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We stayed for 3 nights in Banff recently and could walk the entire strip. Lots of restaurants and shops. Also the local bus can be taken one way for $2 or $1 for seniors. We did take the bus one evening when we went out...More
This is a shopping street in a major tourist area so what do you expect. Banff is a pretty town with old style frontier buildings. Pleasant to walk down and look but you won't find anything very desirable to purchase apart from souvenirs and the...More
The main street in Banff looks like the main street in Disneyland.
Houses which are meant to look like houses in a ski resort somewhere in the Alps, downstairs souvenir shops selling all the silly stuff next to expensive brand shops and upstairs it looks...More
We spent one early September afternoon strolling, window shopping and dining at the famous Banff Avenue. Weather was perfect, which added to our enjoyment. There is an endless stream of visitors doing the same thing like us, so it was good to sit at the...More
This is a cool area to shop, snack, and explore. Easy to cross streets, and lots of opportunitoes for souvinirs. Pretty views, also, and older, cool looking buildings. Some shops were double-take level expensive. The type of prices where you first laugh and say "I...More
Being a city slicker seeing mountains while shopping or eating is indeed a treat. Banff avenue delivers on both. Restaurants and specialty shops line the main drag and side streets with shops that sell ubiquitous bear teeshirts, gourmet popcorn, handmade chocolates, soaps and teas. There...More