Banff. A fantastic town with extreme scenery

Banff. A fantastic town with extreme scenery

Banff is a resort town in Alberta, Canada and it is an hour and a half or 78 miles from Calgary. On the weekends, lots of people come here, so there are huge traffic jams in this small town. Even tourist leaflets say that it is better to use urban transport than a car.

Banff appeared in the 1880s when the Transcontinental Railway was built. At that time, the workers of the railway found some hot springs. In 1885 Canada announced this territory to be a national park (Banff National Park). This national park started the development of Banff and began the process of creation of other national parks in Canada.

Banff. A fantastic town with extreme scenery

This town in Canada attracts lots of people every year. First of all, Banff attracts with its picturesque landscapes and views that take your breath away. Also, extreme sports are well-known there. Banff is a perfect place for those who love tranquil nature and can’t imagine their life without it.

The town is surrounded by the Rocky Mountains, beautiful lakes, open hot springs and coniferous forests. Tourists that visit Banff-avenue can see amazing views on mountains.

This town offers people to ride bikes, go rafting, canoeing, skiing, fishing, climbing and other kinds of extreme sports. Near Banff there are three skiing resorts. Also, there you can see beautiful architecture, romantic cafes and different historical museums. Every year Banff holds exciting events, festivals and holidays such as Santa Claus Parade and Mountain festival.

Banff. A fantastic town with extreme scenery

The main sightseeing of the town is a surrounding park. There you can find amusements for any taste. However, the most beautiful thing about Banff, of course, is wild nature. Its picturesque views are unforgettable and really excite every tourist that comes here. Visit Banff and make sure that all this is true!

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