Trip Ideas - Calgary

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25 Things to Do During Summer at Waterton Lakes National Park

In the southern part of Alberta, travellers will come across one of the most incredible national parks that the country can offer. Bordering on the United States,… Read more »

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Scenic Road Trip Alberta: Calgary to Edmonton Via The Badlands

How many ways can you reach Edmonton from Calgary? While you ponder whether all roads north from Calgary lead to Alberta’s capital, we are here to suggest… Read more »

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Follow Miners’ Footsteps 1000 Feet Below Ground at Bellevue Underground Mine

Do you want to know how coal miners lived and worked in Alberta during the first half of the 20th century much before liquid gold was discovered… Read more »

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Okotoks Erratic – Natural Wonder & Historical Site You Can Visit For Free

Alberta is the site of many natural wonders and Okotoks Erratic is one such wonder that “ran” from the present-day site of Jasper National Park to 55… Read more »

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Ten of the Best Things to Do on Your Trip to Nanton

The small community of Nanton is located on Highway two on the eastern edge of the Alberta foothills. Its location of just an hour from two of… 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 Must Do Scenic Lookout Hikes Near Calgary

If you are going to hike, you might as well choose a route with a culmination of breathtaking views and the feeling of being on top of… 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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15 Spring Day Trips From Calgary

All around Calgary there are trails to hike, rivers and lakes to kayak, wildlife to spot, arts to marvel at, and cultures or histories to learn about…. 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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25 Places to Go Camping in and Around Calgary

You do not need to drive much distance to find beautiful, scenic, or unique campsites around Calgary. To the west of Calgary, the highways are dotted with… Read more »

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Go Glamping With Kids at Sandman Hotels in Calgary

If you are in search of a wonderful spring break getaway with kids without leaving Calgary, then book a “Glamping experience” getaway at Sandman Hotels. Glamp inside… 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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Game Day Specials: 25 Calgary Restaurants to Order Game Day Food

Bring the arena experience to your living room this NHL/NFL season. While we may not be able to get together at the Red Mile, at bars and restaurants, or in large groups as we normally do, we can still eat well. Below are a number of Calgary pubs and restaurants offering Calgary Flames/NFL game day specials or perfect game day snacks.

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Outdoor Date Ideas During Winter in Calgary

The winter season may be cooler and darker than other times of the year, but with the right mindset, there are plenty of couple-friendly activities to enjoy. With a little creativity and open-mindedness, you and your partner can get outside and truly enjoy the beautiful winter season ahead in Calgary.

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13 Frozen Waterfalls to Visit in and Around Calgary During Winter

Spend a sunny winter day outdoors and use the opportunity to see some of the most stunning frozen waterfalls in and around Calgary (within 2 hours) and remember to bundle up and wear reliable hiking shoes when you go.

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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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Romantic Winter Getaways in Alberta

When the nights grow long, and when the snow blanketed landscape beckons romance under its moonlit nights, visit these places in Alberta to celebrate the love that you share!

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Places to Order Christmas Dinner Take-Out in Calgary

There are plenty of options in Calgary for a delicious festive Christmas dinner for your immediate family only Christmas celebration during these trying times. Support local and choose from one of these take-home Christmas dinners from local restaurants and caterers’ kitchens.

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15 Places to See Night Lights in Calgary

When the sun sets, the night lights begin. From bridges to buildings, some of these art displays light up the night year-round for Calgarians.

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Outdoor Winter Activities in and Around Calgary for Kids & Adults

There’s so much to do in and around Calgary during winter. From downhill skiing to finding the best viewpoints of the city, you’re sure to find something to do this winter in Calgary. Make the most of it with these outdoor activities during these short sunny days of winter.

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15 Things to Do During Winter in Waterton Lakes National Park

During the winter months, you will find you have the glorious outdoors of Waterton Lakes National Park practically to yourself. Phenomenal vistas, adventures, animals and experiences await you here. Step away from the busy places and head south to find some peace and quiet amidst the sparkling, snow-covered scenery of Waterton.