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Spend a week seeking out winter’s surprises in Banff & Lake Louise, and you’ll find that every day spent in the company of snowy mountain peaks is different from the last.

Yes, this is a real place!

Winter + Ski

Kids Ski Free Program

Children 12 and under traveling with their families on your package will be given SkiBig3 lift tickets at no charge, when purchasing tickets of 5-day minimum length. *Not valid for sale in resort*

Kids Rent Free Program

SkiBig3 is pleased to offer a “Kids Rent Free” special in support of the Kids Ski Free program ONLY. Children 12 and under traveling with their families on your package, with a minimum 5-day rental (at last 1 adult per child to purchase a 5+ day rental) will be given SkiBig3 rentals at no charge when an adult package is booked. *Not valid for sale in resort*

Kids Rent Free

SkiBig3 is pleased to offer a “kids rent free” special in support of the Kids Ski Free program only. Children 12 and under travelling with their families on your package.
With a minimum 5-day rental (at least 1 adult per child to purchase a 5+ day rental) will be given SkiBig3 rentals at no charge when an adult package is booked. *Not valid for sale in resort*

Fall Into Ski Savings!

Did you know that Banff and Lake Louise is the 17th largest national park in Canada? It’s also the oldest dating back to 1885. Here are some more fast facts you may interested to know!

  • Canada’s most visited National Park with 4 million visitors each year
  • Most skiable acres in a National Park in Canada: 7,748 acres | 26X chair lifts |357 runs |3 resorts |longest run is 8KM
  • 1,600+ KM maintained hiking trails
  • Tallest mountain – Mt. Forbes sits at 11,850 FT
  • Most number of National Historic Sites in a National Park in Canada: Banff Springs Hotel | Cave & Basin | Banff Park Museum | Howse Pass | Skoki Ski Lodge | Abbot Pass Refuge Cabin | Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station
  • Second highest number of bird species in a National Park in Western Canada – 260 Species
  • The only Distillery in a National Park in Canada: Park Distillery Restaurant + Bar
  • Canada’s longest and deepest cave system (1,260 FT)
Adventure + Rejuvenate
Adventure + Rejuvenate

Discover exquisite landscapes and an abundance of space; connect with pure nature and rich heritage of Canada’s national treasure: Banff National Park.

Invigorate your body with outdoor adventures like guided snowshoe tours around Banff National Park; cross-country skiing around Tunnel Mountain and Cascade Valley; caving under Grotto Mountain; or skating and hockey on Lake Louise or Vermillion Lake. Restore your mind with a visit to the waters of Banff Upper Hot Springs; an indulgent treatment at one of the many local spas; a yoga or meditation retreat; forest bathing on Tunnel Mountain; or by simply taking in the sights and sounds of the beautiful rivers, lakes, and majestic mountains.

Do More + Explore

For a limited time, take advantage of Merit’s Heritage early booking promo!

Tours + Experiences to pique your interest:

Price: $1055 *
Travel between November 27, 2023-April 8, 2024


7-nights in a Heritage Room with a King Bed based on double occupancy at Mount Royal, Banff
4-day tri area mountain SkiBig3 lift ticket to Mt Norquay, Sunshine, and Lake Louise Resort for 2 adults
Use of rooftop lounge and outdoor hot tubs
All taxes and fees

*Subject to availability. Based on double occupancy. Subject to change. Not applicable for travel on Dec 15-Jan 01, 2023, Feb 16-25, Mar 8-24, 2024. Call for rates during blackout periods.

Eat + Drink
Eat + Drink

The food scene in Banff and Lake Louise is vibrant and diverse. From modern restaurants in the downtown core, to elegant dining rooms in grand hotels or cozy intimate bistros in back country lodges, we have something for everyone. And of course, takeout options are currently aplenty.

Exciting dining experiences new to Banff & Lake Louise:

  • Shoku Izakaya for Japanese pub experience
  • Farm and Fire for local Canadian fare
  • The Radiant for boutique cocktails
  • Seed and Salt for salads, bowls, and smoothies
Get Up + Golf

DAY 1 – Winter walks in Lake Louise

Begin your week of winter wonder by heading straight to the village of Lake Louise in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Stretch your legs along the iconic Lake Louise shoreline trail, glide over the frozen lake backdropped by the magnificent Victoria Glacier

DAY 2 – Snoeshowing and nightrise at the Banff Gondola

With snowshoes strapped to your feet, explore the serene snowy forest, and learn about the flora and fauna that thrive here. For a unique and memorable evening, climb onboard the Banff Gondola after 5 pm to enjoy Nightrise. In partnership with the Stoney Nakoda Nation, Nightrise transforms Sulphur Mountain into an immersive, interactive experience after dark through dynamic lights, projections, original soundscapes and more

DAY 3 – Skiing the Big 3

Banff and Lake Louise are a paradise for skiers and snowboarders. Three world-class resorts are a short distance from the town of Banff and the hamlet of Lake Louise.

DAY 4 – Experience mountains from above

Get a whole new perspective on the immensity of the Rockies with a helicopter tour that soars high above the peaks

DAY 5 – Fatbiking Adventure

Winter fat bikes are the newest way to explore Banff National Park. The snow-covered trails in Banff and Lake Louise are now accessible year-round thanks to fat bikes which have wide tires that are perfect for riding on snow.

DAY 6 – Snowtubing and ice walking

Head up to Mt. Norquay for snow tubing; enjoy the easy access with a short ride up the tube park, and then feel the rush of cruising down the carefully groomed snow tube lanes.

The food scene in Banff and Lake Louise is vibrant, diverse, and open for all to enjoy. With modern restaurants in the downtown core, there is something for everyone!


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