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Old 06-20-2013, 01:35 PM   #8
GP640
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Originally Posted by HotChilliColdBeer View Post
From Banff, like others have said, the Icefields parkway is awesome. Don't miss it. Take the glacier tour, it's a good time.
Lake Louise is one of those places, worth the stop.
If Glacier National Park is on your radar, the Going to the Sun road is mighty.

The biggest thing I can recommend is, bring patience. Mid July will be full blown tourist season, motor-homes and tour buses galore.
Also, it'll be colder than you think July should be.

Enjoy the ride!




Charlie
Traffic through Banff to Jasper isn't too bad if you get going nice and early.
The rental motorhomes and tour busses aren't on the road before 9 or 10 a.m.

The Bow Valley Parkway is nice but slow (speed limit).
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