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Banff and Jasper National Parks — A colorful airstream and tow vehicle parked in front of a turquoise lake.

Icefields Parkway: Cool Travels from Banff to Jasper

The Canadian Rockies are home to some of the most spectacular views in North America and rival the most beautiful mountain ranges in the world. The Icefields Parkway, a 166-mile scenic road that connects Banff and Jasper National Parks, parallels the Continental Divide and provides jaw-dropping beauty in every direction. The turquoise lakes, expansive glaciers,

Banff and Beyond

by Dee Reed RVers too set on their destination will often miss the real adventure — the trip. When RVing to Lake Louise and Banff in Alberta, Canada, travel the Bow Valley Parkway — a stop-and-smell-the-roses kind of driving route. Take in incomparable views on either side of your RV. Stop at interpretive panels that

National Park Trip Journals – Banff (Alberta)

I’ve decided to begin this national parks series with the first NP I visited as a child: Banff National Park in Alberta (view park map).  I have great memories of our rented RV: a park bear enjoying the smell of our xbreakfast bacon just  too much for comfort; my mom running the RV’s cab into

Blowing All Your Money in Canada

Last week we discussed beating gas prices by camping close to home. So it seems fitting that in this week’s post we consider what happens when you throw caution to the wind, viciously abuse a few credit cards, and camp FAR AWAY from home. For my wife Kristy and I, the time we spent in