Top 7 Things to do in Banff (1/8)

Soaring peaks, shimmering lakes and abundant wildlife make the area surrounding Banff, Alberta, a must-see. 

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Top Sightseeing Attractions in Banff, Alberta

Nestled in the crook of the Canadian Rocky Mountains 128 kilometres west of Calgary is the picturesque town of Banff, Alta. Surrounded by what many consider the most spectacular scenery in North America, it was named after Canada’s first national park, in which it is a municipality. Now surrounded by five other parks—Glacier, Jasper, Yoho, Waterton Lakes and Mount Revelstoke—Banff National Park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1984. 

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