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Discover Spectacular Banff

Discover Banff ToursBanff is a resort town in the province of Alberta, located within Banff National Park. The peaks of Mt. Rundle and Mt. Cascade, part of the Rocky Mountains, dominate its skyline.

On Banff Avenue, the main thoroughfare, boutiques and restaurants mix with château-style hotels and souvenir shops. The surrounding 6,500 square kilometres of parkland are home to wildlife including elk, deer and grizzly bears.

Banff’s majestic scenery can be enjoyed at many local spots, including the Bow Valley, Banff Upper Hot Springs and the Banff Gondola up Sulphur Mountain. The town of Banff itself is peppered with intriguing museums, galleries, cafes and boutiques just waiting for you to explore.

  Typical May Weather in Banff

May in Banff is a bit temperamental and unpredictable. You can experience anything from a snow storm to nice, warm and sunny weather. Towards the end of May, the  weather starts to warm up and all the lakes that froze over in the colder months will start to melt. The average daytime temperatures are generally around 15ºC (58ºF), whereas the minimum average temperatures during the night are around 2ºC (about 35ºF). Be prepared for both the forecast and the unforecast weather!

Banff is only 90-minutes from Calgary International Airport, and is easily accessible by car, Banff Airporter, or Brewster Banff Airport Express.

Discover Banff Tours Website

Conference attendees can receive up to 20% off bookings via the Discover Banff Tours website. Use promo code "Online2Save".

Banff National Park

National Park fees are not included in conference registration. Daily park fees are payable upon entering the park by private transportation. Click here for current park entrance fees. Park fees are included in Banff Airporter or Brewster Express fares. You do not need to purchase a park pass if you arrive by public bus, shuttle, taxi or tour group. You are not required to carry or present a pass as a pedestrian while in the parks.

Other Useful Links

Banff & Lake Louise Tourism 
Town of Banff