Beautiful Banff – a Canadian treaure

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Next up on our journey through the Canadian Rockies, we arrive in Banff National Park. We tried to do as much as we could on our short visit here as the park is filled with so many natural wonders, its impossible to see everything. One of the final stops we visited before leaving the park was Lake Minnewanka, located just outside of the village of Banff. It is one of the most beautiful lakes to visit while in the Rocky Mountains, with crystal blue water and towering mountains in the background.

Banff was the first National Park in Canada (1885), established in order to preserve this beautiful place from the encroachment of humans when the Hot Springs in Banff was discovered. We’re lucky that they did because this part of the world is spectacular. There are too many mountains to count, and so much to explore if you have the…

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