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Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really cute little street. Definitely worth walking down even if you are staying at the Fairmont or somewhere father away.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Q7767NSnicolea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoy the stores on the main strip, but it is much easier to browse if you don’t have a stroller. Baby barriers are convenient for the stores with 2 levels.... ( most with stairs are not equipt for wheel chair or strollers). We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Shel_meister
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place had a nice vibe to it. Lots of shops including the obligatory souvenir shops as well as places to eat. Nicely set out and not too busy.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sarahpWiltshire
Reviewed 6 November 2018

so many interesting shops don't miss the old fashioned candy store or the Spirit of Christmas, cafes, pubs Rose & Crown is fun at night for live music

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 942SusanD942
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

I really do not like shopping.... but walking down Banff Ave is not too bad of an experience. There is lots to see and many places to eat or grab a drink. Lots of stores to check out. I like seeing all the different outdoors...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank deathracerJH
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

We did a walking tour of the downtown area and we enjoyed the quaintness of Banff. Many types of stores; high end clothing to gift shops. We stopped in a bar and grill for a drink before our dinner reservation. There is public parking on...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dkopecky2018
Reviewed 22 October 2018

Really enjoyed the shops. My favorite was the Christmas store! Could spend hours just wandering around the shops there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank texaslady032
Reviewed 18 October 2018

We went looking specifically for sweatshirts for grandkids back home. Not to be found amidst the many shops geared for tourists. Too bad we didn't want bear pajamas, or funny hats, or maple flavored candies or t-shirts. Lots of them. Can only imagine Banff Avenue...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Krisinseattle
Reviewed 18 October 2018

Family holiday visit from the UK. Stayed in a lodge at the edge of town but drove down each night to the good choice of restaurants, then a stroll round the open until 21.00 shops. Also enjoyed a walk round the Farmer's market, which was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan M
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Definitely stop by Banff Town if you are visiting Banff National Park! Such a cute town. We found a huge parking lot with free parking and a huge public washroom. So many shops, restaurants and cafes!

Date of experience: September 2018
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12 May 2018|
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Response from Sari C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. We stayed at the Moose Hotel and it was an easy walk to everything.
Karen P
3 September 2017|
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Response from 937Dave | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the wind. When we were there, no smoke in Banff, although the mountains were obscured.
25 May 2017|
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Response from Sunny_g1234567890 | Reviewed this property |
Tunnel mountain is not too far from downtown...but not super close either....
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