Vermillion Lakes Scenic Drive

The docks at Vermillion Lakes near Banff, Alberta

The docks at Vermillion Lakes near Banff, Alberta

Vermillion Lakes Scenic Drive: a quick and easy scenic road just five minutes from Banff. A gravel road takes you straight in and straight out (no loop), with many places to pull over along the way.

My sister looking out at the lakes

My sister looking out at the lakes

Julianna’s oh-so-cozy sweater can be found here, at one of our favourite stores, Loft.

Cuddling up in my fur vest, perfect for a cold Banff day!

Cuddling up in my fur vest, perfect for a cold Banff day!

Take a walk, pack a picnic, and lounge, all while taking in the beautiful mountain view! My favourite stop the docks, but they can get pretty popular so claim it when you can. I loved showing off this fur vest from Aritzia.

The docks are perfect for photo opps!

The docks are perfect for photo opps!

Outfit details

Outfit details

There are trails that leave from the end of the road – pack your walking shoes. Julianna’s shoes can be found here and the ankle boots I’ve been raving about here.

We didn't bring walking shoes, but we did bring cute shoes!

We didn’t bring walking shoes, but we did bring cute shoes!

You can find the road from Banff just on the left before you turn off onto the Trans-Canada down Mt Norquay Road, or turn off from Highway 1 onto the same road.

Vermillion Lakes Scenic Route

Vermillion Lakes Scenic Route

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