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Vacation Rentals vs Hotels: What You Need to Know!

There’s advantages to both vacation rentals and hotels, so what’s the right choice for your holiday? Here are some factors to consider when planning your next getaway.

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Top 5 Places to See Fall Foliage in Canada

Get your cameras ready! Autumn is a highly photogenic season, and some of the best places for viewing Fall foliage are right here in our beautiful Canadian outdoor destinations. With so many rich, colourful sights on offer, here is a quick list of our Leavetown top 5.

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2016 Opening Dates for Western Canadian Ski Resorts

Planning on skiing this winter? We are pleased to announce a tentative list of opening dates for your favourite ski resorts in Western Canada!

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Winter is Coming: Book Your Trip Now!

Winter accommodations are selling out fast… book your Canadian ski holiday or family getaway soon to take advantage of our best deals.

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Head to these Spots to Witness Banff’s Spectacular Wildlife

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Destination Lowdown

Banff National Park is home to 56 different mammal species, most of which can be seen on almost any given day. As such, wildlife in Banff is on the top of many visitors must-see list. It feels as if a trip to Banff is almost incomplete without seeing at least a bear, elk or moose! So to help you make the most of your Banff visit, we have compiled a list of the best spots to view Banff wildlife.

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Where to go for the Best Fishing in Canmore

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Destination Lowdown, Things to Do

Canmore offers some of the most beautiful fishing in the Alberta Rockies. Not sure where to go? Check out our guide to the best Canmore fishing spots.

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Discounted Lift Tickets for our Leavetown Guests!

The 2016-2017 ski season is fast approaching, and we are delighted to offer our guests exclusive discounts to the best resorts in the Rockies!

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Whitewater Rafting Trips for all Levels of Adventure!

Floating down glacier-fed rivers through canyons and valleys is a truly unique way to experience the wild Canadian Rockies. We have some excellent partners who provide a wide array of rafting options from the blissfully calm to the adrenaline filled class 4 rapids of the Kicking Horse – allowing you to choose your perfect adventure!

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The Moose Hotel & Suites: Banff’s Newest 4* Accommodation

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Accommodation

Welcome to the Moose Hotel & Suites, Banff's beautiful new 4* accommodation option. With it's central location, mountain decor, and host of excellent amenities, the Moose is the home away from home that you'll never want to leave!

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Canadian Summer Road Trip Ideas

There's no better time to road trip across BC and Alberta than in summer! Set out on a new adventure through the Rockies and experience some of Canada's most prized destinations.

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Hiking Trails in Banff National Park for all Skill Levels

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Things to Do

Banff National Park is a Canadian Rocky gem for its incredible scenery, and cerulean blue alpine lakes. But what better way to experience the park than to get out and explore the trails? Here is our list of hiking trails in Banff National Park no matter your skill level.

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Explore Jasper National Park’s Mountains by Bike

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Destination Lowdown

Jasper National Park is massive, covering 11,000km of pristine mountain wilderness. One of the quickest ways to explore all the beauty Jasper has to offer is by riding these mountain biking trails!

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Experience the Best Mountain Biking Canmore has to Offer!

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Things to Do

Canmore has a strong mountain biking community, attracting anything from veteran riders to the active cycling family. The mountain town has a vast network of beautiful trails that are well maintained and feature a variety of terrain. Here are our favourite mountain biking trails in Canmore!

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The Best Water Activities in Jasper National Park

While Jasper is famous for its incredible network of hiking trails, there are other ways to immerse yourself in Jasper’s pristine wilderness. Canoe, kayak or raft at these stunning locations and see the best sights Jasper has to offer.

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Big House at Brewster’s Kananaskis Guest Ranch

Stay in the fabulous Big House at Brewster's Kananaskis Guest Ranch to experience a living piece of ranching history.

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Live Like a Local with These Things to do in Canmore

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Things to Do

Canmore is the perfect destination to enjoy an amazing town with smaller crowds. Experience Canmore the authentic way, with the local’s version of things to do in Canmore.

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The Best Summer Activities on Offer in Banff

Beautiful Banff is the perfect place to find a wonderful variety of summer activities to suit every taste!

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Running With Wolves – The Story of the Yamnuska Wolfdog Sanctuary

One young woman's courageous story of how she left her civil engineering career behind, and dedicated her time to building a sanctuary that provides vital resources for wolfdogs.

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Mountain and Nature Photography by Chloe Hibbert

Exceptionally talented young photographer Chloe Hibbert partnered with us on Instagram for a week, to share some of her favourite photos she has snapped, and the memories each of these invoke.

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Exploring Banff&#039;s Mountains by Bike

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Things to Do

Explore the great outdoors of Banff National Park on two wheels, and experience the natural beauty on offer from a new perspective. Banff offers a variety of mountain biking trails for all level of riders – including trails that are family-friendly! Here are the top trails to ride.