Are you busy planning your next weekend escape? There’s no better place for Albertans to relax than unwind than in the rugged beauty of our very own “backyard”! Located just 4.5 hrs outside of Edmonton and 90 minutes outside of Calgary, Banff is the perfect mountain playground for you to relax, unwind, and recharge in the beauty of nature. Full of jaw-dropping views, crystal blue lakes and six awe-inspiring mountain ranges, the Canadian Rockies are a must-visit spot for anyone looking to make the most out of the great outdoors! For those looking to take in the splendour of the Rockies like never before, the Banff Gondola is the perfect way to soar to new heights. Learn more about visiting Banff, as well as the multiple gondolas rides available in the region below!
Welcome to Your New Favourite Playground
Each year, Banff National Park welcomes thousands of visitors, from skiing fanatics in the winter to hiking and climbing enthusiasts in the summer. One of the best parts of visiting Banff is that you’ll never run out of things to do or experience, and there’s truly something here for everyone. Whether you’re looking for heart-pumping thrills or to unwind in peaceful tranquillity, the Rockies know how to put a smile on your face all year round!
View From the Top
One of the best ways to take in the Bow Valley region is to soar to the top of the world via one of the many gondolas in the area. Climb to over 7,500 feet above sea level and take in awe-inspiring views at one of following locations:
Located just 5 minutes from the town of Banff, the Banff Gondola gives you an all access pass to panoramas from the top of Sulphur Mountain. The summit centre features a comprehensive educational centre, fine and casual dining options, as well as walkways and more for the whole family to enjoy.
The Mt. Norquay chairlift is a 15-minute ascent that overlooks the Town of Banff, as well as the Spray and Bow Valleys along with Mt. Rundle. The chairlift is ideal for photographers as well as those in search of unbeatable views. At the top, you can enjoy a snack, craft brew, or glass of wine up top at the Cliff House Bistro.
Enjoy a 14 minute ride up high and crusie to 6850 ft, offering you some of the best views in Banff. Once you reach the top, you'll have plenty to explore as well as a chance to grab a bite to eat at the Whitehorn Bistro or Banded Peak Base Camp!
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