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Summer in Lake Louise

Explore the extraordinary summer at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. This is the perfect base camp for your mountainside family vacation. Whether you’re looking to conquer new peaks, canoe in Alberta’s most pristine glacier-fed lake, or just take in the fresh air, Lake Louise has it all right outside our door.

Lake Louise Weather in Summer (June – August):
Average Temperature: 3°C to 19°C (37°F to 66°F)
Typical Weather: Mild to warm, with clear skies and occasional rain showers

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Summer Activities

Experience everything the Canadian Rockies have to offer. Hiking, biking, golfing, rafting – you name it, we’ve got it. Our Chateau offers exclusive access to serene Lake Louise and is only a short, scenic drive from the hustle and bustle of the Town of Banff.

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Signs of Summer Scavenger Hunt

Summer has arrived at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise! Join our scavenger hunt, follow the clues, and uncover hidden signs of the season throughout the hotel!
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Picnics in the Park

In our beautiful backyard, there is so much space and this summer we’re encouraging you to dine with the best view
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Allow our team of spa therapists to take you on a journey of blissful indulgence with premium quality ingredients.
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Join in a complimentary yoga class designed to help you maintain your wellness goals and routines.
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Make your own stuffed animal

Build Your Own Stuffed Animal

A variety of furry friends are available for purchase at the concierge. These packages come with everything you need to bring your animal to life including stuffing, a heart, a Lake Louise t-shirt and a birth certificate
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Mountain Adventure Program

For the insider track at our famous backyard, join one of our mountain guides on a stroll of the Lakeshore or a night owl snowshoe.
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Banff Summer Arts Festival

The 2024 Banff Centre Summer Arts Festival highlights the themes of connection and creativity, uniting artists to expand on the rich legacy of their predecessors. Enjoy over 65 shows and performances, with more than 35 events available for free!
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In-Room Wellness

Created by Three Sages wellness company, this programming offers curated wellness experiences from the comfort of your guestroom.
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Mrs. Engelhard and the Hikers Code

Join Mrs. Engelhard on a virtual quest to free her friend Charles Fay when he breaks the Hiker’s Code. Pick up your Adventure Passport from the Concierge desk. You will need a smart phone or tablet to participate.
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Private Guided Hikes

Let our fully certified private guides take you on a customized excursions.
Year Round
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Health Club

Stay fit at your home-away-from-home.
Outdoor Adventures
Lake Louise summer gondola

Lake Louise Summer Gondola

Looking for a unique perspective of Lake Louise? The Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola & Wildlife Interpretive Centre offers the chance to ascend to an awe-inspiring lookout, enjoy a meal with the view and learn all about our wild locals.
Friends love hiking together.


Explore the many world-class trails right outside our doorstep.
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Horseback Riding

Maximize your time visiting five famous glacial lakes on a scenic drive in Yoho National Park or the Icefields Parkway.
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The Artist – Paint Kits

Take a piece of Lake Louise home with you! Put paintbrush to canvas and create your very own artistic masterpiece. Unleash your creative spirit atop a mountain, by the lakeshore, in your guest room, or wherever you feel inspired.
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Paddle on the beautiful and always breath-taking Lake Louise. Enjoy stunning scenery, aquamarine water and the dramatic peaks of the Victoria Glacier.
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Summer Events

Resort Activities
guided ebike tours

Guided E-Bike Tour

Discover the natural beauty of Lake Louise on an e-bike tour to either Morant’s Curve or the Great Divide!
Location: Rental Shop
Time: June 24th:
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Summer Live Music Series

Join us in the Lakeview Lounge for a evening of live music as local musician Jenna Borromeo
Location: Lakeview Lounge
Time: June 24th:
Moraine Lake Sunrise Shuttle

Moraine Lake Sunrise Shuttle

Imagine beginning your day watching a world renowned sunrise over the deep blue waters of Moraine Lake.
Location: Bell Desk
Time: June 25th:
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Sunrise Canoe Experience

This exclusive hotel-guest only experience sees you venture outside for an unforgettable opportunity to canoe on Lake Louise at the break of dawn.
Location: Boathouse
Time: June 24th:
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Summer Offers

Looking to set off on our next great summer adventure? Experience the great outdoors, stay longer, and save on your next Lake Louise getaway. Escape the mundane and make your summer vacation incredible with savings on stays in the heart of Banff National Park.

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Bed & Breakfast

Wake up to a gourmet breakfast to fuel you up for another action-packed day exploring in Lake Louise. Enjoy at our Breakfast Outlets or order through In-Room Dining.
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Alberta Residents Rate

Your backyard just got bigger! We have expanded our offer to include residents of British Columbia & Saskatchewan. Receive up to 25% off accommodation at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, the ideal base camp for all your Rocky Mountain adventures.
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Good as Gold Offer

Enjoy personalized service of our exclusive concierge floor with private lounge and breakfast.
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Summer Blogs

Our blog is your inside look at Lake Louise’s most exciting activities, adventures, dining experiences, and more! Find your summer vacation inspiration and read the latest stories from the heart of Banff National Park.

Planning Tips
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A 3-Day Summer Itinerary

Insider Tips
Moraine Lake | Alberta

Your Moraine Lake Summer Guide

Wine & Dine
International World Cocktail Day

Flora Sunset, A Summer Cocktail

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Blog-5 Most Instagrammable Spots in Lake Louise

5 Most Instagrammable Spots in Lake Louise

Wine & Dine
Blog-Summer English Pea Soup

Summer English Pea Soup

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Blog-It’s about time – Summer in Lake Louise

It’s About Time – Summer in Lake Louise

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Blog-Canoeing on Lake Louise

Canoeing on Lake Louise

Planning Tips
Blog-A perfect 5-day couple’s getaway in Lake Louise

A perfect 5-day couple’s getaway in Lake Louise

Planning Tips
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Tips for the Ultimate Canadian Rockies Road Trip

Insider Tips
Blog - Wild locals you might meet on your trip to Banff National Park

Wild Locals You Might Meet on Your Trip to Banff National Park

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Summer Dining

Enjoy cuisine and cocktails that reflect a combination of our heritage and the latest culinary trends. Our talented culinary team creates innovative summer menus that are local, fresh, and seasonal.

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Summer Wellness

Make summer all about your well-being in Lake Louise. We offer a variety of yoga, meditation, classes, and wellness retreats, so you can find serenity and inner calm in Banff National Park.

Explore Every Season

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Autumn road trips through the Canadian Rockies are spectacular. Take advantage of smaller crowds and experience fall colours in an iconic landscape.

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Winter transforms Lake Louise into an enchanting wonderland of outdoor play and adventure. Join us and experience a snow-covered paradise.

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Spring brings a quiet magic to Lake Louise. Treat yourself to a rejuvenating retreat, cross-country ski through the woods, or explore Banff. Relax and unwind with a spring escape.