BANFF & CANADAS ROCKIES is the ideal travel guide to Canadas picture-perfect mountain playgrounds. Written by a pro author it explores all NATIONAL PARKS; details key INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES; suggests six ITINERARIES, and has tips of where to EAT and DRINK. All content (200+ points-of-interest and 300+ pics) is original & independent; no recommendations are ads!
BANFF & CANADAS ROCKIES starts with essential TRIP-PLANNING information and an overview of key NATIONAL PARKS & MOUNTAIN TOWNS so you can decide where to stay.
Hand-crafted ITINERARIES then offer first-timers a selection of suggestions on how to spend their time; ranging from simple day-trips to Banff to extensive two-week tours of the Canadian Rockies.
Or just dive right into the section on INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES which will not only help you find the right hike for you, but also suggest a hot-spring to soak in afterwards.
History & Culture; Kids & Families; Mountain Biking; and Rafting all have their own sections too, while an extensive Skiing & Snowboarding section covers all Canadian Rockies resorts, its Cross-Country Skiing opportunities and many Heli-Skiing providers to make planning a winter trip easy.
Finally the app details many good places to EAT & DRINK to ensure the perfect mountain getaway.
APP FEATURE: TRIP ESSENTIALS
Key before-you-go information, including:
Costs & Money
APP FEATURE: DESTINATIONS
The lowdown on all National Parks, protected areas and mountain towns:
Banff National Park
Canmore & Kananaskis
Fernie & The Elk Valley
Golden & Yoho NP
Jasper National Park
The Kootenay Valley
Radium & Kootenay NP
Waterton Lakes NP
APP FEATURE: ITINERARIES & TOURS
For every trip-length:
Banff National Park In-a-Weekend
Canada's Rockies In-a-Week
Canada's Rockies In-2/3-days
Canada's Rockies In-2-Weeks
APP FEATURE: INTERESTS & ACTIVITIES
Backgrounders and practical advice on:
History & Culture
Kids & Families
Skiing & Snowboarding
APP FEATURE: LISTINGS
Recommendations of where to eat & drink:
Eat Kootenay Valley
Eat Lake Louise
APP FEATURES: TECHNICAL
One-click website LINKS.
One-click PHONE CALLS (on phones).
NAVIGATE quickly using the app's global search; internal hyperlinks, and its many images.
LOCATION info (using your device's GPS).
Detailed MAPS and the ability to ADD YOUR OWN markers.
Save and share FAVOURITES.
Easily CONTACT the author.
CHRISTIAN WILLIAMS has longstanding links with Canada that include family ties and several mountain bike scars. He's been a freelance travel writer for over twenty years and has written dozens of guidebooks, articles for magazines, websites and UK newspapers.
ICON GRAPHIC: PX Fuel & Nick T (Unsplash)
FEATURE GRAPHIC: Bill Tyne (Flickr)