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Inside Background
Bears There is an informative write up about bears on the Inside Banff : Safety...
Last edited: August 25, 2006
If your entry and/or exit point for the Canadian Rockies will be Calgary, you...
Last edited: June 08, 2007
Sometimes an image or a story suddenly flashes across the internet. A friend...
Last edited: December 17, 2009
Canmore This town of 12,000+ has a variety of tourist accommodations options...
Last edited: June 30, 2014
HIKING GUIDEBOOKS The Canadian Rockies Trail Guide  by Brian Patton and Bart...
Last edited: November 15, 2015
Accommodation in the Canadian Rockies is expensive during the summer season...
Last edited: August 12, 2012
SUMMER General The mountain weather is very changeable.  Weather forecasts for...
Last edited: June 19, 2014
You can find Banff's current conditions and 7-day forecast at this Environment...
Last edited: August 27, 2010
This page has been moved to the new Inside Pages section for the Canadian...
Last edited: August 14, 2007
Please note that these driving times assume good summer driving conditions...
Last edited: February 18, 2016
You may want to check out Inside Banff : First time visitors here at...
Last edited: March 28, 2011
In 1883, three railway workers came upon a cave in Alberta containing a hot...
Last edited: March 27, 2006
When you enter one of the Rocky Mountain national parks, you'll have to pay an...
Last edited: June 08, 2015
Admissibility to Canada  The vast majority of travellers are admissible to...
Last edited: August 14, 2007
Because of Canada's latitude, there is a big difference between the number of...
Last edited: August 31, 2006
There are two Visitor Information Centre locations in Banff: the primary...
Last edited: January 09, 2016
A  feisty woman The Spiral Tunnel Viewpoints are an interesting place to stop...
Last edited: June 26, 2008
Weather Weather in the Rocky Mountains varies a tremendous amount – literally...
Last edited: July 11, 2011
Wondering what the weather looks like right now? Curious about how much snow...
Last edited: April 06, 2016
Waterton Lakes National Park Description of what  is open in Waterton Lakes...
Last edited: November 19, 2006
Inside Things to Do
You can rent a canoe on Lake Louise and Emerald Lake.  (Moraine Lake canoes and...
Last edited: September 27, 2013
Follow this link to a TA page on dog sledding in Banff National Park and area...
Last edited: February 20, 2011
  Please see Inside Banff : Family Travel.  
Last edited: January 10, 2007
Bankhead A fascinating (and free) adventure off the beaten track is to visit...
Last edited: September 26, 2007
POPULAR WALKS AND HIKES  Waterton Lakes National Park Stroll : Cameron...
Last edited: August 29, 2007
Guided horseback rides for a few hours or a few days are available through two...
Last edited: August 08, 2008
Direction : In the early summer it is better to travel from Vancouver towards...
Last edited: March 02, 2015
TA Member Capetien has kindly provided most of this background information on...
Last edited: June 29, 2016
Check out the Inside Banff : Rainy Day Activities page here at TripAdvisor.
Last edited: August 20, 2006
CANADIAN ROCKIES  These are easily accessible places that do not require...
Last edited: July 17, 2007
This article has been moved to the new Canadian Rockies section:  Inside...
Last edited: August 14, 2007
Background Banff National Park draws skiers, snowboarders and winter sports...
Last edited: June 30, 2014
Alberta weddings are governed by the laws of Canada and Alberta. Both civil and...
Last edited: October 11, 2015
Location Details:  Directions: 5 minute drive (2.4 km / 1.5 miles) southwest of...
Last edited: August 18, 2008
Please see Inside Canadian Rockies: Icefields Parkway.
Last edited: October 23, 2007
Location Details:  Directions: 30 minute drive northwest of Banff on Trans...
Last edited: May 17, 2008
Location Details:  Directions: 10 minute drive northeast of Banff. Take Banff...
Last edited: February 15, 2012
Inside Dining Scene
See Inside Banff : Dining Overview and Inside Lake Louise : Dining Overview .
Last edited: October 23, 2006
Inside Canada: For Foreign Visitors
Coins/Notes  Canada has both paper money and coins.  There are currently five...
Last edited: June 23, 2016
US citizens can no longer cross the border, back into the US, from Canada...
Last edited: October 31, 2016
 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: August 18, 2016
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 13, 2016
Q)  Will something as simple as bringing your gun on vacation to Canada, ruin...
Last edited: September 27, 2016
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: March 05, 2016
Canada's electrical supply and electrical outlets (sockets, wall plugs) are the...
Last edited: August 15, 2016
Visa-exempt foreign nationals are not required to have an eTA (electronic...
Last edited: September 22, 2016
In Canada the price of gasoline (petrol) is expressed in Canadian dollars per...
Last edited: November 26, 2015
Canada officially uses the metric system of measurement.  Online Conversion...
Last edited: August 24, 2014
There are many Forum posts where people ask about how to use their Mobile Phone...
Last edited: February 27, 2016
Canada Cellular Phones (Mobile Telephones) Mobile phone service, or cellular...
Last edited: October 16, 2016
A car is often the only way to reach the picturesque landscapes for which...
Last edited: September 09, 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