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Toddler friendly Banff suggestions

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Toddler friendly Banff suggestions

We are heading to Banff next week (September 4-6). My daughter is almost 2 years old. Any advice on where we should go... Somewhere where we can see some wildlife would be cool. Ofcourse we will go to lake Louise and maybe do the gandola. What else would you fellow TAers suggest?

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1. Re: Toddler friendly Banff suggestions

Hello!

There's tons of stuff you can do with small kids in Banff and Lake Louise! The Gondola is a nice option as you get a really fantastic view and there's stuff at the top for kids to play with/touch. Just as a head's up, Lake Louise's ski hill also offers a sightseeing gondola which has had a fantastic success rate this summer with seeing grizzly bears!

We've also got lots of great boating options if you want to get out on the water: canoeing on the Bow River or rent a motorboat on Lake Minnewanka. There are tons of great easy walking and biking trails around the area, and lots of places in town rent burlies as well for kids who aren't quite at bike-riding age yet.

Just keep in mind that if you encounter wildlife be sure to give them lots of space - the males are competing for dominance and the bears are building up their winter fat right now and it makes them all pretty irritable.

Hope you enjoy your time in Banff National Park!

Kate

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2. Re: Toddler friendly Banff suggestions

This TA page has some ideas for you ... https:/…Family.Travel.html

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3. Re: Toddler friendly Banff suggestions

The sally borden pool at the Banff centre has a good kiddie pool

There is a park with playground across the river from the main street area.

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4. Re: Toddler friendly Banff suggestions

Thanks Kate... Great suggestions. We are looking forward to this trip.

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