One non-negotiable point about Banff is that the scenery is absolutely magnificent and the town is postcard picture perfect. There are so many natural wonders to uncover that you likely couldn’t fulfill this quest in a lifetime, let alone a week or two that most vacation for. Of course it goes without saying the skiing is divine.
Alberta, Canada is home to some of the most impressive ski and snowboard resorts – paradise – regardless of your skill level.
I invite you to learn a little more about some of the tip top secret hideaways of Banff Ski Resorts and make them yours to discover!
Misery Mountain – Not So Sad
Located at Peace River Valley, Misery Mountain is the perfect affordable spot with loads of fun for the whole family. Lift packages and passes are much cheaper than most other mountains. A top rated place to go if you are looking to get started on the slopes or perhaps just need a nice fresh dose of energizing mountain air. A shot of misery will do you wonders!
Conveniently Located Snow Valley
Settled right in the city of Edmonton Snow Valley is an awesome very affordable stop for any alpine skier, cross-country skier, or boarder. You’ll be impressed by the spectacular 18,000 square foot lodge that will greet you. At your fingertips is a rental shop and repair shop, housing guest services, restaurants, shops, and so much more.
Convenience is the key and Snow Valley boasts it all!
Ski In And Out Lodge – Dining At Sunshine Mountain Lodge
The dining at Sunshine Mountain Lodge is a gynormous draw for the avid skiers and travelers alike. Where you’ll find a diverse range of extraordinary cuisine that leaves you wondering which flare to try next. These restaurant experiences include…
Pub Style – Mad Trapper’s Saloon
Smoked meats and southwestern dishes are the experience in this historical restaurant loaded with memorabilia from days past.
Upper Class Dining – The Eagle’s Nest Dining Room
AAA Alberta beef, salmon, and bison are on the menu at this true mountain lodge fine dining experience with spectacular views of Lookout Mountain. There’s plenty of room to host gatherings or enjoy and intimate romantic dinner for two.
Casual Dining – Creekside Restaurant & Lounge
This fun and inviting restaurant known for awesome après ski is located right at the base of the gondola. It serves a scrumptious breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu.
Casual Dining – The Lookout Bistro
Better known as the “Sky Buffet,” this popular lunch spot gives you the royalty view treatment while filling your belly full.
Casual Dining – Chimney Corner Lounge And Sports Bar
A common gathering place with wood-burning fireplaces, flat screen TV’s, and huge bay windows, sets the ambiance for great food and friendships. Cocktails are popular while browsing the all-day menu.
Nightlife Takes The Cake
Rumor has it that nobody does après ski better than Banff! They may be smaller than other ski resorts but the pounds per square inch of fantabulous fun is like no other. The hopping restaurants, Cafes, lounges, pubs, hip bars, and four fantabulous nightclubs compete for room on the ever-popular main drag. The town wakes up again after the last run. You’ll enjoy open-mic nights, comedy shows, fun-loving karaoke, live bands and singers, and of course the staple dance till you drop cool and stylish DJs that just don’t ever stop!
The second half of your day has just begun when you slip out of your skis and into you party shoes – Banff-Style!