If you’re looking
for a vacation getaway in North America with some of the most breathtaking
scenery in the world, a place where you can see unspoiled wilderness
and wildlife during the day, hike, bike, or fish, and then be pampered
with a massage, facial, or body treatment, and enjoy a "high
tea" in the afternoon, then consider traveling to the Chateau
Lake Louise in the Canadian Rockie Mountains.
A two hour drive
from Calgary, situated on the bank of Lake Louise a vacation at
the Chateau Lake Louise will have you thinking that you’re actually
vacationing in a Swiss Chalet. Personalized service is the key here,
any wish will be granted. The Chateau offers a spa and health club,
with an indoor pool. There are at least six dining room serving
hamburgers to Alberta beef tenderloin with black truffle potato
gratin, and everything in between.
any time of the year. During Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter, Lake
Louise has something to offer everyone. Canoeing, hiking, mountain
biking, fly-fishing, and horseback riding are just some of the outdoor
activities offered in Spring. For winter travel there is downhill
skiing, heli skiing and plenty of cross country skiing. Lake Louise
is one of Canada’s largest ski areas with a 3,250 ft. vertical drop.
A 40 minute ride will have you to the Sunshine Ski Area which boasts
the longest ski season in Canada. Shuttles run between the Chateau
and the ski area.
If you’re the
adventurous type you might want to travel through the Banff National
Park area. The Bow Valley Parkway is a scenic route that parallels
Highway 1 between Banff and Lake Louise. On this lovely and winding
drive you could easily see a lot of different wildlife, wolves,
elk, mountain goat and moose. Banff is also the home of The Cave
and Basin National Historic Site where the first hot springs were
discovered. Also not to be missed is the Sulphur Mountain Gondola
which will give you an eagle’s eye view of Banff atop of Sulphur
Mountain - don’t forget your camera!
About the Author:
provided courtesy of www.lake-louise-guide.com
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