Looking for a mountain retreat, but not sure if you want to deal with the crowds that descend upon Banff during the Summer and Winter months? Fall is the perfect time for a Rocky Mountain escape!
There’s a common misconception that Banff is a bustling hub for visitors during the warmer months and during ski season, but slows down to a halt in the autumn. This couldn’t be further from the truth! While the crowds may be a little smaller, and there are certain seasonal activities that do rely on the weather, there’s no shortage of adventures to be had! Find out more about what to do in Banff during the fall below.
Catch The Top View in Town
Travel to the top of Sulphur mountain via the Banff Gondola and enjoy the scenic boardwalk while learning more about the Rockies in the brand new interpretative centre. Craving an extra thrill? take the flight of a lifetime and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the Rocky Mountains on a scenic helicopter ride.
Hit the Trails
Banff National Park is home to over 1,600 km (1000 miles) of maintained hiking trails and areas to explore, there’s no better place to get your fill of nature. Rent a bike, lace up your boots, and get prepared for the wilderness in all its #nofilter glory!
There’s no better way to get in the mountain groove than to throw on your pair of cowboy boots (or comfortable riding shoes), and take a relaxing trail ride. Saddle up on one of our many horseback options and relax while our skilled guides take you through some of the most scenic parts of Banff.
Take to the water
A relaxing canoe trip is a perfect way to explore the wilderness at your own pace, spot some wildlife, and take in the sights and sounds of Banff. Dress warm, and you'll be sure to enjoy your time!
Wondering what the locals get up to?
Banff plays hosts to a few different festivals through the fall months, notably the Banff Film Festival. Between great films and delicious meals, there’s plenty of ways to unwind and watch the majestic changing of the seasons!
Ready to book your perfect mountain getaway? Contact our team today!
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