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Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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All reviews short drive hoo doos surprise corner the banff springs hotel great drive pull over beautiful scenery bow river close to town take pictures easy hike take your time hoodoos wildlife views elk viewpoint
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Reviewed 17 August 2018

The drive is amazing. We stayed at the campgrounds. Evenings of clear skies, mid nite blue perfect for star gazing! Bask in the magnificence of nature.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wilsarm
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Did you rent that car? Make use of it by driving around and seeing the vistas and beautiful sights of Banff.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Vicar_of_Dibley
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Tunnel Mountain Drive begins in Banff at the intersection of Banff Avenue and Buffalo Street. Follow the loop road for 5.5 miles where it rejoins Banff Avenue. Get out of the car at the viewpoints to more fully enjoy what you are driving past. Several...More

Date of experience: August 2017
4  Thank Violette54
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Great drive straight out of downtown Banff. Speed limit is slow so you can really enjoy looking around. No one seemed to be in a hurry. We had hoped to see some wildlife on the drive but it didn’t happen. Several great stop off places-Hoodoos...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank beth070303
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Wonderful views of the valley. Turn off to see the voodoos...they aren’t huge, but there is signage. Just a nice picturesque valley.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank niteowljune
Reviewed 6 July 2018

The short drive out of town gives access to several mountain and river views. Take the time to walk the trail with views of the Hoodoos. Be on the lookout for wildlife (deer, elk, bears) along the upper reaches of the road.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bob J
Reviewed 27 June 2018

This was a nice, peaceful drive with great views! Definitely worth the few minutes to drive if you're in the area!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Goophygirl
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Took in the various viewing points on this worthwhile drive. Gets good views of the Fairmont and Sulphur Mountain

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank DavidG897
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Rocky mountains soar around you & lakes surprise you. Very scenic and you might even see some wildlife.The city of Banff is so nice and be sure to do the Banff Gondola. (you can get to it on the city bus). At the top is...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank sfran2017
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Another great drive with mountain views everywhere you turn. You get out to take a picture and on your way back to the car you see the incredible views behind you.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from ggirtel | Reviewed this property |
Or... you can just drive along it slowly. Most of the spots are well marked. The speed limit is fairly low, and most people in Banff are not in a hurry, so taking a slow drive won't aggravate too many. This is a quote... More