Pick up the camera, get into your walking shoes, and enjoy a day in the fresh air at Surprise Corner, a brilliant natural attraction to put on your must-do list.
It awaits you in Banff, 180 miles (290 kilometers) outside of the provincial capital, Edmonton.
Just as important as your vacation itinerary is your pick of accommodations. Fortunately for you, there are 35 posibilities within an easy commute of Surprise Corner. You might like to check out the Fairmont Banff Springs and the Hidden Ridge Resort, situated 2 miles (3 kilometers) and 0.3 miles (0.5 kilometers) away, respectively. Another choice, the Douglas Fir Resort and Chalets, is just 0.1 miles (0.2 kilometers) away.
If you're planning to travel on the cheap, you will be delighted to know that there are a few inexpensive hotels in the local area. For instance, the Banff International Hostel is 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometer) down the road, while the Samesun Banff is just 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometer) away.
The Delta Hotels by Marriott Banff Royal Canadian Lodge is a brilliant option where you can indulge your senses. You also don't have to walk too far, since it's just 0.7 miles (1.1 kilometer) away.
If you're the kind of visitor that does the majority of of your sightseeing from the cozy interiors of cafes, you've come to the right place. Within a short stroll, Buffalo Mountain Café has got all the delicious drinks and snacks you could desire. If you're seeking a more formal bite, make your way to Buffalo Mountain Lodge, which is also close-at-hand. Plant yourself at a table and push away your hassles as you enjoy a drink. Mountain Grill Restaurant & Bar is a few minutes walk away, and the staff will be happy to see you.