8 Must-Do Activities in Banff/Lake Louise
With Calgary as your basecamp to adventure, there is no shortage of life changing experiences awaiting you in Banff/Lake Louise. Check out these 8 must-do activities for a memorable mountain adventure.
1. TRAVEL VIA HORSEBACK
Enjoy a half day, full day or backcountry overnight trip on horseback in Banff and Lake Louise. Ride along the Bow River, Sundance Canyon, and the unspoiled wilderness in Banff National Park.
2. SCENIC DRIVES
No trip to Banff National Park is complete without a drive down the scenic Bow Valley Parkway or the Icefields Parkway, which is voted by National Geographic as one of the best drives on the planet.
3. EXPERIENCE THE BANFF GONDOLA
Ride to the top of Sulphur Mountain in Banff National Park to experiences a bird’s eye view of six mountain ranges. There is no better way to experience the mountains than from the top!
4. VISIT LAKE MINNEWANKA
Take in the spectacular views at Lake Minnewanka and enjoy a relaxing boat ride across the vibrant blue water.
5. WALK THE SHORELINE OF LAKE LOUISE
Experience Canada’s crown jewel. Take in the views of Victoria Glacier and paddle across emerald coloured waters in your own canoe.
6. TEA HOUSE HIKES
For one of the most authentic experiences, hike to your choice of two alpine tea houses at Lake Louise. Experience the Lake Agnes Tea House or the Plain of Six Glaciers, both offering incredible views!
7. TREK TO MORAINE LAKE
Visit the Valley of the Ten Peaks at Moraine Lake and be inspired by the stunning views along the lakeshore.
8. GOLF WITH A MOUNTAIN BACKDROP
Keeping your eye on the ball holds new meaning when you’re surrounded by eye-catching mountain scenery! Enjoy a day on the links with 9 or 18 holes of golf in this stunning setting.