Tunnel Mountain Summit

Walking distance from downtown Banff, a spectacular view awaits those who ascend the 2.25 km Tunnel Mountain Trail.  Located on Tunnel Mountain Drive in Banff, the path, wide and well marked, consists of a series of switchbacks, which, although it does continually slope upward, should be manageable for all levels of fitness. Sore muscles and … More Tunnel Mountain Summit

Downtown Banff

Nestled in a storybook setting, visitors will soon discover that Downtown Banff is laden with wonderful shops, restaurants, gardens, trails and historic attractions.  We spent half a day combing the streets, barely scratching the surface of all there is to see. Locals were extremely friendly and helpful, understanding the value of each and every tourist.  … More Downtown Banff

Another Turquoise Tuesday – Lake Minnewanka

Although a little less intense in color, due to the vast, peaceful setting that I encountered, Lake Minnewanka was soon dubbed my favorite attraction.  Located about 3 miles north of Banff, this glacier fed lake was named “Lake of the Spirits”, or “Mini-waki” by the Nakoda (Stoney)  Tribe, an indigenous people who lived in the … More Another Turquoise Tuesday – Lake Minnewanka