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The Banff Springs Hotel commands a marvelous view of the Bow River Valley
A recent interchange agreement between
the Great Northern and Canadian
Pacific railroads has made it possible
for vacationists to visit two of the most
beautiful scenic sections of the Rocky
Mountains, namely, Glacier and Waterton
Lakes Parks and the Banff National Park,
without long detours and at much less
expense than formerly.
Under this agreement the tourist can
travel via the Great Northern to Glacier
National Park; then by bus through the
International Playground and north to Calgary, Alberta. At Calgary, passengers
from the east may travel either by bus or
Canadian Pacific train to Banff and Lake
Louise, while those coming from Spokane
and cities west of there must travel by
train. After the stay in the Canadian
Rockies the return journey is via the Canadian Pacific to the starting-point.
There are many variations of this tour.
The Canadian parks can be visited first if
so desired. Any of the Canadian Pacific
gateways, Winnipeg or Portal in the east
and Kingsgate or Vancouver in the west,
may be chosen. >
The route of this tour between the Canadian Rockies and the International Playground follows closely an old highway that
for many, many years has clung to the
eastern slopes of the Rockies. This trail,
known to some as the Travois Trail, was
well defined when the first white men
reached these mountains and it remained
in existence all through the fur trade days.
To the Indians, the free-trappers and the
fur-traders it was a natural route of north
and south travel, for the rocky defiles and
secluded valleys to the west offered ready
hiding-places in time of need, while the
buffalo-dotted plains to the east provided
ample sustenance for the party.
Many a famous fort and trading-post
was built in the vicinity of this trail. On
the north stood Old Bow Fort and Fort
Calgary; while farther south and grouped
near the International Boundary were a
number of smaller posts of which Fort McLeod, Fort Standoff and Fort Whoopup
were the best known.
The historic associations that still cling
to this old trail and the marvelous alpine
scenery of Glacier and Waterton Lakes
Parks and the Banff National Park make
this new tour one of the most unusual
and certainly the most scenic tour by
automobile and train to be had on the
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Suggested Two Weeks Tour
THERE are many variations to be made of this tour.   One, starting from Chicago
and lasting two weeks, is as follows:
Leave Chicago on the Empire Builder Saturday night, arriving at Glacier Park
Monday noon. The remainder of the week can be spent visiting Going-to-the-Sun,
Many Glacier and Waterton Lakes sections of the International Playground. Leave the
Prince of Wales Hotel, on Waterton Lake, Sunday morning by automobile for Calgary,
arriving there in time for supper. Leave Calgary the same evening for Banff, arriving
there about midnight. The next five days can be spent in the Banff National Park,
leaving either Banff or Lake Louise for Chicago on "The Mountaineer'' Friday evening
and arriving in Chicago Sunday night.
The transportation cost of this tour (except side-trips) is $93.75 and the Pullman
fare $35.50 for a lower berth. Hotel expenses in the parks and cost of side-trips
will depend upon the desires of the travelers.
Baggage
For the rail part of the tour the usual baggage
regulations are in force, but on the automobile portion the following restrictions are made:
Between Glacier Park Hotel and Many Glacier
Hotel one piece of hand baggage will be carried free,
but for each piece of hand baggage in excess of one
a charge of $1.00 is made and for trunks a charge of
$4.00 each.
Between Glacier Park Hotel and the Prince of
Wales Hotel one piece of hand baggage will be carried free. The charge for each piece of hand baggage
in excess of one, or for trunks will be six cents per
pound, with a minimum of $10.00 for each trunk and
$2.50 for each piece of hand baggage.
Between the Prince of Wales Hotel and Calgary,
Alberta, no charge will be made for hand baggage
but a charge of $3.00 will be made for each trunk
(steamer trunk only will be carried).
Hotel Rates
In Glacier and, Waterton Lakes Parks the hotel
and chalet rates are all on the American Plan, while
at Banff and Lake Louise they are on the European
Plan.   These rates are as follows:
At Glacier Park Hotel, Many Glacier Hotel and
Lake McDonald Hotel the rates run from $6.50 per
person for two in room without bath up to $12.00
for one person in room with bath.
At the Prince of Wales Hotel all rooms are with
bath and rates run from $8.00 to $12.00.
At the chalets in Glacier National Park the rates
are $5.00 per day except at the Many Glacier Chalets
where lodging only is furnished at $1.50 per night.
At the Banff Springs Hotel and the Chateau
Lake Louise rates vary, being slightly higher during
July and August, ranging from $8.00 up at Banff
and $7.00 up at Lake Louise. Meals are either a
la carte or table d'hote. The table d'hote meals
are as follows: Breakfast, $1.25; Lunch, $1.50;
Dinner, $2.00.
