Trip Ideas - Banff

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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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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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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 »

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 »

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Alberta Parks’ 2021 Campsite Reservations to Open on March 4

Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2021 summer season will open on March 4 at 9:00 a.m.

Online camping reservations for Alberta Parks for 2021 summer season will open on March 5, 2021 for comfort camping, March 4 for individual campsites.

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25 Alberta Hotels & Resorts Offering Valentine’s Day Staycation Packages

Your romantic getaway is waiting- right in your backyard. This Valentine’s Day, why not enjoy a romantic staycation at one of these Alberta hotels or resorts? Sip… Read more »

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Where to Go Snow Tubing in Alberta

We are known for winter fun in Alberta: skiing and snowboarding, skating, hockey, tobogganing, and multiple places across the province offer snow tubing! This unique and thrilling… Read more »

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A Concise Guide for Planning a Trip to Banff National Park, Alberta

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.

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25 Things to Do in Banff This Winter if You Don’t Like Skiing

Winter in Banff is known for its 3 big ski resorts: Norquay, Sunshine and Lake Louise. While skiing may be why most people head to Banff National… Read more »

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Sleigh Rides in Banff National Park

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.

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15 Fall Hikes to See Golden Larches in and Around Calgary

The name may not be familiar to you if you are new to Calgary, but if you are a fan of fall colours, you will recognize these… Read more »

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15 Scenic Road Trips / Drives in Alberta

Alberta is one of the perfect provinces for travelling, especially if you are looking for a pretty drive to keep you entertained. Of course, driving through the… Read more »

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50+ Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Staycation in Alberta

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.

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Canada’s West Coast Circle Road Trip Itinerary: Calgary – Jasper – Vancouver – Tofino – Okanagan – Calgary

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 »

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25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness World Records

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 »

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20 Places to Go Comfort Camping & Glamping in Alberta

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.

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25 of the Best Places to Fish in Alberta

Alberta is an exciting province to fish, especially if you’re a trout enthusiast. There are a ton of lakes and rivers in the province that boast excellent… Read more »

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Canada From Home: Explore Our Stunning National Parks for Free Online

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 »