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My itinerary for the Canadian Rockies

My itinerary for the Canadian Rockies

The provinces of Alberta and British Columbia share the Canadian Rockies, famous for their rugged peaks and the valleys that separate them. Last summer my family travelled around the Rockies and here is our itinerary. The road trip took us from Banff to Lake Louise to Jasper along the Bow Valley and Icefield Parkways—about the best road trip in the world—over the Robson Pass, past the highest mountain in the Rockies, and down along Lake Okanagan … Read entire article »

Filed under: Canada, Family travel, Road trips, Travel itinerary

Parker Ridge Trail, Icefields Parkway, Alberta

Parker Ridge Trail, Icefields Parkway, Alberta

My brother hiked the Parker Ridge Trail with his family and told me that it was one of the must-do hikes along the Icefields Parkway. Since we had time for only one stop on our drive from Banff to Jasper we decided to give it a try. Parker Ridge Trail is rated as an easy hike (albeit requiring some effort), taking 2.5 hours round trip. You are rewarded at the top as there is an exceptional … Read entire article »

Filed under: Canada, Family travel