TOP 15 THINGS TO DO IN BANFF | Summer Canada Travel Guide 03

We left Calgary, and now we're on the roadto Banff.

Oh my God, look at my hair! Ok, time to get back in the car.

After flying into Calgary, we drove to BanffNational Park.

Here are my 15 favorite things we did in Banff.

1! Rent a car and enjoy some beautiful mountainousscenery on the drive from Calgary into Banff National Park.

We're actually entering Banff National Parkand a lot of people don't realize that you have to pay in order to drive into it.

“Uh, you buy a pass per day that you're inthe park.

The pass is good until 4pm the following day.

That'll be 1, 2, 3, 4 day passes that you'llneed.

” 2! Explore the small town of Banff.

We walked up and down Banff Avenue and allthe little side streets.

And notice how like how all the streets arenamed after animals.

How cute is that? 3! If you don’t have the budget to stay at the fabulous Fairmont Banff Spring Hotel, I still recommend going there.

It’s free to just walk around the hotel—wewent to this little museum that they have there and it displays some really great infoabout Banff’s history and culture.

4! Make dinner reservations at one of the restaurantsat the Fairmont.

We dined at Indian Summer, where we ate somedivine Indian cuisine while enjoying an incredible view of the Canadian Rockies.

5! You have to see the unbelievable aqua colorof Lake Louise.

So we just got to Lake Louise and you knowI've seen this place a million times on Instagram, on Pinterest, but when you see it in photos, you think “Oh that's gotta be Photoshopped, the the color of the lake can't be that blue.

” But it really is, and you can see a millionpictures of it online but nothing beats actually coming here and experiencing it.

It's truly special and unique.

6! Go hiking! There are a couple different trails rightby Lake Louise that you can take, but we chose to take the Lake Agnes Trail.

And here’s an important tip: use the bathroombefore you begin hiking.

Make sure you stop at the Fairmont Hotel onLake Louise to use the bathroom before you hike up to the tea houses, because once youget up there, all they have is like a little outhouse and it's kinda nasty.

7! During your hike, stop and look at your reflectionin Mirror Lake.

8! Hike up to Lake Agnes Tea House, where youcan have some tea, eat some snacks, and stare at the mountains and sparkling glacial watersof Lake Agnes.

9! If you’re feeling really adventurous, don’tstop at Lake Agnes.

Keep hiking around the Lake and all the wayup to The Beehive (and no it has nothing to do with Beyonce).

[Snapchat Recap] “Every time I think we'redone hiking and we're not going to go any further, we keep going further.

We're going to go all the way up there.

” We felt like total champs when we made itall the way up to the top and enjoyed a breathtaking view of Lake Louise.

Oh and next week, I’ll be uploading thefull video of our epic hike, so make sure you subscribe so you don't miss that! 10! Drive to Moraine Lake! Which is only about 15-20 minutes from LakeLouise.

11! Bring a hammock! You can climb up to the top of the rock pile, set up a hammock between two trees, and enjoy a unique view of Moraine Lake.

Just don’t fall, because I'm not sure ifyou'll survive that.

12! Go to a hot spring! After a day of hiking, your body will be aching.

So treat yourself to a nice soothing hot spring.

I heard Banff Hot Springs was small and crowded, so we ventured out to Radium Hot Springs which had a lot more space.

13! Spot some wildlife.

Ok, well we mostly just saw a bunch of adorablelittle ninja chipmunks running around, but hey maybe you’ll get luckier! 14! Ride on the Banff Gondola.

Admission here is a little pricey, but totallyworth it for those amazing views.

5, 4, 3, 2, 1.

Go! Whoa! Okay.

Here we go.

And we're going up.

This is beautiful.

[Snapchat Recap] RENNE: “We can see everythingfrom up here y'all.

Look at all this! Oh my God!” KARL: “Y'all is not a word.

” 15! And finally, walk around Sulphur Mountainand check out all the gorgeous viewpoints.

We did this on our last day and it was a greatway to bid farewell to the Canadian Rockies.

The Sulphur Mountain Observatory was Banff'shigh altitude weather station in the early 1900s, The town's meteorologist used to makea 9-hour climb all the way up the mountain and he would stay right there just so he couldrecord data.

NEXT UP! See the full video of our grueling hike upto the Beehive.

I’ll show you Lake Louise and all the otherbeautiful glacial lakes and mountain scenery we saw along the trail.

Also you’ll see some more clips from MoraineLake.



See ya next week!.

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