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Help with Banff Visit in August 3-7

Brandon, Mississippi
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Help with Banff Visit in August 3-7

We live in Pennsylvania. We heard a lot of good things about Banff National Park and Lake Louis. Please help us -a family of three with a 17 year old, what we can cover in this 3 and half days. We will reach Calgary by afternoon of August 3rd. Suggest us a main base to stay and visit.

Do we drive and see all possible places or is there a conducted tour bus/van that would take us around?

What places we should not miss on this trip?

Thank you very much for the help.

Pradeep A.

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1. Re: Help with Banff Visit in August 3-7

Hi palur ~

The first thing you might do is look in the Top Questions on the right side. I think most of your questions will be answered in those articles.

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2. Re: Help with Banff Visit in August 3-7

Also note that your time frame is during one of our long weekends, (5th being the holiday Monday )

Reservations are a MUST!

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3. Re: Help with Banff Visit in August 3-7

Your main base should probably be the town of Banff. From there, you could either rent a car and explore on your own or buy day tours from Brewster or Discover Banff tours. Driving on your own would probably be the less expensive option.

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4. Re: Help with Banff Visit in August 3-7

Thank you very much for the helpful information.

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5. Re: Help with Banff Visit in August 3-7

That is very helpful. Thank you very much.

6. Re: Help with Banff Visit in August 3-7

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