Frommer's Canada by Leslie Brokaw, Hilary Davidson, Paul Karr, Bill McRae,

By Leslie Brokaw, Hilary Davidson, Paul Karr, Bill McRae, Donald Olson

America’s number one bestselling shuttle series

Written through greater than a hundred seventy five outspoken tourists worldwide, Frommer’s whole publications support tourists event areas the way in which locals do.

• extra each year up-to-date courses than the other series

• 16-page colour part and foldout map in all annual guides

• Outspoken critiques, designated costs, and instructed itineraries

• Dozens of special maps in an easy-to-read, two-color design

Frommer's. the easiest journeys begin here.

• event a spot the way in which the locals do. benefit from the top it has to offer.

• info at the top Canada has to provide, from the shorelines of Prince Edward Island to the mountains of the Canadian Rockies.

• Outspoken evaluations on what is worthy a while and what is not.

• designated costs, so that you can plan the correct journey no matter what your budget.

• Off-the-beaten-path studies and undiscovered gem stones, plus new takes on best attractions.

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Thea’s House (Banff, Alberta; & 403/ 762-2499): Thea’s House manages to combine rustic charm and modern elegance, right in the heart of Banff. This refined log-and-stone lodging is a short walk from the busy throngs along Banff Avenue, but it feels miles away in terms of restful comfort. Expect antiques, pine furniture, luxurious amenities, and a friendly but discreet welcome. See p. 587. • The Haterleigh Heritage Inn (Victoria, British Columbia; & 866/2342244 or 250/384-9995): This exceptional B&B captures the essence of Victoria’s romance with a combination of antique furniture, original stained-glass windows, and attentive personal service.

Beautifully restored, the Bessborough is more than a relic—it’s a celebration of the past. Expect exemplary service, comfortable rooms, and the giddy feeling that you’re on the Loire, not the South Saskatchewan River. See p. 530. • The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (Banff National Park, Alberta; & 800/ 441-1414 or 403/522-3511): First of all, there’s the view: Across a tiny gem-green lake rise massive cliffs shrouded in glacial ice. And then there’s the hotel: Part hunting lodge, part European palace, the Chateau is its own community, with sumptuous boutiques, sports-rental facilities, seven dining areas, two bars, magnificent lobby areas, and beautifully furnished guest rooms.

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