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Banff National Park, one of the largest national parks in Canada.

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Fairmont Banff Springs vs Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise [closed]

I'm planning to travel to the Canadian Rockies this summer. I called the hotels, but their answers were too officialese and diplomatic. Courtney Brown writes that they're apart by just "a forty ...
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Park pass for Canadian national parks when planning to return a rental car inside the park

I plan to drive a rental car into Banff National Park in Alberta and then immediately return the rental car at the rental car agency in Banff. But I will stay in Banff for another week after returnin ...
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When is the earliest time to visit Banff and Jasper for everything to be (re)opened?

For visiting Banff and Jasper (a map here), when is the earliest time to visit given the following assumptions 1-4? E.g., will late May or early June be too early? The traveller: must avert higher ...
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Weather to expect first half of September, British Columbia,Canada

I'm going to take a tour of British Columbia in Canada during the first half of September. Guided tour by bus, staying in hotels. Itinerary: Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Prince Rupert, Prince George, ...
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What dried food can I take across the American border from Canada?

We will be driving from Banff to Glacier National Park while on our camping trip and I was told to be careful with taking food across the border. We don't eat meat so that's one less issue and I ...
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What public transport options exist between Calgary, Banff, and Jasper?

I and some friends hope to town hop in Alberta in a couple of weeks, and are wondering about our options. We are considering renting a car, but are also aware Greyhound services these towns. Are ...
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What are some good companies that offer Canadian tours in the Rockies or the Maritimes? [closed]

There are a lot of good companies out there which offer group tours in South America, Asia and Africa. I am looking for something similar but for Canada. The itinerary I am looking for is something ...