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Inside Background
Banff is an eclectic mix of architectural styles, reflecting more than a...
Last edited: November 29, 2012
Alberta celebrated its centennial in 2005, and as a result the culture of the...
Last edited: March 21, 2014
"You are in Bear Country" For years, that was the title of a brochure handed to...
Last edited: March 17, 2014
The town of Banff is the first Canadian incorporated municipality located...
Last edited: May 05, 2014
The traveler who is interested in books about the Canadian Rockies may find it...
Last edited: August 13, 2006
The official site for visitor information for the communities of Banff and Lake...
Last edited: December 18, 2006
For a description of Banff's weather and how it might affect the timing of your...
Last edited: August 17, 2006
Planning your next trip to Banff?  If you've got questions, the helpful folks...
Last edited: September 04, 2009
Major Banks The following Canadian banks have full-service branches in Banff...
Last edited: January 25, 2012
Banff Townsite - Year Round Childcare Connection Offering daycare babysitting...
Last edited: May 16, 2014
See Inside Banff National Park : Clothing here at TripAdvisor's Inside Pages.
Last edited: August 13, 2006
Banff-area Hotel Policies Since Banff is a major resort destination...
Last edited: December 10, 2014
While planning your trip, try these URLs for lots of information about Banff...
Last edited: June 20, 2007
Pets 
Kennels   In Banff, Veronica's Dog Grooming offers overnight boarding...
Last edited: September 25, 2014
Being a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Banff National Park does a lot to retain...
Last edited: November 16, 2009
The town of Banff offers the following services:   accommodations restaurants...
Last edited: August 30, 2006
  Accommodations Most hotels in Banff offer a limited number of wheelchair...
Last edited: April 26, 2015
"Where can one rent a house / condo / log cabin in Banff that will...
Last edited: August 24, 2014
You will find everything you need to know about planning a great wedding in...
Last edited: August 10, 2007
The town of Banff relies heavily on young people from across Canada and around...
Last edited: January 06, 2015
Inside Transportation
Plane:   Although it is 120 km (75 miles) from the town of Banff,  Calgary...
Last edited: January 23, 2015
FOR MOST...Banff National Park will be what you're exploring so renting a car...
Last edited: April 07, 2015
Reduce your environmental impact by taking an airport shuttle bus connecting...
Last edited: February 14, 2013
There are several excellent and long-established taxi companies in Banff, and...
Last edited: February 26, 2011
There are several car rental companies with branches in the town of Banff...
Last edited: May 28, 2014
Questions are often asked on the forum about visiting Banff without a car...
Last edited: August 01, 2014
Here are the links for the ski shuttle busses, to and from Banff and the ski...
Last edited: February 01, 2010
Inside Things to Do
Lake Louise area : Lake Louise is 45 minutes' drive from Banff townsite.  The...
Last edited: July 31, 2009
  Click here for ... Banff Lake Louise Tourism Bureau - Calendar of Events...
Last edited: August 20, 2009
Banff is a wonderful place to visit with children.  Families can stay busy any...
Last edited: April 06, 2015
The Town of Banff is not really a destination in its own right.  Rather it...
Last edited: July 31, 2009
Banff Gondola  An easy ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a spectacular...
Last edited: March 21, 2014
Banff is known for a great nightlife where people from all over...
Last edited: April 11, 2014
  Off the beaten path - just outside Banff National Park  Although no tourist...
Last edited: July 13, 2011
Lots of people visit Banff and never realize what an astonishing place it is...
Last edited: June 12, 2006
After a day on the slopes, the area around Banff can be a shopper’s paradise...
Last edited: September 05, 2008
Why do you climb a mountain? Because it is there. And with its scenic beauty...
Last edited: August 05, 2008
Banff National Park, Canada's oldest, was established in 1885, and for many...
Last edited: September 27, 2014
Enjoy the area around the town of Banff the way the locals do!  Rent a mountain...
Last edited: September 05, 2008
Many souvenir shops in Banff sell books, but there are only two bookstores...
Last edited: August 01, 2012
Each year, on July 1, Canadians celebrate our national holiday.  Canada Day in...
Last edited: June 03, 2014
Christmas Holidays in Banff Christmas is a wonderful time to visit Banff, where...
Last edited: November 14, 2013
There are three companies offering dog sledding in the Banff area.  They...
Last edited: October 29, 2014
Sometimes it seems like every fun thing to do in Banff requires you to open...
Last edited: July 10, 2010
Johnston Canyon is beautiful. the "Lower Canyon" walk is very easy, and has...
Last edited: June 04, 2013
  This trail map from the Town of Banff website will show you  the location...
