Best of 2 Days in Banff

Recent Itineraries for Banff in 2 Days

Spending 2 days in Banff? Refer these recently created 2 days 1 night Banff travel itineraries.

2 Days in Banff - Perfect Weekend Guide

Planning what to do for couple of days in Banff? It is best to sort your preferences and then choose from the options available in city. Banff replete of beautiful points of interest never fails to overwhelm the tourists with its natural view and historical architecture.

What to pack for 2 days in Banff vacation?

As you are going on a 2 days Banff vacation, compact luggage is ideal. Carry a backpack that can fit in your belongings or choose a compact trolley bag. You only need one pair of shoes that you're wearing, make sure you pick sturdy ones for all the walking and sightseeing. Check the live weather of Banff and pack just what's needed! Do not forget to bring extra batteries for your camera, you won't have time to move back-n-forth to your room to charge them. Pro Tips: Carry your Passport and photo identification proof with you at all times. Carry a Banff local map, a hard copy or in your phone.

Are 2 days enough to explore Banff?

It is slightly difficult to explore the entire city in 48 hours time, but you can easily visit the hand-picked 8-10 points of interest in Banff on your trip. You will have to travel a bit if you want to cover all the popular places in Banff within 2 days. So, if you have any particular place in mind, then plan your Banff visit accordingly. If it is a weekend trip, check for special events happening and plan accordingly.

Trip Budget for a weekend trip to Banff?

Banff weekend itinerary budget would vary from is USD 300 to USD 700 as per your choices. There are enough free places in Banff to ensure that unless there’s an exhibition or event you really want to see, paying is unnecessary.

How to spend 2 days in Banff?

With so many things to explore, Banff is a place to be. Walk along the streets of Banff and soak in the very essence of its people, and culture; dine at its attractive restaurants; shop at its ambient stores, and unwind at one of its many green spaces. Wondering what to see in 2 days in Banff? Triphobo offers you perfect itineraries that will cover all the must see places in Banff. Start your day 1 in Banff by visiting Banff National Park, Bow Falls in the morning. Experience the good food in the afternoon at local restaurants in Banff. The best way to see Banff and absorb its culture is by visiting Lake Minnewanka and spending some time there. Afterwards take a cab or walk to the Banff Upper Hot Springs which will take up the afternoon. In the evening, head to the Banff Visitor Information Centre before wrapping up the day where you can stroll, eat and shop in peace. On the day 2, we suggest you visit the Cave And Basin National Historic Site, followed by Tunnel Mountain Drive and Vermilion Lakes. With these Banff weekend itineraries and 2-day trips, we can make sure you will not miss out on any fun!

Money saving tips for Banff weekend itinerary:

  • Skip the restaurants and cafes for street vendors and supermarkets
  • Get 2 Day Banff transport Pass if possible which offers free public transport, free entrance to the recommended attractions
  • Couchsurfing is a great way to save loads on accommodation expenses
  • Spend More Time In Fewer Places of Banff

Where to eat in Banff if you've 48 hours?

48 hours to enjoy the culinary delights of Banff and the best you can do is opt for a buffet that offers local variety at a reasonable rate.

Where to stay in Banff for a weekend?

You can book a hotel or apartment close to Banff Upper Hot Springs and this would save you lot of time for 2 days trip. You can also opt homestays to stay in Banff. Prices for the same may be slightly steep, but it is the convenience that matters!

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Where to Go in 2 Days in Banff

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