Canadian RV Destinations Part 1: Banff National Park

From British Columbia to New Brunswick, Canada is filled with great RV and camping destinations. Trying to decide on just one or two areas to visit each year is not easy. To help you narrow down your travel destination options, Outdoor Travel will review different hot spots for RV’s across Canada throughout a series of blog posts.

First up: Banff National Park.

One of the most popular national parks in North America, Banff National Park has a lot to offer. With ice fields, glaciers and the awe-inspiring turquoise Lake Louise, Banff National Park is truly remarkable. After one hike through the icefields parkway area, you’ll never want to leave! Other exciting outdoor activities include: mountain climbing, mountain biking, canoeing, kayaking and white water rafting. There is always something fun to do at Banff National Park!

In addition to providing a breathtaking backdrop for outdoor activities, Banff National Park also has plenty of cultural attractions. You can visit the Banff Centre, Whyte Museum, Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum or the Cave and Basin National Historic Site. You can even plan an RV trip around the time of one of Banff’s annual events. You can be just in time for the Banff Mountain Film Festival, Banff Indian Days or the Banff Winter Carnival.

Banff National Park is home to a variety of campgrounds (including the ever-popular Lake Louise campground) that can accommodate your RVing and camping needs. If you want to be close to town, you might choose the Tunnel Mountain campground. If you’re looking for a real back-to-nature camping experience, on the other hand, Two Jack Lakeside or Johnston’s Canyon campgrounds are both great options for you. With so many campgrounds to choose from, everyone can find something they like.

There is no question about it—an RV trip to Banff National Park is an absolute must. So what are you waiting for? Hop in your motorhome and get on the road today!

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