Explore Banff Half-Day Adventures

Great places for a hike, family travel or just the ultimate place to take travel photographs.
“The Human Spirit Needs Places Where Nature Has Not Been Rearranged By The Hand Of Man”
Read for fun filled Banff Half-Day Adventures located in Alberta Canada.  Here are some travel plans for you the adventurer, your family or for those jetting through with limited time.  Thanks to the Banff National Park for their suggested hot spots to visit which I am excited to share with you.

The majestic beauty in Banff with the wildlife, landscape, and activities, is a must do any time of the year.  If you have more time to spend in Banff see my 10 Top Things to Do in Banff.  Now let us take a look at these Banff Half-Day Adventures for you the adventurer, the family, or just want to see the hot spots around town.

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Each adventure makes 1 half day full of fun.  Make sure to take your handy Lonely Planet Banff Travel Book with you.

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Here are fun separate half day adventures

  • Sundance Canyon – Walkers enjoy this easy walk to discover the canyon.
  • Banff Legacy Trail – Bike riders enjoy this smooth paved ride past the valleys and rivers.
  • Vermillion Lakes – Nature lovers place to explore the wildlife hidden among the marshes along this shoreline with a canoe.
  • Tunnel Mountain – Hikers enjoy the switchback trail for the town of Banff’s best views.


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More fun separate half day adventures

  • Lower Bankhead Trail – Old coal town waiting for you to explore and learn the history.
  • Lake Minnewanka – Great spot to picnic with the kids next to a stunning lake and nature.
  • Stewart Canyon – Take the family on a stroll along this twisting shoreline from Lake Minnewanka to Stewart Canyon.
  • Two Jack Main Campground – Choose a comfortable equipped campsite where your tent is already and waiting for the family.  Heard this would be the ultimate Canadian experience.


Top Hot Spots Around TownBanff Half-Day Adventures

  • Banff Upper Hot Springs – Start here with a relaxing soak in these warm mineral waters at this historic site.
  • Cave and Basin National Historic Site – Be amazed at this awe-inspiring tour which is the birthplace of Canada’s National Park
  • Banff Park Museum National Historic Site – Look at the 5,000-natural history specimen’s museum then take a walk along the trails to Bow Falls.


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If you are driving by on your way to a ski trip or on a family road trip make sure to stop by and take in one of the Banff Half-Day Adventures.  Do not miss a chance to enjoy nature, wildlife and some amazing sites.  Just a soak in warm mineral waters sounds fantastic to me.  Check here for more information on Banff.

This 1Adventure Traveler likes the hustle and bustle of big cities but my one of my favorites is photography landscapes while hiking.  Visit my other locations in Canada such as, Top Spots in Banff,  Peggy’s Cove Niagara Falls, Toronto, Bar Harbor, and Halifax.

Remember life is short, go out and have an adventure.  

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