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Tunnel Mountain Drive
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$184.87*
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Banff Day Trip from Calgary
Ranked #16 of 84 things to do in Banff
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 8, 2013

Just 20 minutes walk from the town, amazing views. Great area for skiers with lots of motels to stay at.

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Reviewed February 27, 2013

You don't really get to see much for the trees, and it is pretty steep, so you are watching the road pretty carefully, but it was free, and for Banff, that is a rare thing. There were a few Marmots sitting around keeping an eye on things, and they were cute. Take your time to enjoy what you can, and watch for other traffic. There are a couple of pull off spots, so make the most of them, as they are some of the better views in town.

1  Thank Elwood_Seattle
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Reviewed February 14, 2013

I love this road as it goes around Tunnel Mountain and there are quite a few stops to see the sights. You have the Bow Canyon/Rapids on there, where you can see the Banff Springs Hotel. There is also a place to stop, park and climb up Tunnel Mountain (worth it for the view!). The Banff Center is also up here. I would recommend anyone to try this road, it is a little narrow in places, but all the tour buses come through there, so you will be fine.

2  Thank Darren_in_BC
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

The scenery is spectacular. Easy trip around Banff. The river in the foreground and mountains in the background with the Banff springs hotel makes a beautiful view.

2  Thank dawgpound32
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Reviewed January 8, 2013

Take a drive or a leisurely walk up the hill above Banff for stunning views back over the townsite. In the summer working your way up to the Hoodoo view point in interesting, and there is a car park and all the usual interpretive boards to help you on your way.

3  Thank HolliMint
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