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Spring in Banff

Discover the beauty of spring in Banff National Park, and see it all from a local’s perspective with our most sought-after activities. Join our daily outings led by our Resort Activities team and enjoy an array of mountain adventures, including biking, hiking, hotel tours, and plenty of indoor and outdoor experiences that capture the true essence of Banff.

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Spring Activities

Fairmont Banff Springs is home to the very best resort activities in Banff! Explore the park with a private tour or participate in a wide variety of on-property activities. Our team is here to make your spring getaway unforgettable.

Year-Round
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Complimentary Roam Transit

Explore Banff like a local with a complimentary ROAM Transit pass
Springs, Summer, Fall
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Golf

The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course combines two sure things – impressive views and masterful golf courses. Both the Stanley Thompson 18 & Tunnel Mountain 9 were designed and perfected for pure enjoyment with a strategic and challenging layout sure to win over both experts and beginners of the game. With perfectly placed bunkers and optical illusions, aplenty our courses demand the players’ undivided attention.
Year-Round
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Banff Adventures

Explore winter and summer in Banff National Park with Banff Adventures.
Year-Round
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Alpine Air Adventures

Explore the best of Banff with Alpine Air Adventures.
Fall & Spring
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Bucket List Tour

Join us on this private tour along one of the 10 most scenic roads in the world.
Year-Round
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Banff Gondola

Experience mountain views from the summit of Banff’s Sulphur Mountain.
Year-Round
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Columbia Icefields Adventure

Explore Athabasca Glacier, the Glacier Skywalk and more!!
Summer
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Golden Skybridge

See Golden British Columbia like you've never seen it before!
Year-Round
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Family, Recreational & Cultural Programs

Includes trivia, bingo, scavenger hunts, and more family fun!
Year-Round
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WOW Banff

WOW Banff offers a variety of multi-language tour experiences around Banff & Lake Louise.
Year-Round
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Pools & Fitness Centre

Find your fitness groove in the Canadian Rocky Mountains
Year-Round
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Exclusive Guided Adventure

Design your own adventure around Banff National Park, whether you crave a hike, driving tour or snowshoe, it’s all up to you.
Fall, Spring, Summer
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Forest Bathing

Forest Bathing is a mindfulness practice born in Japan and known as Shinrin Yoku. This experience encourages participants to connect with nature in a deeper and more profound way.
Year-Round
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Whyte Museum

Enjoy complimentary access to Banff’s Whyte Museum.
Year-Round
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Glacier Skywalk

Experience waterfalls, wildlife, fossils and more, on an exciting cliff-edge walkway
Year-Round
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Guided Tours

Join our Fairmont professional guides for a complimentary tour exploring the local area.
Year-Round
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Gondola & Lifts

Experience Banff National Park from a new angle - on top of a mountain peak!
Year-Round
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Bowl Valley, Five Pin & Pints

Join us for bowling and a bite to eat at Bowl Valley, located in the Conference Centre.
Year-Round
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Running & Walking Trails

Explore some of our local trails with digital Hotel Guides and audio-guided running and walking routes. Visit RunGo for routes and guides.
Year-Round
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Canyon Walks

Take a tour of the incredible photogenic Johnston’s Canyon.
Year-Round
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Wildlife Tours

Take a tour to discover how the true Banff local lives
Fall & Spring
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Banff Scenic Insta Tour

Join us on this private adventure around some of Banff’s greatest photo locations, while learning about the history, mountains and Banff National Park with our Fairmont accredited guide.
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Spring Events

Discover all that Spring has to offer and make the most of your visit to Banff. Get active, connect with nature, and have fun with the whole family. There’s something for everyone in Banff during the spring.

Winter, Spring & Fall
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Campfire Rental

The quintessential Canadian experience!
Location: Upper Garden Terrace
Time: February 2nd:
Winter, Spring & Fall
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Campfire Rental

The quintessential Canadian experience!
Location: Upper Garden Terrace
Time: February 3rd:
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Spring Offers

Start planning your ideal spring vacation to Banff. Our special offers and packages make it even easier to get away to Fairmont Banff Springs.

