Articles Tagged ‘canada’

New Snow Brings Even Better Skiing to the Rockies

New Snow Brings Even Better Skiing to the Rockies March 7, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
A Cabin at Panorama Mountain Village - Photo by Tourism British Columbia/David Gluns Snowfall has been terrific in many parts of the Canadian Rockies region during the last two weeks, adding to an already excellent opportunity for skiing and snowboarding. Many resorts continue their showcase of winter...

The Pub Scene in Banff, Alberta

The Pub Scene in Banff, Alberta August 7, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
The Pub Scene in Banff, Alberta If you’re looking for a fun night on the town, there’s plenty of options for you in Banff including those with a little rustic charm and cowboy feel because after all, you’re in Alberta.  So do as the locals do – grab your cowboy hat and boots, and head on down...

Dining Choices in the Canadian Rockies

Dining Choices in the Canadian Rockies July 31, 2010 | Food | Read More
Dining Choices in the Canadian Rockies Generally speaking, dining at any tourist area in the world means higher prices and the Canadian Rockies are no exception.  The food will be excellent but if you expect to pay more than expected, then you’ll have no way of being disappointed. Settled in amongst...

The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel July 24, 2010 | Hotels | Read More
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Dramatically set at the foot of the Canadian Rockies and nestled against the edges of the Bow River, The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel dates back to its beginning as a Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) hotel in 1890. Located in Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage...

Riding the Gondola at Lake Louise

Riding the Gondola at Lake Louise July 17, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Riding the Gondola at Lake Louise Lake Louise offers stunning turquoise waters surrounded by the Canadian Rockies.  As if the picturesque views from the lakeshore weren’t enough, you can get even better views by taking a ride on the Lake Louise Gondola. While it may not be the perfect choice for those...

Remote Mountain Luxury in British Columbia

Remote Mountain Luxury in British Columbia May 11, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
The Dairy Queen Blizzard was sitting like stale porridge in my stomach when the Canadian Helicopters employee announced that it was time for “weigh in.” Apparently the 25 pound luggage limit was supplemented with a “no fat people” policy when it came to shuttling guests by chopper...