Banff rated top destination in Canada

Banff National Park is rated No.1 amongst the Top 25 Destinations in Canada in the Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Best Destinations Awards.

Fairmont Banff Springs resort is nestled in the heart of Banff National Park and is a luxurious way to stay and play amongst the stunning vistas.

Fairmont Banff Springs resort is nestled in the heart of Banff National Park and is a luxurious way to stay and play amongst the stunning vistas.

Banff National Park is rated No.1 amongst the Top 25 Destinations in Canada in the Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Best Destinations Awards.

Winners are determined by a combination of TripAdvisor’s Popularity Index and through the unbiased opinions of millions of traveller ratings. The award reconfirms Banff National Park as one of the finest places on Earth, a dynamic destination with rare outdoor adventures, breathtaking mountain scenery and authentic historical depth.

Every year Banff National Park, set in the Canadian Rockies, attracts roughly four million visitors. Banff is a vibrant, bustling little village, filled with sites to explore and experiences to enjoy, most of which can be reached by foot or public transit.

While there hop aboard Roam, an all-hybrid bio-diesel/electric transit fleet, distinctively wrapped in authentic Banff National Park wildlife imagery, with back-country views of grizzlies, elk, goats and wolves. The town’s award-winning transit system, takes visitors and commuters to Banff Centre in just a few minutes from downtown. Or, take the self-guided walking tour which leads you through easy routes around town.

When your feet get tired, Banff offers several ways to relax through a selection of hot springs and spas. Banff Upper Hot Springs offers visitors the opportunity to soak outdoors in soothing, hot, 100 per cent natural spring water surrounded by magnificent mountain views. For an even better view hop on the Banff gondola, just a five minute bus ride from downtown, and ride to the summit of Sulphur Mountain. At the summit is an observation deck with several outdoor terraces as well as a restaurant and gift shop.

For accommodations Banff has everything from hostels, cozy cabins and luxurious hotels.

Few hotels in the world rival the majesty, hospitality and grandeur of the Fairmont Banff Springs resort. Styled after a Scottish Baronial Castle, Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel is located in the heart of Banff National Park. The hotel offers stunning vistas, championship golf courses, exceptional cuisine, spas and skiing within minutes.

The hotel also offers many packages to cater to all of these activities and more including a Land Rover Experience package. Discover 65,000 acres of unspoiled nature in an exciting off-road adventure. Behind the wheel of one of Land Rover’s family of vehicles, you’ll reach summits, defy gravity and conquer obstacles which dare to cross your path.

To learn more about Banff National Park and accommodations visit www.banfflakelouise.com.