In June we are driving 33 hours from Indianapolis, IN to camp in Banff National Park. We hope to fish, hike, kayak, eat, and explore the Park and surrounding areas. Along the way we will visit the Mall of America in Bloomington, MN. The the way back we plan to stop in the Black Hills to visit Mount Rushmore and Badlands National Park.
Even before their "discovery" in 1884, the hot springs at the foot of Sulphur Mountain were considered sacred (and darn comfortable) by natives. Its... more
Located just west of the Alberta border, this 543-square-mile park contains the Radium Hot Springs mineral pool (5420 Highway 93; 250-347-9485) and Stanley... more
Encompassing the alpine meadows of Mount Edith Cavell, the surging Sunwapta Falls, the awe-inspiring Athabasca Glacier (which is easily accessible from the... more
The Banff Centre helps to solidify Banff's claim as the capital of Canadian mountain culture. The Banff Mountain Film Festival (usually held in early November)... more