Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to show mom how much she means to you. And what better way to make it a memorable one than by treating her to a trip to the Rockies, where she can unwind and soak up the beauty of spring.
At CRMR, we understand the crucial role that mothers play in our lives, and that’s why we’ve curated a list of Rocky Mountain activities that are sure to make this Mother’s Day the best one yet.
Hike the beautiful trails in Banff & Yoho National Park
Banff & Yoho National Park have a plethora of activities that are great for any skill and fitness level. If mom is someone who enjoys spending time adventuring outdoors and experiencing beautiful Rocky Mountain views, these hikes are for her:
Tunnel Mountain – Moderate
Just a stone’s throw away from Buffalo Mountain Lodge, this switch-back trail gives hikers the ability to climb to the summit of Tunnel Mountain in the heart of Banff. Less daunting than other the surrounding peaks, Tunnel Mountain provides breathtaking views of the Bow Valley and area.
Hamilton Falls – Easy
The popular Hamilton falls is a 1.6 km out-and-back trail that will lead you along the waters of Hamilton Creek for views of a beautiful waterfall. The trail begins near the Emerald Lake day parking lot and will expose you to some of the beautiful forest views of Yoho National Park. This is a popular area for hiking and walking in the area and is suitable for all skill levels.
Lake Louise Lakeshore – Easy
This trail begins from the stunning shore of Lake Louise and wraps around the back and provides a more family-friendly way to view the scenery. This is also the perfect starting point for many nearby hikes such as the Lake Agnes Trail, Fairview Lookout or Plain of Six Glaciers.
Indulge in a Banff or Lake Louise Spa Treatment
Whether you’re looking to help mom unwind after a day of hiking, or are simply treating her to a day of pampering, The Rockies are a great place to indulge in a spa day.
Spoil mom with a wonderful spa treatment that is sure to have her feeling rejuvenated and refreshed.
Temple Mountain Spa
Located in Post Hotel & Spa in Lake Louise, Temple Mountain Spa is a soothing, blissful sanctuary that combines health, wellness, beauty and therapy. Their spa menu was developed using a harmonious blend of products and techniques to serve the unique needs of guests. Services range from therapeutic to luxurious with a wide selection of massage therapies, body and facial therapies and beauty services.
Spend Mother’s Day in the Rockies
Mother’s Day Brunch at Buffalo Mountain Lodge
Wake up to a delicious Mother’s Day brunch in Banff, featuring locally sourced and seasonal ingredients. Afterwards take in the wonders of Banff National Park and choose from a variety of activities including hiking, skiing and even shopping!
Book a Trip To Deer Lodge or Emerald Lake Lodge
Gift mom the ultimate Mother’s Day gift by surprising her with a special trip to the Canadian Rockies. Immerse yourself in the stunning views of Lake Louise at Deer Lodge or unwind and disconnect in serene Emerald Lake Lodge. You and mom will treasure this experience for years to come.
No matter the activity you choose, the time spent with mom is the best gift you can give. Wishing you and yours a great Mother’s Day!