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Calgary is home to a surprising number of art galleries, showcasing work from artists in Alberta and across Canada. Whether you want to purchase a special piece or just browse the collections, our recommended list of Calgary galleries below will get you started on the right track.
Banff is a town within Banff National Park in Alberta. It is located in The Rocky Mountains, along the Trans-Canada Highway, approximately 126 km (78 mi) west of Calgary and 58 km (36 mi) east of Lake Louise; at an elevation of 1,400 m (4,600 ft.) to 1,630 m (5,350 ft.). Banff is the community with the second highest elevation in Alberta after Lake Louise. The Town of Banff was the first municipality to incorporate within a Canadian national park. The town is a member of the Calgary Regional Partnership.
Banff is a resort town and one of Canada's most popular tourist destinations, known for its mountainous surroundings and hot springs. It is a destination for outdoor sports and features extensive hiking, biking, scrambling and skiing areas within the area. Sunshine Village, Ski Norquay and Lake Louise Mountain Resort are the three nearby ski resorts located within the national park.