchange students there and found all the activities VERY over priced. Probably won't stop there again with the bus.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A great way to see the Rockies with some wild and beautiful attractions to see along the way. Waterfalls, Glaciers, Canyons and mountains. It's a dream come true.

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Witney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This route gives you hours of pleasure just looking at the scenery ( if you're not driving!). The mountain ranges go on and on , especially to the Westerly direction from the road. Do take time to stop at some of the viewpoints on the way. You will not be disappointed. Look out for the special bridges over the road... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

If you can make the time to drive the Icefields Parkway between Banff and Jasper you are in for a real treat. Spectacular mountain vista's, lakes, wildlife, and more await around nearly every turn of this 230 km long stretch of road. Try to allow yourself plenty of time for side excursions and taking pictures. Limited services are available so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I've been in many places on this continent, this is one of my favorites. I stayed here for a few days and explored quite a bit. The glaciers of breathtaking. If your near the area or planning a visit, you will not be disappointed. A must see and do.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We have travelled everywhere and this is the absolute ultimate in scenery. Mile after mile jaw dropping Nature in all her glory.

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

The view is just beautiful and we stopped at some of the lakes. Words or pictures cannot describe the beauty of the area and surrounds. Wish we had more time to explore.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Although we saw many beautiful places on our trip from Toronto through NW United States to Victoria BC and return through western Canada, this was by far the best. We drove from Banff to Jasper and back over 2 days. This road is amazing with it's mountains, glaciers and incredible blue green lakes. Each mountain is a different shape and... More 

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