Last edited: January 10, 2013
The Bow River that runs through the Banff townsite offers a number of...
Last edited: April 28, 2014
Visit one of the museums listed on the Inside Banff : Museums  &...
Last edited: June 13, 2012
For information on the various ski areas in Banff National Park, see Banff...
Last edited: November 11, 2008
Spas 
In 1883, three young railway workers discovered hot springs in the Banff area...
Last edited: February 11, 2015
The Banff Park Museum National Historic Site is a graceful 1903 log...
Last edited: August 19, 2008
Designed by the famed Canadian golf course architect Stanley Thompson, this...
Last edited: August 19, 2008
The Banff Gondola takes visitors to the top of Sulphur Mountain for the most...
Last edited: January 22, 2015
In 1902, journalist Norman Luxton moved to Banff and soon made himself an...
Last edited: February 19, 2007
This is a trip that takes you by bus and then by specially designed "Ice...
Last edited: November 24, 2010
Location Details:  Directions: 5 minute drive (1.5 miles) northwest of Banff...
Last edited: August 18, 2008
Inside Dining Scene
Banff offers an astonishing number and variety of dining choices to suit almost...
Last edited: April 28, 2014
Depending on your itinerary you may want a big breakfast before a day at the...
Last edited: September 10, 2014
So you're in Banff, you're on a budget, but you want to eat nutritious food in...
Last edited: September 27, 2011
If you want a view, you've come to the right place!  Banff is surrounded by...
Last edited: August 26, 2014
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Last edited: September 22, 2014
Banff has a fantastic nightlife - something that many visitors to Banff might...
Last edited: August 14, 2013
Kosher food in the Canadian Rockies is almost non-existent.  If you keep...
Last edited: August 29, 2011
The Magpie & Stump restaurant (Tex-Mex cuisine) offers gluten-free lunch...
Last edited: April 10, 2012
Vegetarian Nourish Vegetarian Bistro & Tea House 211 Bear Street (403...
Last edited: March 18, 2014
This small pizza joint is the after-hours watering hole for the "nightlife...
Last edited: August 18, 2008
A local family runs Athena Pizza & Spaghetti House, which also offers other...
Last edited: August 18, 2008
Grizzly House specializes in fondue. Start your meal with cheese fondue. For...
Last edited: August 18, 2008
For anyone who loves food, the vegetarian Nourish Bistro in Banff is one of the...
Last edited: April 28, 2014
A large model train winds through the restaurant carrying different coloured...
Last edited: August 18, 2008
The Aurora Night Club is large and modern, with an intimate lounge at the back...
Last edited: August 18, 2008
Inside Canada: For Foreign Visitors
Coins/Notes  Canada has both paper money and coins.  There are currently five...
Last edited: June 04, 2015
US citizens can no longer cross the border, back into the US, from Canada...
Last edited: April 22, 2015
 In case of all fire, police or medical emergencies, call 911 to contact help...
Last edited: May 13, 2014
French and English are the official languages of Canada and are the languages...
Last edited: January 17, 2015
Telephones in Canada work exactly like telephones in the USA, and similarly to...
Last edited: May 13, 2014
Tipping In restaurants Gratuities are seldom included in Canadian...
Last edited: July 26, 2015
Canada is a country of immigrants. With the exception of the Aboriginal...
Last edited: June 18, 2015
To international visitors, determining the actual cost of things can be a...
Last edited: August 14, 2014
Thinking about traveling to Canada? You'd better reconsider if you have been...
Last edited: September 20, 2014
Canada's electrical supply and electrical outlets (sockets, wall plugs) are the...
Last edited: June 13, 2015
In Canada the price of gasoline (petrol) is expressed in Canadian dollars per...
Last edited: November 08, 2014
Canada officially uses the metric system of measurement.  Online Conversion...
Last edited: August 24, 2014
Canada Cellular Phones (Mobile Telephones) Mobile phone service, or cellular...
Last edited: May 22, 2015
A car is often the only way to reach the picturesque landscapes for which...
Last edited: July 23, 2015
Canada's Statutory Holidays  While there are a number of holidays in Canada...
Last edited: July 24, 2015
Goods and Services Tax (GST) This federal tax of 5% is added to almost every...
Last edited: May 17, 2015
The new Government of Canada website  http://www.canada... This is a project...
Last edited: January 12, 2014
Here are a few links to some travel and tourist mobile apps for use with...
Last edited: January 12, 2014
Here are links to some travel magazines you can download to your smartphone or...
Last edited: May 17, 2015
Canada is a huge country.  It is; approximately 9,984,670 sq. km / 3,855,103 sq...
Last edited: May 13, 2014