Banff Trail Riders is pleased to present a series of free weekend wagon rides from downtown Banff this holiday season. From November 18 to December 9, join us at the Trail Rider Store on Banff Avenue for a scenic wagon ride led by a friendly cowboy or cowgirl guide.

Banff’s closest backcountry lodge is accessed by three unique ways in winter and the best part is all can be done with no previous experience! In this article we’ll give you the advice you need to know on routes to the lodge, three different winter methods of transporting yourself there, and a great backcountry map app to track progress via your smartphone.

Every November, Warner Stables transforms into a charming winter market venue for the Banff Christmas Market. The Banff Christmas Market is a weekend-long celebration of all things merry and bright, and the perfect way to shop for the holidays with the whole family.

Some might say that the key to a great group getaway is a place just to yourselves, activities for all ages, and might involve a good old’ guitar around the campfire.
Others are looking to sleep late in comfortable log beds, spend the day by the fire with a good book, and play intense card and board games into the night. But everyone can agree you need great food!