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Ranked #1 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: Convention Centers; Theaters & Stadiums
Owner description: The Banff Centre presents over 400 public concerts, performing arts events, festivals, and gallery exhibits each year.... more » Owner description: The Banff Centre presents over 400 public concerts, performing arts events, festivals, and gallery exhibits each year. Premier events include the Banff Summer Arts Festival, the Banff Mountain Film & Book Festival, the Banff International String Quartet Competition, and Banff Jazz. The Banff Centre is the largest arts and creativity incubator on the planet. Our mission is inspiring creativity! Tickets to all events may be purchased on our website. « less
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Ranked #2 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
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Ranked #3 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Banff National Park's largest waterway.
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Ranked #4 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Ranked #5 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #6 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors

Location Details:  Directions: 5 minute drive (1.5 miles) northwest of Banff. From downtown, take Mount Norquay Rd north towards the Trans-Canada Hwy (Hwy 1). For the Fenland... more »

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Ranked #7 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: Libraries; Art Museums; History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Whyte Museum inspires discovery and wonder where people and the Rocky Mountains meet. The Museum's founders, Peter and... more » Owner description: The Whyte Museum inspires discovery and wonder where people and the Rocky Mountains meet. The Museum's founders, Peter and Catharine Whyte, were local artists and philanthropists who wished to offer a place where people could gather and appreciate the culture and beauty of the area. Explore the culture shaped by this mountain landscape through our exhibitions, events, heritage homes, archives, library and museum shop. Our programming is made possible through generous support from you - the Museum's Members, donors and sponsors. « less
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Ranked #8 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
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Ranked #9 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: Historic Sites; Hot Springs/ Geysers; Specialty Museums; Cultural
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Ranked #10 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: Natural History Museums; Museums

The Banff Park Museum National Historic Site is a graceful 1903 log building whose style is often described as a "railway pagoda". This is a natural history museum in the classic... more »

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Ranked #11 of 22 attractions in Banff
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Ranked #12 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: History Museums; Natural History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This natural history and Canadian First Nations museum is named after Norman Luxton who once operated a trading post in the... more » Owner description: This natural history and Canadian First Nations museum is named after Norman Luxton who once operated a trading post in the Banff area. Come in for a tour of what life was like for First Nations before settlers came and then view authentic First Nations artifacts, borrowed from both personal collections and the Glenbow Museum. Tours of the Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum guided by staff who are local First Nations. Ask questions, learn and experience something truly Canadian. « less
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Ranked #13 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: Hiking Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #14 of 22 attractions in Banff
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Ranked #16 of 22 attractions in Banff
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Ranked #17 of 22 attractions in Banff
  • Nice Waterfall 01/12/2014
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
Owner description: This is a beautiful waterfall just outside the town of Banff. It can be viewed from the roadway or you can hike up to it.... more » Owner description: This is a beautiful waterfall just outside the town of Banff. It can be viewed from the roadway or you can hike up to it. Apparently ice climbing of the falls is possible. « less
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Ranked #18 of 22 attractions in Banff
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
A museum honoring the sport of skiing.
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Ranked #19 of 22 attractions in Banff
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Owner description: All in the Wild Photography provides beautiful and artistic photographs of wildlife from Western Canada, Canada's Arctic and... more » Owner description: All in the Wild Photography provides beautiful and artistic photographs of wildlife from Western Canada, Canada's Arctic and Alaska. The photographer and owner is Jason Leo Bantle. Jason has been photographing wildlife for over 10 years and has a deep passion and respect for nature. Most of Jason's works are still captured on 35mm film. No digital enhancements or filter are used. « less
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Category: Gardens; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Landmarks
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