A Honeymoon in Banff

Ideas for your honeymoon at home


If you have blown your wedding budget and a long haul honeymoon isn’t an option, then why not experience some of the stunning locations that are right on your doorstep! We take a closer look at what you can do during a honeymoon in Banff.

Located in Alberta — Banff has a number of building and tourist restrictions meaning the town has been able to maintain a great deal of old world charm and tradition. If you are considering a honeymoon in Banff then here are a few things to keep you occupied...

Climb Tunnel Mountain

This mountain hike is a great option for those new to climbing or who simply want a short mountain climb. The mountain takes the average person 30-45 minutes to reach the top and when you get there you are rewarded with stunning panoramic views of Banff.


Image credit: Banff Lake Louise Tourism / Paul Zizka Photography

Travel on the Banff Gondola

The Banff sight-seeing gondola is just a short drive from the town centre and is located on the shoulder of Sulphur Mountain. The 4-person glass gondolas travel up the mountain and give you a 360 degree view of the town and the mountains. When you get to the top, you will find the observation deck, an optional 1km skywalk hike, two gift shops, two restaurants and even a starbucks!

Sulphur Mountain

Image credit: Banff Lake Louise Tourism / Paul Zizka Photography

Take a Visit to Lake Louise

Ensure Lake Louise is on your must-see list! The color of the water is spectacular and will really take your breath away. Those wanting some peace and tranquillity can hire a canoe and take in the spectacular views. If you are looking for some adventure then take up hike up Mount Victoria, there are some challenging parts to this climb but the views make it more than worth it, you will even find Bay Tree Tea Shop during your climb, the perfect place for a coffee and a breather!

Lake Louise

Image credit: Banff Lake Louise Tourism / Paul Zizka Photography

GyPSy Guide Tours

If you plan on doing some exploring by car then the GyPSy Guide app can be your own personal tour guide! As you drive through the rockies, the GyPSy Guide app will talk you through your journey and tell you fun facts about where you are, as well as being a handy guide.

Places to Stay

If you are looking for some places to stay during your honeymoon in Banff then take a look at some of our top picks right here!

Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa

Banff Caribou Lodge gives you all you could want from a lodge style stay but with a bit if extra luxury thrown in. Each and every one of their 190 rooms has been recently renovated into a mountain style and the lodge also boasts free wifi throughout, along with all you would come to expect from a spa location. If you really want to add a bit of luxury to your trip then book one of their suites with separate living area, fireplace and a private hot tub! Find out more about Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa.

Banff Caribou Lodge

Banff Caribou Lodge

The Fox Hotel and Suites

The Fox Hotel offers a variety of accommodation — from 230 sq ft hotel rooms right through to a variety of suite sizes, with the largest included a king size bed with a living room, fireplace and balcony. So whether you are looking for a short break or a weeklong stay then The Fox Hotel should have a style of room to suit you. Find out more about The Fox Hotel and Suites.

Fox Inn and Suites

Fox Inn and Suites

Inns of Banff

Inns of Banff offers stunning mountain views, plenty of wildlife and a wide choice of accommodation types. Choose from a hotel room, condo-style apartments or a cottage for the duration of your stay. You will also be ableo take advantage of a range of accommodation amenities including indoor and outdoor (hot) pools, a sauna, ski rentals, a ski school and more. Find out more about Inns of Banff.

Banff Inns

Banff Inns


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