Banff resorts set themselves apart from other Alberta resorts as they offer beautiful views both inside and out. Banff resorts allow you to get outside and explore what the area has to offer. There's a lot of interesting history in this little town that the resident Banffites, what the locals are known as, would be more than happy to share with you.
Beautiful Banff Resorts
When staying in Banff, you'll more than likely end up staying in one of their beautiful resorts. Banff resorts are set up to make you feel like you are living in the lap of luxury. Whether you want to spend all day outside and relax at night, or spend a weekend inside without leaving, you'll never get enough. While they all include modern amenities, Banff resorts will make you feel like you're in a completely different world.
Solara Resort and Spa
For guests who may want to spend a weekend inside, the Solar Spa and Resort is a great option. They offer spectacular views of the mountains from every room in the resort. In addition to the magnificent views, Solara Resort and Spa comes with everything you need for a getaway so you never need to leave. But if you choose to head outdoors, you're only a 5-minute drive to the entrance of Banff National Park and a 10-minute walk to downtown Canmore with lots to explore.
Premium Stayz Canmore
Premium Stayz Canmore has different resorts within it, one of which is Premium Stayz Blackmore. This resort is away from the busy hubbub of Canmore and offers a more quiet location with trees all around. Beautiful views can be seen year-round from anywhere inside or from the 2 outside balconies. With room for 6 and a late checkout time on Sunday nights during March and April, Premium Stayz Canmore is a great weekend retreat.
Canmore penthouse loft
If you're a dog owner and want to bring your furry friend along with you, this Canmore penthouse loft is a great option for you. This Banff resort location has a heated saltwater swimming pool and several hot tubs open all year long. Whether it's summer or winter, you can hit the tub after a day of exploring to soothe your aching muscles.
Fun activities around Banff
You'll find many fun activities to enjoy in and around the Banff area. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Canada, and it's no wonder with the views and fun activities. Wherever your interests may lie, there is a fun activity for you, from gondola rides to horseback riding, golf, and skiing.
Many different scenic hikes are available for you to explore in the area, with the most accessible being in Banff National Park. One of the most popular is the Parker Ridge Trail, which gives beautiful panoramic views of Banff and Jasper. You'll definitely want to bring a camera with you for this activity.
Museums and galleries
For a small town, Banff offers quite a few museums and galleries to keep you entertained and educated. One you're sure to love, especially if you like local history, is the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies. Another one to enjoy, especially if you have the kids, is the Banff Park Museum, which includes a lot of animals from the region.
Horse rides in the wilderness
One way to see some of the beautiful scenery is with horse rides. There are many different types offered, such as covered-wagon rides, sleigh rides and horseback trail rides. Just as there are many different types, there are many different excursion lengths, ranging from an hour to a 2-day backcountry camping getaway. Of course, you'll need to choose one that is best suited for you and your experience, both with horses and in the wild.