Tag: banff

The Best Hot Springs in the Banff Area!

Banff National Park is close to some spectacular hot springs, in the form of both developed and natural pools. We’ve compiled a list of the best spots in the surrounding Banff and Canmore area.

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Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa, Amazing Luxury with a Personal Touch!

Looking for a mountain getaway where everything is at your fingertips? Then the Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa is the place for you, offering the extreme luxury you’ve always dreamed of, with a personal touch that adds just a little extra something to elevate your holiday from “great” to “amazing!” Located right on Banff Avenue, […]

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2017 Opening Dates for North America's Best Ski Resorts

Winter is quickly approaching – and here at Leavetown, we couldn't be happier! Recent drops in temperature have already brought snowfall to some of North America's most iconic mountains, giving an early start to ski and snowboarding season excitement. Our anticipation to hit the slopes has been building all summer, and now with the release […]

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Guide to the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

What began in 1976 as a single day festival showcasing some of the most amazing climbers in the world, the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival has now evolved into an annual 9-day event geared toward adventure seekers and spectators alike!

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Photo-Worthy Spots to See Canadian Alpine Wildflowers

Whether you’re running along BC’s iconic mountain trails or trekking through Alberta’s Provincial Parks, alpine wildflowers provide a stunning backdrop for any mountain-top adventure.

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Experience the Best Climbing in Western Canada

Rock climbing is one of the most adventurous and exhilarating ways to explore the mountains, and test your limits at the same time

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Banff’s Secret Spots and Must-Visit Attractions

It’s not hard to find things to do in Banff, but discover the park in a new way with Banff’s secret spots and must-experience attractions.

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Top 10 Romantic Places in the Canadian Rockies

There's nothing more romantic than sharing time with the person you love in one of the most beautiful places on earth! With Valentine's day just around the corner, here's a run down of our top 10 romantic places in the Canadian Rockies…

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Ski Big 3 Guide: Lake Louise, Sunshine and Mt. Norquay

Alberta's famous Ski Big 3 Resorts offer prime Canadian Rockies Skiing! Find out more about the incredible terrain Lake Louise Ski Resort, Sunshine Village and Mt Norquay have to offer…

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Places to Eat in Banff: A Banff Dining Guide

Taking a trip to Banff? This stunning mountain town is famous for more than just scenery! The town is home to a thriving culinary scene with endless delicious delights on offer…

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Halloween Activities in Western Canada 2016

Seeking out some frighteningly fun activities for the Halloween season? Our Leavetown destinations are holding some spooktacular events – attend if you dare….

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Head to these Spots to Witness Banff’s Spectacular Wildlife

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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The Moose Hotel & Suites: Banff’s Newest 4* 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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Hiking Trails in Banff National Park for all Skill Levels

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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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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Exploring Banff's Mountains by Bike

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.

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A Visit to Banff's Cedar & Sage Holistic Lounge

Cedar & Sage Co. is Banff's only holistic spa, offering up amazing healing treatments, including incredible massages, reiki, and acupuncture. I paid them a visit last week to discover the benefits of the holistic spa experience for myself – and it was definitely an enlightening visit!

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Our Favourite Locally Owned Restaurants in Canmore and Banff!

Heading to Canmore or Banff? Check out our top picks for delicious local restaurants in these mountain towns… your taste buds will thank you!

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The Best Fishing Spots in Banff National Park

Not sure where to go fishing in the beautiful Alberta Rockies? Here is a guide to our favourite Banff fishing spots in some truly stunning locations!

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Take an Incredible Sightseeing Horseback Tour in Banff!

Horseback riding fans will love these excellent Banff horseback tours bound to make you feel like a cowboy for the day!