Weekend Getaways - Calgary

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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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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 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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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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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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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.

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Scenic Drive: Things to Do Along Cowboy Trail/Highway 22 – Alberta

The Cowboy Trail (Highway 22) is a famous driving route in Alberta that takes you from the town of Mayerthorpe (90 minutes from Edmonton), south to Lundbreck,… 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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13 Romantic Getaways to Celebrate Valentine’s Day in Alberta

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!

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10 Yoga Getaways & Retreats in Alberta

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.

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25 Provincial Parks to Visit in Alberta during Winter

Never mind heading south. Who needs a tropical vacation when you live in a winter paradise? Don’t miss your chance to explore some of Alberta’s parks this… Read more »

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Top Things to Do in Alberta this January 2020

From music festivals to snowshoeing, here are 30 of the best things to do this January in Alberta.

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Christmas – Winter Holiday Getaways in Alberta

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.

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15 Alberta Getaways for Active Couples

Are you and your sweatheart tired of binge-watching the latest Netflix hit? Seeking more adventure in your weekends? You’re in luck! Alberta has adventure around every bend in the road.

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20+ Free Must Visit Places in Alberta

Here is a list of 21 Free Must Visit Places in Alberta: These free places will take you through Alberta’s history from prehistoric times to modern days, while giving you an in-depth appreciation of Alberta’s awe-inspiring landscaping. Few sites may not be visually appealing, but important, since it is part of Alberta’s Human History

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50 Things to Do during Spring in Alberta

From yoga, and food festivals to rodeos and a train trip to hunt for Easter eggs, here are 50 adventures for spring in Alberta.

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5 Weekend Getaways in Alberta: 1st Weekend of February

Here are 5 ideas for a day trip or a weekend getaway in Alberta for the first weekend of February. You can visit the places mentioned any… Read more »