Alberta is very much a province of contrasts. With the wild open fields of the prairies, visitors and residents will find endless opportunities to watch incredible sunrises and sunsets and discover the history of farming in the area, not to mention the activities that can go along with this beautiful landscape. Whether you are looking for relaxing activities or adrenaline-pumping adventures, here is a list of 50+ ideas for an Alberta staycation.
Whether you are a Canadian traveller or someone visiting our great country from overseas, the province of British Columbia, along with the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, is… Read more »
The Guinness World Records have been around since 1954 and was created by Sir Hugh Beaver who was the Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery at the… Read more »
Camping may not be for everyone, but fresh air and Alberta’s landscape sure is. That’s why glamping – glamorous camping – is such a hit. The trend of yurts, walled tents, and cabins is a growing one across the province. Check it out for yourself at one of the glamping campgrounds in Alberta.
There is much to discover in Canada’s National Parks and not being able to get to them physically shouldn’t stop you from enjoying the fabulous natural areas… Read more »
The best way to celebrate is by spending quality time with someone special. Indulge in decadent cheeses, handcrafted chocolates, stunning mountain views and snow covered adventures. But most importantly, cherish your time with the one that you are with!
There are times in everyone’s life when they feel the pressures and stresses of modern day society trying to consume them. During these times it is often helpful to take a few days to disconnect from the busyness of life and reconnect with one’s true self. The following yoga retreats and festivals in Alberta are ideal for reaching this goal.
Banff is always waiting to welcome you for a getaway, but what better time to go than the Snow Days festival – a favourite of locals and… Read more »
Spread over 6,641 sq. km along the magnificent Canadian Rockies, Banff National Park is located in Alberta, a prairie province of Canada. Banff National Park with its snow-capped mountains, ethereally coloured glacial lakes and abundant wildlife is a must visit place, recommended by all travel gurus.
Alberta transforms into a magical, winter wonderland at Christmas, with celebrations for all ages and many indoor and outdoor activities. Check out these 10+ ideas for a Christmas holiday getaway in Alberta and get ready to explore.
From late fall to early spring, Banff National Park turns into a winter wonderland, becoming a dreamland for all kinds of winter activities. Whether you want you go dog sledding, or a cozy private cutter romantic tour with your sweet heart or ski in three of the best ski resorts in Canada, Banff National Park provides you with plenty of fun options for a great winter fun trip.
Take a journey that will lead you through the Bow River Valley, traveling through the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy dazzling views of Sulphur Mountain and Mount Norquay, both covered in snow.
Lake Louise, famous for the its turquoise blue waters and backdropped by majestic mountains is a magical place to be in winter season. With an average annual snowfall of 3m (12ft), and almost every single winter activity available on its shores, Lake Louise is the place to be for an outdoor winter enthusiast.
Experience Alberta’s three iconic ski resorts, Banff Sunshine, Mt Norquay and Lake Louise Ski Resort through the eyes of a local with SkiBig3’s Guided adventures and immersed in the… Read more »
From yoga, and food festivals to rodeos and a train trip to hunt for Easter eggs, here are 50 adventures for spring in Alberta.
Banff National Park stretches to encompass the town of Banff and Lake Louise, and is known for its natural Rocky Mountain beauty and for being the first… Read more »
Canmore began as a coal mining town in service of the Canadian Pacific Railway, but it has since become one of the most beautiful and enchanting towns in Alberta. This Rocky Mountain getaway is only a little over an hour’s drive from Calgary, which has made it an increasingly popular spot to spend a day, or even check in to one of the resorts and settle in. No matter how long you spend in Canmore, this things to do Canmore list should fuel your trip with experiences and treasures.
Shaped by glaciers and encompassing the nearest Rocky Mountain ranges outside of Calgary, Kananaskis Country is the name for the area that includes dozens of provincial parks…. Read more »
Canadian Rockies with its awe inspiring snow-capped mountains and glaciers hanging on precipitous cliffs make for a trip of a lifetime. The untouched beauty of the Rockies is best enjoyed through views from up above.
Visit the roaring Bow Falls, go up on the historic chairlift on Mt. Norquay, head to Surprise Corner, which offers stunning views of the surrounding Banff National Park. See Hoodoos, sedimentary rocks that have been eroded into needle like points! Go on a Lake Minnewanka Cruise, experience the breathtaking views of Lake Louise, travel Bow Valley Parkway, hike Johnston Canyon.
List of dog sledding options in and around Banff National Park.
Wondering how best to enjoy your Banff – Lake Louise winter trip? Here are some ideas for your consideration.