Four new hotels in Calgary, Canada's gateway to the Rockies

Hip new pads and revamped classics provide reason to linger in the gateway to the Rockies.

Beyond the slopes in Banff National Park

With frozen lakes, dramatic mountain trails and clear skies, Banff National Park is the ultimate all-round winter destination.

Planning a weekend in Banff? Plan it for Autumn

Long days, clear skies and wide-open spaces begging to be explored make the Canadian Rockies an inspired autumn destination.

Canada: The salt plains of Wood Buffalo

One might have imagined that I would feel cold, crunching barefoot through sheets of sparkling white stuff in Canada’s sub-Arctic Northwest Territories (NWT). But the summer sun was blazing and the white carpet that lined Wood Buffalo National Park was made entirely of salt, not the snow that covers it in winter

Alive in Banff and Lake Louise

Travellers have been embracing the natural beauty and wild environment of Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies for decades

Calgary: Cool runnings

It's been 25 years since Cool Runnings brought bobsleighing at Canada Olympic Park to the big screen — and this winter sport is still pulling in the adrenalin-seeking crowds

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