Park Tours
In each of these areas there are a number of delightful sight-seeing tours that can be made in conjunction with these interpark tours. There is not
room to describe them here, but any Canadian
Pacific or Great Northern tourist bureau will be glad
to give you full information concerning them.
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GLACIER PARK HOTEL Travel Bureaus
The representatives of the Great Northern and the Canadian Pacific Railways in the offices listed
below are travel specialists. They have a full knowledge of both of these scenic areas and are at your
service.    Call on, telephone or write the nearest travel bureau listed below.
Great Northern Railway
Bellingham, Wash 212 Kulshan Building
Billings, Mont 311 Electric Building
Boston, Mass Shop 3,  Little Building
Buffalo, N. Y 683   Ellicott   Square
Butte, Mont 513 Metals Bank Building
Chicago, Til 113 South Clark Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 608 Traction Building
Cleveland, Ohio 507 Hippodrome Building
Dallas, Tex 1004 Southwestern Life Building
Des Moines, Iowa 305 Equitable Building
Detroit, Mich  Main Floor, Transportation Bldg.
Duluth, Minn 422 West Superior Street
Everett, Wash G. N. Station
Fargo, N. D 603 First National Bank Building
Grand Forks, N. D G. N. Station
Great Falls, Mont 802 First Natl. Bk. Bldg.
Helena, Mont Placer Hotel
Kansas City, Mo 516 Railway Exchange Bldg.
Klamath Falls, Ore Slater Building
Los Angeles, Cal 605 Central Building
Milwaukee, Wis 502 Majestic Building
Minneapolis, Minn 640 Marquette Avenue
Minot, N. D G. N. Station
New York, N.Y 595 Fifth Avenue at 48th Street
Omaha, Neb 723 First National Bank Building
Philadelphia, Pa 504 Finance Building
Pittsburgh, Pa 206 Oliver Building
Portland, Ore 201 Morgan Building
St. Louis, Mo 520 Boatmen's Bank Building
St. Paul, Minn 4th and Jackson Streets
San Francisco, Cal. 679 Market Street
Seattle, Wash  . . 1400 4th Avenue at Union Street
Sioux City, Iowa 516 Nebraska Street
Sioux Falls, S. D. 503 East 8th Street
Spokane, Wash Davenport Hotel
Superior, Wis 1213 Tower Avenue
Tacoma, Wash     116 South Ninth Street
Toronto, Ont 507 Royal Bank Building
Vancouver, B. C 683 Granville Street
Victoria, B. C 916 Government Street
Wenatchee, Wash 203 Savings & Loan Bank
Winnipeg, Man 226 Portage Avenue
A. J, Dickinson, P. T. M., St. Paul, Minn.
Canadian Pacific Railway
Atlanta, Ga. 1017 Healey Bldg.
Boston, Mass.. . . 405 Boylston St.
Brandon, Man Canadian Pacific Station
Buffalo, N. Y 160 Pearl Street
Chicago, 111 71 E. Jackson Blvd.
Cincinnati, O 201 Dixie Terminal Bldg.
Cleveland, 0 1010 Chester Ave.
Dallas, Tex 906 Kirby Building
Detroit, Mich 1231 Wash. Blvd.
Fort William, Ont 108 So. May St.
Grand Rapids, Mich 1001 G. R. Tr. Bldg.
Halifax, N. S 117 Hollis St.
Hamilton, Ont Corner James and King Streets
Indianapolis, Ind Merchants Bank Bldg.
Kansas City, Mo     723 Walnut Street
Kingston, Ont.. 180 Wellington St.
London, Ont 417 Richmond St.
Los Angeles, Cal         .621 South Grand Ave.
Memphis, Tenn  .   . .... . . Porter Building
Milwaukee, Wis 68 East Wisconsin Ave.
Minneapolis, Minn.. .     611 2d Ave. South
Montreal, One 201 St. James Street W.
Nelson, B.C.......   Baker and Ward Sts.
New York, N. Y. . . . C. P. Bldg., Madison Ave. at 44th St.
Omaha, Neb 727 W. O. W. Bldg.
Ottawa, Ont 83 Sparks St.
Philadelphia, Pa 1500 Locust St.
Pittsburgh, Pa 338 Sixth Ave.
Portland, Me 1012 Chapman Bldg.
Portland, Ore 148A Broadway
Quebec, Que Palais Station
Saint John, N. B        40 King Street
St. Louis, Mo        412 Locust St.
San Francisco, Cal 675 Market St.
Seattle, Wash 1320-22 Fourth Ave.
Tacoma, Wash 1113 Pacific Ave.
Toronto, Ont C. P. Bldg., Cor. King and Yonge
Vancouver, B.C 434 Hastings St. W.
Victoria, B. C 1102 Government St.
Washington, D. C 14th and N. Y. Ave. N. W.
Winnipeg, Man Main St. and Portage Ave.
C. B. Foster, P. T. M., Montreal, Quebec
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