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Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Activities: Driving, Biking
Description: Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.
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Columbia Icefield Tour including the Glacier Skywalk from Banff

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drive of dreams and nightmares

the view is unbelievably gorgeous in certain parts that everyone should see and experience at least once. however if you are the driver, please keep your eyes on the road and your... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
Marie-Line Q
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Hinton, Alberta, Canada
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Hinton, Alberta, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

the view is unbelievably gorgeous in certain parts that everyone should see and experience at least once. however if you are the driver, please keep your eyes on the road and your senses on alert for sharp turns, wild animals unexpectedly on the road or coming out of the bush suddenly. the receding glacier is worth the stop and so... More 

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Bardstown, KY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

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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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
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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