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Things to do in Banff

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Ranked #1 of 34 attractions in Banff
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Ranked #2 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Hiking Trails; Sports
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Ranked #3 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Hiking Trails; Sports
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Ranked #4 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Convention Centers; Theaters; Other
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 #5 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Other
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Ranked #6 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Ski/ Snowboard Areas; Hiking Trails; Sports
Owner description: CMH Heli-Skiing and Summer adventures provides adventure travel in both the summer and winter seasons for all levels of... more » Owner description: CMH Heli-Skiing and Summer adventures provides adventure travel in both the summer and winter seasons for all levels of travelers. « less
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$143* and up
Ranked #7 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Bodies of Water; Outdoors
Banff National Park's largest waterway.
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Ranked #8 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Waterfalls; Outdoors
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Ranked #9 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Golf Courses; Sports
Owner description: Designed by the late Stanley Thompson, this challenging 6,729-yard, 27-hole course offers scenic thrills and golf challenges... more » Owner description: Designed by the late Stanley Thompson, this challenging 6,729-yard, 27-hole course offers scenic thrills and golf challenges throughout its "Stanley Thompson 18" and "The Tunnel 9" courses. « less
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Ranked #10 of 34 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 #11 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Off road/All Terrain Vehicle Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #12 of 34 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 #13 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Hiking Trails; Sports
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Ranked #14 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
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Ranked #15 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Historic Sites; Hot Springs/ Geysers; Specialty Museums; Cultural
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Ranked #16 of 34 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 #17 of 34 attractions in Banff
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Ranked #18 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Bowling Alleys; Amusements
Owner description: Whether you're a seasoned bowler or you're looking for a different way to have some fun, we offer everything you need to have... more » Owner description: Whether you're a seasoned bowler or you're looking for a different way to have some fun, we offer everything you need to have a great time on-site: • Canadian 5 Pin Bowling • Four lanes • Neon Blacklight Bowling • HD Golf Simulator • Pool Tables • Christmas and Birthday parties • Youth bowling programs • Licensed lounge • Music and light snacks « less
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Ranked #19 of 34 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 #20 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Trails; Sports
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Ranked #21 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Hiking Trails; Sports
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Ranked #22 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Hiking Trails; Outdoors
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Ranked #23 of 34 attractions in Banff
Owner description: Locally owned and operated independent movie theatre showing the latest and best Hollywood blockbusters. Features rustic... more » Owner description: Locally owned and operated independent movie theatre showing the latest and best Hollywood blockbusters. Features rustic classic style with the latest in 3D high definition digital movies, conference space, parties, and special events. « less
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Ranked #24 of 34 attractions in Banff
Category: Hiking Trails; Sports
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Ranked #25 of 34 attractions in Banff
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Ranked #27 of 34 attractions in Banff
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Ranked #29 of 34 attractions in Banff
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Ranked #30 of 34 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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