About Banff: Travel and Accommodation Information

About Banff, Alberta

Banff, Canada’s highest town, is nestled among the peaks of the Canadian Rockies. It is Canada’s first national park as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Banff National Park contains vast, unspoiled wilderness to which the vibrant town of Banff provides easy access.

Although surrounded by snow-capped mountains, Banff is not just a destination for winter activities. Popular summer activities include golf, fly-fishing, canoeing, hiking, and white-water rafting.

Additional visitor information, along with maps of Banff and the surrounding area can be found here and here.

How to Get to Banff

The closest international airport to Banff is Calgary International Airport. Banff is approximately an hour-and-a-half by car from the Calgary Airport.

Banff Airporter offers door-to-door transport from the Calgary Airport to Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity, with multiple daily departures. Receive a 15% discount on the Banff Airporter's daily shuttle service between the Calgary Airport and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Click Banff Airporter and then Book Now. Proceed through the reservation and type - OBSX2023 - in the "Promo Code. The code is valid for travels between July 7 & 18, 2023.

Hotel Accommodation Information and Reservation Link

Obligations X will be held at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

We have reserved a block of rooms at a special rate for Obligations X participants. You may book your accommodation here.

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