BANFF & CANADA’S ROCKIES is the ideal travel guide to Canada’s picture-perfect mountain playgrounds. Written by a pro author it explores all NATIONAL PARKS; details key INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES; suggests six ITINERARIES, and has tips of where to EAT and DRINK. All content (200+ points-of-interest and 300+ pics) is original & independent; no recommendations are ads!
BANFF & CANADA’S ROCKIES starts with essential TRIP-PLANNING information and an overview of key NATIONAL PARKS & MOUNTAIN TOWNS so you can decide where to stay.
Hand-crafted ITINERARIES then offer first-timers a selection of suggestions on how to spend their time; ranging from simple day-trips to Banff to extensive two-week tours of the Canadian Rockies.
Or just dive right into the section on INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES which will not only help you find the right hike for you, but also suggest a hot-spring to soak in afterwards.
History & Culture; Kids & Families; Mountain Biking; and Rafting all have their own sections too, while an extensive Skiing & Snowboarding section covers all Canadian Rockies resorts, its Cross-Country Skiing opportunities and many Heli-Skiing providers to make planning a winter trip easy.
Finally the app details many good places to EAT & DRINK to ensure the perfect mountain getaway.
APP FEATURE: TRIP ESSENTIALS
Key before-you-go information, including:
• Costs & Money
APP FEATURE: DESTINATIONS
The lowdown on all National Parks, protected areas and mountain towns:
• Banff National Park
• Canmore & Kananaskis
• Crowsnest Pass
• Fernie & The Elk Valley
• Golden & Yoho NP
• Jasper National Park
• The Kootenay Valley
• Radium & Kootenay NP
• Waterton Lakes NP
APP FEATURE: ITINERARIES & TOURS
For every trip-length:
• Banff In-a-Day
• Banff National Park In-a-Weekend
• Banff Overnight
• Canada's Rockies In-a-Week
• Canada's Rockies In-2/3-days
• Canada's Rockies In-2-Weeks
APP FEATURE: INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES
Backgrounders and practical advice on:
• History & Culture
• Hot Springs
• Kids & Families
• Mountain Biking
• Skiing & Snowboarding
APP FEATURE: LISTINGS
Recommendations of where to eat & drink:
• Eat Banff
• Eat Canmore
• Eat Fernie
• Eat Golden
• Eat Kootenay Valley
• Eat Lake Louise
• Eat Waterton
APP FEATURES: TECHNICAL
• One-click website LINKS.
• One-click PHONE CALLS (on phones).
• NAVIGATE quickly using the app's global search; internal hyperlinks, and its many images.
• LOCATION info (using your device's GPS).
• Detailed MAPS and the ability to ADD YOUR OWN markers.
• Save and share FAVOURITES.
• Easily CONTACT the author.
CHRISTIAN WILLIAMS has longstanding links with Canada that include family ties and several mountain bike scars. He's been a freelance travel writer for over twenty years and has written dozens of guidebooks, articles for magazines, websites and UK newspapers.
ICON GRAPHIC: PX Fuel & Nick T (Unsplash)
FEATURE GRAPHIC: ©Bill Tyne (Flickr)
- January 06, 2020 Initial release
- January 28, 2020 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
- July 14, 2020 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99