Banff, Canada - Itinerary 8/1-4/22

Updated: Aug 29


Day 1 - Drive 9-10 hr to Montana

WEST - Ronan/Kallispell/Whitefish if going I-15 to Hwy 93 Optional side trips:

Idaho Falls (lunch-Smitty's Pancake and Steak House for German Pancakes/Idaho Falls River Walk/Japanese Friendship Garden)

Missoula (dinner - The Notorious PIG BBQ)

EAST - Browning if going I-15 to Hwy 89 and Calgary

Day 2 - Drive 5-6 hr to Banff Canada and cross border

WEST - Eureka (gas/lunch at Tobacco Valley Historical Village)

Border Crossing - Roosville *Trip report *

Radium Hot Springs (hotsprings/lunch - Leo's Burrito and D's Mini Golf/pick

up Banff National Parks pass/gas - expensive)

Drive to Banff

EAST - Glacier National Park (optional 1-3 day side trip)

Border Crossing - Carway *Trip report *

Cardston, Alberta (LDS Temple)

Calgary (dinner/sight-seeing)

Drive to Banff


8-10 am - Bike Vermillion Lakes and Bow Valley Parkway E-bike or Roadbike

*Trip Report* Black Diamond Rentals - $39 for 2 hours - have kid bikes, trailers, trikes/YES reservations

Ultimate Banff - $19/hr bike - have kid bikes, kid bike hitch/trailers/NO reservations - first come, first served

12-1pm - Mt Norquay Green spot (free - picnic lunch with view of Banff from ski resort slope)