Banff, Alberta is home to one of Canada’s most popular, attracting over 4 millions guests annually. As a vast outdoor playground, there’s no shortage of activities, sights, attractions and local nightlife for guests of all ages and backgrounds to discover. Whether you’re a diehard thrillseeker or are looking to kickback, relax, and soak in the natural beauty, Banff has plenty choices to enjoy. If you’re planning a summer mountain getaway and are wondering what to include on the itinerary, here are a few must-see sights and activities for every type of adventurer!
If you can’t enough of stunning views, beautiful lakes, and endless spots to explore, Banff is the perfect fit. With over 1,600 km (1000 miles) of maintained hiking trails to trek, you’ll have no problem taking in the landscape first hand as you travel paths that wind around the many lakes contained within the park.
For those seeking a more guided way to take in the sights, Banff Adventures offers signature hiking tours that allow you to select from four different locations, ranging in length and difficulty. Want an extra element of fun? Rent a mountain bike from us and take to the trails in style, or combine your trip with a relaxing canoe rental for the perfect day in the great outdoors!
It’s no secret that the Rocky Mountains are home to some of the most stunning viewpoints across North America. Take in your surroundings from up above by riding one of the many local Gondolas or chairlifts. Each ride, from the Banff or Lake Louise Gondola to the Norquay and Sunshines provide a unique, family friendly experience. Best of all, many of our summer packages include Gondola or chairlift rides, paired with additional trips like horseback rides, a rafting expedition, relaxing hot spring soak and more!
Looking for an unforgettable way to take in the sights? Banff Adventures offers helicopter tours for those looking to soar new heights and make incredible memories that are sure to last a lifetime.
If you love fully immerse yourself in the wilderness and keep your blood pumping, you’re not alone! The Rockies attract thousands of thrillseekers, eager for their next epic story and experience. At Banff Adventures, we offer two particular venues to play host to your adrenaline search: water and sky!
If you’re a fan of making a splash and taking the plunge, The Kicking Horse River is the perfect place to grab a paddle and conquer world renowned rapids. Join us for an epic day of whitewater rafting, with daily trips that are fit for even the littlest paddlers.
If you’re more of a “sky’s the limit” fan, join us for an unforgettable experience and take a different kind of plunge…right into the open skies of the Rocky Mountains! Enjoy 40 seconds of skydiving bliss between two mountain ranges, and infinite stories to tell your loved ones once you touch down!
So…What’s YOUR Next Adventure?
Ready to hit the mountains? We’re here to help you make the most of your stay. To learn more about activities in and around Banff, contact our team today!
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