Spring
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Banff Golf Vacation

Stay & Play the iconic Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course.
Winter, Spring
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Embrace the Season

Celebrate the magic of winter in Banff with up to 25% off using this hotel offer.
Spring
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Fairmont Spa Package

Enjoy a daily spa treatment, breakfast and parking.
Spring
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Luxury Ski the Canadian Rockies

Ski the Canadian Rockies and enjoy breakfast and daily parking.
Spring
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CAA / AAA Membership Discount

CAA / AAA members can save up to 30% off accommodation.
Spring
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Seniors Rate

Seniors can save up to 20% off our best available rate.
Year-Round
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Fairmont Gold

Enjoy a private check-in and lounge with complimentary breakfast and canapés.
Year-Round
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Banff Bed & Breakfast

BANFF BED & BREAKFAST Bed & Breakfast, with à la carte breakfast, gratuities & parking included.
Spring
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Alberta Resident’s Rate

Save up to 30% off accommodation when you vacation in your own backyard – Banff National Park.
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Spring Blogs

As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, you’ll find endless ways to spend your time in Banff. Visit our blog for expert itineraries and local tips. You won’t want to miss the best of our dining, adventure, and one-of-a-kind experiences.

Celebrate
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Celebrations At The Castle

Fall
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Wellness in Banff National Park

Fall
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Wildflower Cocktail Recipe

Fall
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The Best Nanaimo Cheesecake Bars

Fall
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Alberta Local Ingredients

Fall
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Garden & Tonic

Fall
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Blanket Fever

Fall
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Virgin Cherry French 75

Fall
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Homemade Gingerale

Fall
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Mad Hatter Mocktail

Fall
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5 Things To Do at Fairmont Spa

Planning Tips
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A Week In Banff National Park

Fall
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3 Days In Banff National Park This Spring

Planning Tips
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9 Things To Do in Banff National Park This Spring

Fall
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Healthy Homemade Granola Bars

Fall
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Strawberry Arugula Salad

Fall
Dates cocoa coconut oats walnuts raw vegan balls

Healthy Power Balls

Fall
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Caramelized Shallot and Crispy Speck Dip

Fall
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Delicious Cauliflower Gratin

Fall
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Smoked Fish Dip

Fall
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Amazing Parsnip Soup

Planning Tips
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Why Visit Banff National Park

Fall
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Q&A with Paul Dixon, the Best Spa Therapist in North America

Fall
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Adopting A Pet In Banff

Fall
Bloody Mary or Caesar Cocktail on the Rocks with Lime, Celery and a Spiced Rim

The Rundle Bar Caesar Recipe

Fall
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Fall
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The Vermillion Room’s Bison Bourguignon Recipe

Fall
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Smoked Right Hand Cocktail Recipe

Planning Tips
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Top Photo Spots in Banff National Park

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Golf Fairmont Banff Springs

With the golf season just starting, it’s time to get on our fairways! The Fairmont Banff Springs Golf Course boasts an 18-hole championship course designed by legend Stanley Thompson, as well as a 9-hole Tunnel Mountain course. The two one-of-a-kind courses provide memorable experiences for golfers of every skill level.

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Unwind at Fairmont Spa

Spring in Banff is a time for renewal and rejuvenation. For more than a century, travelers have flocked to this beautiful wild place on journeys of wellness and healing. Our Spa team is here to help you reconnect to what matters most during your stay.

Explore Every Season

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Summer

You can’t beat summer in the Canadian Rockies. Discover the endless adventures provided by glacier-fed, turquoise blue lakes and pristine nature.

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Fall

From cozy days spent in Canada’s Castle in the Rockies to experiencing nature’s marvelous transformation – fall into adventure at Fairmont Banff Springs.

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Winter

When the snow starts falling, Banff National Park comes alive with adventurous outdoor activities to keep your days and evenings full of fun.