Banff Itinerary 2 Days

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Recent Itineraries for 2 Days in Banff

Here are the recent itineraries by tourists who have visited Banff. Stop wondering what to do for 2 days in Banff as these trip plans will help you decide easily. Select any of the customised itineraries and modify it according to your preference to have a great weekend in Banff.

Overview of Itinerary for 2 Days in Banff

Bathed in natural beauty, dripped in history, soaked in culture, and teeming with outdoor and adventure prospects, Banff is a resort town in the province of Alberta. This quintessential Canadian beauty located within Banff National Park and boasts of a huge variety of wildlife including the rare species like Grizzly Bears and Elks. With the help of this Banff Itinerary 2 Days, you can explore the beauty of Banff on coming weekends.

Day 1 of Banff Itinerary

Cave and Basin National Historic Site, within the Canadian Rocky Mountains, is one of the most significant landmarks for Canada's protected areas which tells the story behind Canada’s first national park, the Banff National Park. This is a good place to begin your visit in Banff. Next, head to the Banff Park Museum, located in a historic log building in downtown Banff, is an exhibition space associated with Banff National Park. This oldest natural history museum in Canada promises to bring you face-to-face with Rocky Mountain wildlife. In the evening, head to the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, a place that collects, preserves, and displays materials which trace the area’s cultural roots and heritage.

Day 2 of Banff Itinerary

On the second day of your trip, you can either visit the Tunnel Mountain Trail which is close to town and consists of a lookout point which offers stunning views across the Bow Valley or heads to the glacier-fed Lake Minnewanka, the largest lake in Banff National Park. You can also embark upon a one-hour narrated cruise at this lake.

If you are more of an adventurous person, you can skip the above-mentioned options and instead spend the day at the scenic Bow Valley Parkway. Johnston Canyon, a dramatic rock canyon with cantilevered walkways through the gorge, is a popular spot for hiking inside this parkway. From here, you can hike to the Lower Falls and continue your hike right up to the Upper Falls. End your trip by relaxing in the mineral pools at Banff Upper Hot Springs after your hectic day.

Best Hotels in Banff for 2 Day Trip

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