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Ghost Tours and Walks in Alberta

Alberta’s creepiest ghost stories are lurking behind several local neighbourhoods, the province’s oldest buildings, and some unexpected places. Are you brave enough to listen to these tales? If so, you have a few options between different haunted locations!

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Haunted Halloween Attractions in Alberta – 2021

All that is terrifying, all that is spooky, and all that is haunted, can be found in Alberta this Halloween. North to south, Alberta’s towns and cities… Read more »

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50 Things to Do This Thanksgiving Weekend in Alberta

Celebrate Thanksgiving in Alberta this year by doing something different. This coming weekend you’ll find an assorted variety of fall fun around all our province’s cities and… Read more »

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10 Alberta Waterfalls to Visit During Fall Season

It is fall in Alberta, which means some of our natural and gorgeous scenery is about to transition into warm and cozy hues of gold, red, purple, or orange. This season can be one of the best to view our Alberta waterfalls as the blue or glacial waters create a stunning contrast to the changing leaves.

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15 Fall Hikes to See Golden Larches in and Around Calgary

From mid-September to early October every year, you can find the green of these particular larches turning a beautiful golden yellow, giving them their name. These deciduous conifers can be found in the alpine areas of the province and are well worth the effort to get to see them.

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50 Things to Do in Alberta This September

September in Alberta is a magical time: the sky opens up, the harvest season kicks off, and the world bursts into the golden yellows and reds of… Read more »

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15 Fantastic Fall Activities in Banff National Park

Banff National Park is a wonderfully beautiful place to spend time in the fall. With fewer visitors than in the summer months, it may be easier to find accommodations and you will easily enjoy the activities and sites without being rushed or crowded. Fall in the mountains brings crisp weather, so come prepared for a variety of temperatures, including the possible below zero at nighttime!

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50 Things to Do in Alberta This Labour Day Weekend

If you’re in Alberta this Labour Day weekend, there is plenty to do to get you out of your regular routine and into leisure. Whether you are rejuvenated by festivals, by the quiet of the landscape, or by learning something new, there’s something on this list for you.

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25 Alberta Resorts For a Summer Weekend Getaway

Whether you’re travelling north, south, east, or west to the Rockies, you will be able to find a number of hidden gems and all with their own… Read more »

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Things to Do in Alberta This August

Between music festivals, historical celebratory events, and rodeos, August is the perfect month to explore the diverse regions of Alberta.

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Boat Tours & Scenic Cruises in Alberta

What better way to experience the aquamarine waters of Alberta than on a boat cruise that takes one on a trip along the majestic views of the Canadian Rockies?

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These Are the Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants in Canada According to Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor has announced the winners of its yearly list of restaurants that won the 2021 Travelers’ Choice Restaurants awards. According to the press release, 2021 Best Restaurants… Read more »

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Must Do Indigenous Cultural & Heritage Experiences in Alberta

There are several ways to learn about Alberta’s Indigenous heritage and culture: dining at one of our Indigenous-owned restaurants, an afternoon of shopping and art gallery browsing,… Read more »

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Best Campsites in Alberta You Don’t Need to Reserve In Advance

Yes! Alberta does have many provincial Park campsites which are first-come-first-served (FCFS): 159 to be exact. Booking in advance can seem ideal, but there is a bit… Read more »

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18 Places For a Trip to See Hoodoos and Badlands in Alberta

You may already know about the number one place in Alberta for seeing the natural hoodoos: the Hoodoos Trail and lookout point east of Drumheller. But these… Read more »

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Places to Go Guided Whitewater Rafting in Alberta

The province of Alberta is full of opportunities to hop onto a body of water or a river, so the fact that there is an amazing number… Read more »

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20 Things to Do in and Around Lake Louise During Summer

The famous Lake Louise, with its stunning glacier blue and green waters and gorgeous scenery, is a summer destination that provides all the adventure that you may… Read more »

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Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

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Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

A list of music performances live-streamed this weekend. All times mentioned are in ET. Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Weekend Friday, June 11… Read more »

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15 Small Towns For a Weekend Trip in Alberta

There are several staycations around Alberta that you can create within our large provincial borders. Beyond Alberta’s Provincial Parks, National Parks, campgrounds, and big cities, you can… Read more »

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25 Natural Wonders You Should Visit in Alberta

It is not hard to find beauty in Alberta’s natural surroundings. This large province contains all sorts of wilderness to explore like waterfalls, mountains, glaciers, badlands and… Read more »

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Where to Stargaze in Alberta: Dark Sky Areas and Observatories

In Canada, you can find areas of dark sky preserved by both Parks Canada and Alberta’s Provincial Parks. Dark sky preserves ensure limited to no light pollution… Read more »

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Shooting Stars: Watch the Skies for Eta Aquariid Meteor Shower

Every year from late April to mid-May, sky watchers are on the lookout for the Eta Aquarid meteors. These fast showers light up the night sky and… Read more »

20 Ideas For a Staycation This Spring Break in Alberta

20 Ideas For a Staycation This Spring Break in Alberta

Spring in Alberta can mean snow, or it can mean sun. If you’re looking for a spring break staycation this year, there are activities around the province… Read more »