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A Weekend Getaway to Banff

Fairmont Banff Springs in Alberta, Canada

Photo: Courtesy of Fairmont Banff Springs

The Canadian Rockies are beautiful beyond description. Alberta is a magnificent province. Banff looks like a small, Swiss-chalet town. The air and water are very clean.

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Destinations: Banff

Inspired by: My Favorite Place: Ed Begley Jr. — by Dani Shapiro, Published Oct. 2008

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    Fairmont Banff Springs

    Gaze out at the white-capped peaks of Banff National Park. Ski packages include lift tickets, equipment rental, and lessons at three nearby resorts

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    Sunshine Village

    There are regular shuttles to Sunshine Village, the main Banff ski resort, where you ride the gondola to the top. Try one of the less-challenging G

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    Hike in Banff

    Take the Sunshine Meadows Alpine Shuttle to the Upper Access road and just start walking.


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