Moon Banff National Park - eBook
Moon Banff National Park - eBook  -     By: Andrew Hempstead
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Moon Travel / 2016 / ePub
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Moon Banff National Park - eBook

Moon Travel / 2016 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Moon Travel
Publication Date: 2016
ISBN: 9781631213663
ISBN-13: 9781631213663
Series: Moon Handbooks

Publisher's Description

Find Your Adventure with Moon Travel Guides!

Snow peaks, glittering lakes, fast-flowing rivers, and endless forests: Banff sparkles as the crown jewel of Canada's national parks. Explore the best of it with Moon Banff National Park.

Moon Banff National Park features:

  • Strategies for getting to Banff National Park by car or plane
  • In-depth chapters on each region of the park and its surroundings, including the town of Banff, Lake Louise and vicinity, Icefields Parkway, and other nearby parks
  • Full-color, vibrant photos and detailed maps throughout
  • Expert tips for travelers looking to go hiking, biking, skiing, and more, plus essential packing and health and safety information
  • Detailed hike descriptions with mileage, elevation gains, difficulty ratings, and trailhead directions
  • The best places to spot wildlife like black bears, elk, and bighorn sheep
  • The top activities and unique ideas for exploring the park: Ride over the snow in a horse-drawn sleigh, or through the sky in a mountain gondola. Follow the vast network of hiking trails along glacial valleys to alpine lakes and to secluded spectacular viewpoints. Soak in a natural hot spring, treat yourself at a luxurious mountain resort, or discover the park's history at one of Banff's excellent museums. Grab a cup of coffee at a local shop, or experience the town's classic après-ski nightlife
  • Valuable insight from seasoned explorer and Banff local Andrew Hempstead
  • Honest advice on when to go and where to stay inside and outside the park, including mountain lodges and campgrounds
  • Up-to-date information on park fees, passes, and reservations
  • Recommendations for families, international visitors, travelers with disabilities, and traveling with pets
  • Thorough background on the wildlife, terrain, culture, and history
With Moon Banff National Park's expert advice, myriad activities, and local know-how, you can plan your trip your way.

Exploring more of Canada's national parks? Try Moon Canadian Rockies. Hitting the road? Try Moon Vancouver & Canadian Rockies Road Trip.

Author Bio

As a professional travel writer, Andrew Hempstead spends as much time as possible on the road, traveling incognito, experiencing the many and varied delights of each destination just as his readers do. He looks forward to spending every second summer at home in the Canadian Rockies, traveling mountain highways and hiking trails, exploring new places, and updating old favorites.

Since the early 1990s, Andrew has authored and updated more than 60 guidebooks, and supplied content for regional and national clients like Expedia and KLM. His photography has appeared in a wide variety of media, ranging from international golf magazines to a Ripley's Believe it or Not! Museum.

Andrew and his wife, Dianne, own Summerthought Publishing, a Canadian regional publisher of nonfiction books. He is a member of The Diners Club® World's 50 Best Restaurants Academy. Andrew has also spoken on travel writing to a national audience and has contributed to a university-level travel writing textbook.

Andrew and his family live in Banff, Alberta.

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