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Rental unit in Canmore
Stunning mountain view 1BR condo
This stunning mountain views one bedroom condo is in Silver Creek Lodge, features unobstructed, first class views of three sisters, HA ling peak and Rundle mountain range. Minutes walk distance to McDonald's, Tim Hortons. 15 minutes drive to Banff. Fully equipped kitchen, cable TV, free WIFI. Shared amenities include 2 hot tubs, GYM, steam room. Free underground parking is first come, first served or off street parking. Wild Orchid Bistro & Sushi Lounge serves Asian-Fusion cuisine in main floor.
G$36,801 GYD per night
Condo in Canmore
180° Mountain Views | Two Hot Tubs | Park Pass
*Professionally cleaned and sanitized* Our sunny south facing condo offers Canmore’s most desirable view of Three Sisters, Ha Ling & Mt Rundle from our balcony, living room and bedroom window. If you came here to see the mountains, this is the place for you! After a long day, come home to soak in one of the outdoor hot tubs, relax in front of the gas fireplace or sit on our sunny balcony and enjoy the view. Includes National Park Pass, giving you access to Banff and Lake Louise at no cost.
G$30,394 GYD per night
Condo in Canmore
1-bedroom mountain view suite
This modern & recently renovated 1-bedroom condo features a stunning mountain view, a well-equipped kitchen, a bright & airy lounge area, & a full bathroom. The building offers a fitness centre, perfect for a Big 3 ski vacation. This unit is a 5-minute walk from a brand new shopping center with a ski rental shop, restaurants/cafes/bars, & the highly-regarded Grizzly Paw Brewing Co. It's a 5-minute drive from Canmore's main street area and a 20-minute drive from Banff National Park.
G$30,593 GYD per night

Stay near Banff's top sights

Willow Stream Spa at the Fairmont Banff Springs47 locals recommend
Canada House Art Gallery14 locals recommend
Banff Visitor Centre32 locals recommend
Bow Falls15 locals recommend
Banff Avenue5 locals recommend
Bow Falls Viewpoint13 locals recommend

House rentals in Banff

Home in Canmore
Top Resort with Park Pass
G$40,193 GYD per night
Private room in Canmore
King Suite (private entrance) - Mountain Memories
G$23,388 GYD per night
Home in Banff
Banff 2 bedroom house with private hot tub
G$62,074 GYD per night
Home in Harvie Heights
Banff Mountain View/Entire Townhouse/2BD&1.5 BATH
G$35,679 GYD per night

Your guide to Banff

All About Banff

There are two Banffs — summer Banff and winter Banff — and both are equally spectacular. Built as a resort town in the 1880s in the middle of Banff National Park, this picturesque western village, ringed by mountains, is the ideal base for a Canadian Rockies adventure.

In summer, hikers wander up Tunnel Mountain for a few hours or head deep into the backcountry for days. Canoes skate across the spectacular blue-green Lake Louise and Moraine Lake, whose waters are fed by glacier. Biking, mountain climbing, golfing, and outdoor sports may be the main draw, but they aren’t the only activities to enjoy: The Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity hosts concerts and plays, and the Whyte Museum brings together art and local history. When snow covers the mountains and valleys, Banff becomes a ski and snowboard town, with three resorts nearby. A snowshoe stroll around one of the lakes may bring you close to native flora and fauna.

The best time to stay in a vacation rental in Banff

You’ll want to wear active clothes for an activity-rich destination, but keep each season’s demands in mind. Summer lasts from June through September and peaks in July, when daytime temperatures regularly hit the 70s and 80s Fahrenheit. Remember: You’re high in the Rockies, so keep sweaters and light jackets on you to protect against the evening chill.

From January through March, Banff is covered in snow and ice — temperatures can easily plummet below zero Fahrenheit. The cold is dry, too, so be prepared with plenty of heavy layers and warm boots with good treads. In spring and fall, the temperature varies wildly, so pack for a wide range of conditions and check the local forecasts before you go.

Top things to do in Banff

Banff Gondola

It takes eight minutes for the Banff Gondola aerial lift to sweep up the tree-covered slope of Sulphur Mountain to the upper platform, at an altitude of 7,500 feet, where mountain peaks stretch to the horizon. Cafes and restaurants allow you to linger at the heights, or if you prefer to stay outdoors, take a short hike along the ridge or gather around a fire pit in winter.

Upper Hot Springs

Geothermal hot springs emerging out of a massive fault in Sulphur Mountain brought visitors to Banff for the water cure in the late 19th century, and this outdoor pool, which averages 100 degrees Fahrenheit in winter and summer, continues to instill restorative bliss. (Bring a swimsuit, or rent one.)

Lake Louise

This gorgeous lake is almost as big a draw as Banff — even the spectacular 35-mile drive between the two cities is a must-do. The turquoise lake is cradled by a host of peaks. You can kayak or canoe in its glacial waters, hike up the domed Beehive mountains, or meander around the town of Lake Louise.

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