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Fairmont Banff Springs vs Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Qualifier: lived in Calgary for years, been to the Banff / Lake Louise area many, many times. Both places are former railway hotels with lengthy histories. The hotel experience 100 years ago was much ...
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Fairmont Banff Springs vs Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Fairmont built neither of those hotels. Both Banff Springs Hotel and Chateau Lake Louise were both originally built over a hundred years ago by the Canadian Pacific Railway company. Each of these ...
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When is the earliest time to visit Banff and Jasper for everything to be (re)opened?

Giving you a detailed answer is difficult, as we don't know exactly what you are interested in, and different businesses are going to run to different schedules. However... There is a very good rule ...
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When is the earliest time to visit Banff and Jasper for everything to be (re)opened?

The high temperature in Banff and Jasper today is mid-50s (F). There's mention of brief road closures for avalanche risk, but not for unplowed snow. Hotels are available. Unless there is a particular ...
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Park pass for Canadian national parks when planning to return a rental car inside the park

The park pass is not a decal which is permanently fixed to a vehicle, rather it is a printed card which is designed to hang from the inside mirror of a vehicle. This can be removed from your first ...
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Weather to expect first half of September, British Columbia,Canada

No need for a raincoat. Maybe a fold-able umbrella just to be sure. Am I on the right track ? It sounds like you could be setting yourself up for a miserable time, mitigated only by the fact ...
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