Banff, Canada

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Facts About Banff, Canada

Regional Population: 6,700

Elevation: 4,537 meters

Time Zone: America/Edmonton

Local Currency: CAD

Latitude: 51.166743466

Longitude: -115.568788396

Nearby Airports: YBA

Banff is the larger of the two towns in Banff National Park, nestled in the mountains. The park is easily accessible for International travelers via Calgary or Edmonton International Airports, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Canadian Rockies offers some of the most spectacular scenery in the world, and Banff National Park is home to three outstanding ski resorts, all within easy drive of the Banff. Driving to the hill is not required, as most hotels offer a ski bus to take you from the hotel to the mountain of your choice and back again. In summer, check out the Cave and Basin Mational Historic Site, Lake Minnewanka, Banff Upper Hot Springs, or the Columbia Icefield Glacier. The Banff Gondola provides visitors with spectacular views of the Canadian Rockies and the town of Banff. Guests will find a restaurant, gift shop, boardwalk, and observation deck at the summit of Sulphur Mountain.

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