Banff, Alberta Travel Guide and Vacation Information


BANFF, ALBERTA – Canada – What’s the weather like in Banff? Where should I stay? What should I do when visiting Banff? We here at Banff Rafting want you to have the best vacation possible. Check out our travel guide to Banff, Alberta, complete with weather, hotel, and activities to keep you busy while you visit one of the most beautiful areas in the Canadian Rockies.


Banff, Alberta Weather

Best Places to Stay in Banff, Alberta

You’ll find that Canadian Rockies accommodations some of the world’s finest. Whether you prefer a hotel, lodge, or B&B, Banff has an accommodation to fit your style. Here is a list of some of our favorite places to rest our heads after whitewater rafting the Kicking Horse River.

In Lake Louise


Charming, cozy cabins

In the village

Check out more of the best places to stay in Lake Louise.

In Banff

Mount Royal Hotel
Banff Avenue Inn
Banff Caribou Lodge

Check out more of the best places to stay in Banff, Alberta

Best Things to Do in Banff, Alberta

Don’t pack your bags just yet! There’s plenty more things to do after whitewater rafting the Kicking Horse River. Here are some of our favorites:

Visit Banff National Park and Lake Louise

Covering 6,641 square kilometers, Banff National Park boasts unparalleled scenic beauty. Visit the emerald waters of Lake Louise, drive along the Icefields Parkway, or enjoy a hike through flowered fields at Sunshine Meadow for a nature escape in Canada’s first national park.

Dogsledding in Banff, Alberta

Mush your way through the wilderness of the Canadian Rockies on a Dogsledding Tour with Jasper Vacations. The ultimate back-country adventure, drive your own team of sled dogs as you sled through open fields and past frozen waterfalls.

Banff, Alberta Zipline Tours

Keep your adrenaline pumping with a Zipline Tour through Banff National Park. Get a new view of nature while soaring through forests and over rivers with Banff Travel.

Still not sure what to do on your Banff vacation? Click on over to Banff Travel and Jasper Vacations for more of the best tours in the Canadian Rockies.