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In this episode of our cross Canada Van Life Road trip we FINALLY make it to LAKE LOUISE in BANFF NATIONAL PARK. But we initially were not able to enjoy the view due to all the road blocks we faced on where we were going to spend the night. Long story short, Alberta implemented new rules around crown land camping. You are now required to purchase a public lands camp pass. In order to get this, you need something called a WiN Card which needs to be purchased at a hunting and fishing store. Well out in Banff, there is no place to found where you can pick this up. Our next course of action was to try and find a campsite in Banff that we could spend the night at. Unfortunately, everything was booked up. Next, we tried looking for a hotel, but being there in the hot season also meant that there wasnt a SINGLE hotel with availability. By this point we were getting worried about where we would be spending the night. We saw Jasper National Park has some campsites available so we changed plans again to drive up there to spend the night. BUT turns out you cannot book a campsite online at Canadian National Parks after 2pm for the same day. The only way to book is to drive in. Due to the distance, we wouldn't get to the campsite late and there was no guarantee there would be a gate attendant at that time. Completley defeated, we drove back to the Banff Lake Louise Campground with our fingers crossed that there was a cancellation, and JUST OUT LUCK, someone had just cancelled their RV campsite. 0:00 - Intro 0:27 - Leaving Johnston Canyon 0:46 - Let the troubles begin 2:18 - Welcome to Lake Louise 3:12 - The Situation #canadaroadtrip #crosscanadaroadtrip #vanlifecanada #vanlifecanadaroadtrip #alberta #banffnationalpark #lakelouise ---------- SUPPORT US! Your support keeps us on the road and creating content! PATREON: Support us on Patreon by becoming a Patron. We've got multiple tier options to choose from, each with their own unique benefits. Everything from shout outs, to Patron only content, to contests and polls! https://www.patreon.com/tiaandandy MERCH: We've got some awesome merch on Teespring. We designed each collection with our adventures in mind! If you're looking for some unique and stylish apparel and sticker options, you'll definitely want to check out our collections! https://tia-andy-vacation-days.creator-spring.com/ SHARE: One of the easiest ways to support us is to share our content! If you love one of our videos or even just our channel as a whole, sharing it with friends and family and asking them to subscribe helps us out a bunch! ---------- FOLLOW US! Website: https://www.tiaandandy.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tiaandyvacationdays Twitter: https://twitter.com/tavacationdays ---------- OUR GEAR Canon PowerShot G7X Mark II: 🇨🇦CA ➡️ https://amzn.to/3eRnDGn 🇺🇸US ➡️ https://amzn.to/2ZlPdVC Lammcou Flexible Camera Tripod: 🇨🇦CA ➡️ https://amzn.to/38gSCsV 🇺🇸US ➡️ https://amzn.to/2AlbR81 DJI Spark Palm Launch, Intelligent Fly More Combo: 🇨🇦CA ➡️ https://amzn.to/3eQvaF7 🇺🇸US ➡️ https://amzn.to/2BkjaO1 RAVPower Powerbank: 🇨🇦CA ➡️ https://amzn.to/3ii8znb 🇺🇸US ➡️ https://amzn.to/3dPwiYv Tessan Power Bar with Surge Protector: 🇨🇦CA ➡️ https://amzn.to/2NNpIHu 🇺🇸US ➡️ https://amzn.to/3ikMuV1 Powerdewise Microphone: 🇨🇦CA ➡️ https://amzn.to/31ynNOV 🇺🇸US ➡️ https://amzn.to/2YPVrxU Vessi Footwear: 🇨🇦🇺🇸Everyone! ➡️RWRD.IO/G0JC6EH The above are Amazon Affiliate links. If you use them, we will get a small commission but it won't cost you anything extra! This is a great way to keep us on the road. 😄 ---------- We're Tia and Andy and we both love to travel! We work full time in tech the industry, but during our spare time we are always planning our next adventure! We created this channel to share our travel experiences, along with tips and tricks on planning, packing, finding great flight deals, and everything travel related. We hope you enjoy our adventures!

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