Today, Banff is considered Canada's number one tourist destination and has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, the Park is a year round protected wilderness area offering 6,641 km2 (2,564 sq. miles) of rugged alpine beauty, dramatic glaciers, gorgeous lakes, rushing rivers, first class amenities and the best powder skiing in the world. The Park's stunning scenery is home to an abundance of wildlife.
Banff Townsite is a splendid counterpoint to the surrounding wilderness, with historic sites, fine restaurants, exquisite shopping and spectacular scenery. Whatever your activity of choice, visit Canada’s number one tourist destination and let our friendly team at the Elk + Avenue make your stay a memorable one.