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Escape to Canada, Option #8: Banff and Canmore, Alberta
If you’d like your new Canadian home to be surrounded by some of the most beautiful scenery in North America, you’ll want to look into buying a place in Banff, Alberta. Sure, it’s a tourist town, and it’s surrounded by Banff National Park, but that just means you’ll be visited by a lot of your American friends. Banff won’t be cheap. Expect to pay a lot, but you’ll get a lot, too. There are numerous hiking trails within minutes of town, and dozens more within an hour’s drive. You’ll never get tired of those stately mountains, but you might get tired …