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Address: Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.

Scenic highway cutting through breathtakingly beautiful mountain passes.

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VEARY pretty

Went with my school (70 peoples) was a beautiful drive, staff are VEARY kind, would recommend going before it melts!

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Calgary, Canada
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Calgary, Canada
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Went with my school (70 peoples) was a beautiful drive, staff are VEARY kind, would recommend going before it melts!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did this drive as part of a 2 week driving tour of the Rockies , we drove from Banff to Jasper, gas-up and allow plenty of time for stops along the way! We did this early April and although heavy snow the day before in Banff, the Parkway was remarkably clear and easy driving. This was most beautiful drive... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only did about 50 km down the road from Banff, but really, this drive is absolutely amazing. There were plenty of people doing the drive in late March, roads weren't bad at all but we had snow tires. The mountains just surround you and any way you look it's gorgeous. Many stops are closed during winter of course but... More 

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washington dc
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Even my photos from a moving bus were good. I could shut my eyes, point and click and still get reasonable pictures. There was no place to stop looking--or to stop gasping, in surprise and awe. That's how scenic this drive is. This is the part of Highway 93 that runs for140 miles between Lake Louise and Jasper, part in... More 

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Lemont, Illinois
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Beautiful, but cold whenever you stop to photograph, and you stop a lot. But, the photos when you get back home, are so scenic and beautiful you say , oh it wasn't that cold! Every time I am looking at the beauty of this wonderful gift of nature, I think, wow, the wisdom of those before us to designate such... More 

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

I had a great time and learned lots from the staff and displays. Had a big drink of the glacier water too.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

We wanted to see the Ice field before it disappears. The bus was old but very interesting and big. The ice field stay was nice but very short. Stupid people had to put their hands into all the gaps. The Sky walk however was very nice, modern and had a fantastic view. We had a great time there. It is... More 

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Reviewed 27 February 2017

I'm from England, so driving the roads here, after a while become a little mundane. I wouldn't even say this was the complete opposite, because even that would be doing this drive an injustice! I think I must've stopped in every lay by along the way to admire the spectacular surroundings, pulling into one seeing a grizzly bear casually grazing.... More 

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Thank Simon S
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

We came around February and everything was on sheet of ice but the mountains just pays for itself.. It is breathtaking, frozen waterfalls, ice climbing and many more to see.. :)

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Riverview, Florida
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Stayed at Chateau Lake Louise for a week, took one day and drove 100 K toward Jasper and loved the scenary. This has got to be one of the best drives in the world. We saw a Lynx crossing the road and there were plenty of stops for pictures. Very light traffic in February. Roads were a bit icy so... More 

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