Bachelor party in Banff

Your best friend is tying the knot! You’re happy for him, but, let’s face it, you can’t help but feel the slightest tinge of dread for your friendship – which will never be the same. Next year he could be taking Lamaze lessons and changing diapers. Yeah, you might get together every few weeks for …Continue Reading

Banff on a budget

Located in Canada’s Banff National Park, the world-class ski towns of Banff and Lake Louise are so pristine, so exceptionally full of natural beauty, and so ready for your skis to hit the powder. With three resorts, 8,000 acres of skiing, 2 gondolas, 26 chairlifts and that enviable Canadian Rockies powder, a Banff ski vacation …Continue Reading

Honeymoon in the Rockies

Let’s say you took your relationship to the next level, and she said yes. Now what? Oh well, now it’s getting complicated:  lots of planning & decision making involved. The honeymoon is just around the corner, after the wedding of course. No doubt planet earth has infinite options, gorgeous places to explore and enjoy – …Continue Reading

History of Banff National Park

The Western history of Banff National Park begins in 1883, when Canada’s first transcontinental railroad reached completion and connected the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific. In this same year, three railroad workers stumbled upon a natural hot spring located within Sulphur Mountain and thereby sparked the formation of the first national park in Canadian history …Continue Reading

Best Spas in Banff

So you’ve made the decision to visit Banff National Park. First, of all, may we congratulate you on an excellent decision. You’re going to absolutely adore it here. You’ve been visualizing your upcoming vacation, daydreaming about the mountains and forests and – oh – the spas, the 3 best spas in Banff everybody is talking …Continue Reading

All About Banff

BANFF NATIONAL PARK Canada’s oldest park and North America’s second oldest (after Yellowstone) was established in 1885, twelve years before Canada even became a country. The discovery of the hot springs in Banff sparked a conflict between commercial interests that Canada’s first Prime Minsiter, John A. MacDonald settled by making the springs a reserve, which …Continue Reading