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Banff Gondola An easy ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain for a spectacular view.
Banff Park Museum A graceful 1903 building (with exhibits that are even older), this fine example of a Victorian "cabinet museum" is also a National Historic Site.
Banff Springs Hotel This is one of the most famous & photographed hotels in Canada. It's built in an eclectic architectural style sometimes referred to as "Scottish baronial" .
Banff Upper Hot Springs A large, open-air pool supplied with water from the Banff hot springs. In late winter, the flow of naturally-heated mineral water may run short, and might be supplemented by town water; by April or early May, however, the natural supply increases to the point where it can meet all the pool's needs.
Bow Falls & Bow River A pleasant evening walk.
Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum (Formerly the Luxton Museum) The fort-style building houses exhibits about the Plains First Nations.
Cascades of Time Garden (at the end of Banff Avenue, just across the Bow River and surrounding the Administration Building)
Cave and Basin National Historic Site People have been visiting these warm springs since 1883. The building is a National Historic Site and dates from 1914. The historic site has many exhibits, suitable for all ages, focussing on the history of the springs and their role in establishing Canada's first national park.
Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies Named for early Banff artists Peter and Catharine Whyte, this museum focuses on art and on the history of the Canadian Rockies and mountaineering. Guided tours of the six historic homes owned by the museum are available.