Banff National Park, Alberta and Yoho National Park, British Columbia: Day Two

Our second day in the Canadian Rockies was a sunnier day.  We got up earlier in an attempt to make it Morraine Lake before their parking lot filled up but it was not meant to be as access had already been blocked off.  Although we were earlier than the day before, the weather was nicer …

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Banff National Park, Alberta and Yoho National Park, British Columbia: Day One

We actually started our first day discovering Banff National Park and Yoho National Park by driving from our hotel in Calgary to Lake Louise which was about a 2 hour drive.  We would be staying in the town of Canmore for two nights but figured the hotel may not have rooms already available so early …

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Glacier National Park, Montana & Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada: Day Three

Since we were not able to enter the Many Glaciers portion of Glacier National Park the previous day, we wanted head straight there from the hotel.  The ranger had told us that the earlier the better and to try to at least get there before 10 am although he could not promise the entrance would …

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Glacier National Park, Montana & Waterton Lakes National Park, Canada: Day Two

As I mentioned in my previous post, it's a good idea to try to get an early start to your day in the national park.  We were in Montana about mid-July and at the time, sunrise was a around 6 am and sunset a little past 9 pm.  This gives you a lot of daylight …

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