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Vacation rentals Canada in Rocky Mountains

One of the most diverse and beautiful places to visit when you book vacation rentals Canada are the Canadian Rocky Mountains and parks in Alberta. The area encompasses Icefields Parkway, Banff National Park and Jasper National Park.

Jasper National Park
Jasper National Park

It is no wonder that the Canadian Rocky Mountains Parks received the honour of World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1984. Its landscape is breathtaking and you will marvel at its vastness. The Canadian Rockies includes the stunning drive up Icefields Parkway, the Columbia Icefields, Banff National Park and Jasper National Park. You may just be left breathless, but when you choose vacation rentals Canada, you will never be left without luxury and comfort.

Icefields Parkway & Columbia Icefield

The Icefields Parkway runs from Banff to Jasper. The Icefields Parkway route is second to none is beauty and you will find yourself in awe of the amazing landscape that befalls you.

Not only are the Canadian Rockies spectacular, but looking out over the Icefields and seeing the blue hued glaciers of the last ice age is enthralling. Book vacation rentals Canada today and find yourself immersed in the wonders of nature in the Rocky Mountains.

The journey begins in Banff and continues north to Lake Louise. On the way to Peyto Lake you will pass Mount Victoria Glacier and Crowfoot Glacier. Beyond Saskatchewan Crossing is the magnificent Columbia Icefield.

The Columbia Icefield is the perfect place to get out and really explore the ancient glaciers. The remainder of the journey to Jasper will take you through Jasper National Park and all its grandeur.

Banff National Park

Banff National Park in Alberta is Canada’s largest national park and the world’s third largest. Banff National Park is one of the most visited places in all of Canada. Millions of people come from all over the world to cycle, hike, camp, swim and fish. Lake Louise and its brilliant emerald waters draw the crowds while the snow covered peaks stand majestically nearby.

Travelling by rail is one of the premier ways to explore the vast diversity of Banff National Park. The glacial icefields are actually remnants from the last age. The wildlife tours in Banff National Park are incredible. The best time to visit Banff to see the wildlife, such as, caribou, moose, wolves and grizzly bears is April to May or September to October.

Jasper National Park

A visit to Jasper National Park is just fabulous. The park’s rich and diverse eco-systems are not only beautiful and life sustaining, but they also offer a wealth of activities and attractions.

There are about 1200km of hiking trails and some excellent biking trails for exploration and the roads through the park make for excellent drives. The Rocky Mountaineer Luxury Rail Tour allows you to relax in style and marvel at the majestic Jasper National Park.

Some the best Jasper National Park attractions are provided by Mother Nature. For example the rumbling and tumbling Sunwapta Falls are magnificent, and Sunwapta translates to “turbulent water.”

Take a guided tour on Athabasca Glacier then relax in the restorative Miette Hot Springs. Now take a break in tranquil vacation rentals Canada where you can just put your feet up and relax.

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