Author: Christie Pashby
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2012-11-05
Map your own adventure. Banff and the Canadian Rockies Day by Day is the perfect answer for travelers who want to know the best places to visit and the best way to see the city. Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers dozens of itineraries that show you how to see the best of Banff and the Canadian Rockies in a short time--with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of thematic and neighborhood tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlife, and practical visitor info, Banff and the Canadian Rockies Day by Day is the only guide that helps travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip. Inside this book you'll find: Full color throughout with hundreds of photos and dozens of maps Sample one- to three-day itineraries that include The Best Hiking, Banff for Photographers, Glaciers & Wildlife, Banff with Kids, and more Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions clue readers in on great finds and values Tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, reclosable plastic wallet Foldout front cover, with at-a-glance maps and quick-reference info
Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies, receives nearly six million visitors a year. It is the most heavily-visited national park in Canada, and rightly so it s filled with ravishing sights. Packed with color photos, this bestselling guide offers itineraries that show you how to see the best of Banff and the Canadian Rockies in a short time with bulleted maps that lead the way from sight to sight. Featuring a full range of area and thematic tours, plus dining, lodging, shopping, nightlife, and practical visitor info, "Frommer's Banff and the Canadian Rockies day by day" is the only guide that helps travelers organize their time to get the most out of a trip. Inside this book you'll find: -Full color throughout with hundreds of photos and dozens of maps -Sample one- to three-day itineraries that include The Best Hiking, Banff for Photographers, Glaciers & Wildlife, Banff with Kids, and more -Star ratings for all hotels, restaurants, and attractions clue readers in on great finds and values -Exact pricing so there s never any guessing -Tear-resistant foldout map in a handy, re-closable plastic wallet Christie Pashby, author of this edition and of many previous editions of Frommer's guidebooks to the Canadian Rockies, lives in Alberta, Canada, and has spent years exploring the Canadian Rockies. She holds a BA from McGill University and a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of King's College. In addition to writing countless travel guides to Canada, Pashby is a part-time employee of the respected Banff Mountain Film Festival. And she is the mother to an active toddler who loves to hike, ski and bike as much as her parents. Frommer's is proud to be publishing this definitive guide to the great Rockies of Canada, and to the hotels, restaurants, shops and other attractions that make this area such an exciting choice for vacationing. "
Frommer's Puts the Parks in Your Pocket. All the up-to-date practical information and candid insider advice you need to have the perfect park vacation...in an easy-to-carry size-and at an unbeatable price! Your Complete Guide to Banff & Jasper National Parks: * The best strategies for seeing theses majestic parks, whether you have two weeks or two days * Great places to stay: Luxury hotels, rustic lodges, and the best places for backcountry camping * The best hikes, from gentle walks to rewarding climbs, plus canoeing, skiing, snowboarding, and horseback riding * Detailed maps, plus a fully illustrated nature guide to help you spot a variety of local wildlife
HIT THE ROAD! Vancouver, Victoria & Vancouver Island, Banff & Jasper National Parks, Whistler & the Sea-to-Sky Highway, and the Okanagan Valley See the top destinations in the Western Canada with this book as your guide. Our detailed driving routes give you all you need, including mileage from place to place, driving times, and advice on the best places to stop along the way to eat, sleep, and explore. Choose the road trip that’s best for you: The 14-Day Best of Western Canada Five Days in the Canadian Rockies Two Days in Vancouver Four Days in Victoria and Vancouver Island Five Days on the British Columbia Coast Wine Tasting in the Okanagan Valley,/li>,/ul> Easy-to-use maps keep you oriented on and off the highway.
A great source of Canadian Rockies maps, Parkways of the Canadian Rockies is a fact-filled driving guide to Banff National Park, Jasper National Park, Yoho National Park, and Kootenay National Park. First published in 1975, Parkways of the Canadian Rockies was the first comprehensive map and interpretive guide to roads in the Canadian Rockies. The revised 5th edition includes: Colour photography Driving distances in both kilometres and miles More than 400 points of interest Descriptions of 80 short hikes Natural history facts and statistics 38 colour Canadian Rockies maps Information on campgrounds and lodging
Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Venture into the epic wilderness, sample local seafood or ski the iconic peaks of Whistler and Banff; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies Travel Guide: Color maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, wildlife, arts, national parks, Aboriginal cultures, wine, outdoor activities Free, convenient pull-out Vancouver map (included in print version), plus over 26 maps Covers Vancouver, Banff and Jasper National Parks, Whistler, Alberta, Yukon Territory, Haines Highway, Alaska Highway, Klondike Highway and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet British Columbia & the Canadian Rockies , our most comprehensive guide to British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled. Looking for a guide focused on Vancouver? Check out Lonely Planet Vancouver guide for a comprehensive look at all this city has to offer; or Pocket Vancouver, a handy-sized guide focused on the can't-miss sights for a quick trip. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet Canada guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.
Hiking in Banff National Park attracts millions of visitors each year. In this book, Brian Patton and Bart Robinson, authors of the best-selling Canadian Rockies Trail Guide, detail their favourite easy walks, short hikes, and day trips in one of the world’s most spectacular national parks. Each trail is described in detail and accompanied by easy-to-understand symbols, a walking map, and colour photography. Lightweight and a practical size, the 1st edition includes: Descriptions of 50 Banff walks and hikes, plus dozens of side trips Banff hiking trails classified by colour-coded regions More than 100 stunning color photographs of Banff hikes 50 topographical maps Sources for Banff information, maps, backcountry lodging, and transportation
The Opinionated Hikers: Kathy & Craig Copeland have created the new Done in a Day series to show hikers with limited time where to enjoy the greatest scenic rewards. Start your adventure within a short drive of the village, and witness the wonder of Banff and be back for a hot shower, great meal, and soft bed at the end of the day. Choose from easy, vigorous, or challenging hikes that have been boot-tested and certified spectacular by the authors.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Banff National Park spans three eco-regions and is home to 56 mammal species and over 275 bird species. Visitors to Banff National Park Wildlife will appreciate this pocket-sized, folding guide. Beautifully, detailed illustrations highlight over 130 familiar species of birds, mammals, trees and wildflower. This guide also features an area map of the park for quick reference. Laminated for durability, it is the ideal guide to enhance your Banff National Park experience. Researched in collaboration with the Friends of the Banff National Park, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this guide support the work of this important organization.