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Author Topic: Banff and Jasper Master Thread  (Read 34735 times)

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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #75 on: June 11, 2013, 11:19:28 PM »
Can you take a babysitter along?? You'll definitely enjoy the trip much more that way!! The Canadian Rockies is really awesome- I can't wait to get back there!
If you are taking along a babysitter why limit yourself to the C Rockies.

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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #76 on: June 11, 2013, 11:26:05 PM »
Can you take a babysitter along?? You'll definitely enjoy the trip much more that way!! The Canadian Rockies is really awesome- I can't wait to get back there!

I enjoy the trip better when I don't take the babysitter (wife) along    :D

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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #77 on: June 12, 2013, 02:33:30 PM »
I'd like to visit Banff this summer (perhaps with another couple), and I was thinking about simply renting an RV which would help me accomplish three things:

1) I'd be able to skip paying for hotels,
2) I'd have a vehicle to visit all the different sites (as I understand a car is necessary), and
3) I'd be able to, well, rent an RV, which is on the bucket list.

Anybody got ideas or experience with renting RVs? Renting RVs in banff?
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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #78 on: June 12, 2013, 03:06:25 PM »
I'm also looking forward to doing this one day, but from people I've spoken to who've done this it's
A. Not so comfy
B. You won't end up saving that much $
C. Definitely doesn't sound doable with another couple
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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #79 on: June 12, 2013, 03:15:05 PM »
Saving money is least compelling reason.

The adventure and experience are the chief reasons why I'd try to pull this off.

It'd have to a close couple ;)
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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #80 on: June 12, 2013, 03:18:06 PM »
Saving money is least compelling reason.

The adventure and experience are the chief reasons why I'd try to pull this off.
Understood, that's why I said I plan on doing it at some point as well. just letting you know.
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It'd have to a close couple ;)
Maybe I have different perception of things but unless you were married to your brother in laws sister and he was married to your sister I don't see how it could be done
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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #81 on: June 12, 2013, 03:24:46 PM »
That just might be the case :P
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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #82 on: June 12, 2013, 03:30:36 PM »
You definitely see lots of RVs on the road in the Canadian Rockies...

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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #83 on: June 12, 2013, 04:34:12 PM »
You definitely see lots of RVs on the road in the Canadian Rockies...
All driven by Chinese for some reason

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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #84 on: June 12, 2013, 04:35:14 PM »
All driven by Chinese for some reason

As it turns out, I'm a Chinese descendant. So at least I won't be hurting that statistic :P
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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #85 on: June 12, 2013, 04:43:40 PM »
Save the RV for a cross country trip. Although there many many RV's around Banff you will enjoy the drive, scenery, and parking more with a regular car. Although it will be convenient to have a flush-able toilet with you wherever you go.  ;D

As far as sleeping in an RV with another couple...... No comment

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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #86 on: June 13, 2013, 01:35:50 AM »
Any more TRs?
Am I crazy to go to Banff with a baby in a stroller?
Dan I've been to banff/jasper many times. It's certainly not worth going with a kid in stroller

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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #87 on: June 13, 2013, 01:41:53 AM »
Save the RV for a cross country trip. Although there many many RV's around Banff you will enjoy the drive, scenery, and parking more with a regular car. Although it will be convenient to have a flush-able toilet with you wherever you go.  ;D

As far as sleeping in an RV with another couple...... No comment

2 bedroom RV? :)
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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #88 on: June 13, 2013, 04:13:13 AM »
Don't share an RV with anyone you wouldn't share a tent.

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Re: Banff Master Thread
« Reply #89 on: June 13, 2013, 09:14:14 AM »
Don't share an RV with anyone you wouldn't share a tent.
this is my understanding as well
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