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Banff National Park

Safe Passages, or How Did the Grizzly Bear Cross the Road?

Cristina Eisenberg | Posted 05.03.2015 | Green
Cristina Eisenberg

One of the busiest Canadian roadways slices through Canada's Banff National Park, creating a lethal corridor for wildlife. In the 1970s, animals died so frequently here that people called the highway the "meat maker."

11 Spectacular Spots for Fall Foliage

Joy Pecknold | Posted 11.25.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Summer is a swell season, but throwing on a cozy sweater, pouring some hot cocoa in a travel mug and meandering along a woodland trail lined with trees changing hues isn't so bad either. Hello, Fall. To make the transition easier, park yourself at a property where plenty of nature is on the doorstep -- here 11 spectacular spots for autumn, from New York to Norway.

13 Reasons Banff Is The BEST Place To Be This Fall

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 09.10.2014 | Travel

As the world's third-oldest national park, Banff is a well-protected, well-loved zone of wonder in the Canadian Rockies. The sprawling wilderness offe...

Visit These 21 Amazing Places Without Leaving North America

minube | Posted 07.08.2014 | Travel
minube

As far as amazing places go, there's truly no place like home. After all, why fret about exorbitant airfare to far-flung locales when you can experience some of the world's most stunning sights right here in North America?

You Really Shouldn't Climb These Mountains...

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.06.2014 | Travel

Now that it's almost starting to feel like spring, it's about time to start breaking out the hiking boots and start searching for a trusty hiking stic...

This Timelapse of Banff National Park Will Take Your Breath Away

Roadtrippers | Posted 03.29.2014 | Travel
Roadtrippers

Established in 1885, Banff National Park is Canada's oldest national park. It's home to more than 2,500 square miles of breathtaking mountainous terrain (estimated to be between 45 and 120 million years old!), more than 1,000 glaciers, more than 2,400 campsites, ancient alpine meadows and stunning natural ice fields.

Ski, Spa And Be Merry

Posted 01.25.2014 | Travel

There is no better place to escape than a quiet, snow-covered mountain. Ski resorts make the perfect winter getaway, whether you choose to hit the slo...

Where to Go for Yoga and Ski

Alison Lewis | Posted 02.16.2014 | Travel
Alison Lewis

If you're looking for the answer for where to go this spring for ski, sports, winter fun, history, and beauty, head to the Canadian Rockies to the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

Oh, Canada!

Posted 07.23.2013 | Travel

Banff, Canada's oldest national park (and the world's third), is a stunning place to visit in both summer (for hikers, canoers) and winter (skiers). ...

Skiing Spring Powder In The Canadian Rockies

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.27.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

There's only one solution for me: I hire a ski instructor for the day. The problem is, she's used to teaching kids and now she's telling me to hop like a bunny.

What Bears Think When They See Campers

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 01.25.2012 | Arts

The trip to the "wild" holds a romanticized spot in the minds of families across the world, but just how wild are campsites and national parks with ro...

Stop the Insanity: Please get a grip!

Randall | Posted 11.09.2011 | Comedy
Randall

So much has been going on recently...seriously? It's been beyond craazzzy. David Cameron and Parliament seem to have their heart set on a mass badger killing, Texas was hit by wildfires and Republicans have been debating up a storm. But at least those laboratory chimps got released. Thank goodness!