The town of Banff is located within Banff National Park. The peaks of Mt. Rundle and Mt. Cascade dominate its skyline. On Banff Avenue, boutiques and restaurants mix with château-style hotels and souvenir shops. The surrounding parkland is home to wildlife including elk and grizzly bears.
Part of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site, Banff National Park was Canada’s first national park and remains the flagship of our park system with its mountain views and bright-blue lakes. Over three million visitors a year hike, bike, ski and camp at the park every year.
Sample Local Cuisine
- The conference hotel has several restaurants varying from chop house to Italian, German, Japanese and more. fairmont.com/banff-springs/dining
- There are plenty of other possibilities within a short distance (10 – 15 minutes). Some of TripAdvisor’s (bit.ly/TABanff) highest-ranked restaurants in Banff include Eden, Three Ravens, The Bison and The Maple Leaf. Check also banffdiningguide.com/front/banff and banffrestaurants.com.
Lace up Your Bowling Shoes
Shop and Experience
Pamper and Relax
Banff is known for its hot springs. Soak at the Upper Hot Springs (bit.ly/BanffUHS) or enjoy the conference hotel’s unique mineral pool and treatments at the Willow Stream Spa (fairmont.com/banff-springs/willow-stream), Travel+ Leisure World’s 2015 Canada Top Hotel Spa.
- 10 % discount on Willow Stream Spa treatments and products with the Fairmont President’s Club card.
At the Whyte Museum, you can appreciate the history, culture and beauty of the Canadian Rockies through art and heritage exhibitions, events, heritage homes, archives & library and shop.
- 20 % admission and 10% shop discount for the duration of the conference with the conference badge.
- 20 % discount off full-price admission.