-small town, majestic scenery, in the Canadian Rockies
Few towns are nestled so literally in big, showy scenery: Banff is defined, surrounded, and dominated (in a good way) by mountain peaks.
Folk back then knew how to make a park: Banff National Park has over 2500 square miles. Moreover, it connects to Jasper and other National Parks, all part of the UNESCO Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site.
Banff is located 128 km (about 80 miles) from Calgary. Most visitors fly into Calgary International Airport.
-continue to Banff the town.
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