From serene to sensational (often in one day), the Rocky Mountains and Whistler have a lot of variety to offer visitors. We’ve pulled together a selection of the best Rocky Mountain activities, tours, and events from across Banff, Jasper, Canmore, and British Columbia for thrill seekers and those seeking relaxation, alike.
Are you looking for a particular winter getaway experience? Give your AMA Travel counsellor a call at 1.844.771.1522, and we will help you find and book the tour you want.
Just about any winter activity can be found in Banff, Canada’s oldest national park. Though temperatures are typically below freezing, warm chinooks blowing over the mountains provide a welcome relief to the chillier days.
- Horse-Drawn Sleigh Ride
- Helicopter Tour over the Canadian Rockies
- Winter Tour: Banff and Its Wildlife
- Grotto Canyon Icewalk
- Johnston Canyon Icewalk
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There are abundant things to see and do in Jasper. The largest Rocky Mountain national park is also home to abundant wildlife—even in town. And don’t forget icefields, dark-sky stargazing, and eclectic shopping, too.
- Maligne Canyon Icewalk
- Shopping Day Trip to West Edmonton Mall
- Jasper SkyTram
- Maligne Valley and Wildlife Tour
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When Calgary was granted the 1988 Winter Olympics, Canmore became the centre for Nordic sports in Canada, such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. If you’re anxious to escape the indoors, Canmore has a lot to offer active, adventurous winter travellers.
- Dog Sledding
- Helicopter Tours
- Norquay Snow Tube Park
- Ice Skating
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What makes BC such a beautiful place to plan your winter holiday? Mountains, fresh powder, hot springs, and a never-ending roster of new tours to try. From Golden and Fernie, all the way to Whistler, the province is yours to explore.
- Whistler Superfly Ziplines
- Whistler Helicopter Tour
- Whistler's Hidden Gems Small-Group Dinner Tour
- Whistler Wilderness Snowmobile Run
- Whistler Snowshoe Adventure
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